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 Chairman of DevEx Resources Limited (since 2002) and Liontown Resources Limited (since 2006), both listed on the ASX. Tim has been a director since 2005 (15 years) and was appointed Non- Executive Chairman on 1st September 2020. Tim previously held the position of Executive Chairman and Managing Director.
Mr Alex Dorsch
Qualifications: BEng (Hons), BFin
Alex was appointed Managing Director of Chalice Gold Mines in November 2018, having joined the Company in late 2017. Alex has lead Chalice through an exceptional recent growth period and was recognised as New/Emerging Leader of the Year in 2020 in the MiningNews awards. Alex has diverse experience in a variety of leadership roles across the resources sector, as a management consultant, engineer, project manager and corporate advisor. Prior to joining Chalice, 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.
LEAD INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR
Mr Morgan Ball
Qualifications: B.Com, CA, F Fin
Morgan is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of Australian and international experience in the resources, logistics and finance industries. Morgan is Chief Financial Officer at Saracen Minerals. Previous roles have included Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of ASX-listed iron ore producer BC Iron Ltd, CFO & Company Secretary of Indago Resources and senior commercial roles at WMC Resources, Brambles and P&O.
Morgan is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia. Mr Ball has been a member of the Council of Presbyterian Ladies College since 2013 and Chairs their Finance & Audit Committee.
Mr Stephen Quin
Qualifications: P Geo
Stephen is a geologist with over 37 years’ experience in the mining and exploration industry. Stephen is based in Vancouver, Canada, and has been the President & CEO of Midas Gold Corp. and its predecessor since January 2011. Stephen was previously President and COO of TSX listed copper producer Capstone Mining Corp. and, up until its merger with Capstone, President and CEO of TSX listed copper producer Sherwood Copper Corp. Prior to joining Sherwood, Stephen spent 18 years as Vice President and subsequently Executive Vice President of TSX listed Miramar Mining Corporation, a Canadian focused gold producer and developer. Stephen has extensive experience in the resources sector, and in the financing, development and operation of production companies.
Stephen is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Remuneration Committee and has been an Independent Non-executive Director since 2010 (8 years).
Mr Garret Dixon
Qualifications: BEng (Hons), MBA
Garret has extensive experience in the resources and mining contracting sectors in Australia and overseas. His work in both private and ASX listed companies spans more than three decades, having worked in senior executive roles for major mine owners, mine operators and contractors. Until recently, Garret held the position of Executive VP Alcoa & President Bauxite where he was responsible for the global bauxite mining business for the NYSE listed Alcoa Corporation. Previous roles have also included Executive General Manager of Henry Walker Eltin Ltd and Managing Director of ASX listed Gindalbie Metals Ltd.
Garret has a Bachelor of Engineering, Civil (Hons) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA), and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr Richard Hacker
Qualifications: B.Com, AGIA ACIS
Richard is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary with over 20 years of 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, and until recently, was the Chief Financial Officer of Liontown Resources Limited, both ASX listed. Richard was appointed Joint Company Secretary on 18 September 2017 and resigned from this position on 29 June 2018.
GENERAL MANAGER – EXPLORATION
Dr Kevin Frost
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.
GENERAL MANAGER - DEVELOPMENT
Mr Bruce Kendall
Qualifications: BSc (Hons) MAIG
Bruce has over 20 years' technical and executive experience in the exploration industry with companies such as AngloGold Ashanti, Independence Group, Jabiru Metals and Blackham Resources. He has expertise across the mineral exploration value-chain, from greenfield exploration to mining feasibility, and possesses significant strategic, business development and project evaluation experience. Bruce has been involved in several discoveries including the world-class Tropicana gold deposit in Western Australia for which he was the joint recipient of AMEC's Prospector of the Year Award in 2012.
Mrs Leanne Stevens
Qualifications: B.Com, AGIA ACIS
Leanne is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary who has over 16 years of accounting and governance experience within the mining and energy industries. Leanne was appointed Company Secretary on 29 June 2018.
Mr Jamie Armes
Qualifications: BBus, CA
Jamie is a Chartered Accountant who has over 20 years' experience within the accounting profession and the administration of public listed companies in the mining and exploration industry.