BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MR PETER BIRD – BSc (Honours) Geology, AICD
Mr Peter Bird is an experienced, well-known and highly respected mining industry executive. His extensive experience covers senior technical, management, investor relations and human resources positions with major mining companies such as Western Mining Corporation, Newmont and Normandy Mining. In addition, Mr Bird has extensive expertise in equity markets including five years at Merrill Lynch Equities, where he was recognised in 1998 as the top-rated Australian Gold Analyst in Australia, Europe and Asia. More recently, Mr Bird has served in Board and executive roles both as a Managing Director and in the capacity of Non-Executive Chairman with several ASX listed resource companies, and as CEO and Deputy Chair of a UK Listed copper company. Mr Bird recently oversaw significant value generation at ASX listed junior explorer Zenith Minerals (ASX:ZNC) in the role of Executive Chairman.
Mr NICHOLAS ONG
Mr Nicholas Ong brings 16 years’ experience in listing rules compliance and corporate governance. He is experienced in mining project finance, mining and milling contract negotiations, mine CAPEX & OPEX management, and toll treatment reconciliation. Nicholas is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and Fellow of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia. He has since worked as a company secretary and director to listed companies.
MR DAN SMITH – Bachelor of Arts (International Relations), FGIA
Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts, is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, and has a strong background in finance having previously worked in the broking industry. Dan has 13 years’ primary and secondary capital markets expertise, and has advised on and been involved in a number of IPOs, RTOs and capital raisings on the ASX and NSX. Dan’s focus is on commercial due diligence and transaction structuring as well as ongoing investor and stakeholder engagement.