Jerome (Gino) Vitale, B Comm, CA, FAICD, Sen F Finsia, Director
Chartered Accountant, corporate and mining operations executive with 25 years experience in the mineral resources sector with focus on gold and base metals. Respected mining industry promoter and project developer with experience in gold, base metals, ferrous metals; specialist in turnaround situations and identifying value driven mergers and acquisitions. Mr Vitale is a directror of Transcontinental Gold Mines Pty Ltd which has gold and base metals interests in the Iberian Pyrite Belt Spain. Former senior appointments with Normandy Mining, Standard Chartered Bank, Burdekin Resources, Redbank Mines and Bligh Resources (recently acquired by Saracen Mineral Holdings).
Dr Dennis Gee, BSc, (Hons), PhD, MAIG, GMAICD, Director elect
Highly respected geologist, former senior executive with Mt Isa Mines (MIM Exploration) and in country Director of Exploration with Reynolds Australia. Senior positions held in government including director of the Northern Territory Geological Survey, Deputy Director of the Western Australian Geological Survey and Chief Executive Officer with a specialist geoscientist research arm of the CSIRO focused on geochemical, biological and hydrological processes in the regolith. Widely sought out in the industry as the ‘geologists’s geologist’ for his wide knowledge and experience of mineral emplacement models across multiple commodities.
Paddy Reidy, BA (Hons Geology) Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; M Sc, Mineral and Energy Economics, Technical Consultant
Mr Reidy is a geologist with over 23 years experience in the Australian and international resource sector including project management, scoping and feasibility studies, project reviews, mineral asset valuation and resource estimation. His experience includes open cut and underground mining planning and operations across a number of commodities. He is a director and principal of Gemomin Services Pty Ltd. Previous appointments include Principal Consultant Geologist with CSA Global, St Barbara Mines, Rio Tinto Iron Ore, Gold Fields Australia. Mr Reidy has the relevant qualifications, experience and competence to be considered a Expert under the definitions provided in the VALMIN Code and a Competent Person in the JORC Code.
David Clark, B Eng (Mining), Post Grad Dip Management F AusIMM. Technical Consultant
Mining Engineer, experienced project manager across gold, base metals, nickel, mineral sands and tin. Highly skilled team leader for mine reviews and of multi-disciplined technical teams, both open cut and underground mining. Previous appointments with Goldfields, BHP Billtiion, Mincor Resources, Lynas Corporation, Kasbah Resources and Venturex Resources.