Mr Mark Edwards BSC Hons (Geology), MBA, MAICD, MAIG, FAusIMM

Managing Director

Mr Edwards is an accredited and experienced geologist with over 25 years’ of experience working primarily as a manager/mine geologist responsible for the definition and replacement of resources and reserves on gold projects throughout the Northern Territory, Western Australia and Botswana. Amongst other companies, he worked for Otter Gold Mines, Sons of Gwalia, IAM Gold, Troy Resources and, most recently, Agnico Gold (formerly Kirkland Lake Gold) working at the Tanami Gold Mine and Pine Creek projects in the Northern Territory (NT). Mr Edwards has strong community, business and government ties in the Northern Territory as well as being a NT committee member for the Minerals Council of Australia, which will benefit the Company greatly.


Ms Jutta Zimmermann Dip AQF, Dip IT, GradDipACG, FGIA, FCIS

Company Secretary/Chief Financial Officer

Ms Zimmermann is an accountant (Australian AQF diploma level) with over 30 years’ of Australian and international industry experience encompassing accounting, company secretarial, government and community liaison, business development and corporate administration management. She holds a diploma in information technology (Australian bachelor degree level) and a graduate diploma in applied corporate governance. Ms Zimmermann holds the position of Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary with the Company. She is a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and is a Director of two of Prodigy Gold’s subsidiaries.


Mr Gary Ferris BSc Hons (Geology); MSEG; MAusIMM; GAICD

Project Manager

Gary Ferris has an extensive career in the resource sector, encompassing executive and senior leadership roles spanning exploration, project evaluation and acquisition and resource development. He is a geologist with over 25 years of experience, and holds a Masters degree in Exploration Geoscience from the University of Tasmania (CODES) and a Bachelor of Science Honours (Geology) from the University of Adelaide.  Mr Ferris also spent 14 years with the South Australian Geological Survey, many of which were focused on the geology and mineral potential of the Gawler Craton.


Mr Edward Keys BSC (Geology/Earth Science), MGIS, MAIG

Exploration Manager

Mr Keys is a practiced exploration geologist with 15+ years of diverse international experience within global mining companies, exploration companies and private consultation. Mr Keys undertook his Masters in Geographic Information Systems and Bachelor of Science (Geology/Earth Science) studies at the University of Calgary in Canada. He has demonstrated strategic management and effective leadership skills while exploring in North America and Australia on logistically demanding projects.  Mr Keys was managing teams towards discovery across multiple commodities before joining Prodigy over two years ago.