Mr Dan Smith
Mr Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts, is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, and has over 15 years’ primary and secondary capital markets expertise.
He is a director and co-founder of Minerva Corporate, a boutique corporate services and advisory firm. He has advised on and been involved in over a dozen IPOs/RTOs on the ASX, AIM and NSX.
Mr Smith is currently non-executive director for several companies on AIM/ASX operating in the resources sector, with a focus on critical minerals, and has been heavily involved in project origination and evaluation.
Mr Myles Campion
Mr Campion has over 30 years’ experience in the natural resources sector, including exploration geology, resource analysis, fund management, equities research and project and debt financing.
He started his career as an exploration and mining geologist in Australia covering base metals and gold, that included being the Project Geologist at LionOre responsible for the exploration, discovery and BFS completion of the Emily Ann Nickel Sulphide Mine.
Mr Campion’s financial experience ranges from Australian and UK equities research through to project and debt financing in London and Fund Manager for the OEIC Australian Natural Resources Fund for 5 years in Perth.
He has been the Executive Director of Europa Metals Ltd since August 2020 and is a Non-Executive Director at Katoro Gold PLC.
Mr Campion has an M.Sc. in Minerals Exploration from the Royal School of Mines in London and B.Sc. Honors in Geology from University of Wales College Cardiff.
Mr John Kay
Mr Kay is an experienced corporate lawyer and corporate adviser. He has over 15 years’ experience in equity capital markets, M&A and resources gained through both private practice and inhouse roles in Australia and the UK.
He currently operates a corporate advisory practice, Arcadia Corporate, which provides corporate advisory and capital raising services to listed and unlisted companies in the small cap mining sector.
He has previously held a number of non-executive and company secretarial roles for ASX listed mining and energy companies and has advised on over a dozen IPOs/RTOs on the ASX.
Mr Kay holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia and is admitted to practice as a lawyer in Western Australia and England & Wales.
Dr Nannan He
Dr He has over 10 years’ experience in geosciences, chemical material trading, exploration and resources investment. Via her investment vehicle, Woodsouth Asset Management, she has been actively examining exploration and resource projects worldwide and has built strong networks, particularly in the Southeast Asian market.
Dr He holds a PhD in Geochemistry from Curtin University, a MS in Geochemistry from Hokkaido University, and a BS in Mineral Resource Exploration from Jilin University.
Mr Lloyd Kaiser
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Kaiser holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Applied Chemistry). Lloyd has cumulated 30 years’ experience in the resources industry and has a long track record in senior executive marketing roles with extensive international trade of a range of mineral commodities.
More recently, Lloyd has spent the last 10 years with Arafura Rare Earths where he held multiple GM roles in process technology, project engineering & Sales and Marketing with overall responsibility for the marketing strategy and the negotiation and execution of offtake contracts to underwrite project financing.
Mr Troth Saindi
Senior Exploration Geologist
Mr Saindi holds a Master of Science degree in Economic Geology from the University of Witwatersrand and a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Geology from University of Johannesburg. He has 17 years’ experience in the mineral resource sector spanning from exploration geology, through to development and production.
He is a fully certified Competent Person (CP) with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP) as a Professional Natural Scientist (Pr.Sci.Nat) in Geological Sciences, and he is also a Fellow of the Geological Society of South Africa (GSSA).
From 2013 to August 2023, Mr Saindi worked as Group Geologist with AIM listed Bushveld Minerals Ltd managing several exploration and mining projects.
Mr Allan Younger
Geologist with 40+ years’ experience in all facets of the resources industry and most commodities. Specialist explorer highly experienced in target generation and project generation.
Advanced expertise in multi-element geochemistry application and Interpretation. Has worked for a number of large international and junior mining and exploration companies, within Australia and internationally, both as employee, contractor or consultant.
Currently exploration manager for White Cliff Minerals (ASX:WCN), a mineral explorer focussing on rare earths and lithium exploration in Western Australia.
Mr Hilton Banda
Malawian Technical Consultant
Mr Banda runs an experienced Malawian geological, geotechnical, mining and environmental consultancy, Akatswiri Mineral Resources, which will assist the Company’s executive management team in Malawi.
Akatswiri are based in Zomba, southern Malawi, only ~50kms from the Company’s Machinga project.