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Ian Hastings


Ian is a Lawyer and accountant with many years experience in corporate finance, investment, securities markets compliance and regulation and has over 30 years’ experience in the finance Industry and regulatory bodies.

Peter Mitchell

Managing Director

Peter is a qualified Geologist with experience in gold, uranium, mineral sands, and base metals projects, and is a former mining advisor to the Department of Mines and Energy, Northern Territory . Mr. Mitchell has many years’ experience in the mining industry and has worked on mining projects around the world.

John Chegwidden

Non-Executive Director

John is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ experience and has a strong knowledge of the mining and resources sector in Australia, with key competencies in corporate advising, exploration, materials processing, marketing and financial management in relation to junior mining.

Justin Ward

Non-Executive Director

Justin is a Principal of his own mining services business, Modern Mag, with experience in geophysical surveys, Electromagnetics (TEM), potential field interpretation (magnetics), drill programs and site preparation, sampling and rehabilitation. Justin is a Geoscientist with almost 30 years of global exploration experience.

Initially trained by the De Beers group of companies on four continents, he has expanded his area of expertise from diamonds to mineral sands, iron ore, base metals, industrial minerals and gold. Justin has greenfields, brownfields and mine experience for all commodities and has been an integral member of geoscience teams that have discovered numerous commercial mines including the team that discovered the entire ‘Ring of Fire’ mineral province in northern Ontario in ~2004.

While initially trained as a Geophysicist, DeBeers entered Justin into the exclusive ‘Stargate’ program accelerating a career path to senior management with responsibility for various De Beers exploration projects and geophysical programmes.