Board of Directors
Mr Carroll is a former executive with BHP Billiton with over 30 years of experience in the mining industry, principally overseas in Asia, the United States and West Africa.
During this time he was responsible for the early development of the Kalimantan coal projects, the marketing of minerals in Asia, including China, and was the President for BHP Billiton in Japan and India. He was also the CEO for the Guinea Alumina project in West Africa.
He holds a Bachelor degree in Mining Engineering from Sydney University, is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Institute of Company Directors.
Martin started his career at NM Rothschild, Standard Bank and Benfield, working in the resource finance and advisory departments and being responsible for over $2Bn worth of transactions at these institutions. In 2003 he rowed the Atlantic solo and, on his return, established Vicarage Capital Limited, a UK based brokerage specialising in O&G, precious & base metal focused exploration, development and production stage companies, with assets located across the globe.
Martin holds a BA and MBA from Exeter University and is a former Chairman of the Association of Mining Analysts.
Greg has over 25 years' experience as a Director of Public Listed Companies and large Superannuation funds. This experience includes the Logistics, Exploration, Mining and Resources sectors both in Australia and overseas.
He is currently Chairman of Southern Gold Limited and the Super SA Board, and a Director of Kangaroo Island Plantation Timbers Ltd and Cancer Council SA. Greg previously served on the Boards of Port Adelaide Football Club Ltd, K&S Corporation Limited, Paragon Private Equity and Business SA.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Accounting) from the University of South Australia and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Directors, Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accounts.
David Turvey is a geologist with over 35 years' experience in the Australian and Asian mining industry. His career has involved business development and corporate M&A activities in precious and base metals, bulk commodities, industrial minerals and speciality metals. He has held key management roles in large international companies, incuding several international roles based in South East Asia. During the last 20 years, David has conducted independent consulting assignments in mineral exploration, research & development, technical marketing and market entry strategies, mining law and foreign investment policy, and commercial project evaluation.
David has been a Non-Executive Director at listed Australian public company Southern Gold Limited since 2011, prior to which he was Executive Director of Lawson Gold and Managing Director of FerrAus Limited.
Peter has over 25 years' experience in the legal, natural resources and banking sectors with a particular expertise in capital markets, mining, commodities and African related matters.
He has worked in London for several prestigious investment banks, including Goldman Sachs, Barclays Capital, Lehman Brothers and Macquarie Bank, with a focus on Commodities and Equity and Debt Capital markets. He has extensive on-the-ground African mining, oil & gas and infrastructure experience as the Senior Negotiator and Advisor for Power, Mining and Infrastructure at Industrial Promotion Services, the global infrastructure development arm of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) whilst resident in Nairobi, Kenya.
Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia and is a Graduate of the Securities Institute of Australia, with national prizes in Applied Valuation and Financial Analysis. He is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors' course.
Peter is also an independent Non-Executive Director of ASX listed, AVZ Minerals Limited (ASX: AVZ).