Board and Management
MANAGING DIRECTOR & CEO | BappSc (Hons), GradDip(Bus), MAIG, MAusIMM
A Geologist with over 20 years’ technical and leadership experience in the Australian and international mineral resources sector. Karl commenced his career in mineral exploration in Western Australia working for Normandy, Great Central Mines, and Barrick, later moving into mining and leadership roles and eventually consulting. He has co-authored several technical papers and is experienced in Feasibility Studies, JORC Mineral Resource delineation and management of Ore Reserve conversion.
NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN | B.Laws (LLB), B.Arts
Simon has extensive experience in the identification and commercialisation of mineral resource projects and was the founding director of Egan Street Resources Ltd, having led the acquisition of the Rothsay Gold Project in 2011. Egan Street was taken over by Silver Lake Resources in early 2020 for an implied value of approximately A$79m. Simon was an Executive Director of Aragon Resources Limited (Aragon) and led the team that secured the Central Murchison Gold Project which became Aragon’s core asset and eventually let to a $76m takeover by Westgold Resources Limited in 2011. Simon was also Chairman of Tierra Grande Resources Inc. (OTCBB:TGRI) until the company entered a merger with VNUE Inc. (OTCQB: VNUE).
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | BSC (HONS) GEOLOGY, MIWM, MBus (Intl)
Geologist by initial training, Nathan’s senior executive and board experience includes project generation, evaluation and acquisition, JV negotiation, financing, permitting and approvals, feasibility study management, offtake and government relations. Strong track record in shareholder wealth creation. Co-founded several private exploration companies which have progressed from green fields concepts to near term production propositions.
COMPANY SECRETARY | Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Applied Finance and Commercial Law, Graduate Diploma in applied Corporate Governance
Ben is a member of the Governance Institute of Australia and provides corporate advisory, IPO and consultancy services to a number of companies. Mr Donovan is currently a company secretary of several ASX listed and public unlisted companies and has gained experience across resources, agritech, biotech, media and technology industries. He has extensive experience in listing rules compliance and corporate governance, having served as a Senior Adviser at the ASX in Perth for nearly 3 years, where he managed the listing of nearly 100 companies on the ASX. In addition, Mr Donovan has experience in the capital markets having raised capital and assisted numerous companies on achieving an initial listing on the ASX, as well as for a period of time, as a private client adviser at a boutique stock broking group.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER | B.Prof Studies, MBA (Intl Business), Corporate Directors Diploma, Graduate of INSEAD France, Duke University (USA) and the Royal Military College of Australia)
Troy is a commercial strategist with over 20 years of resource, oil and gas and maritime industry experience. Beginning his mining experience with Shell Coal in the Bowen Basin, followed by Argyle Diamonds with Rio Tinto, inclusive of experience across the Middle East, Africa, Russia, the Sub-Continent, North America, South America, Australasia, and South East Asia. Troy’s professional skills includes operations, P&L leadership, JV management, strategy, organisational transformation, business development, technical governance, M&A, shipping, logistics, supply chain management, feasibility studies, major resources project management and production.
PRINCIPAL GEOLOGIST | B.Eng (Hons), MSC, MBA
David has over fifteen years’ experience in mineral exploration and resource development across numerous commodities having worked for large, mid-tier and junior resource companies. David holds a B.Eng (Hons) from the Camborne School of Mines, M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology from the University of Leicester and MBA from Curtin Graduate School of Business.