Roderick McIllree
Bsc Grad Dip AusIMM
(Executive Chairman)

Rod is an Australian Geologist with extensive experience in developing large scale projects in cold climates. Currently based in London he has worked inside the Arctic circle for ±20 years. With extensive knowledge in M&A, international logistics and small cap fundraisings he provides the leadership for this new phase of growth of the Company. Rod has extensive international contacts and is part of the executive management team.

Eric Sondergaard
(Executive Director)

Eric is a registered Professional Geoscientist and a graduate of the University of Calgary in Canada. Eric brings over 20 years of operational experience in the mining industry, including significant expertise in frontier exploration and project management.

Troy Whittaker
(Executive Director)

Troy is an executive with more than 20 years of experience, spanning successful international project evaluation, development and the operation of multi-billion-dollar assets globally across a broad range of commodities, including iron ore. He has a proven track record of leadership,. Mr Whittaker has held senior roles with major global mining companies Fortescue Metals Group Ltd and Anglo American UK.

Dan Smith
(Non Executive Director)

Mr Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts, is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia. As a director of boutique corporate advisory firm Minerva Corporate, Dan has over 12 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, NSX and AIM.

He is a non-executive director of Artemis Resources Limited (ASX:ARV), non-executive director of Alien Metals Ltd (AIM:UFO), and non-executive director and company secretary of Europa Limited (AIM:EUZ), QX Resources Limited (ASX:QXR) and Lachlan Star Limited (ASX:LSA), and is company secretary of Taruga Minerals Limited (ASX:TAR) and Vonex Limited (ASX:VN8).

Nicholas Ong
(Company Secretary)

Mr Ong 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.

Mr Ong is experienced in mining project finance, mining and milling contract negotiations, mine CAPEX & OPEX management, and toll treatment gold reconciliation.

He is the non-executive chairman of Vonex Limited and Black Star Petroleum.

Additional external technical consultants will be engaged as and when appropriate.