Experienced management team with a proven track record of development success

About us

MR IAN MIDDLEMAS B.Com, CA
Chairman

Mr Middlemas is a Chartered Accountant, a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He worked for a large international Chartered Accounting firm before joining the Normandy Mining Group where he was a senior group executive for approximately 10 years. He has had extensive corporate and management experience, and is currently a director with a number of publicly listed companies in the resources sector.

MR ROBERT BEHETS B.Sc. (Hons.), FAusIMM, MAIG
Non-Executive Director

Mr Behets is a geologist with over 28 years’ experience in the mineral exploration and mining industry in Australia and internationally. He has had extensive corporate and management experience and has been Director of a number of ASX-listed companies in the resources sector including Mantra Resources Limited (“Mantra”), Papillon Resources Limited, and Berkeley Energia Limited. Mr Behets was instrumental in the founding, growth and development of Mantra, an African-focused uranium company, through to its acquisition by ARMZ for approximately A$1 billion in 2011. Prior to Mantra, he held various senior management positions during a long career with WMC Resources Limited.

DR MICHEL BONNEMAISON D.Sc., PhD, F. SEG
Non-Executive Director

Dr Bonnemaison is a French geologist with extensive experience in Europe, Africa and South America. Dr Bonnemaison spent much of the last 35 years working with the French geological survey (BRGM) and was the Deputy Head of Minerals Resources Division. He was President and CEO of SEIEMSA, a subsidiary of the BRGM mining group in Spain. Dr Bonnemaison completed a PhD on the metallogeny of the Salsigne gold mine and is widely recognised as one the preeminent authorities on gold deposits in France.

MR AJAY KEJRIWAL BSc (Economics), ACA
Non-Executive Director

Mr Kejriwal has over 25 years’ experience in finance and commerce, and is currently a consultant to Juniper Capital, a natural resource investment and advisory business. Prior to Juniper Capital he was a banker leading many investment transactions across oil and gas, mining, real estate and asset management sectors. He has previously worked as a banker for the Principal Investments business at Nomura in London and Hong Kong, Cazenove and Co and Morgan Stanley. Mr Kejriwal is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in 1994.

MR MARK PEARCE B.Bus, CA, FCIS, FFin
Non-Executive Director

Mr Pearce is a Chartered Accountant and is currently a director of several listed companies that operate in the resources sector. He has had considerable experience in the formation and development of listed resource companies and has worked for several large international Chartered Accounting firms. Mr Pearce is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

MR CLINT MCGHIE B.Com, CA, ACIS, FFin
Company Secretary

Mr McGhie is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary. He commenced his career at a large international Chartered Accounting firm, before moving to commerce. He now works in the corporate office of a number of public listed companies focussed on the resources sector in the role of chief financial officer and company secretary.