Board and Management
Mr Peter Bowler was previously the founding Managing Director of Beadell Resources Limited from 2007 to 2015 and, prior to that, founding Managing Director of Agincourt Resources Limited from 2003 to 2007. Under his leadership those companies grew to a peak market capitalisation of approximately A$800M and A$500M respectively.
Mr Rob Watkins is a geologist with over 20 years exploration experience and a proven track record of exploration success. He was previously a founding Executive Director of Beadell Resources Limited and Exploration Manager of Agincourt Resources Limited.
Non-Executive Director and
Mr Barrett has over 25 years’ experience as a corporate and finance professional, primarily within the mining industry. Mr Barrett has previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of several ASX-Listed companies with operating gold mines in Australia and abroad. Prior to commencing in commerce, Mr Barrett was employed by KPMG.
B.AppSc Grad Dip Min Ec, Grad Cert (Geostats), FAusIMM
Mr Paul Payne is principal of PayneGeo and has over 30 years of experience within the mining industry including over ten years of independent consulting across a range of commodities and jurisdictions ranging from high level reviews, to development of exploration strategy to participation in definitive feasibility studies. Mr Payne currently serves as an independent consultant to De Grey Mining Ltd (ASX: DEG) and Musgrave Minerals Ltd (ASX: MGV).
Mr Payne has extensive technical experience in the evaluation of mineral deposits from early stage exploration to definitive feasibility studies. Recent exploration experience includes the implementation and management of gold exploration for Dacian Gold Limited in Western Australia, and for Rift Valley Resources in Tanzania. Both projects had substantial discoveries under his management.
Mr Payne has formal qualifications in geology as well as post-graduate qualifications in geostatistics and mineral economics.
Mr Payne has held recent corporate roles including Technical Director and Managing Director of ASX listed companies including the position of founding Managing Director of Dacian Gold Limited taking that company through a successful IPO and making the major initial gold discoveries at the Mount Morgans project.
The Company is aware of the need to have sufficient management to properly supervise the exploration and (if successful) for the development of the projects in which the Company has, or will in the future have, an interest and the Board will continually monitor the management roles in the Company. As our projects require an increased level of involvement the Board will look to appoint additional management and/or consultants when and where appropriate to ensure proper management.