Mr Mick Wilkes
Mr Wilkes is a mining professional with 35 years’ experience, mainly in gold and base metals specialising in project development, construction, and operations. In the past 20 years he has been responsible for the successful greenfield development of 4 major gold and copper mines, each creating substantial value for shareholders, local communities and Governments with aggregate annual production of over 600koz of gold and 200kt of copper. Most recently Mr Wilkes was the President and CEO of Canadian and Australian listed OceanaGold Corporation. He was recently a member of the Board Administration Committee for the World Gold Council and is currently a member of the Advisory Board for the Sustainable Minerals Institute at the University of Queensland. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mining engineering from the University of Queensland and an MBA from Deakin University.
Mr Anthony Wehby
Mr Wehby was a founding director and subsequently Chairman of Aurelia Metals Ltd, an ASX listing mining company, in his role he oversaw the progression of the company from exploration through to production. Prior roles include Chairman of Tellus Resources and a director of Harmony Gold (Aust) Pty Ltd. Since 2001, Mr Wehby has also maintained a corporate finance consulting practice. Prior to 2001 Mr Wehby was a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers for 19 years where he managed the corporate finance operation of the Australian business.
Mr Stuart Rechner
Mr Rechner is an experienced company director and geologist with degrees in both geology and law. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists, the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. For over ten years Mr Rechner was an Australian diplomat responsible for the resources sector with postings to Beijing and Jakarta.
Mr Andrew Corbett
Mr Corbett has operated in the mining industry for over 22 years. Prior roles include Portfolio Manager of the Global Resource Fund at Perpetual Investments and General Manager with Orica Mining Services, based in Germany. Mine management and operational experience includes contractor and owner mining experience combined with statutory mine management responsibilities, mining engineer and project evaluation/feasibility work. Mr Corbett has a Bachelor of Engineering Mining (Honours) from Western Australian School of Mines, a Masters of Business Administration from Newcastle University and a First Class Mine Managers Certificate.