Team

Russell Davis

Chairman BSc (Hons) MBA MAusIMM, FFIN

Russell is a geologist with over 30 years’ experience in the mineral resources business. During this period he has worked on the exploration and development of a range of commodities for a number of international and Australian companies.

Since 2006 he has been involved in all aspects of public company management, most recently as the Exploration Director of Gold Road Resources Limited (formerly Eleckra Mines Limited) and the Managing Director of Syndicated Metals Limited. Russell was a founding Director of both companies

Russell is currently a Non-Executive Director of Gold Road Resources Limited.

Alexander Hewlett

CEO and Director (BSc) MAusIMM, AICD

Alexander Hewlett is a qualified Geologist graduating from the University of Western Australia. Alex worked as a resource-modelling geologist for CSA Global, before taking on management positions of ASX listed explorers as Managing Director of US Nickel Ltd and Chairperson of Groote Resources Ltd (now Northern Manganese Limited). Alex also periodically consults in a technical capacity for a New York resource focused hedge fund.

Alex is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

 

Simon Bodensteiner

Independent Non-Executive Director Dipl.-Ing

Simon holds a Master Degree equivalent in Mining Engineering and currently works for Deutsche Rohstoff, a Germany based resource and investment company. He previously held operational and senior technical positions at several Rio Tinto operations across Australia. Simon brings significant bulk and selective mining experience from underground and open pit operations to the Board. Before joining Deutsche Rohstoff, Simon worked as a Consultant for The Boston Consulting Group.

Nader El Sayed

Independent Non-Executive Director B.Comm, MA, CA

Nader El Sayed holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Banking & Finance), Masters (Accounting) and is member of Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Nader is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Multiplant Holdings, a mining and civil services business based in Western Australia. Nader’s previous roles include holding a senior management position with KPMG providing assurance, capital markets and other advisory services to key Australian and international resource companies. Nader brings a wealth of risk management, corporate governance, strategic and financial experience to the Board.