Board and Management

Jonathan Downes Executive Director

Jonathan has more than 25 years’ experience in the mining industry and has worked in various geological and corporate capacities. Jonathan has experience with nickel, gold and base metals and has also been involved with numerous private and public capital raisings. Jonathan was a founding director of Hibernia Gold (now Molly Mines Ltd) and Siberia Mining Corporation Ltd and is currently a director of Galena Mining Limited, and is a non-executive Director of Corazon Mining Limited. The Board considers that Jonathan is not an independent Director.

Adrian Byass | Non-Executive Chairman

Adrian has more than 20 years’ experience in the mining industry with extensive experience as a Board member of ASX, TSXV and AIM listed companies. This experience has principally been gained both listed and unlisted entities around the world through the operation of as well as the evaluation and development of mining products for a range of base, precious and specialty metals and bulk commodities. Adrian is currently on Boards of ASX listed Infinity Lithium Corporation Limited, Galena Mining Limited, Minerals Limited and Kingwest Resources Limited and TSXV listed Sarama Resources Ltd.

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David Palumbo Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary

David is a Chartered Accountant and graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors with over 14 years’ experience across company secretarial, corporate advisory and financial management and reporting of ASX listed companies. David is an employee of Mining Corporate Pty Ltd, where he has been actively involved in numerous corporate transactions. He currently serves on the Board of Krakatoa Resources Limited (ASX: KTA). The Board considers that David is an independent Director.

Stewart Howe Executive Director 

Stewart has +40 years’ experience in the global resources industry including the last 18 years in mining. Stewart spent 6 years as Chief Development Officer of Zinifex Limited, where he directed the spin-off of Zinifex’s smelters to create Nyrstar N.V. and restarted development of Dugald River Mine now owned by MMG. During the past 12 years Mr Howe has provided advisory roles to boards, private equity and financiers related to restructuring and acquisition of mining assets in base metals and bulk commodities. Mr Howe is an experienced director, chairing the board of Whittle Consulting Group and serving on the boards of a government owned water authority and not-for-profit organisations.