Board and Management

Mark Connelly

Independent Non-Executive Chair

Mr Connelly is an internationally recognised financial and commercial executive with extensive experience in the commodity and resources industry. He has held CEO and Managing Director roles in multinational companies based in Australia, Africa, Europe, North America, and South America.

Notably, Mr Connelly has a strong track record of value creation in the gold industry. He was previously Non-Executive Chair of Oklo Resources, which was subject to a A$90 million takeover by B2Gold Corporation during his tenure in September 2022. He was also Non-Executive Chair of Chesser Resources during its A$89 million takeover by Fortuna Silver Mines Inc., which was completed in September 2023.

ZEFF REEVES

Managing Director

Geologist with >20 years of experience in the resources sector on resource projects from greenfields exploration, discovery, definition and feasibility, construction, production to closure. Zeff previously Managing Director of ASX listed Metallum Ltd which had a number of development and operational projects in Chile. He has also held senior management positions with companies developing projects in Brazil. He has had previous exploration success identifying & delineating new gold districts in Brazil and Chile.

LINTON PUTLAND

Executive Director – Mining & Development

>30 years of experience in mining operations, joint ventures and corporate management in Australia, Africa and the Americas, over a wide range of commodities. Currently principal of LJ Putland and Associates, a private mining consultancy company. Prior to this, he held corporate and senior management roles in IAMGOLD, Aurion Gold, Delta Gold and Pancontinental Mining. He is a Member of AusIMM and a Graduate Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors.

GEOFF MCNAMARA

Non-Executive Director

>30 years of experience in mining operations, joint ventures and corporate management in Australia, Africa and the Americas, over a wide range of commodities. Currently principal of LJ Putland and Associates, a private mining consultancy company. Prior to this, he held corporate and senior management roles in IAMGOLD, Aurion Gold, Delta Gold and Pancontinental Mining. He is a Member of AusIMM and a Graduate Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors.

SERGIO URIBE

Country Manager Chile

14 years’ resource sector experience. Part of the development team with FMG at their Pilbara mining operations back in 2008. Extensive administrative and management experience. Worked in greenfields exploration, discovery, production, closure & tailings reclamation. Commercial Manager of Metallum Chile, General Manager of Acorn Mining Chile and Country Manager for Cleveland Mining, Chile. Business Management degree from Universidad del Desarrollo.

SARAH WILSON

Company Secretary

Corporate governance specialist who provides corporate advisory and company secretarial services to ASX listing companies, including capital raising, compliance and governance advice. Sarah acts as Company Secretary for a number of ASX listed companies and holds a Certificate in Governance Practice and Administration and is a Member of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Alan Gibson

Non-Executive Director

Alan Gibson is an experienced and skilled M&A lawyer, with more than 20 years’ experience in Corporate, Energy and Resources Law, including more than 10 years of that as part of the Gold Fields Corporate Development team. Alan is currently Vice President: Corporate Development – Head of Legal for Gold Fields and has played an important role in a number of the group’s key growth transactions around the world, including the proposed joint venture between Gold Fields’ Tarkwa mine and AngloGold Ashanti’s Iduapriem mine in Ghana; the partnership with Osisko Mining at Windfall in Quebec, Canada; acquiring the Granny Smith, Lawlers and Darlot gold mines from Barrick in 2013; acquiring a 50% interest in the Gruyere gold mine in 2016; and evaluating the various funding options for Gold Fields’ key development asset Salares Norte in Chile in 2020. Mr. Gibson is an admitted legal practitioner holding a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Economics from Murdoch University (WA).

Sue Wong

Company Secretary

Ms Wong has over 20 years’ of experience in legal and corporate roles, including over 10 years in corporate governance. She is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia (FGIA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia. Ms Wong is also the Company Secretary of Culpeo Minerals Limited and an Associate Company Secretary at Source Governance.

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