Board and Management

Mark Bojanjac

Executive Chairman

Mr Bojanjac is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience developing resource companies.  Mr Bojanjac was recently CEO of Adamus Resources Limited, where he oversaw rapid growth of an early stage exploration project in Ghana through to development of the Nzema Gold Mine. This included managing ~$170m of debt and equity financings, and culminated in the merger of Adamus with Endeavour Mining Corporation in 2011.

Prior to this Mark was a founding director of Gilt-Edged Mining Limited and Managing Director of AGR, an unlisted public company which successfully developed and financed a 2.4 million ounce gold resource in Mongolia, prior to its acquisition by Centerra Gold.  He was also a founding director of an unlisted company that acquired a 3 million ounce gold project in China, which subsequently comprised ASX-listed Dragon Mountain Gold Limited’s primary asset.

Mark is currently a non-executive director of Geopacific Resources Limited, an ASX-listed company focused on the development of the Kou Sa Copper Project in Cambodia and Woodlark Gold Project in PNG.

Frazer Tabeart

Managing Director

Dr Tabeart (Ph.D, B.Sc (Hons), ARSM, MAIG) is a geologist with 30-years international experience in exploration and project development, with strong technical background in porphyry copper-gold systems in SE Asia, SW Pacific, the American Cordillera and central and northern Asia. After spending 16 years with WMC Resources and managing exploration portfolios in the Philippines, Mongolia and Africa, he left to join the Mitchell River Group. Dr Tabeart has served on ASX-listed Company Boards at Executive level over last 10 years.

Dr Tabeart is a Director and Principal at Mitchell River Group, and current Managing Director at African Energy Resources Limited and Non Executive Director at Segue Resources Limited.

Jason Berton

Non-Executive Director

Dr Berton (Ph.D, B.Sc (Hons), MAusIMM) is a geologist with over 16 years’ mining and exploration experience including working for Homestake, Barrick and BHP Billiton and SRK Consulting. Dr Berton has also previously spent two years in private equity investment and four years as Managing Director of ASX- listed Estrella Resources.

Dr Berton holds two Degrees, a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) plus a PhD in Structural Geology, all from Macquarie University.

Bob Boaz

Non-Executive Director

Mr Boaz graduated with honours from McMaster University of Hamilton, Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and has a Masters Degree in Economics from York University in Toronto.  He is a highly respected financial and economic strategist in Canadian bond and equity markets with experience related to equity research, portfolio management, institutional sales and investment banking.

Mr Boaz has over 20 years’ experience in the finance industry, most recently as Managing Director, Investment Banking with Raymond James Ltd and Vice-President, Head of Research and in-house portfolio strategist for Dundee Securities Corporation.

Mr Boaz is currently President & CEO of Aura Silver Resources Inc.

Michael Fowler

Non-Executive Director

Mr Fowler is a geologist who currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of ASX-listed Genesis Minerals Limited, which is exploring gold and copper projects in Chile, Argentina and Western Australia.

Having graduated from Curtin University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree majoring in geology, Michael has been involved in the mineral exploration industry for over 25 years. He completed a Master of Science majoring in Ore Deposit Geology in 1999.

Michael previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Croesus Mining NL (from 2005 to 2009), where, prior to his appointment as CEO, he had been the Exploration Manager. He was responsible for overseeing all exploration work and closely associated with Croesus’ acquisition of the Davyhurst Gold Project and its merger with Central Norseman Gold Corporation Ltd. Prior to that he worked across Dominion Mining Limited’s operations in Western Australia. 

Ian Cunningham

Chief Financial Officer / Company Secretary

Mr. Cunningham is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Bachelor of Laws degree. Mr. Cunningham has more than 18 years’ experience in the resource and finance industries in executive and senior management roles, including recently as an Executive of Adamus Resources Limited, during which time Adamus developed the Nzema Gold Mine in Ghana and subsequently merged with Endeavour Mining Corporation.

Prior to entering the resources industry, he worked in the Corporate Finance division of Deloitte in Australia and the UK.