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DIRECTORS

Director

Mr Tommy McKeith BSc Hons (Geol), GDE (Mining), MBA, Fellow AusIMM

Non-Executive Chairman

Status: Independent

Mr Tommy McKeith is a resource company executive with 27 years’ experience in various exploration, business development, mine geology and executive leadership roles. He has led exploration teams to several significant discoveries and concluded several significant business development transactions.  Mr McKeith was formerly Executive Vice President: Growth and International Projects for Gold Fields Ltd, where he was responsible for global exploration and project development. He has also served as CEO of Troy Resources Ltd and held non-executive director roles at Sino Gold Ltd and Avoca Resources. He is currently a non-executive director of Evolution Mining Ltd and principal in various private resource investment companies.

 

Director

Mr Matt Briggs BSc Hons (Geology), Member AusIMM

Managing Director

Status: Not Independent

Matt Briggs has 20 years’ experience in Australia and internationally in various aspects of mine geology, exploration, project management and strategic leadership in the gold industry. Matt graduated as a geologist from the University of Queensland and worked at a number of mine sites in Western Australia. Since then he has worked internationally on projects in Africa and most recently headed Group Strategic Planning for Gold Fields Limited. Matt has been directly involved or managed teams that have discovered several multi-million ounce gold deposits.

 

Director

Mr Brett Smith BEng Hons (Chem), MBA, MA

Non-Executive Director

Status: Not Independent

Mr Smith has participated in the development and delivery of a number of mining and mineral processing projects including coal, iron ore, base and precious metals.  He has also managed engineering and construction companies in Australia and internationally.  Mr Smith has served on boards of both private and public mining and exploration companies.  He is currently Executive Director of Dragon Mining Limited and Deputy Executive Chairman of APAC Resources Limited. Overall, Mr Smith has over 30 years international experience in the engineering, project development and organisational change management.

 

Director

Mr Mark Faul BE Mining (Hons), MBA, MAppFin, Member AusIMM, Graduate AICD

Non-Executive Director

Status: Not Independent

Mark Faul has 12 years of mining engineering and mine management experience across a variety of mineral commodities in both small and large company environments. He held roles with Mount Isa Mines and WMC Resources, and various junior exploration and mining companies.  His direct resource company experience was followed by 19 years of international resources corporate advisory and investment banking experience with RMB Resources (wholly owned by FirstRand in South Africa), principally in providing equity and debt finance for project acquisition, mine development and general corporate funding.  Mark is currently an Investment Director with resources private equity funds manager Pacific Road Capital.  Mark holds Certificates of Competency as a mine manager in New South Wales and Queensland.