Stephen Biggins (MBA, BSc (Hons) Geol, MAusIMM) – Non-Executive Chair
Mr Biggins has 25 years’ experience as a geologist and as an executive in both the mining industry in Australia and internationally.
Mr Biggins has applied his Honours Degree in Geology and MBA as the founding Managing Director of several ASX-listed companies. Mr Biggins has built prospective portfolios of lithium, gold, uranium and base metal exploration projects in Australia, Asia and Africa.
Mr Biggins is currently the Managing Director of Core Lithium (ASX: CXO), Mr Biggins has led the company to the acquisition, discovery and definition of the first lithium resources in the Northern Territory, which is one of the highest-grade lithium resources in Australia.
Mr Biggins previously served as founding director of Southern Gold (ASX: SAU) from 2005 to 2010 and led the acquisition and discovery of the Cannon Gold Mine in Western Australia, which is currently in production. Mr Biggins was also a founding director of Investigator Resources Ltd (ASX: IVR) which has discovered a high-grade Paris Silver resource in South Australia on its founding projects.
The Board considers that Mr Biggins is not an independent Director.
Geoffrey Webster (MBA, BEng Civil (Hons), GAICD)– Non-Executive Director
Mr Webster is a Chartered Professional Engineer, graduating with honours from the University of Adelaide, and is the director of a specialist engineering consultancy located in South Australia. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has been awarded a MBA through Latrobe University.
With nearly 25 years’ experience in the engineering sectors, Mr Webster has previously worked as the General Manager for ASX 200 listed company Transpacific Industries Group (now Cleanaway) in a national capacity, as well as working as the project manager for a Hong Kong-based investment company Path Line Australia. Mr Webster is currently the deputy chair of not-for-profit entity KESAB. Mr Webster has recently been appointed National President of a peak body for all stakeholders in the resource recovery industry, the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia.
The Board considers that Mr Webster is an independent Director.
Will Dix (BSc, MSc Geol, MAusIMM) – Non-Executive Director
Mr Dix is a geologist with 25 years’ experience in base metal, gold and uranium exploration and mining. Earlier in his career, he spent seven years with the highly successful international nickel producer LionOre Mining International in a variety of exploration, mining and management roles.
He has a proven track record of successful project and team management and also has extensive experience in commercial activities including capital raisings, mergers, acquisitions and divestments. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Geology) from Monash University and is a member of AusIMM.
Mr Dix is currently the Managing Director of Todd River Resources (ASX:TRT) and has previously served as a director of Fitzroy Resources Ltd (ASX:FRY), Credo Resources Ltd (ASX:CRQ), BBX Minerals Limited (ASX:BBX) and Consolidated Zinc Limited (ASX:CZL).
The Board considers that Mr Dix is an independent Director.