Board of Directors

ROBERT REYNOLDS

ROBERT REYNOLDS

Non-Executive Chairman
CA, MAusIMM

Mr Reynolds was the Non-Executive Chairman of Avoca Resources Ltd from 2002 until it merged with Anatolia Minerals to form Alacer Gold Corp in 2011, and has extensive experience in mineral exploration, development and mining operations. Mr Reynolds was Non-Executive Chairman of Alacer Gold Corp until 23 August 2011.

A Chartered Accountant with over 35 years’ commercial experience in the mining sector, Mr Reynolds has worked on mining projects in a number of locations including Australia, Africa and across the Oceania region.

Mr Reynolds was a long term Director of Delta Gold Limited and was a Director of Extorre Gold Mines Limited when it was acquired by Yamana Gold for CAD$414 million on 22 August 2012 and Exeter Resource Corporation when it was acquired by Goldcorp Inc on 2 August 2017 for CAD$184 million. Mr Reynolds currently holds a Directorship with Canadian company, Rugby Mining Limited. 


IAN COCHRANE

LEIGH JUNK

Managing Director
Dip Surv, GDip MinEng, Msc MinEcon, GAICD

Mr Junk is a Mining Engineer with over 25 years of operational and executive management experience in numerous Australian mining companies across multiple commodities including gold, nickel and manganese.

Mr Junk has been a Director of several public companies in the Mining and Financial sectors in Australia and Canada, and most recently was the CEO and Managing Director of Doray Minerals Ltd until its merger with Silver Lake Resources in 2019.

Mr Junk was a co-founder of Donegal Resources which was successful in purchasing and recommissioning several Nickel operations around Kambalda WA until it was sold to Canadian miner Brilliant Mining Corp.

In 2003, Mr Junk was the recipient of the Ernst & Young WA “Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award” and in 2007 was a winner in the WA Business News “40 Under 40 Award”. 


 

EDUARD ESHUYS

EDUARD ESHUYS

Non-Executive Director
BSc, FAUSIMM, FAICD

Mr Eshuys is a geologist with several decades of exploration experience in Western Australia. His successes as Director of Resources for the Great Central Mines Group are well known. In the late 1980s and 1990s he led the teams that discovered the Plutonic, Bronzewing and Jundee gold deposits, and the Cawse Laterite Nickel Deposit. He led the subsequent development and gold production at Bronzewing and Jundee and nickel at Cawse. He has also led the discovery of nickel sulphides at Maggie Hays south of Southern Cross and Mariners nickel at Widgiemooltha WA in the 1970s.

Mr Eshuys was Managing Director and CEO of St Barbara Mines Limited, from July 2004 to March 2009. He developed St Barbara into a substantial gold producer with the redevelopment of the Sons of Gwalia underground mine which subsequently produced in excess of 2 million ounces. 

In 2010, Mr Eshuys joined DGO Gold Limited as Executive Chairman with responsibility for corporate governance, discovery and investments focused on gold and copper, administration, board conduct and leadership.  Mr Eshuys is also a director of De Grey Mining Limited.

Mr Eshuys was Non-Executive Director of NTM Gold Limited which merged with Dacian Gold in March 2021, at which time Mr Eshuys joined the Dacian Board. 

  


MICHAEL WILKES

MICHAEL WILKES

Non-Executive Director
BE Mining, MBA

Mr Wilkes is a seasoned mining professional with over 35 years of experience in the industry, principally in gold and base metals. He has specialised in project development, construction and operations throughout his career.

In the past 20 years he has been responsible as both a senior site manager and executive for the successful greenfield development of four major gold and copper mines, each creating substantial value for shareholders, local communities and Governments with aggregate annual production of over 600koz of gold and 200kt of copper. These developments included the Sepon Gold/Copper Mine in Laos, the Prominent Hill Copper/Gold Mine in South Australia, the Didipio Gold/Copper Mine in the Philippines, and the Haile Gold Mine in South Carolina, USA.

Most recently Mr Wilkes was the President and CEO of Canadian and Australian listed OceanaGold Corporation, building the Company from a junior producer in New Zealand to a multinational mid-tier producer with four operations across three countries and a strong growth pipeline.

Mr Wilkes was recently a member of the Board Administration Committee for the World Gold Council and is currently a member of the Advisory Board for the Sustainable Minerals Institute at the University of Queensland.  He is also the Non-Executive Chairman of Kingston Resources Limited, and a Non-Executive Director of Matador Mining Limited.

 


KEVIN HART

KEVIN HART

Company Secretary
B.Com, FCA

Mr Hart is a Chartered Accountant and was appointed to the position of Company Secretary on 27 November 2012. He has over 35 years’ experience in accounting and the management and administration of public listed entities in the mining and exploration industry.

He is currently a partner in an advisory firm, Endeavour Corporate, which specialises in the provision of company secretarial and accounting services to ASX listed entities.