Ian Macliver

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Macliver is Managing Director of Grange Consulting Group Pty Limited which provides specialist corporate advisory services to both listed and unlisted companies.  He has many years experience as a senior executive and Director of resource companies, with particular responsibility for capital raising and corporate development initiatives.

Mr Macliver is a Director of various listed and unlisted companies.

 


Dan Lougher

Managing Director & CEO

Mr Lougher is a qualified Mining Engineer with over 30 years experience in all aspects of resource and mining project exploration, feasibility, development and operations.  Mr Lougher has developed a significant corporate network in the financial and mining community both in Australia and internationally. 

Mr Lougher is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy.

 


David Southam

Executive Director

Mr Southam is a Certified Practicing Accountant with more than 20 years experience in accounting, banking and finance across the resources and industrial sectors.  Mr Southam was responsible for completing one of Australia’s largest project financing transactions for 2010, has secured multi-billion dollar offtake contracts from Asia and abroad and has completed significant capital market and M&A transactions. 

Mr Southam has been an Executive Director at Western Areas for over six years and has senior executive experience in precious metals, bulk materials, contracting and industrial logistics with companies such as Brambles and WMC Resources. 

David has been a non-executive director of ASX listed companies and is currently a Non-Executive Director of Kidman Resources Ltd, an Audit Committee Member of Curtin University, and WA Advisory Board Member of Starlight Childrens Foundation.  

 


Richard Yeates

Independent, Non-Executive Director

Mr Yeates is a Geologist with more than 26 years mining industry experience in various roles and has significant experience across a wide range of resource   projects around the world.

Mr Yeates is familiar with both the ASX and TSX regulatory environments and has had exposure to international resource funds and financial institutions.

Mr Yeates is Managing Director of Middle Island Resources Limited and a non-executive Director of Atherton Resources Ltd.

 


Craig Readhead

Independent, Non-Executive Director

Mr Readhead is a lawyer with over 30 years legal and corporate advisory experience with specialisation in the resources sector, including the implementation of large scale mining projects both in Australia and overseas. Mr Readhead is a former president of the Australian Mining and Petroleum Law Association and is a partner of specialist mining and corporate law firm, Allion Legal.

Mr Readhead is currently an Independent Chairman of Beadell Resources and Heron Resources and a non-executive Director of General Mining, Swan Gold Mining and Redbank Copper.

Mr Readhead is also a member of the WA Council of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Tim Netscher

Independent, Non-Executive Director

Mr Netscher has significant broad-based experience at senior levels in the international resources industry, in roles spanning marketing, operations management, project management and business development in Australia, South Africa, the USA and Indonesia.  Specifically Mr Netscher has considerable experience in the nickel industry with senior executive roles at Impala Platinum Ltd, PT Inco and QNI Pty Ltd.

Mr Netscher is a Chartered Engineer and holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering, Bachelor of Commerce, a MBA, is a fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Netscher is currently a non-executive Director of St Barbara Mines Ltd and Gold Road Resources and Chairman of Toro Energy Limited.


Natalia Streltsova

Independent, Non-Executive Director

Dr Streltsova is a Chemical Engineer with over 25 years' experience in the minerals industry.  She has a strong background in mineral processing and metallurgy with specific expertise in gold and base metals, particularly in nickel. Dr Streltsova has a proven track record in innovation, commercialization of new technologies and identification of best solutions for challenging projects.

Dr Streltsova has held various leadership and technical roles with major mining houses including Vale SA, BHP Billiton and WMC Resources Limited. She has broad international experience, both in technical and in business development capacities, covering projects in Australia, Africa, South America and in the countries of the Former Soviet Union.

Dr Streltsova is currently a non-executive director of Neometals Limited and Parkway Minerals NL.