Executive Chairman & CEO
BSc (Hons), MAusIMM
Mr Williams is the founding Director of Dacian Gold Ltd overseeing the A$8M acquisition of the Mt Morgans Gold Project prior to the Company’s exploration IPO in late 2012. He initially served as the Company’s Non-Executive Chairman, and became its Executive Chairman and CEO in early 2014.
Prior to Dacian Gold, Mr Williams was the founding CEO and Managing Director of Avoca Resources Ltd, and led that company from its A$7M exploration IPO in 2002 until its merger with Anatolia Minerals in 2011 to form Alacer Gold Corp, which valued Avoca at A$1 billion. At the time of the merger, Avoca Resources Ltd was the third largest ASX listed Australian gold producer.
Mr Williams was trained as a geologist and has 30 years of experience in exploration, mine development and operations in both Australia and overseas. He has significant experience in the development of public exploration and mining companies. He also serves on the Board of the Telethon Kids Institute.