Peter Sullivan

Non-Executive Chairman

Appointed 7 July 2020

Peter Sullivan is an engineer with an MBA and has been involved in the development of resource companies and projects for more than 30 years. His work experience includes periods in project engineering, corporate finance, investment banking, corporate and operational management and public company directorships. Peter has considerable experience in the management and strategic development of resource companies.

Peter’s other Directorships include:

Zeta Resources Limited (Non Executive Chairman)
Resolute Mining Limited (Non Executive Director)
GME Resources Limited (Non Executive Director)
Panoramic Resources Limited (Non Executive Director)

Leigh Ryan

Managing Director
B.Sc. (Geol.), Grad. Cert. Min. Econ., MAIG

Appointed 14 December 2020

Leigh Ryan is a qualified geologist with more than 30 years of experience in the exploration and resource industry, which has included various project evaluation, exploration management and executive management roles throughout Australia and Africa. He has worked extensively in WA, Queensland, NSW, Tanzania, Burkina Faso, Mali, Zambia, and Cote d’Ivoire, and has been involved in the discovery and resource definition of numerous gold and base metal deposits.

Mr Ryan was previously Resolute Mining Limited’s Group Exploration Manager for Africa and Australia prior to becoming the Managing Director of Boss Resources Limited in 2011, Managing Director of Chrysalis Resources Limited in 2013, and Managing Director of Alchemy Resources Limited in 2017. Mr Ryan is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and has completed a graduate certificate in Mineral Economics at the Curtin School of Business, Western Australia.

John Dugald Morrison

Non-Executive Director

Appointed 9 April 2020

John is General Manager, ICM NZ Limited. ICM Limited is the investment manager of Zeta Resources Limited.

John is an experienced investment analyst having worked in stockbroking, investment banking and investment management firms in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. His current directorships include Resimac Financial Services Limited and Brightwater Group Holdings Limited.

Jamie Sullivan

Non-Executive Director

Appointed 9 April 2020

Jamie Sullivan has over 30 years’ experience in commerce, providing services to the mining and allied industries. This includes over 15 years in corporate roles with ASX-listed mining and exploration companies, including the successful IPO of Kumarina Resources Limited (now Zeta) in November 2011.

Jamie is currently a non-executive director of the GME Resources Limited (ASX:GME) having stepped down as Managing Director in October 2022. Jamie has been a director of GME since 2006 including the role as Managing Director from 2006 – 2008 and 2012 – 2022.

Previous roles include Executive Director of Kumarina Resources Limited and Bligh Resources Limited, both of which held gold projects in the North-Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia.

Peter Venn

Non-Executive Director
B.Sc (Geo (Hons) MAIG, MAICD

Appointed 31 August 2016

Peter Venn is a geologist with more than 32 years’ resources industry experience and achievement. He has established and led highly successful teams and been closely involved in the exploration, acquisition, evaluation, and development of more than 10 mining operations, including Syama, Golden Pride, Obotan in Africa and Ravenswood, Chalice, Higginsville, Marymia and Mertondale in Australia.

His most recent managerial positions have been as Technical and Managing Director of Margosa Graphite Limited, an explorer and emerging producer of high grade vein graphite in Sri Lanka, and Chief Business Development Officer with Resolute Mining Limited, where his role included supervision of all technical aspects of exploration, resource development, feasibility, and oversight during design/construction/commissioning of a 1.5Mtpa Oxide Processing Facility at the Syama Gold Project in Mali, West Africa.

Since July 2021 Peter has also been Non-executive Director of Rumble Resources Limited.


Trevor O'Connor

Company Secretary

Appointed 9 April 2020

Trevor O’Connor is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Company Secretary with over 25 years’ corporate experience. He has over 15 years’ experience in the mining and energy industries operating both in Australia and overseas.

Trevor is currently CFO / Company Secretary for Exore Resources Ltd and was recently CFO / Company Secretary of Kasbah Resources Limited for 6 years until October 2017.

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