Directors

Peter Langworthy BSc Hons, MAusIMM
Non-Executive Chairman (Appointed 20 March 2012)

Mr Langworthy is a geologist with a career spanning more than 30 years in mineral exploration and project development in Australia and Indonesia. He has specific expertise in building successful teams that have been responsible for significant mineral discoveries and in integrating technically sound exploration and resource development strategies into corporate planning.

His industry experience includes 12 years in senior management roles with WMC Resources, four years with PacMin Mining as Exploration Manager, five years with Jubilee Mines where he built the team responsible for numerous discoveries at the Cosmos Nickel Mine and the Sinclair Nickel Project, and three years with Talisman Mining as Technical Director. At Jubilee he was part of the corporate team responsible for the growth of the company until it was taken over by Xstrata.

He has also held non-executive directorships with other ASX-listed companies namely Northern Star Resources, Falcon Minerals and Pioneer Resources. Mr Langworthy was an Executive and Non-Executive Director of Capricorn Metals Ltd (formerly Malagasy Minerals Limited) from July 2013 to 8 November 2018 and previously held non-executive directorships with Northern Star Resources Limited, Talisman Mining Limited, Falcon Minerals Limited and Pioneer Resources Limited. Mr Langworthy was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Silver Mines Limited in June 2016 and was appointed Managing Director of Gateway Mining Limited in March 2018.

Peter Langworthy

David Morgan BE (Hons), BAppSc (Mining), CPEng, MIEAust, MAusImm, MAICD
Managing Director

Mr Morgan is a mining engineer and mechanical engineer with more than 30 years experience in the mining industry in Australia and Africa. He has previously held a number of executive development and mine operations roles involving project engineering, maintenance and contract earthmoving for companies such as Rio Tinto, Macmahon and WMC Resources.

He was General Manager Operations for Equigold in Queensland where he was responsible for the building, commissioning and management of the Mt Rawdon Gold Mine. He was General Manager Mining and Metallurgy for Sundance Resources' Mbalam Iron Ore Project in Cameroon where he oversaw the completion of a PFS on a $3.3 billion Direct Shipping Ore and Itabirite project for that company, including the delivery of 10 years of JORC compliant, high grade Ore Reserves and the establishment of project metallurgical and processing parameters.

Mr Morgan was CEO of ASX-listed RNI NL between 2 November 2015 and 1 September 2016.

David Morgan

Robert Cooper B.Eng (Mining), M.Eng.Sc, MAusImm (CP)
Non-Executive Director (Appointed 4 May 2015)

Mr Cooper is a mining engineer with more than 25 years’ industry experience, having held leadership roles across a diverse range of metalliferous commodities, both in Australia and overseas.  He has a broad foundation of operating and technical experience in both underground and open pit operations.  His career has been defined by a very strong health and safety improvement focus combined with a track record in delivering successful volume and cost outcomes through improvements in operational efficiency. 

He has previously held leadership positions with BHP Billiton as General Manager of Leinster Nickel Operations within Nickel West and Asset President of Ekati Diamonds in Canada, and with Discovery Metals as General Manager - Operations in Botswana and as General Manager - Development in their Brisbane office.

Mr Cooper is currently the CEO of Round Oak Minerals Pty Limited (formerly CopperChem Limited) a 100% owned subsidiary of Washington H Soul Pattinson. Round Oak Minerals holds 27.43% of the Company’s shares. Mr Cooper was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of ASX-listed companies, Novonix Limited (formerly Graphitecorp Limited) in October 2016 and Verdant Minerals Limited (formerly Rum Jungle Resources Limited) from July 2016 to June 2019.

Robert Cooper

 

Company Secretary

Paul Bridson BCom, CA, AGIA
Company Secretary

Mr Paul Bridson is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary with more than 25 years accounting and finance experience, including more than 20 years in the resources industry. 

He was formerly Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary for an unlisted public gold exploration company and prior to that role fulfilled the same role with ASX listed exploration company Avalon Minerals Ltd. Prior to these roles he was Financial Controller for Gindalbie Metals Ltd and has also held site based finance positions with various other WA based mining and mine service companies. Mr Bridson is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Governance Institute of Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia.

He is also the Company Secretary for ASX-listed Centaurus Metals Limited.

Paul Bridson