Board & Management

Board Members

Non-Executive Chairman

Non-Executive Director

Non-Executive Director

Management Team

Chief Executive Officer

Company Secretary

Trevor Benson

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Benson has extensive experience as an investment banker and has served on a number of ASX listed company boards as both Chairman and Director. He has specialised in cross border transactions within the natural resources sector across China, Africa and South East Asia, and has been an adviser to Chinese State-Owned Enterprises. His specialist activities include corporate funding solutions and off-take agreement negotiations within the natural resources domain. Mr Benson holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Western Australia. Mr Benson was recently Chairman and Executive Director of Walkabout Resources Limited (ASX: WKT) (from 13 September 2016 to 19 October 2020) and is currently Chairman of Ionic Rare Earths Limited (ASX:IXR)

Richard Bevan

Non-Executive Director

Mr Bevan has experience as a Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and non-executive Director for listed and unlisted companies.  He brings experience in the execution and integration of mergers, acquisitions and other major corporate transactions and has been involved in a number of business areas as diverse as healthcare, construction and engineering, mining technology and information services.  His roles within these businesses have included operational management, implementing organic growth strategies and acquisitions and assisting with capital raisings.  Mr Bevan is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is currently a Non-Executive Director of Empired Ltd (ASX: EPD) (Non-Executive Director since 2008, including period as Chairman from 29 November 2016 to 30 June 2018).  Mr Bevan was also recently Managing Director of Cassini Resources Limited (ASX: CZI) (from 10 March 2011 to 5 October 2020).

Alex Passmore

Non-Executive Director

Mr Passmore is a qualified geologist with extensive corporate experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with First Class Honours in Geology from the University of Western Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia. Mr Passmore is an experienced corporate executive and company director with recent appointments including Chief Executive Officer of Cookatoo Iron NL, Non-Executive Director of Aspire Mining Ltd, Non-Executive (and Executive) Director of Equator Resources Ltd/Cobalt One Ltd (which merged with TSX-listed First Cobalt Corp), and CEO of Draig Resources (now Bellevue Gold Ltd). Mr Passmore is currently Managing Director of Rox Resources Limited.

Stephen Lynn

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Lynn is a geologist with over 25 years’ experience in exploration and development of a range of commodities including nickel, gold, and base metals. He has worked extensively within Australia, South America and Russia, including 15 years in Western Australia previously for Great Central Mines, Gold Fields and IGO Limited. He has played a key role in the discovery of both nickel and VMS style base metal deposits within Western Australia. Mr Lynn is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and holds Bachelor of Geology (App) and Master of Economic Geology degrees.

Chris Hunt

Company Secretary

Mr Hunt is an experienced finance executive with over 25 years’ experience predominately in the resources and construction industries. He has held senior finance roles for close to 15 years and has strong experience in feasibility studies, corporate financing, and mining operations. Mr Hunt’s most recent resources experiences were as the Chief Financial Officer for BC Iron Limited, Crossland Resources Limited, FerrAus Limited and Cliffs Natural Resources.

He holds a Bachelor of Business, is a Fellow CPA, a graduate from the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has completed a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia.