Board and Management
30+ years in the full time management of natural resource companies.
Past Chairman and Director of listed companies including Bolnisi Gold NL, Timberline Minerals Inc., Perseverance Corporation Limited, ValdoraMinerals NL, PalmarejoSilver and Gold Corp. and Cockatoo Coal Limited. Currently Chairman of Santana Minerals Limited and Sky Metals Limited and Deputy Chairman of Nickel Mines Limited.
20+ years experience in minerals exploration and resource development in gold, base metals and industrial minerals. Led the geological field teams to the discovery of the Tomingley and McPhillamy’sgold deposits in NSW and steered the Hera gold-lead-zinc Project from discovery through to successful commissioning and commercial production.
Previously founding Managing Director and CEO of ASX-listed Aurelia Metals. Currrently Non-Executive Director of Sky Metals Limited.
Director and CFO
20+ years as a Director or Company Secretary for a range of resource companies including Pangea Resources Limited, Timberline Minerals Inc., Perseverance Corporation Limited, ValdoraMinerals NL, Mogul Mining NL, Bolnisi Gold NL, Cockatoo Coal Limited and Planet Gas Limited (now Sky Metals Limited). Currently a Director Nickel Mines Limited, unlisted public company Prospech Limited.
Chemical Engineer with 45+ years’ senior management experience in the supply of specialised equipment to the process industries with an emphasis on mining and oil & gas.
Co-founder, Director and General Manager of Kelair Pumps for 36 years.
20+ years’ mining and management experience. Previously consulted to a number of blue chip mining companies including BHP, Rio Tinto and Freeport McMoran.
Successful track record of mine discovery and development.
Currently Managing Director of Nickel Mines Limited.
Mr Edwards graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales, is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, a member of CPA Australia and holds a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from FINSIA.
He is also Company Secretary of ASX listed Nickel Mines Limited and unlisted public company Prospech Limited.
Chief Operating Officer
A chemical engineer by background, with 25+ years’ experience in complex process plant design, procurement / fabrication, construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance management across a variety of plants across Australia, New Zealand and SE Asia. Industry applications include mining, petrochemical, industrial gases, pulp and paper, steel, and electronics industries, with key customers such as BHP Billiton (Steel), Western Mining, John Lysaght, Australian Paper and BlueScope.
Most recently success in a unique start-up delivering the design, engineering, construction, commissioning and operation a world first manufacturing process plant making a unique fibre product from sugarcane.
Previously COO and Executive Director for a major global mining equipment supplier and service business.