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.


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

Executive Director

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.


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.