Blake Cannavo – Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Blake is an accomplished Chief Executive Officer with more than 24 years’ experience in the mining and construction sectors with companies including Fortescue Metals Group, Lihir Gold Limited and Aquila Resources.

He has been responsible for delivering a diverse range of projects valued up to $10B in Asia Pacific, South Africa, the UK and Europe. A competent strategist, Blake has a proven track record in developing innovative plans and activities to ensure that projects are delivered on schedule and budget.

Rebecca Pritchard – Executive Assistant

Rebecca is an accomplished executive assistant with extensive experience providing high-level support to the Executive Officer, President, and Board of Directors. Proficient in coordinating board meetings, AGMs, and audit requirements, ensuring timely submission of reports and documents. Skilled in preparing correspondence, maintaining confidential records, and developing policies and procedures. Adept at arranging teleconferences, workshops, and meetings, and managing agendas and minutes. Provides exceptional administrative support to team members and assists with interpreting the Constitution and Rule Book. Maintains efficient operations and deadlines for audits, company returns, and day-to-day operational requirements. A reliable and proactive professional who excels in managing complex tasks and enhancing overall productivity.

Chris Jacobs - CPA, MBS [Monash], BBus (Acc) & BAppSc (IT) [CSU] - Chief Financial Officer

Chris is a CPA accountant with over 20 years of multi-industry experience. He started his career working for KPMG and then owned his own Consulting business. Chris has a wealth of experience in business analysis and is interested in the development and implementation of process and system improvements. He worked for 3 years in a mining services manufacturing business as a Business Systems Manager. In recent years he has held the position of Chief Financial Officer in several family-owned businesses where he has been integral in driving the strategic and financial goals of these organisations.

Greg Curnow - MAusIMM, Chief Geologist

Mr Greg Curnow is an experienced geologist with over 35 years’ experience in both mining and exploration roles across Australia and overseas. Mr Curnow has worked for several junior and major exploration and mining companies including Western Mining Company, Dominion Mining and Paradigm Gold. Mr Curnow’s roles have covered both operations and senior management having worked as a mine and exploration geologist, across both open cut and underground projects, prior to moving into executive roles. Key commodities Mr Curnow has worked across include gold, silver, base metals, iron ore and battery minerals. Prior to joining NMR, Mr Curnow was a Senior Consultant (Gold, Base Metals and Iron Ore) at Geos Mining Mineral Consultants, where he focussed on project management, geological modelling and resource definition, across numerous gold, copper, iron ore, lithium and nickel projects in Australia and overseas. Mr Curnow is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and is a Competent Person as defined by the JORC Code (2012).

Andrew Chung - B. Eng, PMP, PMI-SP, PMI-RMP – Project Services Manager

Andrew is an accomplished, seasoned, detail-oriented, multilingual Project Control / Planning Lead. He is highly regarded for managing complex engineering projects that meet demanding restraints. Project management expertise combined with in-depth knowledge of resource/cost control, contract administration, scheduling, team leadership, stakeholder management, risk management, and neogotiations. Adept at working on projects from the intial vision to execution- gathering requirements, managing technical developments and delivering stellar results.

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