John Dugald Morrison

Non-Executive Chairman

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

Executive Director

Appointed 9 April 2020

Jamie 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 the Managing Director of GME Resources Limited (ASX:GME).

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.

Paul Bennett

Non-Executive Director

Appointed 31 August 2016

Paul Bennett is a Mining Engineer with an MBA who has extensive experience in the operation, development and financing of resource companies and projects over a 20 year period.  Paul has worked in technical, management and business development roles for Newcrest, Western Metals and Panoramic Resources and holds a WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate. For nine years, Paul was a senior executive at RMB Resources, the resources investment banking business of Rand Merchant Bank (RMB). During Paul’s time at RMB, he specialised in the provision of equity, quasi-equity/mezzanine and debt financing for small to mid-sized resource companies across a wide variety of commodities and jurisdictions.

Peter Venn

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

Appointed 31 August 2016

Peter Venn is a Geologist with over 30 years of experience and achievement in the global resources sector. After commencing his career in the WA Goldfields as a consultant he held senior and executive roles with Resolute Mining Limited in Africa and Australia for more than 20 years. Peter has established and led highly successful teams and has been closely involved in the exploration, acquisition, evaluation and development of more than ten gold mines, including; Syama, Golden Pride, Obotan in Africa and Ravenswood, Chalice, Higginsville, Marymia and Mertondale in Australia. Peter is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and Australian Institute of Company Directors


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. 

Michael Ball

Chief Financial Officer

Appointed 2 January 2020

Mike is a chartered accountant (BCom AGIA) with over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, principally within the resources industry.  His most recent role was as CFO of gold producer, Gascoyne Resources Limited, between June 2018 and May 2019.  Prior to that role, Mike was CFO of successful diversified NSW miner, Alkane Resources Limited, from October 2012 to June 2018.

John Hicks

General Manager Exploration

John Hicks is a Geologist with 30 years experience in the Australian mining and exploration industry. From 1998 John was an independent Geological Consultant. John commenced his position with Panoramic Resources in 2001 as an independent Geological Consultant, before progressing in 2005 to the Exploration Manager. John has since accepted the position as the General Manager Exploration. John has previously held various geological positions with several Australian resource companies, including Hamersley Iron, Australian Consolidated Minerals, WMC and Mining Project Investors.

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