Board of Directors

Tom Eadie
Chairman

Mr Eadie is a geologist/geophysicist with extensive experience across many commodities and as a Company Director. He is currently a Non?Executive Director of ASX listed companies Strandline Resources, Alderan Resources and New Century Resources. Mr Eadie was the founding Chairman of Syrah Resources (ASX: SYR). During his time in this role, Syrah discovered and began the development of the world?class Balama graphite project in Mozambique. Prior to this, Mr Eadie was Executive General Manager of Exploration and Technology at Pasminco Limited, at the time the largest zinc producer in the world. This came after technical and later management responsibilities at Cominco and Aberfoyle in the 1980s.  

Martin McFarlane, B.Eng., B.Bus
Managing Director 

Mr McFarlane has more than 25 years resources experience with major resource companies including Minerals and Metals Group, OZ Minerals Limited, Zinifex Limited, Pasminco Limited and Conzinc Rio Tinto of Australia including successfully holding senior roles for the past 13 years either as CEO / President of the company or being responsible for major business units reporting directly to the CEO. 

David Leavy, B.Ec., M. App. Fin.
Finance Director

Mr Leavy has over 25 years of experience in the banking and mining industries covering a wide range of commodities. He has significant experience in debt and equity markets, physical and derivative commodity markets, specifically in gold, bauxite, iron ore, base metals, oil and LNG. Recent roles have included CFO of several mining companies undergoing project development, requiring implementation of appropriate business processes, government negotiations, team establishment, logistics etc. in Australia, Ghana, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Prior to this Mr Leavy held a number of roles at Westpac through financial markets (FX and commodity derivatives), project finance, relationship management, credit analysis and capital solutions. A significant focus for these roles was on the Mining and Oil & Gas sectors. 

Robert Boston
Non-executive Director

Mr Boston is an experienced resources corporate executive having worked in legal, business development, strategy, marketing and commercial positions with BHP Billiton (Nickel West), Rio Tinto Exploration and Poseidon Nickel Limited. Robert holds a law degree having worked for national law firms Freehills and Mallesons Stephen Jaques. Robert has multi commodity expertise in particular exploration, early stage resource development, M&A, joint ventures and marketing. Robert also holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Laws, a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance (FINSIA), and a Diploma of Management. Robert is admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia and High Court of Australia.