David Richardson – Managing Director
David is a seasoned international executive, and has focussed on strategic partnerships, international business development and venture capital/start-ups in the US and the Asia-Pacific region for over 25 years. He has lived and worked in Asia extensively (Japan 15 years) and held senior executive positions with companies such as Pacific Dunlop and Amcor. He speaks Japanese and is a founding Board Member of the Telethon Adventurers charity for childhood cancer research. David holds an MBA from University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles and undertook post graduate Japanese studies at Keio University, Tokyo.
David Berrie – Non Executive Chairman
David has 30 years’ experience in the mining industry. He worked as a solicitor with the Mining Sections at Clayton Utz, before joining the international mining house Western Mining Corporation in 1987, with much of that time spent in the company’s Exploration Division, before transitioning over to BHP Billiton. He is a Director of Summit Resources, which is still listed on the ASX. David studied Law at the University of Western Australia.
Malcolm Norris – Non Executive Director
Geologist with extensive experience in business management, asset transactions and exploration with a focus on porphyry discovery and development (Tujuh Bukit gold-copper project, Indonesia and Cascabel copper-gold project, Ecuador). Currently MD of Avalon Minerals and Director of Afranex Gold. Previously CEO and MD of SolGold PLC. Holds a BSc (Geology, Hons 1) from the University of Queensland, a MSc (University of Western Ontario) and a Master of Applied Finance (Kaplan)