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Senior Management

Mr Errol Smart
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Mr Smart is a geologist, registered with the South African Council of Natural Scientific Professionals, a Recognised Overseas Professional Organisation for JORC purposes. Errol has more than 24 years of industry experience across all aspects of exploration, mine development and operation, with a key focus on gold and base metals. Errol has a wealth of public and private company corporate experience and has been on the founding teams and managed a number of exploration and mining companies throughout Africa and has had strong exposure to Australian projects. Errol has held positions in Anglogold, Cluff Mining, Metallon Gold, Clarity Minerals and LionGold Corporation. In his role at LionGold, Errol was responsible for project acquisition and growth of the company, which saw it become the first gold mining company to be listed on the main board of the Singapore Stock Exchange.


Mr Bill Oliver
Technical Director and Chief Operating Officer

Mr Oliver is a geologist with over 15 years' experience in the international resources industry working for both major and junior companies.  He has had wide-ranging exploration experience with considerable success and has expertise in project identification and acquisition.  Bill has led exploration teams in Africa, Europe and Australia, including senior roles with Harmony Gold, Iberian Resources, BC Iron and Bellamel Mining, and most recently was the Managing Director of Signature Metals.  Bill is a Non-Executive Director of Celsius Coal Ltd and Minbos Resources Ltd, holds an honours degree in Geology from the University of Western Australia and a post-graduate diploma in Finance and Investment from FINSIA.  He is a member of AusIMM and the AIG.


Mr Martin Bouwmeester
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Mr Bouwmeester has 20 years' experience in the gold mining industry and was Business Development Manager, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Perseverance Corporation Limited. Martin was a key member of the team that evaluated the sulphide mineralisation at the Fosterville Gold Mine; an initiative that led to the discovery and definition of more than 3 million ounces of gold and the funding for the development of the mine and processing plant to exploit those resources.