Board and Management
Board of Directors
Ralph is a geologist with more than 40 years’ experience in economic geology including project generation, exploration planning, managerial experience in listed and unlisted exploration, mining and engineering companies, and preparation of ore reserve estimations, valuations, experts’ reports and technical studies.
Ralph has served on several ASX-listed company boards and a co-founder and Director of Citadel Resource Group Limited, which was acquired by Equinox Minerals for $1.3 billion in 2011.
Ross is a dynamic and experienced financial services executive with exceptional business development and delivery skills. More than 20 years’ experience in leading high-performing banking teams across 9 countries and successfully developed and maintained C-suite relationships throughout Asia, Australia and the USA. Ross held senior leadership roles, Director and Managing Director titles, over a 15 year period, with global financial institutions – Rothschild Bank AG, Credit Suisse AG, UBS AG and Macquarie Bank Ltd.
David has over 10 years’ experience as a Chairman, Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary to ASX listed and private companies responsible for equity and debt financings, legal, regulatory and governance. David has over 20 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer. David was previously a partner at a number of leading Sydney law firms advising on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, fund raisings, stock exchange listings, restructuring and regulatory and governance. David has held Board positions with a number of companies in the resources sector and was the founding Chairman of Hastings Technology Metals Limited (ASX:HAS).
Non- Executive Director
Dr Andrew Stewart is an exploration geologist with over 20 years’ experience in mineral exploration; primarily focused on project generation, project evaluation and exploration strategy development throughout Asia and Eastern Europe. Andrew has expertise in porphyry copper-gold and epithermal gold deposits but has worked across a diverse range of commodities. He holds a BSc (Hons) from Macquarie University and a PhD from the Centre of Ore Deposits and Exploration Studies at the University of Tasmania. During his time at Ivanhoe Mines and Vale, Andrew held various technical and management positions in Mongolia and Indonesia and has been involved in several greenfields discoveries. After providing technical and program management for Vale in Indonesia and Mongolia, Andrew is currently Chief Executive Officer of Xanadu Mines.
Sam is an experienced board member, managing director and venture capitalist who has an established career in identifying market opportunities, driving profitable growth, and leading high performance businesses and teams.
Since incorporating his first company in 1982, Sam has achieved success in a range of industries and emerging markets with significant business, financial and property portfolio responsibilities across the Asia Pacific region.
Technical Geological Team
Mat is a geologist with over 20 years’ experience in exploration for gold, copper, molybdenum, rhenium, lead, zinc, silver and uranium across a range of jurisdictions world-wide. Mat has been involved in multiple globally significant discoveries including the Merlin Molybdenum Rhenium deposit in Australia, the worlds highest-grade Mo-Re deposit. Mat has been involved in the full life cycle of grass roots discovery, project development and mining.
Fabian is a geologist with 16 years of experience; he has worked in mining exploration, basically copper deposits, also prospection of mining projects in the early and advanced stages, including pre-feasibility studies. Fabian has experience in base metals related to copper porphyries located between Region I to the Metropolitan Region, Chile.