CORPORATE \ Executives

Wade Evans \ Chief Executive Officer

Mr Evans is a geologist with 25 years experience in the resources sector in Australia and New Zealand across exploration, business development and mergers and acquisitions. He was most recently a mining consultant and Director of specialist corporate firm Miro Advisors. During his early career Wade gained extensive exploration experience working for companies such as Plutonic Resources, Macraes Mining, North Limited, Aurion Gold and Placer Dome. Following that his career focussed on business development roles, sourcing and assessing international projects for Panoramic Resources and Placer Dome, before moving to advisory.

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.