A mining engineer with over 30 years experience in the mining industry and a strong operating and technical background, having experience in operations management, project development and start-ups, project optimisations, improvement programmes and organisational development. His working experience includes operational roles from underground miner to operations manager level in the gold industry being responsible, at one time, for management through to P&L, of gold operations encompassing three operating mills processing a combined total of +4 million tonnes per annum, being fed by three underground and five open cut gold mines.
Mr Rogers has been responsible for the commencement and development of half a dozen underground mines and a similar number of open cut mines in Australia and overseas.
In addition to his operational experience, he has managed Scoping and Bankable Feasibility Studies and then subsequently been responsible for financing, construction and development of several projects. He has experience in debt and equity raising, toll treatment agreements, negotiating off-take agreements and mezzanine financing, IPO's, risk management, shareholder and stakeholder relations, government liaison and project approvals, negotiating development, finance and taxation agreements, mergers, takeovers, acquisitions and divestments, joint ventures and valuations.
Mr Rogers was Managing Director of a junior resources company when it went from a market capitalisation of $40m to just under one billion dollars over a period of four years. He was the founding Chair of Primary Gold Limited and Phoenix Gold Limited, acquired by Evolution Mining in 2015.
BSc (Hons) Geology, MAIG
Anthony Gray is a geologist with over 20 years’ experience working in the public and private sectors of Australian mining industry. His experience ranges across mineral exploration, investment analysis, project and corporate transactions, mine development and fundraising.
During his career, Anthony has explored for greenstone and slate belt hosted orogenic gold deposits, nickel sulphide and laterite deposits and porphyry copper-gold deposits. He is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and a Competent Person, as defined by the JORC Code 2012, for the reporting of Exploration Results and Mineral Resources for a number of styles of gold and base metal deposits.
Anthony has extensive experience assessing mineral projects and corporate transactions.
B Com, CA, F Fin, FAICD AGIA ACIS
Mr Cullen has broad commercial and practical experience in growing businesses domestically and internationally, both organically and through acquisitions, with a focus on the resource sector. He is currently Managing Director of Pacific Energy Ltd, an ASX listed power station owner and operator, primarily servicing the mining industry. From 1995 to 2014 he was Managing Director of two ASX listed companies which serviced the mining and oil and gas industries until they were acquired under formal takeover offers.
In the ten years prior to his CEO roles, he was a finance executive in the motion picture industry in Los Angeles and before that was with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Australia and the USA.
Mr Cullen is a qualified Chartered Accountant with considerable financial and corporate governance experience and has served as a director of several listed companies. He is also on the board of two not-for-profit organisations.
Mr Wilkins is the founder and principal of DWCorporate Pty Ltd, a leading privately held corporate advisory firm servicing the natural resources industry.
Since July 2001, Mr Wilkins has been running DWCorporate Pty Ltd, where he advises on the formation of, and capital raising for, emerging companies in the Australian resources sector.