Geologist with >20 years of experience in the resources sector on resource projects from greenfields exploration, discovery, definition & feasibility, construction, production to closure. Zeff previously Managing Director of ASX listed Metallum Ltd which had a number of development & 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 & Chile.
>30 years of experience in mining operations, joint ventures & corporate management in Australia, Africa & the Americas, over a wide range of commodities. Currently principal of LJ Putland & Associates, a private mining consultancy company. Prior to this, he held corporate & senior management roles in IAMGOLD, Aurion Gold, Delta Gold & Pancontinental Mining. He is a Member of AusIMM & a Graduate Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors.
>30 years of international resource sector experience as a Geologist, Project Manager & Fund Manager. Previously worked in Private Equity (FUM USD800 million) & Director of Societe General’s Mining Finance Team in New York. Operational roles included Project Manager, Senior Mine Geologist & Mine Geologist for Ivanhoe Mines, Lion Ore International & Western Mining Corporation. Currently Co-Founder & Non-Executive Director of Tesoro Gold Limited which discovered the El Zorro Gold Project in Chile, Co-Founder & Chairman of Descycle.
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).
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.
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.