Directors

Directors 

MICHAEL W TRUMBULL

Non-Executive Director
Appointed 28 July 2005

Non-Executive Chairman
Appointed 20 December 2007

Executive Chairman
Appointed 13 September 2013

Age 65

Michael Trumbull has a degree in mining engineering (first class honours) from the University of Queensland and an MBA from Macquarie University. A Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, he has over 40 years of broad mining industry experience with mines / subsidiaries of MIM, Renison, WMC, CRA, AMAX, Nicron, ACM and BCD Resources.

From 1983 to 1991, he played a senior executive role in expanding the Australian gold production assets of ACM Gold. From 1985 to 1987, he was Project Manager and then Resident Manager of the Westonia open pit gold mine and treatment plant in Western Australia. Westonia production for 1986/87 was 650,000 tonnes at 3.0 g/t head grade and 90% mill recovery for 56,000 ounces of gold. From 1987 to 1991, he was General Manager – Investments for the ACM Group.

From 1993 to 2011, he was a Director of BCD Resources Group and was involved in the exploration, subsequent mine development and operation of the Beaconsfield underground gold mine in Tasmania. From 1993 to 2003, he was the sole Executive Director of BCD and, from 2003 to 2004, was the Managing Director.

Other current Directorships of Listed Companies:
None

Former Directorships of Listed Companies in last three years:
None

GEOFF TURNER

Non-Executive Director Exploration
Appointed 20 December 2007

Age 66

Geoff Turner, a geologist with a B.Sc (Hons) & M.Sc (Exploration & Mining Geology), is a Registered Professional Geoscientist and Fellow with the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG). He has over 30 years experience in mineral exploration in the Lachlan Fold Belt, the Tanami, the West African Shield and the Yilgarn. Since 2000, he has managed his own exploration services company based in Bendigo, Exploration Management Services Pty Ltd, which provides field and technical services to the mineral industry.

Geoff is a member of the Audit and Compliance Committee.

Other Current Directorships of Listed Companies:
None.

Former Directorships of Listed Companies in last three years:
None

KEVIN J PERRIN

Non-Executive Director Finance
Appointed 17 September 2010

Deputy Chairman
Appointed 20 December 2010

Age 66

Kevin Perrin is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA). Since 1 July 2012, he has been a consultant to Prowse Perrin & Twomey after having been a partner in that business for 37 years. Prowse Perrin & Twomey is a firm of CPA’s located in Ballarat which conducts an accounting, taxation, audit and financial advisory practice. He is also a consultant to PPT Financial Pty Ltd, having been a director and shareholder of that company for 22 years. PPT Financial Pty Ltd is an independent investment advisory firm holding an Australian Financial Services Licence. Prior to that time, he held a personal Securities Dealers Licence and was a member of the Stock Exchange of Ballarat Limited.

Kevin is Chairman of the Audit and Compliance Committee

Other Current Directorships of Listed Companies:
None.

Former Directorships of Listed Companies in last three years
BCD Resources NL – appointed February 2006, resigned September 2012
BCD Resources (Operations) NL - appointed February 2007, resigned September 2012

Company Secretary

ALFONSO M G GRILLO
Appointed 12 August 2005

Age 39

Alfonso M G Grillo is a Partner at GrilloHiggins Lawyers.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Law degree.  Alfonso has expertise in various aspects of commercial law, including company meeting practice and corporate governance procedures, fundraising and fundraising documentation, ASX Listing Rules and mergers and acquisitions.  

Alfonso advises resource industry companies in relation to mining and exploration projects, acquisition and divestment of assets, joint ventures, due diligence assessments and native title issues.

12 August 2005