Directors and Management

Edward Mead
(Director)

Mr Edward Mead is a geologist with over 20 years’ experience in gold and base metals exploration, mine development and mine production. Edward has also worked in the oil and gas industry on offshore drilling platforms. Other commodities that he has significant experience with and can be considered to be a competent person in are iron ore, magnetite, coal, manganese, lithium, potash and uranium.

Geological areas in Western Australia that he has worked in include: the West Pilbara for base metals and gold; the East Pilbara for manganese and gold; the Yilgarn for gold; the Kimberley for base metals, gold and uranium; and the Murchison for base metals, uranium and gold.

He has a BSc in geology from Canterbury University in New Zealand and is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

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 and Vonex Limited.


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