Directors & Management

Adam Arkinstall

Non-Executive Director

Adam Arkinstall was appointed a director of the Company on 20 February 2023.

Adam is an experienced businessman with a background in logistics and early cycle investment. He is a management and accounting executive with significant corporate, acquisition and investment experience.. He has an extensive understanding of governance and internal audit.

Adam is currently Managing Director of Butler Freight.

Adam holds a B.Com and is a CA.

Directors & Management

Company Secretary

Sonny Didugu was appointed Company Secretary on 20 February 2023.

Sonny is a corporate lawyer and advisor with significant corporate advisory, company secretarial, and listed entity compliance experience. He has previously held several senior executive and governance roles across a broad range of industry sectors and has acted for many listed and unlisted entities providing investor relations support, strategic management consulting, equity market transaction advisory as well as corporate compliance and governance advice. Sonny is the Managing Director and founder of Reign Advisory which provides corporate advisory, governance, and investor relations services with a focus on the ASX listed micro-cap sector.

Sonny holds a LL. B (Hons) and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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Chief Financial Officer

Lindsay Marshall was appointed Chief Financial Officer on 31 January 2023. Lindsay is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 40 years experience in corporate accounting. He has significant experience in audit and business services with international and local practices.

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Chief Executive Officer

Justin was appointed Chief Executive Officer on 4 July 2021.

He has over 30 years’ experience in managing and consulting on a wide range of mining, exploration and mineral development projects across Australia and Asia-Pacific.

Justin has overseen the coordination of projects from initial planning, decommissioning, optimising processes, developing strategies and ensuring appropriate governance.

Justin has experience in evaluating mining business opportunities to ensure company resources are appropriately deployed and has lead technical planning and financial modelling processes to support execution of projects.

Justin was the General Manger Operations of Hawsons Iron Limited, a Director and Principal Consultant of 42 Mining, the General Technical Manager / Chief Operating Officer of Leigh Creek Energy Limited and the General Manger – Technical Services of Carbon Energy Limited.

Justin has a Masters of Mining Engineering from the University of New South Wales, a Graduate Diploma of Science, and a Bachelor of Applied Science from the Queensland University of Technology. He is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.

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Non-Executive Director

Simon Tolhurst was appointed a director of the Company on 20 February 2023.

Simon is a lawyer with significant ASX listed and public unlisted directorship experience. He has over thirty years legal experience focussed on competition law, mining, and petroleum law.

He is a former partner and current consultant to HWL Ebsworth Lawyers. His current directorships include NextEd (ASX:NXD), Biortica Agrimed, Smoke Alarm Holdings and his former directorships include private coal exploration and private coal-seam gas businesses.

Simon holds an LL.B. and LL.M (Hons).

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Non-Executive Director

Paul Ryan was appointed as Non-Executive Director on incorporation on 7 December 2021.

Paul currently oversees the Ryan Family’s private business interests which extend to beef cattle, earthmoving and accommodation.

Paul was instrumental in the establishment and sale of the retail and bulk fuel distribution business of Choice Petroleum.

Paul was involved in establishing and running Shamrock and Manumbar mines.

Paul is not considered to be independent.

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