Senior Management

Mark Calderwood – Managing Director

Mr Calderwood previously held the positions of chief executive officer and managing director of Tawana Resources from 2016 until it merged with its Joint Venture Partner Alliance Mineral Assets in December 2018. He has extensive experience in mineral exploration (including 8+ years in pegmatite minerals) and production management. Mr Calderwood retired as managing director of Perseus Mining Limited in January 2013 and was instrumental in the transition from an explorer to producer and a period which saw the junior explorer mature to an ASX100 company. He is also an authority on pegmatites and is a co-author of the publication ‘A Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia”

Mark Turner – Director of Operations

Mr Turner is a mining engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the resources sector. He has been responsible for the start-up and operation of mines in Australia, Africa and Asia. He was previously general manager of operations at Resolute Mining Ltd, one of Australia’s largest gold producers and chief operating officer of CGA Mining, before its takeover by B2 Gold for C$1.1 billion in 2013.

Ron Chamberlain – Chief Financial Officer

Mr Chamberlain has over twenty eight years’ experience in the resources industry as a finance professional, with significant involvement in all the mine stages from exploration through to mine closure. He has been involved in resource project acquisitions and developments in Australia, Africa, North America and Asia, with responsibility for leading the transition of the finance function through to steady state production. He has international experience with listed resource companies, both ASX 100, 200 and foreign stock exchanges, in off market and traded commodities including uranium, mineral sands and gold.

Alexei Fedotov – General Manager –  Commercial & Legal and Company Secretary

Mr Fedotov has over 15 years of private law practice with international law firm King & Wood Mallesons and in-house positions with ASX Top 20 companies Wesfarmers and South32.

Noel O’Brien – Chief Technical Officer – Metallurgy and Processing

Mr O’Brien, is a metallurgist and processing expert with experience in multiple lithium projects in Australia and internationally. Mr O’Brien who has recently been appointed as an Executive Director of Birimian Ltd., is also a technical adviser to Kidman Resources Limited and was previously a technical consultant to Galaxy Resources and to the Bikita Minerals Lithium Project.

Tim Thomas – Chief Technical Officer – Mining

Mr Thomas has a total of 28 years’ experience in mining and project development from the ground up in Australia and overseas including 15 years’ mine planning, 8 years’ drill & blast and 10 years’ senior management roles.