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 Calima Energy Ltd (ASX:CE1), Non-Executive Director of Hastings Technology Metals Ltd (ASX:HAS), Non-Executive Chairman of WestCycle Inc (former Chairman), Council Member of John XXIII College and Company Secretary to 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.

Dr. Michelle Li

Independent Non-Executive Director
Since 7 July 2016

With more than 30 years of international mining experience including senior roles with mining companies with Grange Resources, Citic Pacific, Rio Tinto and Iluka Resources, Dr Li is an Independent Non-executive Chairperson of Grange Resources Ltd (ASX:GRR), Member of the Audit and Risk Committee, and Remuneration and Nomination Committee, was previously a non-executive Director of Orion Metals Limited (ASX: ORM) and Sherwin Iron Limited (ASX: SHD). Dr Li is a
Graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Dr Li holds a PhD of metallurgical engineering from the University of Queensland, and also has a Bachelor degree and a Master's degree of mineral processing engineering from the China University of Mining Technology.

Pauline Gately

Independent Non-Executive Director
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 also sits on the Board of ASX-listed Australia Primary Hemp Ltd (ASX:APH). Until December 2018, she served as Non-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

Rob Longley

Chief Executive Officer
Since 1 May 2019

A qualified Geologist with a First-Class Honours Degree from the University of Western Australia and holds extensive exploration and mining experience within the gold, nickel, cobalt, lithium and iron ore sectors. Mr Longley was most recently Managing Director of Helios Gold Limited and before that was General Manager Geology for Sundance Resources in Africa from 2007 to 2015.

Mr Longley 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.

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

Dan Grabiec

Exploration Manager

Mr Grabiec is a qualified 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.

Mr Grabiec 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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