Mr Kennedy is a geologist with a successful 30-year career in the mining industry, including extensive involvement in the exploration, feasibility and development of gold, nickel, platinum group elements, base metals and uranium projects throughout Australia. His most recent executive role was as exploration manager with Independence Group NL, which during his 11 years IGO grew from being a junior explorer to a multi-commodity mining company. Mr Kennedy played a key role as part of the team that represented IGO on the exploration steering committee with AngloGold Ashanti during the multi-million ounce Tropicana, Havana and Boston Shaker discoveries and the discoveries by IGO of the Rosie magmatic nickel sulphide deposit; the Triumph VMS deposit and the Bibra orogenic gold deposit.

Prior to that Mr Kennedy held senior positions with global miner Anglo America, including as Exploration manager – Australia and Principal Geologist/Team Leader – Australia. He also held senior technical positions with Resolute Limited, Hunter Resources and PNC Exploration Pty Ltd.

During the past three years Mr Kennedy has also served as a director of Helix Resources Limited (since February 2018), Sipa Resources Limited (since December 2016) and Millennium Minerals Limited (resigned February 2020).



Mr Hughes is an Economic Geologist with over 25 years’ experience and previously was an Executive Director of Intermin Resources Ltd and Managing Director and CEO of South Boulder Mines Ltd (now ASX: DNK and ASX: DKM) from 2008 – 2013. He has held executive and senior management positions on mining and development projects for companies including Energy Metals Ltd, CSA Global, Rio Tinto and Barrick. Mr Hughes has comprehensive mining, exploration and development experience from numerous gold mining projects in Western Australia.


Non Executive Director

Katina Law has over 29 years’ experience in the mining industry covering corporate and site based roles across several continents. She has worked with a number of ASX listed resources companies in strategic financial advisory and general management roles. Ms Law has worked on several development and evaluation projects which were later subject to corporate transactions including the Deflector gold and copper project and the King Vol polymetallic zinc project. Ms Law was Executive Director and CEO of East Africa Resources Limited from 2012 to 2015, and also held senior positions at Newmont Mining Corporation’s Batu Hijau copper gold project in Indonesia and their head office in Denver, USA and at LionOre International based in Perth.

Ms Law has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from UWA, is a Certified Practising Accountant and has an MBA from London Business School. She is currently a non-executive Director of headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation and DGO Gold Limited (ASX: DGO).



Mrs Taveira is an experienced company administrator and manager who has acted as Company Secretary to a number of unlisted public and ASX listed natural resource companies for over 20 years. During this time Mrs Taveira has been involved in a number of initial public offerings, reverse takeover transactions, corporate transactions and capital raisings. Mrs Taveira has a corporate and compliance background and is experienced with administration of the shareholder registry, the ASX Listing Rules, mining tenement management and the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety. Mrs Taveira is currently the Company Secretary of Reward Minerals Ltd (ASX: RWD).

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