Directors & Management
Mr Eddie King – Executive Chairman
Mr King holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Engineering (Mining Systems) from The University of Western Australia. Mr King’s past experience includes being manager for an investment banking firm, where he specialised in the technical and financial analysis of bulk commodity and other resource projects for investment and acquisition. Mr King was also a corporate adviser and representative for a stockbroking firm where he managed capital raisings and originated acquisitions for a number of ASX listed companies. He is currently on the board of Ragnar Metals (ASX: RAG), Eastern Iron Limited (ASX: EFE), M3 Mining Limited (ASX: M3M) and Queensland Pacific Metals Limited (ASX: QPM).
The Board considers that as Mr King is the Executive Chairman he is not an independent director.
Mr Colin Locke – Non-Executive Director
Mr Locke has 30 years’ experience in business management, mining and financial services. During his career, Mr Locke has been directly involved in capital raisings, and/or mineral exploration expeditions in Indonesia, Russia, Republic of Congo, Gabon, Namibia, Malawi, Madagascar, Uganda and Zimbabwe as a director or corporate advisor. Mr Locke was the Executive Chairman of ASX listed Aston Minerals Limited (formerly Western Manganese Limited) (ASX: ASO) from listing in March 2011 until January 2013. Mr Locke is currently Chairman of Krakatoa Resources Limited (ASX:KTA) and Albion Resources Limited (ASX: ALB).
The Board considers that as Mr Locke is not an independent director as he will be a substantial shareholder of the Company on Admission.
Mr David Palumbo – Non-Executive Director
15 years’ experience across company secretarial, corporate advisory and financial management and reporting of ASX listed companies. Mr Palumbo is Head of Corporate Compliance at Mining Corporate Pty Ltd, where he has been actively involved in numerous corporate transactions. Mr Palumbo is currently company secretary for several ASX listed companies and is a non-executive director of Krakatoa Resources Limited (ASX: KTA) and Albion Resources Limited (ASX: ALB).
The Board considers that Mr Palumbo is not an independent director as he will be a substantial shareholder of the Company on Admission.