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 over 30 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), non-executive chairman of Genesis Minerals Limited (since November 2018), non-executive director of Arrow Minerals Limited (since August 2019) and principal in various private resource investment companies.


Mr Matt Briggs (Geology), Member AusIMM

Managing Director

Status: Not Independent

Mr Briggs has more than 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.


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 Hong Kong listed Dragon Mining Limited (since February 2014), deputy executive Chairman of Hong Kong listed APAC Resources Limited (since May 2016), executive director of Metals X Limited (board member since December 2019), non-executive director of Tanami Gold NL (since November 2018) and non-executive director of Elementos Limited (since January 2020). Overall, Mr Smith has over 30 years’ international experience in the engineering, project development and organisational change management.


Mr Mike Stirzaker BCom, CA

Non-Executive Director

Status: Not Independent

Mr Stirzaker has over 30 years’ commercial experience, mainly in mining finance and mining investment with KPMG, HSBC Group, Kleinwort Benson Limited, RFC Group Limited, Tennant Metals and Finders Resources. From 2010 to 2019, Mr Stirzaker was a partner at the private equity mining fund manager, Pacific Road Capital. Mr Stirzaker is currently non-executive director of Base Resources Limited and non-executive chairman of Akora Resources Limited.