Board Directors

Neil Hackett

Non-Executive Chairman


Since 5 June 2012

A Director with 25 years practical experience with ASX200 resources entities, diversified industrials, funds management, and ASIC. Currently Non-Executive Director of Hastings Technology Metals Ltd (ASX:HAS), Council Member of John XXIII College, Non Executive Director at intelicare Ltd (ASX:ICR) and Steel Blue Safety Boots. Neil's previous ASX resources experience includes Ampella Mining Ltd, Modun Resources Ltd and Sundance Resources Ltd.

Neil holds a Bachelor of Economics from UWA, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment, Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning, is a Fellow of FINSIA, and a Graduate (Order of Merit) with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Rob Longley

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

BSc, Hons, Geology

Joined 1 May 2019

Geologist with extensive experienced in global resources across gold, nickel, cobalt, lithium and iron ore sectors. His experience includes Managing Director of Helios Gold Limited and before that was General Manager Geology for Sundance Resources in Africa from 2007 to 2015.

Rob has an impressive track record of successfully managing and executing exploration programs in difficult and remote locations and delivering progressive results and Mineral Resources to bring shareholder value and underpin the development of mineral projects.

Rob is well-respected in the industry for his professional integrity, his resource growth achievements and commercial leadership.

Pauline Gately

Independent Non-Executive Director

BA Hons, Econ, Grad Dip Acc, GAICD

Since 14 August 2018

An international investment banking veteran with more than 20 years experience in senior roles, Pauline is also a seasoned company director. Currently, Pauline is Non-Executive Chair of ASX-listed Australia Primary Hemp Ltd (ASX:APH). Until December 2018, she served as Non-Executive Chair and subsequently Executive Chair and subsequently Executive Chair of SGX-listed Alliance Mineral Assets Ltd (AMAL) where she oversaw a ten-fold increase in market capitalisation before merging with Tawana Resources NL.

Ms Gately has also sat on several private company Boards and has been a Director of a WA Cancer Charity since 2014. Pauline holds a BA Hons Economics from Strathclyde University, Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Glasgow University, and is a Graduate and Member of The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and Singapore Institute of Directors (SID).

Senior Managers

Steven Wood

Joint Company Secretary
Since 21 November 2019

Steven specialises in corporate advisory, company secretarial and financial management services. Steven is a Chartered Accountant, he has been involved in various private and seed capital raisings as well as successful ASX listings, whilst also providing company secretarial and financial management services to both ASX and unlisted public and private companies.

Silfia Morton

Joint Company Secretary
Since 21 November 2019

Silfia specialises in financial management, financial reporting services, and risk compliance and management. Silfia completed her Master of Commerce degree at the Curtin University of Technology in Western Australia. She went on to complete the Institute of Chartered Accountants program in 2010. Silfia spent twelve years as senior audit manager at one of the leading international Audit, Tax & Advisory firms. Silfia has experience in both the local and international markets and was responsible for managing the assurance and compliance requirements of a diversified group of large, medium, and small size companies in a range of industries.

Dan Grabiec

Exploration Manager
Since July 2018

Geologist with significant exploration and development experience in Canada. Mr Grabiec brings a wealth of expertise in overseeing and carrying out high-quality drilling programs, resource definition drilling and analysing geological structures.

Dan was previously a project Geologist at Greenstone Gold Mines Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology) (Hons) from Lakehead University and is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario

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