Board of Directors

Wade Johnson 

Managing Director

Wade is geologist with over 30 years of experience in mineral exploration, with a focus on gold in the Yilgarn of Western Australia. He was most recently Managing Director of Lefroy Exploration Limited (“Lefroy”) until February 2024, a position he held for some 7 years, transforming that Company from mid-2016 as a junior gold explorer to a company now with over 1Moz of gold resources through discovery and asset acquisition.

Prior to this Wade was with Newmont Australia for 10 years, where he held senior roles as Exploration Manager for Australia and then as Exploration Manager for Asia Pacific. During this time, he was responsible for the management of Greenfields exploration programs and project generation across the Yilgarn (WA), Tanami (NT), and the Lachlan Fold Belt (NSW) with a significant amount of activity in Western Australia. He has also extensive project management, field and gold discovery experience throughout the Eastern Goldfields and Murchison districts with Wiluna Mines Limited, ASARCO, St Barbara Mines Ltd and Normandy Mining Ltd.

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Brian Rodan 

Executive Chairman

Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (FAusIMM) with 43 years’ experience.

Managing Director and owner of Australian Contract Mining Pty Ltd (ACM), a mid-tier contracting company that successfully completed $1.5B worth of work over a 20 year       period. ACM was sold to an ASX listed gold mining company in 2017.

Founding Director of Dacian Gold Limited who purchased the Mt Morgans Gold Mine from the Administrator of Range River Gold Ltd. After listing on the ASX in 2012 Mr Rodan was Dacian’s largest shareholder.

Executive Director of Eltin Limited. 15-year tenure with Australia’s largest full service ASX listed contract mining company with annual turnover of $850M(+).

Mr Rodan is currently Managing Director and Acting Executive Chairman of Siren Gold Limited (ASX: SNG).

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Keith Murray 

Non Executive Director

Chartered accountant with 40 years experience at General Manager level in audit, accounting, tax, finance, treasury and corporate governance.

During the 1990’s Mr Murray was Group Accounting Manager, Corporate and Taxation joint Company Secretary for Eltin Limited, a leading Australian based international mining services company.

Mr Murray is currently General Manager Corporate and Company Secretary for the Heytesbury Group.

Mr Murray is a non-executive director of Siren Gold Limited (ASX: SNG).

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James Pearse 

Non-Executive Director

Mr Pearse is an experienced corporate lawyer with over 10 years’ experience working for national, international and boutique law firms advising Australian businesses mainly in the mining, oil & gas and technology sectors. He holds Bachelor degrees in both Law and Commerce, majoring in finance.

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Sebastian Andre 

Company Secretary

Chartered Secretary with over 10 years of experience in corporate advisory, governance and risk services.

He has previously acted as an adviser at the ASX and has a thorough understanding of the ASX Listing Rules, specialising in providing advice to companies and their boards in respect to capital raisings, IPOs, backdoor listings, corporate compliance and governance matters.

Mr Andre holds qualifications in accounting, finance, corporate governance and is a member of the Governance Institute of Australia.

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