Patrick Largier


Patrick is an experienced non-executive director and has over 30 years’ executive experience in the oil, chemicals and mining sectors in Australia, the UK and South Africa.

Prior to taking up non-executive director roles, he was Managing Director of Ludowici, an ASX-listed global specialist mining services company with operations across five continents. Over five years he led the company through a turnaround, followed by rapid international growth and the ultimate sale of the company to the Danish group FLSmidth in 2012.

He then became Managing Director of FLSmidth Pty Limited for two years. Before this, Patrick spent 15 years in numerous business general manager roles at ICI and Orica’s Plastics and Chemicals Groups. His final role in the company was on Orica’s Group Executive team as General Manager – Strategy & Acquisitions.

Since 2014 he has focussed his energies on non-executive director roles.  He is currently a non-executive director and chairman of a number of private and private equity companies.  Amongst these, he is the Chair of GMA Garnet Group, a global leader in industrial garnet abrasive materials, and a non-executive Director of Murray Irrigation Limited, Australia’s largest private environmental and irrigation water supplier.

Patrick holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering (with Honours) from the University of Cape Town in South Africa and has completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Graduate School of Business in Boston. He has also undertaken the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Company Directors Course.

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