Mr Andrew Daley

Non-Executive Chairman


Mr Daley is a Mining Engineer and Investment Banker. He has a Bachelor of Science (Honours), is a Chartered Engineer and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He has over 40 years experience in resources having worked with Anglo American, Rio Tinto and Conoco Minerals and Fluor Australia in project evaluation and mining development. Mr Daley then moved into resource project finance with National Australia Bank, Chase Manhattan and from 1999 was a Director of the Mining Team at Barclays Capital in London. Subsequently, Mr Daley was a Director of Investor Resources Finance Pty Limited, a company based in Melbourne which provided financial advisory services to the resources industry globally.


Matthew Gauci

Managing Director

Mr Gauci is a Mining Executive with more than 20 years experience in strategic management and corporate finance in the mining industry having successfully financed and managed private and public mining exploration companies operating in Australia, Africa and South America. Mr Gauci has managed teams in the exploration, development and feasibility of a number of mining exploration projects in precious metals, base metals and bulk commodities. Mr Gauci has a BSc. and an MBA from the University of Western Australia.

Mr Mathew Longworth

Non-Executive Director

Mr Longworth is a geologist with 28 years’ experience across exploration, project evaluation/development, operations and corporate management. He previously held roles as Exploration Manager, COO and CEO/Managing Director with Australian listed companies, and mining analyst with a boutique investment fund. In his senior corporate roles, Mathew led multidisciplinary project evaluation and development teams. Mr. Longworth is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Neil Hackett

Company Secretary

Mr Hackett has over 20 years of company secretarial, compliance and company directorship experience, including 10 years with the ASIC and seven years as an ASX 200 listed company secretary. He is currently Chairman, Director and Company Secretary of various ASX listed and private entities. Neil holds a Bachelor of Economics, a Fellow of FINSIA, and is a Graduate (Merit) and Facilitator with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Justin Barton

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Barton is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years experience in accounting, international finance, M&A and the mining industry. He worked for over 13 years in the Big 4 Accounting firms in Australia and Europe and advised many of the worlds largest mining, oil & gas companies and financial institutions, including Rio Tinto, Chevron, Macquarie, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Deutche Bank. Justin also worked for 4 years at Paladin Energy Limited as Group Tax and Finance Manager and advised on their plant construction and mining operations in Africa and their expansion into Canada. More recently, he has worked as the CFO and been a Board Member of a number of junior exploration companies. Mr Barton is currently a Board member of Eneabba Gas Limited and Interposed Holdings Limited.

Leonardo Romero

Project Manager

Mr Romero is Mining Engineer with over 20 years experience in the industry. With experience in Western Australia and overseas including South America across gold, copper, base metals and iron ore. Most recently he was part of the mining management team for Rio Tinto, where his team were responsible for 110Mt of material movement a year. Holds a First Class Mine Managers Certificate and a MBA in Finance. 



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