Mr Lester has over 40 years’ experience in the mining industry and has held senior executive positions with North Ltd, Newcrest Mining Limited, Oxiana/Oz Minerals Limited and Citadel Resource Group Limited. Mr Lester’s experience covers operations, project and business development and general corporate activities including financial services. Mr Lester has served on several ASX listed and private mining boards and is currently a non-executive director of Kingsrose Mining and White Rock Minerals Ltd.
Mr Kennedy is a geologist with a successful 30-year career in the mining industry, including extensive involvement in the exploration, feasibility and development of gold, nickel, platinum group elements, base metals and uranium projects throughout Australia. His most recent role was as Exploration Manager with Independence Group NL (ASX: IGO), which during his 11 years tenure grew from being a junior explorer to a multi-asset and multi-commodity mining company. In particular Mr Kennedy played a key role as part of the team that represented IGO on the Exploration Steering Committee during the multi-million ounce Tropicana, Havana and Boston Shaker discoveries; the discovery of the Rosie magmatic nickel sulphide deposit; the discovery of the Bibra orogenic gold deposit; and the discovery of the Triumph VMS deposit.
Prior to that Mr Kennedy held several senior positions with global diversified miner, Anglo American, including as Exploration Manager – Australia, Principal Geologist/Team Leader – Australia, and Principal Geologist. He also held technical positions with Resolute Limited, Hunter Resources and PNC Exploration.
Mr Kennedy also currently serves as a Non-Executive Chairman for exploration company, Sipa Resources Limited (ASX: SIP).
Mr Macdonald is a qualified legal practitioner, he has practiced in both mining corporate/commercial and commercial litigation. Mr Macdonald is also a director of several private resource companies and has a diverse range of corporate, equity capital market and mining related experience.
B Ec; B Sc (Hons); MAusIMM
General Manager, Geology
Mr Wilson has been with the company in various technical and management roles for over seventeen years and has played a major role in establishing the Company’s current project portfolio. Michael championed the Company’s entry into Latin America and his experience includes company management; project development, mineral exploration using geology, geochemistry, geophysics and drilling; ore resource drilling, ore resource estimation and evaluation programs; and monitoring joint venture projects.