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Board Members

Dr Kris Butera BSc(Hons), PhD FAusIMM, FAIG

Managing Director

Highly experienced discovery and corporate geologist, geoscience innovator & company founder. Extensive executive, geoscience and exploration leadership across Australia. Strong discovery and target generation background across gold, copper, silver and other base-, critical- and defence metals. Founder of ASX-listed companies Cygnus Metals Limited, 92 Energy Limited, Nickel X Limited, Koonenberry Gold Limited and Patriot Lithium Limited.

Mr Hedley Widdup BSc(Hons), MAusIMM

Non-Executive Chairman

Executive of Lion Selection Group, and a geologist with 22 years’ experience in the mining industry between mine and resource geology and mine exploration and development funding. Currently sits on the Melbourne Mining Steering Committee and is a well-respected keynote speaker and industry panellist at many highly regarded mining conferences. Non-Executive Director of TSX listed Erdene Resource Development Corporation, and was previously a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed Egan Street Resources.

Dr Amanda Buckingham BSc(Hons), PhD, MAusIMM

Non-Executive Director

25+ years’ experience in mineral exploration and developing cutting edge geophysical processes across many continents and geological provinces. Previously worked for, and currently consulting to, numerous global mid-tier and major mining and petroleum companies. Founding Director of Cygnus Gold Limited and Desert Metals Limited. Currently Managing Director of Warriedar Resources Limited.

Management

Ms Sujana Karthik B.Com, CPA

CFO & Company Secretary

Certified Practicing Accountant with a Bachelor’s Degree of Commerce in Accounting. She is a seasoned corporate advisor with expertise in financial management, financial reporting services, company secretarial, risk and compliance management. She has over a decade of experience in Accounting and Corporate compliance. She has served as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary for a number of ASX-listed and unlisted Companies.

Dr Matt Bruce BSc(Hons), PhD (Geology)

General Manager – Geoscience

Geocomputing, GIS and Exploration Management specialist with extensive experience in global project generation and data management. Highly skilled in target generation, prospectivity analysis, tenure management, native title and landholder liaison and negotiation. Strong complementary skill sets across field and exploration geoscience, regulatory management, innovative GIS solution development and database integrity management.

Mr Vance Winstone

General Manager – Field Operations

Broad range of exploration skills, bush craft, remote navigation, camp establishment, field reconnaissance, drilling, project and target generation, native title negotiation and liaison, landholder relations, prospecting and ore finding. Discoverer of two world class orebodies including the Cyclone Heavy Minerals Sands Project and Galalar Silica Project. Highly experienced operational and field leader with extensive field management in remote settings across Australia.

Ms Jessica Askew BSc, MSc Candidate

Exploration Manager

Accomplished Exploration Geologist specialising in Hammersley Iron Ore, Macquarie Arc hosted porphyry-epithermal (Cu-Au) deposits, and Cobar polymetallic style deposits. Active member of esteemed organisations including AIG (Australian Institute for Geoscientists), GSA (Geological Society of Australia), Association of Applied Geochemists, Society of Economic Geologists (SEG), and WOMEESA (Women in Earth & Environmental Sciences Australasia Network). Engaged as a Committee Member with influential groups such as SMEDG (Sydney Mining Exploration Discussion Group), AIG NGG (Australian Institute of Geoscientists – National Graduate Group) and AIG NSW, contributing to the advancement of the geoscience community.

Dr Jon Hronsky OAM BAppSc (Geology), PhD (Geology) MAusIMM, FSEG, MAIG

Senior Exploration Advisor​

Principal at Western Mining Services, a global geological consultancy and Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Exploration Targeting at UWA. Former Global Geoscience Leader for WMC Resources Limited. Highly recognised in the field of exploration geoscience, awarded the Order of Australia Medal for his services to the industry. Currently NED of Encounter Resources Limited and Caspin Resources Limited, and General Partner – Global Targeting at Ibaera Capital.

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