Directors

CORPORATE \ Directors

Neville Bassett \ Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Bassett is a Chartered Accountant specialising in corporate, financial and management advisory services. He has been involved with numerous public company listings and capital raisings. His involvement in the corporate arena has also taken in mergers and acquisitions and includes significant knowledge and exposure to the Australian financial markets. He has a wealth of experience in matters pertaining to the Corporations Act, ASX listing requirements, corporate taxation and finance. Mr Bassett is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. He was a Director/Councillor of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia for 26 years, serving 8 years as Chairman before his retirement in 2017. He served 6 years as Western Operations representative on the National Board of the Australian Council of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia. Mr Bassett was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2015 Australia Day Honours.

Brian Thomas \ Non-Executive Director

Mr Thomas is the principal of a corporate advisory practice working with small to mid-market capitalisation companies in the areas of corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and investor relations. He is currently a Non-Executive Chairman and a Non-Executive Director with several ASX listed companies and has held both Executive and Non-Executive roles with numerous other ASX listed and unlisted companies after an extensive career in the financial services sector working in corporate stockbroking, investment banking, funds management and banking. Mr Thomas graduated from the University of Adelaide with a BSc in Geology and Economic Geology, the University of Western Australia with an MBA and the Securities Institute of Australia (now FinSIA) with a Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment. He has more than 30 years of mining and exploration industry experience in a broad range of commodities from precious and base metals, bulk and industrial minerals, diamonds plus oil and gas.

Bronwyn Barnes \ Non-Executive Director

Ms Barnes is a mining industry executive and consultant with over 23 years’ experience that includes, investor relations, stakeholder relations (including Government relations), heritage and native title, corporate development and strategic planning. Most recently she was Executive Chair of Windward Resources Ltd where she oversaw the successful on market takeover of Windward by Independence Group NL and before this spent 4 years as deputy CEO of AMC Bauxite Ltd and 2 years as Managing Director of Graynic Metals Pty Ltd. Ms Barnes has held positions both in the minerals and energy sectors of the mining industry including, WMC, BHPB Nickel West, Anaconda Nickel, Methanex Australia and Philips Petroleum Australia. Ms Barnes is the non-executive Chairman of Indiana Resources Limited (ASX: IDA), a non-executive Director of JC International Ltd (ASX: JCI) and MOD Resources Ltd (ASX:MOD), a member of the Executive Council of the Association of Mineral and Exploration Companies (AMEC) and a member of the Advisory Council for the Curtin University School of Business.

Rob Martin \ Non-Executive Director

Mr Martin is a major shareholder in the Company and has extensive experience in ASX listed companies.
Mr Martin is also a director and the largest private shareholder (22.8%) of Bulletin Resources Limited (ASX: BNR)
Mr Martin played a key role in the BNR joint venture with Pantoro (ASX: PNR ) to establish the highly successful Halls Creek gold mine.