Gary graduated from RMIT University with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Geology), >25 years’ of experience in the resources sector working on gold & base metal (nickel/cobalt) projects in Western Australia from grass roots exploration through to resource development, feasibility, production and mine closure. Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientist. Most recently held the position of Exploration Manager for Barra Resources Limited where he managed all the company’s exploration and development activities including overseeing the recent transition to underground mining at the Burbanks Gold Project in Western Australia.  He has also held project and senior roles with Johnsons Well Mining NL, Forrestania Gold Ltd, Lionore Australia Pty Ltd & Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

Geoff is a geologist with over 25 years’ of international resource sector experience as a geologist, project manager and fund manager. Previously he worked in Private Equity (FUM USD800 million) and as a Director of Societe General’s Mining Finance Team in New York. Operational roles include Project Manager, Senior Mine Geologist and Mine Geologist for Ivanhoe Mines, Lion Ore International and Western Mining Corporation.

Geoff holds a Bachelors degree in Geology, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM).


Experienced mining executive with >20 years’ experience, Blair is the former Founding Managing Director of Lemur Resources Limited, an ASX listed coal exploration and development company.  He was the former Finance Director of Coal of Africa Limited, growing the company from a sub-$2M market capitalisation to over $1.5B at its peak.  During his career, Blair has also held the position of Managing Director, Non-Executive Director and/or Company Secretary for numerous listed entities across a broad spectrum of industry.

Blair graduated from Curtin University, Western Australia with a Bachelor of Business and subsequently, a Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Administration. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and AICD.

Ed has over 19 years’ experience with global investment banks such as Merrill Lynch, HSBC, Renaissance Capital and more recently Royal Bank of Canada holding senior leadership roles spanning equities, derivatives and capital markets in Australia, Asia and the UK. Within that time, he succeeded in building three equity businesses.

He  has broad investment relationships and corporate contacts across the financial markets, offering a commercial approach to new businesses and has a solid understanding of the natural resource sector from a project and financing perspective.

Ed graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical & Computing (Hons) and a Graduate Diploma in Finance & Investment from the Securities Institute of Australian in Sydney.


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