Mr Lenigas is an experienced mining engineer with significant global resources and corporate experience, having served as executive chairman, chairman, and non-executive director of many public listed companies in London, Canada, Johannesburg, and Australia.
In recent years, Mr Lenigas was the Executive Chairman of London listed lithium investment company Rare Earth Minerals Plc, which has been responsible for providing significant funding for the development of the large Sonoro Lithium Project in Mexico and the Cinovec Lithium Project in the Czech Republic. He is currently non-executive director of Canadian listed Australian company Macarthur Minerals, whose major shareholder is Rare Earth Minerals Plc.
Mr Lenigas was also, until recently, the Executive Chairman of London listed UK Oil & Gas Investments Plc, which was responsible for the new Horse Hill oil discovery near London’s Gatwick International Airport that flowed on test a UK onshore record of 1,688 barrels of oil per day. He is now the Executive Chairman of London listed Doriemus Plc, which owns an interest in the Horse Hill oil discovery and is working with its JV partners towards moving Horse Hill into production.
Mr Lenigas has a Batchelor of Applied Science (Mining Engineering)(Distinction) from Curtin University’s Kalgoolie School of Mines and holds a Western Australian First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency.
Mr Duncan-Kemp is an experienced mining engineer with over 20 years experience in gold, iron ore and base metal mine development and mining operations. Mr Duncan-Kemp has also worked on public infrastructure projects in construction of roads and construction earthworks.
Mr Duncan-Kemp has worked in the Pilbara and Kimberley on iron ore, both haematitic and magnetite ores, the Yilgarn Eastern and North-eastern Goldfields on gold, the Eastern Goldfields on Nickel, Northwest Queensland on phosphate, the Murchison on gold and copper operations. He has also worked of a large civil and mining contractor in both operations and project tendering areas.
Mr Duncan-Kemp has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Mining Engineering) from Curtin University’s Kalgoorlie School of Mines and is the holder of a Western Australian First Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency and is a Member of the AusIMM.
Mr Baird, has over 20 years of mining experience. As former CEO of Focus Minerals Pty Ltd, a Western Australian gold producer, he increased annual gold production from 5,000 ounces in 2008 to 175,000 ounces in 2012. This was achieved through organic development and strategic acquisitions. Prior to holding this position Mr Baird had extensive international experience developing projects in Finland for Vulcan Resources and leading multiple feasibility studies across multiple commodities for SRK Consulting.
Mr Baird has a bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from UNSW and a Masters of International Finance from Curtin University, he is a Member of the AusIMM & AICD and he sits on the Association of Mining and Exploration Council in Australia as Treasurer.
Mr Mead is a geologist with 20 years experience in gold and base metals exploration, mine development and mine production. Mr Mead has also worked in the oil and gas industry on offshore drilling platforms. Other commodities that he has significant experience with and can be considered to be a competent person in are iron ore, magnetite, coal, manganese, lithium, potash and uranium.
Geological areas in Western Australia that he has worked in include the West Pilbara for basemetals and gold. The East Pilbara for manganese and gold. The Yilgarn for gold. The Kimberley for basemetals, gold and uranium. The Murchison for basemetals, uranium and gold.
He has a BSc in geology from Canterbury University in New Zealand and is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He has worked for the Geological Survey of Western Australia, Portman Mining, Western Mining Corporation (BHPB), Sons of Gwalia, Fox Resources, Comdek Ltd and Baker Hughes Inteq and a number of other companies through his own consultancy.