Antony (Tony) Sage

Executive Director (BCom, FCPA, CA, FTIA )

Mr Sage has more than 35 years’ experience in corporate advisory services, funds management and capital raising predominantly within the resource sector. Mr Sage is based in Western Australia and has been involved in the management and financing of listed mining and exploration companies for the last 22 years. Mr Sage has operated in Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Romania, Russia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire, Congo, South Africa, Indonesia, China and Australia.

Mr Sage currently holds the position of Executive Chairman of ASX listed CuFe Ltd (ASX: CUF) and European Lithium Limited (ASX: EUR).

Mr Sage is also the sole owner of A League football club Perth Glory that plays in the National competition in Australia.

Paul Berend

Executive Director / CEO

Mr Berend brings over 20 years of experience in the iron ore and steel industry acquired in blue chip as well as junior mining companies worldwide. His previous corporate roles include GM Business Development for Rio Tinto Iron Ore and GM Corporate Strategy for ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel producer. Paul has also worked for Hatch (director advisory services for Australasia), McKinsey & Company and Partners In Performance.

Paul has a successful track record in identifying and developing early-stage mining projects and is the founder and historic CEO of Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (a titano-magnetite project in New Zealand ASX: MKR).

He has worked extensively with private equity and specialised funds to identify and develop early-stage mining projects and turn around undervalued producing mineral assets.

Paul has an MBA from HEC (Paris, France), a MSc and DEA (~PhD) in chemical process design and chemistry from ENSIC (Nancy, France), a bachelor’s in applied mathematics and algebra from Harvard University, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Timothy Paul Turner

Non-Executive Director (B Bus (Acc), FCPA, FTIA, Registered Company Auditor)

Timothy Turner is the senior partner of accounting and advisory Firm, HTG Partners. Mr Turner heads the audit and assurance division and is responsible for the issue of audit opinions for self-managed superannuation funds through to full reporting entities. He also has in excess of 30 years’ experience in business development, structuring and general business consultancy.

Timothy has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), is a Registered Company, SMSF and Organisation Auditor, is a Fellow of CPA Australia and a Fellow of the Tax Institute of Australia.

With over 15 years’ experience on listed company boards and 30 years’ experience in the Australian accounting, taxation and business fields, Mr Turner brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in corporate compliance, governance and manoeuvring.

Will Scott

Non-Executive Director

Mr William Scott spent 39 years as the owner/manager of pastoral properties in the Murchison Region of Western Australia where he successfully integrated prospecting and earth moving into his business model, as the owner and executive director of Wyn Contracting Pty Ltd.

In 2012 Mr Scott relocated and integrated the earth moving component of his business to Karratha assuming the role of Operations Manager at Nickol River Fill Pty Ltd, establishing a successful sand and rock quarry. In 2016 Mr Scott focussed his attention to small scale mining and prospecting, with joint venture partnerships in the Karratha area of the West Pilbara. He has successfully explored and identified primary resource ore bodies as well as recovering substantial quantities of gold in alluvial/eluvial style, in both gold nugget and gold specimen form.

Mr Scott has undertaken extensive mapping of gold discovery locations, with the use of technologies such as Sub Audio Magnetics (SAM), which has identified primary gold ore bodies in the West Pilbara.

Melissa Chapman, B.Com, CPA, AGIA/ACIS, GAICD

Chief Financial Officer and Joint Company Secretary

Co-founder and Executive Director of Bellatrix Corporate Pty Ltd with over 20 years’ experience in the accounting and company secretarial professions. She has significant experience including in Perth and London serving ASX/LSE listed and private companies.

Catherine Grant-Edwards, B.Com, CAANZ

Joint Company Secretary

Catherine has over 20 years’ experience in the accounting and company secretarial professions with ASX/LSE-listed and private companies. She has practiced at Ernst & Young and is a co-founder and Executive Director of Bellatrix Corporate Pty Ltd.