Board of Directors
Seamus Cornelius – Chairman
Seamus Cornelius brings 21 years of corporate experience in both legal and commercial negotiations. Mr Cornelius has been based in Shanghai and Beijing since 1993 where he has been living and working as a corporate lawyer. From 2000 to 2010, Mr Cornelius was an international partner with one of Australia’s leading law firms and specialised in dealing with cross border investments, particularly in the energy and resource sectors. Mr Cornelius has for many years advised large international companies on their investments in China and in recent years advised Chinese state owned entities on their investments in natural resource projects outside China, including Australia.
Justin Brown – Executive Director
Justin Brown is a geologist with extensive experience in minerals exploration in Australia and New Zealand. He has a strong technical background with experience in the full spectrum of mineral exploration and mining from grass roots target generation through to resource mining and mine production. Justin's successful career in the mining industry culminated in a position managing exploration for a large multinational company in the Leonora, Edjudina and Marvel Loch regions of Western Australia. Since leaving mineral exploration to pursue other business interests, Justin has founded and operated a successful internet services consultancy, developing and enhancing his management expertise which he now brings to the Company.
John Ribbons - Non-Executive Director
Mr Ribbons is an accountant who has worked within the resources industry for over fifteen years in the capacity of company accountant, group financial controller or company secretary. Mr Ribbons has extensive knowledge and experience with ASX listed production and exploration companies. He has considerable site based experience with operating mines and has also been involved with the listing of several exploration companies on ASX. Mr Ribbons has experience in capital raising, ASX and TSX compliance and regulatory requirements.