Chief Executive Officer
Mr Baker is a geologist with more than 12 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry. Mr Baker was the founder and CEO of Tethyan Resource Corp (“Tethyan”), a TSX Venture Exchange listed company. He led Tethyan’s entry into Serbia and neighbouring Balkan countries, identifying and negotiating the acquisition of a number of significant gold, copper and base metal advanced exploration assets. He was also responsible for building and leading a highly professional exploration team active throughout the Balkan region. In 2020 Tethyan was successfully acquired by Adriatic Metals Plc, a company listed on the ASX and LSE.
Mr. Baker’s positions prior to Tethyan include that of Chief Geologist at Lydian International, where he was an integral part of the team which proved up the + 4 million ounce gold resource and completed the feasibility study on the major Amulsar gold deposit in Armenia. He was also Exploration Manager for Royal Road Minerals in Turkey. He has a Bachelor of Science in Applied Geology from the Camborne School of Mines.
Dr Michael Andrews is a geologist with more than 35 years of research and mining industry experience in gold, copper, coal and iron exploration. He holds an honours degree in Geology from the University of Reading, and a doctorate in Exploration Geochemistry from the University of Wales. Dr Andrews is currently President and COO of Southern Arc Minerals Inc and a Non-Executive Director of Japan Gold Corp, public exploration companies listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange. Dr Andrews was a Founding Director of Kingsrose Mining and played an instrumental role in the discovery, exploration, feasibility and development of its Way Linggo Gold Mine in Indonesia and he has been closely involved with the development of a number of other gold mines in Southeast Asia. Dr Andrews previously held the positions of Executive Director and Chief Geologist of AuIron Energy Ltd., Director of Gold Operations for Meekatharra Minerals Ltd, and managed the Teck Corporation-MM Gold Indonesian Joint Venture, an exploration portfolio of thirteen gold and copper projects, and also held senior exploration positions with Ashton Mining Ltd, Aurora Gold Ltd and Muswellbrook Energy and Minerals. Dr Andrews is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists.
Mr Corp is an experienced mining executive with over 40 years in the minerals industry in a wide range of both corporate and operational roles. This has involved base metals, iron ore and precious metals projects and operations, both in Australia and offshore.
Commencing his career as a graduate mining engineer in Broken Hill he moved to a role as Senior Mining Engineer with a small gold and base metals company before joining Newcrest Mining Limited in mid-1990. Whilst at Newcrest he progressed through technical roles to more senior roles where he developed broader corporate skills, holding a range of positions including Transformation Executive – Business Development, General Manager – ExCo Co-ordination and Projects, Head of Ore Reserves Governance, General Manager – Corporate Affairs, and Manager – Business Development.
Mr Corp managed feasibility studies for several underground gold mine developments and well as initial studies for both the Cadia Hill and Ridgeway mines. He was responsible for delivering permits required for development of the Gosowong Gold Mine in Indonesia, remaining with the project as Project Manager – Mining during the construction and early operations at Gosowong.
Mr Corp holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining from the University of Melbourne and a Diploma in Geoscience from Macquarie University. He is a Member of The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Mr Cooke holds a law degree from Sydney University and has extensive experience in law, corporate finance, governance and compliance. He has over 30 years of boardroom experience and has developed a practical blend of legal and commercial acumen. He has served as a consultant to listed, public and private companies in the resources, property, mining services, technology and biotech sectors focussing on stock exchange, capital raisings, regulatory compliance and a wide range of corporate transactions. Much of his work has been focussed on the resource sector where he has worked closely with exploration, mining and oil and gas companies in Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Fiji and the Solomon Islands.
Tim Coughlin is an exploration geologist with over 30-years of experience exploring for gold, copper, base metals and oil in Australasia, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Tim was responsible for the discovery of new gold deposits in Peru and Armenia. He has held senior positions with major companies and founded and listed two successful exploration companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Tim is currently President and CEO of TSXV-listed and Latin America-focused Royal Road Minerals Ltd.
Mr Carlile is a geologist with over 35 years’ experience in major and junior resources companies. He has a proven exploration track record and held key roles in major discoveries, project acquisitions, establishment and growth of public companies. Mr Carlile led Newcrest’s presence in Indonesia and grass-roots discovery and development of Gosowong high grade epithermal gold-silver deposit. Previously as member of BHP-Utah’s World Metals Group, he was involved in evaluation of acquisition and exploration opportunities in a number of countries including Greece, Turkey, Yugoslavia, Morocco, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, South Korea and Japan. He has extensive experience in Indonesia, has a good command of the language and has co-authored several geological publications on mineralisation in the volcanic arcs of Indonesia. Mr Carlile is currently a Non-executive Director of Southern Arc Minerals Inc., a Director and Executive Vice President of Japan Gold Corp. and Principal of JEM Resources Limited.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms Lam has over 18 years’ finance and accounting experience with the majority of that time in ASX-listed companies within the resources industry and most recently held the role of Financial Controller in the Company. She commenced her career with leading international accounting firms in Australia and Singapore, where she worked for 6 years in total. Ms Lam is a CPA and a Fellow of CPA Australia.
PTNM President Director
Mr Kusnadi is an accountant and has over 11 years of resources related financial and corporate experiences in Indonesia. Prior to his involvement with PT Natarang Mining and Kingsrose Mining, Mr Kusnadi has held senior management positions in both Jakarta and Perth with a major international accounting firm. Mr Kusnadi has been employed by PTNM for over 7 years, previously holding the role of corporate and financial manager.