Board and Management
Board of Directors
Ross is a dynamic and experienced financial services executive with exceptional business development and delivery skills. Ross has a strong banking background and brings more than 25 years of global experience as a leader in equity capital markets transactions as well mergers and acquisitions across multiple sectors. Ross has held senior leadership roles, Director and Managing Director titles with global financial institutions – Rothschild Bank AG, Credit Suisse AG, UBS AG and Macquarie Bank Ltd.
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.
David has over 12 years’ experience as Chairman and Non-Executive Director to ASX listed companies with responsibilities including legal, regulatory, governance and equity and debt financings. David has over 24 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer. David was previously a partner at a number of leading Sydney law firms advising on IPOs and ASX listings, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, fundraisings, restructuring and regulatory and governance. David has guided and advised companies across a range of industries and has extensive experience as an adviser and Board member to companies in the mining & resources sector.
Technical Geological Team
Alvaro is a finance graduate that has worked his entire career within the mining industry, where for the last 10 years he has been focused on the exploration industry, principally BHP Billiton and the Israeli private equity group, Quantum Pacific Exploration. Alvaro has worked as a consultant on project evaluations developing a very strong grasp of the Chilean mine tenement system at BHP Billiton with a deep understanding of permitting requirements and regulatory requirements.
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.