Board and Management
Mr Tim Goyder
Tim has considerable experience in the resource industry as an executive and investor. He has been involved in the formation and management of a number of publicly-listed and private companies and is currently the Chairman of Liontown Resources Limited and DevEx Resources Limited, and Non-Executive Director of Strike Energy Limited, all listed on ASX. Director since 2005 and appointed Executive Chairman in 2018.
Mr Alex Dorsch
Qualifications: BEng (Hons), BFin
Alex is an experienced consultant, engineer, project manager and corporate advisor in the resources sector. Prior to joining Chalice in late 2017, he was working as a Specialist consultant with the global management consultancy McKinsey & Company. He commenced his engineering career with resources giant BHP in Adelaide, and then spent over six years as an engineer in oil and gas exploration. Alex holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (first class Honours) and a Bachelor of Finance from the University of Adelaide.
Mr Morgan Ball
Lead Independent Director
Qualifications: B.Com, CA, F Fin
Mr Ball is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of Australian and international experience in the resources, logistics and finance industries. He has held various senior management roles in a number of significant public companies. Mr Ball was previously the Managing Director and CEO of BC Iron Limited and prior to this was Finance Director of the Company. Prior to his appointment at BC Iron, Mr Ball was CFO and Company Secretary of Indago Resources – an ASX listed company developing the Nyanzaga gold deposit in northern Tanzania. Mr Ball has also held senior commercial roles with WMC Resources, Brambles and P&O. Mr Ball is a member of Council at Presbyterian Ladies College in Perth and Chairman of its Finance Sub-committee. He also sits on the Council of the Association of Mining & Exploration Companies (“AMEC”).
Morgan was appointed to the Board on 24 June 2016, is chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.
Mr Stephen Quin
Qualifications: P Geo
Stephen is a mining geologist with over 30 years’ experience in the mining and exploration industry. Stephen is based in Vancouver, Canada, and has been the President and CEO of Midas Gold Corp. and its predecessor since January 2011. Until December 2010, Stephen was President and COO of Capstone Mining Corp. and President and CEO of its predecessor, Sherwood Mining Corp. from 2005 until the combination with Capstone in 2008. Stephen has extensive experience in the resources sector, and in the financing, development and operation of production companies. Stephen is a member of Chalice’s Audit and Remuneration Committees and has been a Director since 2010.
Mr Richard Hacker
Chief Financial Officer
Qualifications: B.Com, AGIA ACIS
Richard is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary with 20 years professional and corporate experience in the energy and resources sector in Australia and the United Kingdom. Richard has previously worked in senior finance roles with global energy companies including Woodside Petroleum Limited and Centrica Plc. Prior to this, Richard was in private practice with major accounting practices. Richard is a non-executive Director of DevEx Resources Limited.
Mrs Leanne Stevens
Qualifications: B.Com, CA
Leanne is a Chartered Accountant who has over 15 years of accounting and governance experience within the mining and energy industries. Company Secretary since 2012.
Dr Kevin Frost
General Manager – Exploration
Qualifications: BSc (Hons) PhD MAIG
Dr. Frost is an exploration geologist with over 25yrs experience in mostly senior roles with a range of mining companies from junior explorers through to international mining houses. Dr. Frost has a solid understanding of economic geology from a background in project generation and evaluation of exploration projects from grass roots through to mining, and in 2009 he was a joint recipient of the AMEC Prospectors award for the discovery of the Spotted Quoll nickel sulphide deposit located in the Forrestania greenstone belt of Western Australia. Dr. Frost was also responsible for Western Area Limited’s first significant nickel sulphide discovery (Flying Fox, 2003) which propelled Western Areas through to its current position as a dominant player in the nickel sulphide market. Dr. Frost was part of Western Area’s team that progressed both nickel sulphide discoveries through to feasibility studies and ultimately through to mine production. Dr. Frost is a member of the Australian Institute of Geologists.
Mr Patrick Lengyel
Exploration Manager - Canada
Qualifications: BSc, P. Geo
Patrick is an experienced consultant, geologist and executive manager in the precious, base metal and industrial mineral sectors. Prior to joining Chalice in 2015, where he currently manages Canadian exploration, he held senior positions with Teck Resources (Gold Exploration Manager, North America) and Kinross (Director Exploration Canada), and before that VP Exploration positions in the junior sector. In addition, he ran a mineral exploration and development consultancy for 14 years, providing service to the major, junior and private sector worldwide. His experience ranges from large scale, multidisciplinary regional exploration programs to comprehensive grassroots to advanced stage project scale exploration to brownfield minex. Patrick holds a Bachelor of Science (4 Year Major Geoscience) and is a registered professional geoscientist in several jurisdictions in Canada.