Details of Directors and Management are set out below.
Mr Thomas J. Mann – Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Mann has over 30 years’ experience in financial markets and global trade having established a global trading corporation with offices in North America and the Asia-Pacific. Mr Mann is actively involved in capital raising and strategic development initiatives for public and private companies.
He retired as the Non-Executive Chairman of ASX listed Aeon Metals Limited in November 2016.
Mr Jason M. Beckton – Managing Director
Mr Beckton graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree from Melbourne University and also a Masters of Economic Geology from the University of Tasmania.
He has over 20 years of geological and corporate experience including throughout Australia, North and South America, China and Albania. Mr Beckton was Project Manager for Bolnisi Gold N.L.’s Palmarejo silver gold project in Mexico and managed the program that grew the resource base from zero to 3.1 million ounces gold equivalent and he managed the discovery of Exeter Resource Corporation’s 30 million ounce gold equivalent Caspiche Porphyry prospect in the Maricunga Gold Copper Belt of Chile. He was Managing Director for ASX listed Chinalco Yunnan Copper Resources which explored in the Mt Isa, Lao and Chilean copper districts.
He is the founder Redhill Australia Pty Ltd, Redhill Magallanes SpA and Redhill Ibanez SpA exploring targets including the new Franceses discovery of copper/silver/gold in the Magallanes district of southern Chile and also of Sambas Energy Pty Ltd which purchased all coal assets of Tigers Minerals in southern Chile and subsequently optioned to an ASX listed company.
Mr Beckton is not a director of any publicly listed companies.
Mr Peter J. Nightingale – Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
Mr Nightingale graduated with a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Sydney and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He has worked as a chartered accountant in both Australia and the USA.
As a director or company secretary Mr Nightingale has, for more than 25 years, been responsible for the financial control, administration, secretarial and in-house legal functions of a number of private and public listed companies in Australia, the USA and Europe including Pangea Resources Limited, Timberline Minerals Inc., Perseverance Corporation Limited, Valdora Minerals N.L., Mogul Mining N.L., Bolnisi Gold N.L and Cockatoo Coal Limited.
Mr Nightingale is currently a director of Collerina Cobalt Limited and Planet Gas Limited and unlisted public company Nickel Mines Limited.
Mr John A. Levings – Non-Executive Director
Mr Levings gained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tasmania in 1977 and then worked for several years as a field geologist and geophysicist for Anglo American Limited. In 1985, as Chief Geologist for Australian Development Limited (later re-named Normandy Gold Limited), Mr Levings was responsible for the discovery of the high-grade White Devil gold deposit (760,000 ounces of gold at 14.6 grams per tonne) in Tennant Creek. In 1986 Australian Development Limited was the best performing stock on the ASX on the back of this discovery. Relocating to Indonesia, Mr Levings became a founding partner of a successful geological consultancy which was very active during the 1990s. In more recent times, Mr Levings identified the Romang Island polymetallic opportunity which was acquired by Robust Resources Limited. He remains a director of Robust Resources Limited which is now an unlisted public company and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Mr Richard J. Edwards - Company Secretary
Mr Edwards graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales, is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, is a member of CPA Australia and holds a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from FINSIA. Mr Edwards has worked for over ten years providing financial reporting and company secretarial services to a range of publicly listed companies in Australia with a focus on the mining sector. He is currently Company Secretary of ASX listed Collerina Cobalt Limited and Indo Mines Limited and unlisted public company Nickel Mines Limited.
Mr Marian Urban - Country Manager
Mr Urban graduated with a Masters of Economic Geology in Comenius University Bratislava/Slovakia. He has 10 years of geological and managerial experience in Cyprus, Spain and mostly in Slovakia. He has worked for the majority of his professional career as exploration and country manager on Slovak exploration projects focused on precious metals. He has also been employed as an exploration geologist on copper projects in Cyprus and Spain.
Mr Peter Zitnan - Exploration Manager
Mr Zitnan graduated with a MSc. of Economic Geology in Comenius University Bratislava/Slovakia. He has 13 years of geological experience, mostly in Slovakia and also in Cyprus. He was involved in grassroot discovery of +1 Moz gold porphyry deposit at Detva-Biely Vrch and worked for 5 years for Slovenska Banska Ltd. on the high grade epithermal gold deposit at the Rozalia Mine as senior mine geologist. He has also been employed as an exploration geologist on VMS copper projects in Cyprus and consulted for various exploration companies.