Board of Directors

Jeremy Kirkwood, Chairman

Jeremy Kirkwood has extensive experience in corporate strategy, investment banking and global capital market and provides strategic leadership and guidance to the Company’s board and management team.

Jeremy is a principal of Pilot Advisory Group and was previously a Managing Director at Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Austock. He has primarily worked in public markets, undertaking merger and acquisitions and capital raisings for companies principally in the metals and mining, energy and infrastructure sectors.

Jeremy is currently the Chairman of Talisman Mining and previously served as a Director of ASX listed Zenitas Ltd (formerly BGD Corporation). He is also the Chair of Geelong Grammar School and a Director of Independent Schools Victoria.

Trevor Dixon, Executive Director Business Development and Land Tenure

Trevor Dixon is an entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience in the mining and exploration sector in Western Australia. Starting out as an earthmoving contractor to the industry, Trevor developed a strong interest in mining and the identifying of prospective mineral areas and acquisition of project areas of interest. He has been a founding vendor to a number of companies including Jubilee Mines NL (Glencore PLC), Terrain Minerals Ltd (ASX: TMX) and Nzuri Copper Ltd (ASX: NZC), Kin Mining NL (ASX: KIN) and Torian (ASX: TNR).

During his time in the industry, he has had joint venture partners including Newcrest Mining Ltd, Independence Group NL, St Barbara Ltd, Normandy Poseidon, Ashton Mining, Regal Resources Ltd, Glencore PLC and currently holds Joint Venture/Royalty agreements with Stone Resources Limited, Kin Mining NL, Torian and Syndicated Metals.

Trevor’s management experience spans the areas of contractual outcomes, Mining Act regulatory procedures and standards, tenement management and a long history of Native Title negotiations and resolutions.

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.

Joe Graziano, Non-Executive Director

Mr Graziano is a Chartered Accountant with corporate and company secretarial experience. He has experience in capital raisings, ASX compliance and regulatory requirements and is currently a director of Pathways Corporate Pty Ltd. Mr Graziano has over 25 years’ experience in Corporate Advisory and Consulting to listed and unlisted companies in the  mining services sector, resources and exploration sectors, and banking and finance sectors.

Mr Graziano is currently a non-executive director of Castillo Copper Limited (ASX:CCZ).