Executive Management Team

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Executive Management Team 2019-04-09T03:43:35+00:00

Craig Bradshaw, Chief Executive Officer

Craig Bradshaw is a mining engineer with more than 22 years’ experience in the Australian and international mining industry. During his career, he has held numerous senior operational and executive roles with a range of companies and spanning several different commodities. He was Chief Operating Officer for Saracen Mineral Holdings from 2013 to 2017, a leading mid-tier gold producer. Prior to joining Saracen, Mr Bradshaw was Chief Operating Officer for Inter Mining and Navigator Resources, Operations Manager at St Ives Gold Mines for Gold Fields Australia, Mining Manager for Albidon at the Munali Nickel Project in Zambia and Chief Operating Officer for Fox Resources. He also worked for WMC Limited at the Perseverance Nickel Mine and Leinster Nickel Operations.

John Fitzgerald, Chief Financial Officer

John is a Fellow of the institute of Financial Accounts (UK) and holds a Master of Business Administration from the Curtin Graduate School of Business. He has over 25 years’ experience across a wide range of industries, an experienced Senior Finance Manager in small and large mining companies, providing financial and commercial leadership and support. These include most recently as Commercial and Finance Manager for Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited. Prior to joining Saracen John was the Manager Finance and Commercial for Base Resources Ltd, Group Financial Controller for Mid-West Iron Ore producer Mt Gibson Iron, Financial Controller for Lion Ore Australia. He also worked as Assistant Vice President for Merrill Lynch Capital Services in New York and London.

Gary Ireson, Corporate Development Officer

Gary Ireson has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and completed the Program for Management Development at the Harvard University. He has over 25 years’ experience in the energy and mining sectors where he held senior management roles.  These include Director Gas and Power for Wesfarmers Energy, managing the group’s interests in the gas and power industry sectors and more recently as Executive Manager Rivet Mining Services, a business servicing a variety of mining businesses with bulk haulage and related site-based services. Key skills include project commercialisation, corporate management and operational optimisation.

Clay Gordon, Group Geologist

Clay Gordon has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Geology) and a Master of Science (Mineral Economics) and has more than 25 years’ experience in senior roles (operational, management and corporate) within large and small resource companies active in a range of commodities within Australia, Africa and South East Asia. Mr Gordon is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. He was a founding Non-Executive Director of ASX listed Phoenix Gold Limited and the founding Managing Director of ASX listed Primary Gold Limited. Mr Gordon was also founder and CEO of Mining Assets Pty Ltd, a private company involved in the assessment and marketing of mineral projects. Current directorships include Non-Executive Director of ASX listed lithium & nickel explorer, Hannans Limited.