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 Morris has over 44 years’ experience in exploration, project development and management of publicly listed resource companies. He has held prior Directorships in a number of gold and base metals public companies in Australia and overseas including Forsyth NL and Amerisur Resources Plc (formerly Chaco Resources Plc/Gold Mines of Sardinia Plc)
Mr Lester is a mining engineer with more than 40 years’ experience in a wide range of resources companies. His early career including working underground at Mt Isa and Broken Hill before a brief stint as a Resource Analyst with JB Were and ANZ McCaughan. He then returned to the resources sector, taking on senior executive roles including Executive General Manager Corporate Development at Oxiana Ltd, where he played a leading role in several key acquisitions and Executive Director at Citadel Resource Group.
He has extensive experience in Initial Public Offerings and project funding, development and acquisitions spanning Australia, South America, Turkey, Indonesia, Laos and Saudi Arabia.
Mr Lester is currently Non-Executive Chairman of White Rock Minerals (ASX: WRM) and Helix Resources (ASX: HLX).
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.
Managing Director and Company Secretary
Ms O’Neill has over 20 years’ experience as a finance professional, company secretary and commercial manager with operational and executive experience across a variety of industries including resources, investment banking and professional services. Ms O’Neill has acquired her experience working in Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific and Australia.
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.