Mr Richard Lockwood
Mr Richard Lockwood
Mr Lockwood has forged a successful career in fund management and mining investment and was the founder of New City Investment Management, of which one of the five quote investment trusts he ran the specialist Geiger Counter Limited Uranium Fund. Mr Lockwood was formerly a Director of AIM-listed Kalahari Minerals which was acquired by CGNPC Uranium Resources Co. Ltd. Formerly a mining investment partner for Hoare Govett and McIntosh Securities he was involved in the development and financing of several gold and base metals projects in Europe, Australia and Africa. Mr Lockwood’s intimate knowledge and experience in the mining and uranium industries is an asset to the Company during its current growth phase.
Dr Matthew Greentree
Dr Greentree holds a B.Sc. 1st Class (Hons) in Geology from Macquarie University and a Ph.D. in Geology from The University of Western Australia. He has over 20 years of experience in minerals exploration and mining in Australia, Asia, Africa and South America.
Dr Greentree is a highly experienced geologist with expertise in structural geology, exploration targeting in greenfield and brownfields environments, managing multidisciplinary studies and the evaluation of mineral projects. He is a member of the Australian Institute for Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) and is Vice Chair of the AIG Western Australian Branch Committee and a member of the VALMIN Committee. Dr Greentree is an Adjunct Research Fellow at the Centre for Exploration Targeting at The University of Western Australia.
Mr Denis Rakich
Executive Director and Company Secretary
Mr Rakich is an Accountant and Company Secretary with extensive knowledge and experience within the mineral production and exploration industries. He is a member of CPA Australia and has served as a Director and/or Company Secretary for other ASX Listed companies within the resources sector. Mr Rakich is responsible for the financial, legal and corporate management of Ausgold Limited.
Mr Neil Fearis
Mr Fearis is a leading corporate and commercial lawyer in Western Australia specialising in mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and corporate reconstructions with a particular focus on the mining and resources sector. He has been in practice for more than 40 years and worked as a commercial lawyer in London, Sydney and Perth. He provides corporate and commercial legal advice to public company clients and has advised on some of the largest corporate transactions ever undertaken in Australia.
Prior to studying law, Mr Fearis spend several years engaged in mineral exploration in both Australia and Southern Africa and as a results has a good understanding of the practical issues facing companies developing resource projects in remote locations, both in Australia and overseas. Mr Fearis has been a Director of a number of ASX and TSX Listed companies, primarily though not exclusively in the resources sector.
Mr Geoffrey Jones
Mr Jones is a civil engineer with over 30 years’ experience in construction, engineering, minerals processing and project development in Australia and overseas. He previously worked for Baulderstone Hornibrook, John Holland, Minproc Engineers and Signet Engineering before serving as Group Project Engineer for Resolute Mining Limited. Mr Jones is currently the Managing Director for GR Engineering Services.
Prior to joining GR Engineering Services in 2011, Mr Jones was the General Manager of Sedgman Limited’s metals engineering business and was also responsible for the strategic development of the metals engineering division internationally.
Mr Timothy Kestell
Mr Kestell has over 25 years of capital markets experience including working for HSBC, Paterson Securities Limited and Euroz Securities Limited. He played a key role in a number of transactions including Indago Resources Limited’s spin out of Tusker Resources Limited, which was subsequently acquired by Barrick Gold Corporation, as well as the recent purchase of the Kaylekera Uranium asset from Paladin Energy Ltd by Lotus Resources Ltd.
Tim was also instrumental as a Director of both Capricorn Metals Limited and Emerald Resources NL, enabling the transition for both companies, from explorer to gold producer that delivered significant shareholder value in the process.