Directors and Management

Clayton Dodd  –  Chairman

Mr Clayton Dodd is a chartered accountant with more than 30 years’ experience in finance and resources in Australia, South Africa and South America.  He has held directorships in public companies listed on AIM, the ASX, the TSX and the JSE.

Tom Stynes  –  Chief Executive Officer

Mr Tom Stynes is a mechanical engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the planning and development of mining projects.  He has held senior management roles with Glencore, Xstrata and Ferrexpo and project management and engineering roles with EPCM companies including a variety of Australian and international projects.

Russell Thomson  –  Executive Director, CFO and Company Secretary

Mr Russell Thomson is a CPA with over 25 years’ experience in the construction, engineering, railway, biofuels, power and mining industries in Australia, Asia and South Africa.

Grant Osborne  –  Non-Executive Director

Mr Grant “Rocky” Osborne is a geologist with over 36 years’ experience in Australia, South America and other countries. He is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the Geological Society of Australia, the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and a Fellow of The Society of Economic Geologists.

Peter Gilmour  –  Non-Executive Director

Mr Peter Gilmour is a professional process engineer with over 35 years’ experience in the mining and processing of mineral resources in Australia, Asia and Africa.  Peter specialises in commissioning and process start-up of large scale resource projects which have included iron ore, nickel, copper, uranium, alumina and mineral sands projects of major international resource companies.

Roberto Castro  –  Non-Executive Director

Mr Roberto Castro has been working in the financing of trading commodities since 1988.  He started his career working for trading companies before joining BNP Paribas where he was responsible for the financing of a wide portfolio of energy and mining trading companies.  Since then Roberto founded Petrosca where he works as an independent financial consultant assisting commodity traders in a wide range of services.