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.
Dan has 20 years of experience across operations, corporate development, project management and finance. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) and an MBA.
Dan has extensive corporate experience across Australia, North America, Asia and Africa, in a wide range of commodities, including base and precious metals. In his previous role Dan was the Business Development Manager at Sandfire Resources, completing several acquisitions, investments and exploration Joint Ventures. Dan has also held roles with Wesfarmers, Brambles PTT Asia Pacific Mining and Mitsui E&P.
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Ziggy Lubieniecki (BSc. Geol) is an experienced exploration geologist with more than 30 years’ experience in exploration, mining, management, property acquisition, and company listings.
Mr Lubienicki has held senior positions including Chief Mine Geologist for Plutonic and Exploration Manager for Australian Platinum Mines and most recently was an Executive Director for Gold Road Resources Limited. Ziggy has had a successful exploration career including credit for the discovery of the 6.2 million ounce Gruyere gold deposit and will provide high-level exploration direction to the group.
Mr Church is a consultant providing general counsel and mergers and acquisition services to Regent Pacific Group Limited, a company whose securities are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. David has more than 20 years’ experience in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance in Australia, the UK, Europe and Asia with expertise across multiple sectors. David has worked on domestic and international corporate transactions as well as major international equity offerings for corporates and investment banks. Mr Church is a qualified solicitor and has practiced in Australia, with Clayton Utz, and in the UK and Hong Kong, with Linklaters. Mr Church is also currently a director of Caprice Resources Limited.
Chief Operating Officer
Mark Whittle holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology), Master of Science (Geology) and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mark was previously the Exploration Manager of Hammer Metals Limited and Syndicated Metals Limited. He has worked as a geologist in mining and minerals exploration for over 30 years in Australia and Internationally.
Mr Pitts has over 25 years of experience working in commercial, corporate finance and public practice roles in Australia and overseas. Mr Pitts commenced his career in finance working for KPMG, before working in the property, healthcare and mineral extraction industries. Mr Pitts is a partner in the corporate advisory firm Endeavour Corporate.