Chairman and Managing Director
Mr Underwood is a geologist with over 15 years’ experience in exploration, prospecting and mining. He has been involved in copper, gold, nickel and cobalt discoveries and the development of numerous prospects over a variety of commodities. Since 2010, Brad has been working directly for Mark Creasy, initially as a Project Manager and more recently as General Manager of several private exploration companies. During this time Mr Underwood’s responsibilities included the exploration and prospect development of the Fraser Range tenements surrounding the Nova mine site as well as the development of the Company’s projects near Norseman.
Mr Underwood has a Bachelor of Science in Geology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Geology from the University of Auckland and a Master of Science (Distinction) in Mineral Economics from Curtin University.
Mr Underwood was appointed as a Director on 13 September 2017.
Mr O’Brien is a metallurgist and processing expert who is currently Chief Technical Officer at Tawana Resources Limited (ASX:TAW) and a Non-Executive Director at Birimian Ltd (ASX:BGS). He was formerly Managing Director in South Africa for SNC-Lavalin Inc, a leading global engineering and construction group, and was responsible for delivering base metal smelters and refinery projects across Africa. Mr O’Brien has a deep understanding of metallurgy and possesses processing expertise in smelting, gravity separation, flotation, leaching and solvent extraction.
Mr O’Brien holds a Metallurgical Engineering degree from the University of Melbourne, an MBA from Witwatersrand University and is a Fellow of the AusIMM.
Mr O’Brien was appointed as a Director on 6 February 2018.
Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary
Mr Whyte is a CPA and a Chartered Secretary (FCIS) . He has over 25 years’ commercial experience in the financial management, direction and corporate governance of ASX listed companies. He has held senior executive roles on a broad range of Australian listed entities with operations in Australia and overseas in the mining exploration, mining services, power infrastructure and technology development industries.
Mr Whyte is currently a Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary of Aurora Labs Ltd (ASX: A3D).