Board

Tommy McKeith

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

Non-Executive Chairman

Status: Independent

Mr McKeith is a resource company executive with 28 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 (since February 2014) and principal in various private resource investment companies.

 

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Mr Matt Briggs (Geology), Member AusIMM

Managing Director

Status: Not Independent

Mr 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 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.

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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 (since February 2014) and Deputy Executive Chairman of APAC Resources Limited (since May 2016). Overall, Mr Smith has over 30 year’s international experience in the engineering, project development and organisational change management.

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

Non-Executive Director

Status: Not Independent

Mr 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 has 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 was an Investment Director with resources private equity funds manager Pacific Road Capital for two years until February 2018. He currently consults to Behre Dolbear Australia, resource companies and financial institutions on project due diligence, project development and financing strategy, corporate strategy and as an independent technical expert.