CORPORATE \ Executives

Mike Hendriks \ Chief Operating Officer

Mr Hendriks is a chartered accountant and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has gained extensive experience in the financial services sector in various roles in the banking and stockbroking industries.

He is also an experienced Company Director and Secretary holding executive and non-executive roles for a number of listed and private companies in both the industrial and resource sectors.

Nick Franey \ General Manager Geology

Nick Franey is an exploration geologist with more than 35 years of experience, across a broad range of projects, from grassroots to feasibility study level, and including near-mine operations.  He has explored for most types of gold and base metal deposits in a variety of geological terranes, in more than 20 countries on three continents.

Nick began his career with Anglo American as a field geologist and rose through the ranks to become VP Exploration (Africa) before transferring to Perth, Australia, as VP Exploration (Asia-Pacific).  Subsequent executive appointments at Anvil Mining, OceanaGold, Discovery Metals, Azumah Resources and Renaissance Minerals have provided exposure to both mid-tier and junior companies in the industry.

Nick is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and the Society of Economic Geologists.