Ian Goldberg (B.Com, CA)
Chief Financial Officer
Ian Goldberg has more than 20 years of experience in the accounting profession and with several listed Australian public companies. He has extensive experience in the disciplines of financial accounting, project development, mine site operations management, corporate finance and company secretarial functions. Ian has acted as a CFO for the past 10 years in various companies trading in base metals and bulk commodities and has been involved with raising over $100 million during this time, including through share issues and bank debt.
Mr Goldberg is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
Patrick McCole (LLB, B Com)
Company Secretary; General Manager Legal & Commercial
Patrick McCole is the Company Secretary who is an in-house legal counsel with extensive corporate and commercial legal experience. He has a broad range of company secretariat experience and has acted as legal counsel and company secretary at several listed Australian public companies. Mr McCole has previously held company secretary positions at Alinta Limited, Territory Resources Limited, Blackwood Corporation Limited, Monarch Gold Mining Company Limited and Foodland Australia Limited.
General Manager Exploration and Business Development
Dr Turner is an accomplished geologist with extensive exploration and resource development experience throughout West Africa. He specializes in the targeting, discovery and development of mineral deposits, and has worked on many different mineral deposit styles and types over his 20+ year career, primarily in Africa but also in Western Australia and Asia.
Dr Turner has led many exploration teams to success including: discovery of the Tarra Deposit at the Awak Mas Gold Deposit in Indonesia; acquisition and development of the Hounde Gold Deposit in Burkina Faso for Goldbelt Resources Ltd prior to its take-over; and development to scoping study stage the high-grade Telimele DSO Iron Project in Guinea as the Managing Director of Nemex Resources. Dr Turner has also held senior technical and management roles with African-focused companies Azumah Resources and Golden Star Resources.
Dr Turner graduated from the University of Plymouth, UK. BSc (Hons) Applied Geology and has received a PhD in West African Geology from the University of Portsmouth, UK.
Nigel Sheffield (B.Com)
General Manager Operations
Mechanical Engineer, 12 years based in Bauchi region managing a major workshop & training facility. Very good local knowledge with very strong ties into community.