Board and Management

Mal Randall
Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Randall holds a Bachelor of Applied Chemistry and has more than 45 years' of extensive experience in corporate, management and marketing in the resources sector, including more than 25 years with the Rio Tinto group of companies. His experience has covered a diverse range of commodities including potash (brine), iron ore, base metals, uranium, mineral sands and coal. He has a proven track record in managing and supporting financial and corporate activities and this experience has afforded him significant exposure to the investment, broking and analyst community.

Mr Randall has held the position of chairman and director of a number of ASX listed companies, with currrent directorships including Hastings Technology Metals Limited, Ora GOld Limited and Magnetite Mines Limited. Past directorships include Kalium Lakes Limited, Consolidated Minerals Limited, Titan Resources Limited, Northern Mining Limited, Iron Ore Holdings Limited, United Minerals Corporation NL and MZI Resources Limited.

Jerko Zuvela
Managing Director

Jerko is a Chartered Professional Geologist having spent over 20 years in the mining and resources industry. Jerko has held executive management roles for private and public resources companies, with operational and corporate experience in various commodities covering exploration, project development, business development, finance, commercial and corporate activities involved with projects in Australia, Asia, Africa and South America.

Jerko has considerable experience in building junior resources companies and understands the requirements working within this sector, including fundamental parameters, strategic drivers and market requirements within the junior resources industry. He played a key role in transforming Kangaroo Resources Ltd to an ASX300 company taken over by Bayan Resources. Other executive roles have included Managing Director at Indicoal Mining Australia, Technical Director at OZ Coal, General Manager at Strike Resources and Alara Resources, and Chief Geologist at Fireside Resources.

Jerko is currently a director of ASX listed Ragusa Minerals Limited and Discovery Africa Limited. He is a Chartered Professional (Geology) Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Geology from Curtin University in Western Australia.

Bruce McFadzean
Non-Executive Director

Mr McFadzean is a qualified mining engineer with more than 40 years’ experience in the global resources industry, and was recently the Managing Director of Sheffield Resources Limited. Mr McFadzean has led the financing, development and operation of several new mines around the world. Mr McFadzean’s professional career includes 15 years with BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto in a variety of positions, and four years as Managing Director of successful ASX gold miner Catalpa Resources Limited. Under Mr McFadzean’s management, Catalpa was involved in the merger to create Evolution Mining Limited.

Peter De Leo
Non-Executive Director

Mr De Leo is currently the Managing Director of Lycopodium Limited and has been with the organisation since 1994. Mr De Leo is a civil engineer with over 30 years’ experience in engineering and construction within the resources and infrastructure sectors, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia. Mr De Leo possesses strong business management and project implementation skills, and has been responsible for the successful delivery of many of Lycopodium’s pioneering and large scale projects. In his corporate roles he has led Lycopodium in shaping and reshaping as required to meet market needs and capitalise on opportunities.

Andrea Betti
Company Secretary

Andrea is an accounting and corporate governance professional with over 20 years experience in accounting, corporate governance, finance and corporate banking. She has a Bachelor of Commerce, Graduate Diploma in Corporate Governance, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment and a Masters of Business Administration. Andrea Betti has acted as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary for companies in the private and publicly listed sector, as well as senior executive roles in the banking and finance industry.