CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr Hill is an accomplished finance professional with more than 20 years of experience in the resources sector, primarily in the gold industry. Most recently Mr Hill was CFO at Egan Street Resources Limited and has previously performed senior financial roles at Millennium Minerals Limited, Adamus Resources Limited, Grange Resources Limited and Newmont Australia Limited.
Mr Hill’s experience incorporates the arrangement of project and corporate financing agreements, treasury and derivative management, financial management and reporting, corporate governance and compliance, strategy development and risk management. In addition, Mr Hill brings direct experience with respect to feasibility study completion, project construction and development, mine operation as well as corporate combination and integration activities.
Mr Hill holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, is a member of CPA Australia and has a Graduate Diploma of Advanced Corporate Governance.
Mr Wayne Foote has been appointed as Project Manager – Yandal Gold Project. Mr Foote was initially engaged as the Study Manager to lead the revised Bankable Feasibility Study (‘BFS’). Pending completion of the revised BFS, and final Board approval to implement its outcomes, Mr Foote will lead the construction and transition to operations.
Mr Foote is a mining engineer with over 30 years’ experience in gold project feasibility studies, development and operations in Australia, Ghana, Tanzania, Egypt, Mali, Philippines and Brazil.
Most recently, Mr Foote was Senior Vice President - Operations for Endeavour Mining, responsible for management oversight of the company’s five operating gold mines in West Africa, which produces approximately 700,000 ounces per year. Prior to this Mr Foote was General Manager - Operations for the Gruyere Gold Project in Western Australia.
Mr Foote previously held senior management positions at Gold Road Resources, Crusader Resources, B2 Gold, Resolute and Centamin, these roles were focused on feasibility study management, establishment of new mining operations and ongoing operational management.
GENERAL MANAGER - GEOLOGY
Mr Craig is a highly experienced geologist with over 25 years of experience in the gold sector specialising in exploration, resource development, resource estimation, feasibility studies and mining. He has shown a strong track record of discoveries and resource development at a number of premier Australian operations including Kalgoorlie’s Super-Pit and Telfer Gold Mine along with multiple projects and operations overseas in Indonesia, PNG, Africa and Saudi Arabia.
Mr Craig also has considerable experience with targeting and developing deeper resources. He previously explored and developed the initial deep resource for the Gwalia deposit down to 1,600 meters below surface, extended the New Celebration deposit down to approximately 1,000 meters below surface, and was involved in deep drill testing at Kalgoorlie’s Super-pit beyond 1,000 meters below surface.
Mr Craig’s most recent position was Chief Geologist at Ma’aden (Saudi Arabian Gold Mines) where he was responsible for a Bankable Feasibility Study of a +5Moz gold deposit along with the exploration, feasibility studies and development for several +1Moz gold deposits. Mr Craig has previously held senior management roles in Minjar Gold, Focus Minerals, Crescent Gold and LaMancha.
Mr Craig has an Honors degree in Geology and is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.
GM FINANCE AND COMPANY SECRETARY
Ms Stoney is a CPA qualified accountant. She graduated from Edith Cowan University with a Bachelor of Business (Double Major in Accounting and Finance). Kate has over 15 years’ experience working in accounting and administration including senior positions in listed companies.
Mr Zimmerman is a qualified metallurgist who studied at Curtin University (School of Mines) and also has degrees in Science and Commerce from UWA. John has 12+ year’s industry experience including operational and project management, plant refurbishment and commissioning. He has held previous site management roles with Minjar Gold Pty Ltd, Hanking Gold Mining Pty Ltd and St Barbara Ltd.
Mr Coyle has 15+ years working in various open pit mines across Western Australia. Simon has held operational management roles with contractor based mining as well as owner operator mining, in Gold, Manganese and Iron Ore. Simon holds a BSc(Mine Surveying) and a Post Grad Diploma in Mining, both studied through WASM.