The Board of Directors is comprised of Messrs
Graeme Clatworthy and George Sakalidis, who between them have an extensive range of exploration, development and commercial expertise relevant to the mineral exploration and resource development business.
The composition of the Board will be reviewed on a regular basis to ensure it has the appropriate mix of skills necessary to meet the objectives of the Company.
Mr Neville Bassett - Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Bassett is a Chartered Accountant operating his own corporate consulting business, specialising in the area of corporate, financial and management advisory services. Mr Bassett consults to a number of publicly listed companies and private company groups in a diversity of industry sectors. He is a director or company secretary of a number of public and private companies.
Mr Bassett has been involved with numerous public company listings and capital raisings. His involvement in the corporate arena has also taken in mergers and acquisitions, and includes significant knowledge and exposure to the Australian financial markets. Mr Bassett has a wealth of experience in matters pertaining to the Corporations Act, ASX listing requirements, corporate taxation and finance.
During the past three years Mr Bassett has held the following ASX listed company directorships; Vector Resources Ltd, Ram Resources Ltd, Mamba Minerals Ltd, Neurodiscovery Ltd and Kairiki Energy Ltd.
Mr Bassett is principal director of Westar Capital Limited, the holder of an Australian Financial Services Licence and is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He is State Chairman and National Director of a major not-for-profit organisation and a committee member of another community based organisation.
Mr Graeme Clatworthy - Executive Director
Mr Clatworthy has been involved in the stock broking industry since 1987. Over the past 25 years he has gained a vast knowledge of the Australian Capital markets. He is currently employed as a private equities advisor at Indian Ocean Capital Pty Ltd. Graeme has had several Public company directorships, both listed on the ASX and privately unlisted. He was most recently a director of Brightstar Resources Ltd where he assisted in the company’s restructuring, project acquisition, re-capitalisation and the company’s merger with Rift Valley resources Ltd.
Mr George Sakalidis - Executive
Mr Sakalidis is an exploration geophysicist with over 25 years’ industry experience, during which time his career has included extensive gold, diamond, base metals and mineral sands exploration. George has been involved in a number of significant mineral discoveries, including the Three Rivers and Rose gold deposits in Western Australia and he was responsible for the making of the tenement applications over the Silver Swan nickel deposit. He was also instrumental in the design of the magnetic surveys and exploration drilling program that led to the discovery of the large mineral sands resources at Magnetic Minerals Limited’s Dongara Project. He is a founding executive director of this company (since the company was incorporated 13 February 2004). He is also a founding director of Image Resources NL (since incorporation on 13 May 1994).
George has previously been a director of ASX listed companies, Magnetic Resources NL, EMU Limited and Potash West NL.