Mr James Anderson
Originally from Corporate operational, logistics, supply chain management, Mr Anderson moved into the minerals exploration industry in 2011. He has been responsible for exploration and operational programmes of the Company and was involved in the initial discovery of vein-hosted gold at Paupong. Mr Anderson was formerly the CEO at SMP International and Australia, Managing Director of Aloha and General Manager of Sunseeker International.
Dr Russell Fountain
Consultant – Exploration Geologist
Dr Fountain is a Sydney-based geologist with over 40 years of international experience in all aspects of mineral exploration, project feasibility studies and mine development. He has held a number of Directorships in ASX-listed exploration companies, including Geopacific Resources Ltd and Alt Resources. Previous senior management positions include President, Phelps Dodge Exploration Corporation (US based); Vice President Australasia, Phelps Dodge Exploration Corporation; Exploration Manager, Nord Pacific Ltd and Chief Geologist, CSR Minerals. Dr Fountain has had global responsibility for corporate exploration programs with portfolios targeting copper, gold, molybdenum, nickel and mineral sands.
Dr Helen Degeling
Exploration Manager – Geologist
Dr Degeling is an experienced Geologist with ten years gold and base metals exploration in the Pilbara, Yilgarn and Gawler cratons and the Mt Isa Inlier and the Lachlan Fold Belt. Dr Degeling has a strong academic background, with a PhD and 3 years research experience in geochemistry. Her experience in compiling and analysing data sets, as well as setting a high standard for statutory and company reporting with an excellent organisational and managerial skill set provides the Company with an outstanding field Geologist. Dr Degeling has worked in management and senior roles at CST Lady Annie project, MM Mining in Mt Isa, SRK as consultant Geologist and at the Indee Gold project in the Pilbara as Mine Geologist for Range River Gold.
Mr Thomas Klein
Mr Klein completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in geology & geophysics in 2011 from Macquarie University. He previously worked as a geophysicist and crew leader at Fender Geophysics running IP, EM and ground magnetics crews, including large offset 3D surveys throughout NSW and QLD. Mr Klein is currently the Geophysicist for Alt Resources Ltd undertaking all geophysical surveys and interpretation, as well as geological investigations. He is a current Member of theAustralian Institute of Geoscientists.
Mr Tim Symons FIPA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Symons graduated from the University of New England, Armidale NSW in 1980 with a Bachelor of Financial Administration. He worked in a variety of financial and accounting roles from 1979 to 2001 for various firms including Myer Department Stores, BHP Stainless and BHP Limited at Port Kembla. He has also worked at other organisations including the Universities of New South Wales and Wollongong, managing the accounting department of the Wollongong university’s research company, Unisearch Limited. At BHP Stainless, Mr Symons was the Management and Financial accountant for a division of 400 employees and turnover of $125 million. Mr Symons trained over 250 Wollongong University staff in the use of the university’s new financial accounting system including the introduction of GST. He has been a member of the Institute of Public Accountants since 2009. He is currently a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants, and is also a Registered Tax Agent.