Executive Management Team

Mr Lai Ah Hong

Managing Director


Mr Lai is responsible for the day-to-day running of the company and the development of business plans to secure the long term future of the organisation. 

Mr Kevin Edwards, B.Juris.LLB

Chief Operating Officer/Company Secretary

Mr Edwards is responsible for overseeing corporate affairs, industrial and personnel matters as well as the various subsidiaries and business development.

Mr Darren Gold

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Gold holds a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Accounting from Wits University, South Africa. He is a chartered accountant. He has over 18 years of experience auditing and advising clients in South Africa, Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom.

He is responsible for financial matters including regulatory and management reporting, cashflow management, budgeting and forecasting, and financial analysis to enhance commercial decision making. He also has a strong focus on risk management and improving processes to ensure consistency and integration of financial and commercial information.

Mr Alfred Chong

Operations Director

Mr Chong holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Curtin University of Technology Australia.  He has 10 years of design, installation and commissioning experience in mineral processing plants as well as underground mine facilities, power stations and ship loaders associated with iron ore, mineral sands, and coal, copper, uranium, gold and zinc projects. 

Mr Chong's responsibilities consist of managing overall mine operations in a safe, efficient and profitable manner; ensuring all mine activities comply with WA Mine Safety Inspections Act; and leading and motivating senior managers to initiate continuous improvement processes for improved productivity and effectiveness.

Mr Ramanathan Krishnan

Marketing Director

Mr Krishnan holds a Diploma in Management from the Malaysian Institute of Management and a Bachelor of Business in Business Management (BBBA) from RMIT University, Melbourne. He has 28 years of experience in the areas of management, marketing and operations; and more than 20 years of experience working in the fertiliser industry. Mr Krishnan joined PRL in 1999 as Marketing Manager and has since become Marketing Director.