Board of Directors

Joe Graziano, Chairman

Mr Graziano is a Chartered Accountant with corporate and company secretarial experience. Mr Graziano has over 28 years’ experience providing a wide range of business, financial and strategic advice to small cap unlisted and listed public companies and privately owned businesses in Western Australia’s resource-driven industries. Since 2014 he has been focused on corporate advisory, company secretarial and strategic planning with listed corporations including Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Raisings, Corporate Governance, ASX compliance and structuring

Mr Graziano is currently a director of Pathways Corporate Pty Ltd a specialised Corporate Advisory business and serves as a Non-Executive Director with Thred Ltd (ASX: THD) and Migme Ltd – (ASX: MIG).

Mr Andrew Munckton, Managing Director

Andrew Munckton is an experienced geologist who has held senior management roles of both ASX-listed companies and gold operations in a career spanning more than 30 years.

Most recently, Andrew was Managing Director of a junior gold and base metals exploration and development company, Syndicated Metals Limited. His recent focus at Syndicated has been on leading the acquisition and exploration of the Monument Gold Project in Western Australia which is adjacent to Dacian Gold’s Mount Morgans gold mine. In this role he has had responsibility for overseeing exploration programs, feasibility studies, project assessments and acquisition, project divestments, joint ventures, capital raisings and general corporate strategy.

Andrew has also held the roles of Managing Director of Avalon Minerals, General Manager – Operations for Gindalbie Metals, General Manager Strategic Development of Placer Dome Asia Pacific and General Manager Operations of the Kanowna Belle, Paddington and Kundana gold mines over a period of 10 years.

He holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology) from the University of Western Australia and is currently a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Andrew previously served as a director of Syndicated Metals Limited until he resigned on 26 April 2018.

Brian Dawes, Non-Executive Director

Brian is a mining engineer with extensive international mining industry experience. He holds a BSc in Mining from the University of Leeds UK, and is Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

He has worked in the UK, Africa, the Middle East and across Australia and holds several First Class Mine Managers’ Certificates of Competency. Brian’s diverse expertise covers all key industry aspects from exploration through the discovery, feasibility, funding, approvals, project construction, commissioning, operations, optimisation, logistics, marketing, and closure phases. This includes site management and corporate responsibilities in a diversity of challenging and successful underground and open pit operations across many commodities and geographies; mainly in copper, nickel, gold, zinc and lead, with iron ore, graphite, and coal.

Brian is a Non-Executive Director of Talisman Mining, and has previously held a number of Executive positions with Jubilee Mines NL, Western Areas, LionOre Australia, WMC, Normandy Mining and Aberfoyle.

Nicholas Anderson, Non-Executive Director

Mt Anderson is a chemical engineer and finance executive with extensive experience in the resources sector. For more than 15 years he has provided financial/corporate advisory services, capital raising solutions and completed asset purchases across the mining, infrastructure and renewables sectors.
He is currently Chief Financial Officer of Rivet Group which provides transport, logistics, equipment hire and maintenance services to a number of industries including mining. Mr Anderson is also a Non-Executive Director of Adaman Resources and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Hansjoerg Plaggemars, Non-Executive Director

Mr Plaggermars is an experienced company director with a deep background in corporate finance, corporate strategy and governance. He has served on the Board of Directors of many listed and unlisted companies in a variety of industries including mining, agriculture, shipping, construction and investments. This includes the Board of Delphi Unternehmensberatung AG.
Mr Plaggermars has qualifications in Business Administration and is fluent in English and German.

Mr Plaggermars is currently a director or dupervisor board member of the following public Companies; Expedeon AG, Ming Le Sports AG, Decheng Technology AG, Youbisheng Green Paper AG, Snowbird AG, MARNA Beteiligungen AG and S&O Agrar AG.