Thursday April 24, 2014

Senior Management

 

 Mr Jens Balkau

 General Manager Exploration

Jens has over 30 years experience in the global exploration and mining industry in Australia and Asia, mainly with WMC Resources Limited where he held a number of senior and executive positions including Exploration Manager Philippines, Regional Exploration Manager Southeast Asia and Africa Eurasia, and Divisional Exploration Manager of WMC’s Exploration Division. 

He is a successful explorer being directly involved with several significant mineral discoveries including the Cave Rocks and Junction gold deposits at Kambalda, and during his time in the Philippines the world class Tampakan copper-gold deposit. He was also Manager of the West Musgrave nickel-copper-PGE discovery in Western Australia. 

Jens has an Honours degree in Geology and Geochemistry from Adelaide University and a Masters in Mineral Exploration from Imperial College of Science in London. 


 Mr Mick Evans

 Projects Manager

Mick commenced as Projects Manager with the Company in May 2009 and was responsible for the construction of the processing plant at the Moolart Well Gold Mine.

Mick has over 20 years experience in various mining and processing industries throughout Australia and Africa. Prior to joining the Company Mick spent 10 years with Equigold NL and was instrumental in the construction of the Bonikro processing plant in Cote D’Ivoire.

Mick has over 20 years experience in various mining and processing industries throughout Australia and Africa. Prior to joining the Company Mick spent 10 years with Equigold NL and was instrumental in the construction of the Bonikro processing plant in Cote D’Ivoire.


 Mr Tony Hinkley 

 General Manager Duketon Gold Project

Tony joined the company in August 2009 as General Manager of the Duketon Gold Project.

Tony has over 20 years experience in the mining industry both in Australia and internationally working for Newmont, Equigold and Lihir Gold in a variety of senior management positions.


 Mr Myles Ertzen

 Development Manager

Myles commenced as Development Manager with the Company in May 2009 and has been involved in the feasibility study, finalisation of statutory approvals, construction and commissioning of the Moolart Well Gold Mine and the development of the Garden Well project.

Myles has a Bachelor of Science degree from the Western Australian School of Mines and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from FinSIA.  Myles is the holder of a Quarry Managers Certificate of Competency and has been working in the Australian mining and finance industries since 1995.   


 Mr Kim Massey

 Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Kim is a Chartered Accountant with significant experience in financial management and corporate advisory services, particularly in the resources sector. Kim has worked as a Company Secretary and Corporate advisor for a number of ASX and AIM listed companies focussing on capital strategy, investor relations, financial reporting and compliance and corporate governance.

Kim joined the Company in June 2009.