Richard Hill - Non-Executive Chairman
Richard Hill is a qualified Solicitor and Geologist with over 25 years’ experience in the Resource Industry. During this period he has performed roles as legal counsel, geologist and commercial manager for several mid cap Australian mining companies and more recently as founding director for a series of successful ASX-listed companies. Mr Hill was also co-founder of Resources fund, Westoria Resource Investments.
During his time in the resource industry Mr Hill has gained a diversity of practical geological experience as a mine based and exploration geologist in a range of commodities and rock types. In his commercial and legal roles, he has been involved in project generation and evaluation, acquisition and joint venture negotiation, mining law and land access issues as well as local and overseas marketing and fund raising.
Michael Fowler - Managing Director/CEO
Michael Fowler is a Geologist and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree majoring in Geology from Curtin University and a Master of Science degree majoring in Ore Deposit Geology from the University of Western Australia. Mr Fowler brings to the Board over 25 years’ experience as an exploration and mining professional with extensive corporate and operational management skills in the minerals industry in Australia, South America and Africa.
Darren Gordon - Non-Executive Director
Darren Gordon has more than 20 years’ experience in the Australian and international resource sector, having held senior financial, corporate and executive roles with a number of ASX-listed exploration and mining companies. During his career he has been involved in the acquisition, financing, development and operation of iron ore, precious metal and base metal projects in Australia and Brazil.
Mr Gordon is currently Managing Director of Centaurus Metals (ASX: CTM), a position held for the past 8 years. Prior to joining Centaurus, Mr Gordon was CFO of Gindalbie Metals Limited.
Craig Bradshaw - Non-Executive Director
Craig Bradshaw is a mining engineer with more than 22 years’ experience in the Australian and international mining industry. During his career, he has held numerous senior operational and executive roles with a range of companies and spanning several different commodities.
He was Chief Operating Officer for Saracen Mineral Holdings from 2013 to 2017, a leading mid-tier gold producer. Prior to joining Saracen, Mr Bradshaw was Chief Operating Officer for Inter Mining and Navigator Resources, Operations Manager at St Ives Gold Mines for Gold Fields Australia, Mining Manager for Albidon at the Munali Nickel Project in Zambia and Chief Operating Officer for Fox Resources. He also worked for WMC Limited at the Perseverance Nickel Mine and Leinster Nickel Operations.
Mr Bradshaw is currently CEO of Adaman Resources, a privately owned resource investment company.
Gerry Kaczmarek - Non-Executive Director
Gerry Kaczmarek has almost 40 years’ experience working predominantly in the resource sector and specialising in accounting and finance and company management with several emerging and leading mid-tier Australian gold companies.
He was Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary for Saracen Mineral Holdings from 2012 to 2016. He served as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary at Troy Resources from 1998 to 2008 and has recently returned to that role. Earlier in his career, he held a range of positions with the CRA/Rio Tinto group and was Chief Financial Officer for a number of other Mid-Tier and Junior Mining Companies.
Geoff James - Company Secretary
Geoff James is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Governance Institute. He is an experienced finance professional with over 20 years’ experience in senior management roles.