Tommy McKeith - Non-Executive Chairman
Tommy McKeith is a Geologist and highly-regarded mining executive with more than 30 years’ experience spanning a range of mine geology, exploration and business development roles across the international mining industry – including a distinguished career spanning nearly two decades with the major global gold producer Gold Fields Limited and its precursor companies in South Africa, Western Australia and Denver, Colorado.
He spent six years as Executive Vice President (Growth and International Projects) at Gold Fields with responsibility for global greenfields exploration and project development – leading feasibility studies and mine construction for multi-billion-dollar project developments in the Philippines, Peru, Finland and Mali.
He was also previously Chief Executive Officer of Troy Resources and has held non-executive Director roles at Sino Gold and Avoca Resources. He is currently non-executive Director of the leading mid-tier gold producer Evolution Mining and Arrow Minerals Limited and non-executive Chairman of Prodigy Gold NL.
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.
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.
Nic Earner - Non-Executive Director
Nic Earner is a chemical engineer with 25 years’ experience in technical and operational optimisation and management, and has held a number of executive roles in mining and processing. He is currently the Managing Director of Alkane Resources Limited (ASX: ALK), a prominent and well-regarded Australian gold miner.
He was formerly Executive General Manager – Operations at Straits Resources Limited, supervising up to 1,000 employees in open cut and underground gold mines and an underground copper mine.
Prior to this he had various roles at Rio Tinto Coal Australia’s Mount Thorley Warkworth coal mine and BHPB/WMC Olympic Dam copper-uranium-gold operations. Mr Earner’s roles at Olympic Dam included managing the Concentrator and Hydromet functions which included substantial milling, leaching and solvent extraction circuits. His other positions included Production Superintendent – Smelting, and Senior Engineer – Process Control, Instrumentation and Communications.
Mr Earner is the representative of Alkane Resources Limited under the ongoing strategic relationship between the 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.