The Directors

Darren Townsend

Managing Director
B. Eng (Mining-Hons), EMBA

Darren is a mining engineer with over 20 years’ mining experience in senior management roles and over 10 years’ corporate experience running ASX & TXS listed companies. He has worked in several jurisdictions and has experience in specialty metals, precious metals and bulks.

Dave Hammond

Technical Director
MSc in Mineral Exploration, DIC, BSc (Hons) Geology

Dave is a geologist with over 25 years’ technical and management experience leading teams in Africa and Australia in areas of exploration, resource definition, feasibility studies, permitting and government liaison.

John Jetter

Non-executive Director
Bachelor of Law and of Economics

John has extensive international finance and M&A experience having been the former Managing Director, CEO and head of investment banking of JP Morgan Germany and Austria, and a member of the European Advisory Council of JP Morgan in London. He has an extensive understanding of the rare earths industry and has been actively involved in negotiating and executing rare earth offtake agreements.

Jonathan Murray

Non-Executive Director
Bachelor Laws and Commerce

Jonathan is a partner at independent corporate law firm Steinepreis Paganin, based in Perth, Western Australia. He specializes in equity capital raisings, all forms of acquisitions and divestments, governance and corporate compliance. He is currently a non-executive director of Hannans Reward NL, Laguna Resources NL and Kalgoorlie Mining Company Limited.

Peter Harold

Non-Executive Chairman
B.AppSc (Chem), AFAICD

Peter has almost 30 years operational and corporate experience in the minerals industry specialising in financing, marketing, operating and business development with a focus on building cash flow businesses. Peter is currently the Managing Director of Panoramic Resources and Non-executive Director of Pacifico MInerals Limited.