Board & Management

Mr Harry Hatch, Non Executive Director

Experience : Harry has been involved in the real estate market since the early 1980’s in buying and developing properties worldwide. He has also been involved in the stock markets in Australia and overseas for more than 25 years, and has been appointed to several board positions over the years. Harry currently runs a mid-size Therapeutics Business with over 100 staff, of which he has been Managing Director for over 30 years.

Directorships in listed entities : Nil

Mr Brendan Jesser, Non Executive Director

Experience : Brendan has over 16 years experience in direct financial markets, stockbroking and corporate advisory, and has supported numerous listed and unlisted mining and industrial entities by providing both capital and corporate advisory services.

Directorships in listed entities : Nil

Mr Mark Hanlon, Non Executive Chairman

Experience : Mark has over ten years of experience in the resources and resource services sector as well as over ten years experience in commercial and merchant banking. He has a broad background of senior executive experience across a wide range of industries including mining, mining services, electricity distribution, electronics contract manufacturing, paper & packaging and insurance. He has most recently been the Finance Director of ENK plc and previously held the position or equivalent position of CFO with listed companies such as Century Drilling and International Contract Manufacturing Limited. Mark is currently a Director of Rusina Mining NL, Jacana Minerals Limited and Company Secretary of VU Group Pty Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Business in Finance and Accounting and a Master of Business in Banking and Finance.

Directorships in listed entities : Red River Resources Limited (appointed 1 October 2015)
Strandline Resources Limited (resigned 1 March 2016)

Ms Melanie Leydin, Company Secretary

Qualifications : B.Bus (Acc), C.A

Experience : Ms Leydin is a Chartered Accountant and is a Registered Company Auditor. She Graduated from Swinburne University in 1997, became a Chartered Accountant in 1999 and since February 2000 has been the principal of chartered accounting firm, Leydin Freyer.

In the course of her practice she audits listed and unlisted public companies involved in the resources industry. Her practice also involves outsourced company secretarial and accounting services to public companies in the resources sector. This involves preparation of statutory financial statements, annual reports, half year reports, stock exchange announcements, and quarterly ASX reporting and other statutory requirements.

Ms Leydin has 20 years experience in the accounting profession and is a director and company secretary for a number of oil and gas, junior mining and exploration entities listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.