Executive Chairman & CEO

Mark has extensive experience in mining, earthmoving and civil engineering construction earthworks.

He served as the Executive Chairman of Allied Gold Mining PLC, responsible for the delivery of the Gold Ridge Project in the Solomon Islands and the Simberi Gold Project in Papua New Guinea. He led the company to London and Toronto Stock Exchange listings and ultimately a $1.2 billion dollar merger with St Barbara in 2012.

He also presided over the Executive Chairmanship/CEO of MRC which owned operated the world class Tormin Heavy Minerals sand assets and successfully, under his stewardship, diversified into the battery mineral sector by acquiring some of the highest grade graphite projects in the world.

In addition, Mark has proven track record and ability to raise capital via debt or equity from local international investment jurisdictions.


Non-Executive Director

Rob was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia in December 1999.  He commenced work with the national firm, Phillips Fox, in the areas of energy, corporate law and mining and then moved to Blakiston and Crabb.

Rob has developed an expertise advising both Australian and foreign incorporated entities on dual listings and cross jurisdiction asset acquisition advice. Rob acted as General Counsel for a Canadian oil and gas exploration and production company with assets in Europe and Africa overseeing the dual listing on the TSX-V and AIM, the raising of £50 million and the subsequent takeover of the company by way of scheme of arrangement.

After practicing in this area for many years, Rob established a small corporate advisory firm during 2005 and was involved with the IPO listings of various mining and oil and gas companies on the ASX as well as many dual listed companies.  Rob has held, and continues to hold, directorships of many publicly listed companies and regularly advises board of issues of governance and strategy. Rob subsequently worked as a principal for three years at Perth firm Thompson Downey Cooper before founding Dominion Legal in 2016 to provide specialist and entirely client focused legal services to his clients.


Non-Executive Director

David is a global mining and industrial marketing professional with over 30 years of experience in private and public company operations. He held senior management positions in mining and chemical projects in China, South East Asia, Central Asia and Australia.

He has been involved in number of resource and investment companies and recently he was a founder/co-owner of F&M Gold Resources Ltd which acquired the Bonikro Gold Mine in Cote D’Voire from Newcrest Gold Mines and merged with Allied Gold Mines. He led the acquisition and merger teams along with select site operation responsibilities, increased gold production and resources by 30% & 80% respectively while reduce OPEX/Au by 10%.

David holds a Degree in Commerce from the University of Western Australia and an MBA from the University of Michigan.


Non-Executive Director

Kim is the owner and CEO of Xplore Resources, a Brisbane based exploration and professional services firm focused on working with businesses to develop exploration and mining projects both in Australia and overseas.

Kim has been Chair of the Queensland Exploration Council since 2019 where she is committed to working with the sector in promoting Queensland’s mineral prospectivity across the globe.

In addition, she holds a number of Directorship’s in the not-for-profit sector which are involved in developing strong community ties through charity work, including being on the Board of Prince Charles Hospital Foundation since 2018.


Chief Operating Officer

An experienced Investment professional, Simon has an excellent track record in precious metal mining and exploration investing. During his 10-year Chief Investment Officer role at Aurum Planning, Simon lead significant fund allocations to established and emerging mining operations.

Many of these groups subsequently grew into sizeable operations and created significant value for stakeholders. Simon maintains significant relationships with all aspects of mineral exploration and development, focusing on key dynamics that drive a successful resources project from exploration through to production.


Chief Geologist

Bahman is a senior geologist with over 24 years’ industry experience in Australia and internationally in Africa, Central Asia, Middle East, Europe, and South America.

He has worked for a variety of junior and major exploration and mining companies including Normandy Mining (renamed to Newmont), 162 Group, Intec, and Mineral Commodities from greenfield exploration and project development to production and executive-level management across a broad range of commodities including gold, silver, base metals, mineral sands, industrial and battery minerals.

Bahman is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) and is a Competent Person as defined by the JORC Code (2012).


Chief Financial Officer

Amy is an experienced Chartered Accountant, with a professional career that spans 18 years across Ernst & Young (Perth), publicly listed companies, predominantly in the mining exploration sector, large private companies and ‘Not for Profits’.

She has worked extensively in Australia and the United Kingdom. Amy has a Bachelor of Accounting and Finance from Curtin University and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

In her various roles as Financial Controller, CFO and Company Secretary, she brings a broad range of experience from financial/compliance reporting, Company Secretarial, IPOs/capital raisings, budgeting/forecasting, cash flow management, investor relations, Executive and Board reporting, as well as external and internal audit.


Company Secretary

Dale is a Mining Executive with over 20 years experience working with many listed-ASX groups primarily involved in the mining and natural resources sectors, ranging from exploration, development and production phases.

Dale commenced his career with Ernst & Young and is a Chartered Accountant & Secretary, Dale holds current memberships at the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Governance Institute of Australia respectively.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Curtin University majoring in Accounting and Finance.

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