Mr Peter Christie
Joined the Board on 3 October 2017 and appointed as Chairman on 28 November 2017. Mr Christie is a qualified accountant and tax agent with over 25 years of public accounting experience.
BSc (Hons) Geol, MAusIMM, GAICD,MSEG
Simon Mitchell is a geologist and finance executive with 26 years of resources industry experience in technical and corporate roles including 10 years gold exploration and mine development experience with Normandy NFM, RGC, Goldfields and Aurora Gold in countries as diverse as Australia, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. Mr Mitchell worked for 6 years at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, predominantly in Project Finance, and more than 6 years with Toro Energy as General Manager of Business Development where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and the engagement of investors worldwide. Previously Mr. Mitchell was Managing Director of Asiatic Gold Ltd, an unlisted public company with gold exploration projects in South Korea, assets that were recently acquired by Southern Gold.
Mr Mitchell Is Managing Director of Southern Gold Limited.
Guy Le Page
B.A., BSc (Hons), MBA, MAusIMM, FFIN
Mr Le Page is currently a Director & Corporate Adviser of RM Corporate Finance specialising in resources. He is actively involved in a range of corporate initiatives from mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings to valuations, consulting and corporate advisory roles.
Mr Le Page was Head of Research at Morgan Stockbroking Limited (Perth) prior to joining Tolhurst Noall as a Corporate Advisor in July of 1998. As Head of Research, Mr Le Page was responsible for the supervision of all Industrial and Resources Research. As a Resources Analyst, Mr Le Page published detailed research on various mineral exploration and mining companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. The majority of this research involved valuations of both exploration and production assets.
Prior to entering the stockbroking industry, he spent 10 years as an exploration and mining geologist in Australia, Canada and the United States. His experience spans gold and base metal exploration and mining geology, and he has acted as a consultant to private and public companies. This professional experience included the production of both technical and valuation reports for resource companies.
Mr Le Page holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Science and a Masters’ Degree in Business Administration from the University of Adelaide, a Bachelor of Applied Science (Hons) from the Curtin University of Technology and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia.
Mr. Le Page is currently a director of:
Tasman Resources Limited (since 2/06/2001)
Red Sky Energy Ltd (since 16/12/2016)
Eden Innovations Ltd ( since 3/02/2006)
Conico Limited (since 30/03/2006)
Mr Johnathon Busing
Mr Busing held the position of company secretary of Mount Ridley Mines Ltd at the end of the financial year. He joined Mount Ridley in June 2017. Mr Busing is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. He has over 10 years experience including financial reporting of ASX listed companies, corporate compliance, corporate restructuring and taxation.
Mr Busing is also the company secretary of other ASX listed entities.