Board of Directors:
Mr Tony Kiernan – Non-Executive Chairman
Appointed: 21 April, 2021
Mr Kiernan is a highly experienced public company director and former solicitor, having built an extensive career in the mining and exploration sectors spanning over 35 years. Mr Kiernan’s previous roles include Chairman of Saracen Mineral Holdings prior to the company’s merger with Northern Star Resources, Chairman of Venturex Resources and Chairman of Chalice Mining. Currently, Mr Kiernan serves as Chairman of Pilbara Minerals and Lead Independent Director of Northern Star Resources.
Mr Michael Hannington – Executive Director
Appointed: 2 August, 2019
Mr Hannington is a geophysicist and lawyer with over 30 years’ experience managing exploration and mining projects with roles including acquiring, financing, developing and managing mining operations within North Ltd and Oxiana Ltd.
Mr Hannington is the past founding director of Talisman Mining Ltd and Alchemy Resources Ltd and has more recently acted as a technical consultant for high wealth individuals acquiring base metal projects and undertaking development studies on projects in North America, Africa and Asia.
Mr Bruce Hooper – Non-Executive Director
Mr Hooper is an experienced geologist with over 35 years of extensive resources industry skill spanning the base metal, precious metal and energy sectors in Australia, Asia, the Americas and Africa. Mr Hooper worked in several senior exploration, operational and business development roles for a variety of companies including British Petroleum (‘BP’), Rio Tinto Ltd, North Ltd, Straits Resources Limited, Perilya Ltd, Ivernia Inc. along with both private and public board roles. Most recently, Mr Hooper was the Chief Exploration & Business Development Officer at Sandfire Resources Ltd. During this time, he was seconded to be Chief Executive Officer of Tintina Resources based in Montana, USA.
Mr Daryl Henthorn – Non-Executive Director
Mr Henthorn has over 30 years of experience in financial services, advisory and operational management across a number of industry sectors and has broad commercial skills. Mr Henthorn has experience in equity raising, debt, private equity and the structuring of financial instruments for ASX listed and private companies and is the Managing Director of Viridian Capital, a boutique corporate advisory specialising in bringing new life to distressed assets. He has served on the board of public companies previously and acts as trustee for unlisted investment vehicles.
Mr Keith Middleton – Non-Executive Director
Mr Middleton has worked in senior executive positions in major corporations for over 20 years. He has a Bachelor of Arts from the Flinders University in South Australia; major Economics. He is currently a Director of SA Capital Pty Ltd, AFSL: 320797, a corporate advisory firm specialising in equity raisings and underwriting in the Australian resources sector. Mr Middleton is an experienced operator and company director with his skills and knowledge gained at executive levels of management in the corporate and small business arenas with companies such as Hills Industries; Coles Myer; and BHP Billiton. He has extensive experience in financial analysis, risk management, major capital works expenditure, project management, corporate governance and WHS regulations.
Ms Melanie Ross – Company Secretary and CFO
Ms Ross is an accounting and corporate governance professional with over 20 years’ experience in financial accounting and analysis, audit, business and corporate advisory services in public practice, commerce and state government. She has a Bachelor of Commerce and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand and an associate member of the Governance Institute of Australia. Ms Ross is currently a Director of Consilium Corporate Pty Ltd, an advisory company based in Perth that provides corporate and other advisory services to public listed companies.