Directors and Management

Todd Hibberd
(Director/Consultant)

Mr Hibberd aged 53, is a geologist with an extensive background in exploration and mining including 25 years in exploration, resource estimation, mine development and production management. Recent experience includes ten years as an executive of White Cliff Minerals Limited, two years as Managing Director of ASX listed Stonehenge Metals Limited and ten years working for Newmont Mining Corporation in various senior exploration and production roles.

Mr Hibberd holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Geology from the University of Canterbury and a Master of Science in Mineral Economics from Curtin University. Mr Hibberd is member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Society of Economic Geologists, and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and has sufficient experience to be considered a “Competent person” when reporting resources and reserves according to the Joint Ore Reserve Committee (JORC) guidelines.

Nicholas Ong
(Director/Company Secretary)

Mr Ong aged 40, was a Principal Adviser at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and brings 14 years’ experience in IPO, listing rules compliance and corporate governance. He has developed a wide network of clients in Asia- Pacific region and provides corporate and transactional advisory services through boutique firm Minerva Corporate Pty Ltd. He is a member of the Governance Institute of Australia and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia.

Nicholas in the non-executive chairman of Vonex Limited and Black Star Petroleum, and is a non-executive director of CoAssets Limited and Arrow Minerals Limited.

Dan Smith
(Director)

Mr Smith aged 35, holds a Bachelor of Arts, is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Governance Institute of Australia, and has a strong background in finance having previously worked in the broking industry. Dan has 10 years’ primary and secondary capital markets expertise, and has advised on and been involved in a number of IPOs, RTOs and capital raisings on the ASX and NSX.

Dan is a non-executive director and company secretary of Europa Limited, Hipo Resources Limited and Lachlan Star Limited, and is company secretary of Taruga Minerals Limited, Love Group Global Limited and Vonex Limited.


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