Board & Management


John Richards

Lead Independent Non-Executive Director

John Richards is an economist with more than 35 years' experience in the resources industry; holding various positions within mining companies, investment banks and private equity groups. He has been involved in a wide range of mining M&A transaction in multiple jurisdictions.  Mr Richards is an Independent Non-Executive Director; holding previous positions at Normandy Mining Ltd, Standard Bank, Buka Minerals and Global Natural Resources Investments; he is a Board member of Northern Star Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Sandfire Resources Limited.

Bruce Griffin

Executive Chairman

Bruce Griffin most recently held the position of Senior Vice President Strategic Development of Lomon Billions Group, the world’s third largest producer of high-quality titanium dioxide pigments. Bruce previously held executive management positions in several resource companies, including acting as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of TZ Minerals International Pty. Ltd. (TZMI), the leading independent consultant on the global mineral sands industry, World Titanium Resources, a development stage titanium project in Africa and as Vice President Titanium for BHP Billiton.

Gordon Cowe

Non-Executive Director

A qualified mechanical engineer with over 30 years' experience, Gordon has had significant involvement in leading business start-up, planning and delivery of multiple complex projects including Mining & Mineral Processing, Oil & Gas and Resources based infrastructure projects globally.  He has enjoyed an extensive career with leading contractors (including Bechtel and Worley Parsons) and project owners on a wide range of projects.

Ian Macliver

Non-Executive Director

Ian Macliver is the Executive Chairman of Grange Consulting Group Pty Ltd & Grange Capital Partners. Prior to establishing Grange he held positions in various listed and corporate advisory companies.  His experience covers all areas of corporate activity including capital raisings, acquisitions, divestments, takeovers, business and strategic planning, debt and equity reconstructions, operating projects and financial review and valuations.  Mr Macliver is the Non-Executive Chairman of Western Areas Ltd and Non-Executive Chairman of MMA Offshore Limited.


Mark Di Silvio

CFO and Company Secretary

Mr Di Silvio is a CPA and MBA qualified finance professional with over 30 years’ resources industry experience. Mr Di Silvio’s professional career includes operations and project development experience both in Australia and overseas, including senior finance roles with Woodside Petroleum Limited in Australia and Africa prior to joining Central Petroleum Limited and Centamin Plc as CFO.  Mr Di Silvio has significant commercial and financial management experience including project financing, commercial agreement structuring and product offtake agreements.


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