Board of Directors

Galileo’s Board of Directors is comprised of specialists in their respective fields with a wealth of experience and proven track record.

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    Brad Underwood

    Chairman and Managing Director

    Mr Underwood is a geologist with over 18 years’ experience in exploration, prospecting and mining. He has been involved in nickel, gold, copper and cobalt discoveries and the development of numerous prospects over a variety of commodities.

    Between 2010 and 2018 Mr Underwood worked for prospector and mining entrepreneur Mark Creasy as General Manager of several private companies. He has a wide range of skills including the strategic growth and commercialisation of mineral assets at different stages of development.

    Mr Underwood played a key role in the discovery of the Silver Knight nickel-copper-cobalt deposit in the Fraser Range and the discovery of Galileo’s Mission Sill cobalt resources.

    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.

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    Noel O’Brien

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    Noel O’Brien is a metallurgist with wide international and corporate experience. After a career spanning 40 years in Australia and Africa he established Trinol Pty Ltd, a Perth based consultancy, to provide process and project development services over a broad range of commodities.

    He has served on the board of a number of ASX listed companies over the past 9 years and is currently a technical advisor to several listed companies with early to advanced stage projects.

    Mr O’Brien has a Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Melbourne, an MBA from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a Fellow of the AusIMM.

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    Cecilia Camarri

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    Cecilia Camarri is Special Counsel at a WA law firm and has extensive experience specialising in the mining industry. Ms Camarri acts as a legal adviser to private and listed mining companies and has both operational and management experience.

    Ms Camarri began her mining career in 1996 at the historic Great Fingall Gold Mine at Day Dawn near Cue in WA. Following this she undertook community and public relations management roles at the Super Pit / Mt Charlotte underground mine and Alcoa’s Wagerup Refinery before becoming a lawyer.

    Ms Camarri has acted for many WA based exploration and mining companies and was the In-House Counsel for the Creasy Group between 2012 and 2016.

    Ms Camarri has a Bachelor of Laws, a Graduate Diploma in Journalism, a Bachelor of Arts, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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    Mathew Whyte

    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.

    Mr Whyte 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 has served as a Director and Company Secretary on multiple ASX listed company boards over the past 10 years.