Board & Management

Virginia Bruce


Director

Gavin Rezos


Chairman

Richard Poole

​Director 

Virginia's international reputation was developed through her key role in developing International brand and business strategies for many Fortune 500 brands including Warner Bros, Mattel, Avon, Disney, Kelloggs, Audi, Volkswagen, Coca Cola, Network 7 including four back to back Olympics starting with the Sydney Olympic Games. She has worked extensively in the USA, Australia, Asia, China, Middle East and Europe, establishing business operations in all of these markets. Virginia is currently the CEO of The REAL Group, which focuses on social development and mentoring programs.
Richard commenced his career as a lawyer specialising in mergers and acquisitions. He left the law in 1990 to build a research and development operation with operations in Japan, USA and Australia and added a manufacturing company in China in 1994. He successfully built the R&D company from its early stages to a public listed vehicle raising the necessary capital up to his departure in 1999. Since 1999 he has continued his involvement in fund raising and the development of companies. He is a principal of Arthur Phillip Pty Limited a corporate advisory firm providing investment services and he is an experienced corporate advisor and entrepreneur.
Gavin has extensive Australian and international investment banking experience and is a former investment banking Director of HSBC Group with regional roles during his career in London, Sydney and Dubai.  Gavin has held chief executive officer positions and executive directorships of companies in the technology sector in Australia, the United Kingdom, the US and Singapore and was a non-executive director of Rowing Australia, the peak Olympics sports body for rowing in Australia from 2009 to 2014.  He is a  principal of Washington DC based Viaticus Capital LLC. Gavin was previously a Non-Executive Director of Iluka Resources (ASX:ILU) from 2006 to 2016 and the former Chairman of Alexium (ASX:AJX).

Warren Kember


CFO & Company Secretary

Michael Johnstone


Geologist

Christian Price

​Acting CEO

  
Michael has 37 years of mining and exploration experience in the resources sector. During this time he has managed exploration programs or contributed significantly to mining studies related to the assessment and development of mineral resource projects in Australia, India, Pakistan, Philippines, Vietnam and NZ. Since 1997 he has been Managing Director and the principal consultant of Minerva Geological Services (MGS). MGS provides technical advice, exploration and project management services to a number of listed and private companies. Michael Johnstone has a successful track record in the identification, exploration and development of large resource projects and is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (MAusIMM).
Christian has over 15 years of operational, technical and management experience defining and developing resource projects. Christian has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from the Western Australian School of Mines and a WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate. Christian has extensive background in mine management for major gold mining entities in the Western Australian region directly responsible for budgeting, mine planning, operations, safety, training and overall delivery of underground mines with over 1m tonnes per annum throughput. Christian has attained a Masters in Mineral & Energy Economics from the Curtin University Graduate School of Business. He is also a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (MAusIMM).
Warren is the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of the Group and is responsible for directing all financial, legal and risk management.  Warren has significant experience in executive finance having served as Chief Financial Officer for a number of ASX listed companies in the construction, mining and technology sectors.  More recently, Warren was the Chief Financial Officer and, ultimately, the Chief Executive Officer of Australian Power & Gas Limited, a high growth, ASX listed energy retailer.  Warren was also the Chief Executive Officer of a number of renewable energy companies.