Mr Roderick Webster is a mining engineer (University of Sydney) with over 40 years of experience in the resources industry including more than 16 years as CEO of publicly listed companies. He is currently a non-executive Director of Finders Resources Ltd, an ASX listed copper producer with operations in Indonesia. In the last 3 years he has held non-exec directorships with Pembridge Resources Plc (LSE), Coro Mining Corp (TSX) and Weatherly International Plc (AIM).
From 2005 to 2015 Mr Webster was founding Director and CEO of Weatherly, a company engaged in copper mining and smelting in Namibia. Between 2001 and 2005 Mr Webster was a senior executive with First Quantum Minerals Ltd, a Canadian listed company developing copper mines in Zambia and Mauritania. Mr Webster was also the founding director and CEO of Western Metals Ltd, a major Australian base metals producer during which time he served on the executive committee of the International Zinc Association. Earlier in his career Mr Webster held management positions with Homestake Gold of Australia Ltd and BHP Minerals Ltd.
Mr Webster is a fellow of both the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Allan Kelly is a geologist with over 25 years’ experience in mineral exploration, project development and gold production throughout Australia and the Americas.
Mr Kelly graduated with an honours degree in geology from Curtin University of Technology in 1994, has been involved in targeting and early stage exploration of gold, nickel and copper deposits in Australia, Alaska and Canada and has previously held senior exploration positions within Western Mining Corporation and Avoca Resources Limited.
In 2009, Mr Kelly founded Doray Minerals Limited, which listed on the ASX in early 2010. Under Mr Kelly’s management, Doray discovered the high-grade Wilber Lode gold deposit within the Andy Well Project in the Murchison Region of Western Australia, moved from discovery to production at Andy Well within three and a half years and then funded, permitted, constructed and commissioned the Deflector Gold-Copper Project within 14 months of completing the takeover of Mutiny Gold Ltd in 2014.
In 2014, Mr Kelly was awarded the AMEC “Prospector Award”, along with Doray’s co-founder Mr Heath Hellewell, for the discovery of the Wilber Lode and Andy Well gold deposits.
Mr Kelly is a Fellow and Former Councillor of the Association of Applied Geochemistry (AAG), a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) and a Member of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD). Mr Kelly is also a Non-Executive Director of ASX-listed Alloy Resources Ltd.
Mr Jeffrey Foster is a geologist with over thirty years international experience in mineral exploration and project development.
Mr Foster has a track record of innovation and delivery in both industry and academe having being an Associate Professor at CODES, the ARC Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposit Studies at the University of Tasmania and a founding Director and Executive Director with Sirius Resources NL, an ASX200 listed company.
At Sirius, Mr Foster worked with teams to substantially de-risk the Nova-Bollinger project, developed corporate opportunities and raised capital resulting in industry leading total shareholder returns.
Since graduating with a Masters Degree in Mining and Mineral Exploration, from Leicester University, Jeff has gained more than 30 years of industry experience with S2 Resources, Sirius Resources NL, GeoDiscovery, BHP - New Business Development, Western Mining Corporation - Exploration Division and Kambalda Nickel Operations.
This experience base encompasses exploration, discovery, development, opportunity recognition, financial evaluation and research in many parts of the world including; Canada, USA, Brazil, Chile, UK, Norway, Finland, Sweden, China, India, Russia, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Australia.
Mr Foster is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Tasmania, a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.