Mr Hatfull has over 30 years’ experience in a range of senior executive positions with Australian and International companies. He has an extensive skill-set in the areas of business optimisation, capital raising and company restructuring.
Mr Hatfull has held senior financial and Board positions in Australia, Africa and the UK. He has particular experience in revitalising business plans, attracting investor funding, and implementing profitable strategies.
Mr Hatfull graduated as a Chartered Accountant in the United Kingdom, where he worked for Coopers and Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers), and subsequently moved to Africa, where he spent 8 years in Malawi. Mr Hatfull moved to Perth in 1988.
Mr Hatfull is considered to be an independent Director.
Steven Turner brings over 25 years of experience in the resource sector, having held senior roles in both industry and investment banking. During his career, Steven has been based in London, Aberdeen, Singapore, Brisbane and Madrid. Steven has raised significant capital for the development of resource projects, including equity, public bonds and project finance. Most recently Steven was head of business development at a private mining group, having been instrumental in the successful growth of the company from a junior to mid-tier Australian base metal operator.
Mr Turner holds Australian, Canadian and UK citizenships and is a Fellow of The Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Turner is not considered to be an independent Director.
Dr. Robert Wrixon
Robert Wrixon is currently a Director of the mining venture capital group Starboard Global Limited and has 20 years of experience in corporate strategy, commodities marketing, mining M&A and mineral exploration management. He has previously run two listed junior resources companies in Australia, and prior to that spent five years in corporate strategy for Xstrata plc based in Sydney and London.
Dr Wrixon is an Irish national and holds a PhD in mineral engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
Dr Wrixon is not considered to be an independent Director.
Mr Hood has more than 15 years’ experience in the mining industry having worked in mine and exploration operations for junior and large mining companies based in Australia and throughout the Pacific including New Zealand. He has broad senior management experience having held a number of ASX appointed board positions whilst working on some of Australia’s major JORC resources.
Mr Hood predominantly specialises in project/people management, native title negotiations, logistics, project diligence/acquisitions and has personally held and managed a number of his own exploration projects.
Mr Hood is considered to be an independent Director.
Amanda is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of accounting, auditing (of both listed and non-listed companies) and company secretarial experience within Australia and the UK. Amanda has been involved in the listing of junior explorer companies on the ASX and has experience in corporate advisory and company secretarial services.
Royston Dennysschen has been active in business development, commerce and logistics globally for over 20 years. He has held Board positions in South African, Botswanian, Australian, and Canadian businesses. He is currently employed at Transamine Trading where he was Director for Africa for 10 years. He has recently been appointed as Transamine’s Director for Australia to oversee their Australian operations and business development. Transamine is the world’s oldest independent and privately-held commodities trading company and a strategic investor in Rafaella Resources.
Mr Denysschen is not considered to be an independent Director.