Tim Wither (MBA, BSc, GDip(Mining), GIAICD, MAusIMM)
Chief Executive Officer

Mr Wither has over 17 years in the resource industry both domestically and internationally, with key involvement in development of several greenfield base metal projects in Australia, India, Africa and South America. Mr Wither has held various senior executive and strategic leadership roles including Group Manager of Mining for Avanco Resources in Brazil. Mr Wither is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and holds a Master of Business Administration from Curtin’s Graduate School of Business (CGSB), Graduate Diploma of Mining(WASM) and Bachelor of Sciences in Mine Engineering and Surveying (WASM). Mr Wither is also a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

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.

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.