Mr John Prineas

Non-Executive Chairman



Mr Prineas has over 30 years experience in the resources, banking and legal sectors. In 1994, joined the global German bank Dresdner Bank AG (now Commerzbank AG) in Sydney and served over the next 10 years as  General Counsel, Chief Operating Officer and Country Head with a focus on project and acquisition finance for resources and infrastructure projects. Founder, Executive Chairman and shareholder of St George Mining Limited (ASX: SGQ) which completed an IPO in November 2010 and is now recognised as a successful explorer and emerging nickel company.




Mr Greg Hancock

Non-Executive Director

BA Econs, B.Ed Hons, F.Fin

Mr Hancock has over 25 years experience in capital markets practicing in the area of Corporate Finance.  He has extensive experience in both Australia and the United Kingdom through his close links to the stockbroking and investment banking community. In this time, he has specialised in mining/natural resources and has a background in the finance and management of small companies.

He is Chairman of AusQuest Limited, an Australian mining exploration company with projects in Peru and Australia,  Non-Executive director of Zeta Petroleum Plc, Strata-X Energy Ltd, Golden State Mining Limited and Cobra Resources Limited. Mr Hancock continues his close association with the capital markets in Australia and the United Kingdom through his private company Hancock Corporate Investments Pty Ltd.



Mr John Dawson

Non-Executive Director


Mr Dawson has extensive experience in the finance and mining sectors, having occupied senior roles with global investment banks including Goldman Sachs and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. At Goldman Sachs, John was a Managing Director of FICC (Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities) for Australia. At Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, John was Global Head of Commodities as well as Country Head for Australia. John has been a non-executive director of St George Mining Limited (ASX: SGQ) since January 2019.

Mr Ben Pollard

GM, Exploration and Development

Ben Pollard is a geologist with more than 20 years experience in exploration and mining in Western Australia with success in gold exploration, as well as taking projects from resource definition through to production. Since 2015, Ben has been the Principal of Cadre Geology and Mining Pty Ltd, providing geological consulting services to a wide range of clients including global majors and small explorers



Mr Charles Wilkinson

Technical Consultant

BSc. Geology (Hons), MAusIMM

Charles Wilkinson is a geologist with over 35 years experience in the mining industry in precious and base metals in Australia and overseas. Charles worked with WMC Resources for 16 years, holding various senior exploration and operational positions including exploration within the St Ives Gold Operations (Argo Gold Mine discovery), Geology Manager Hill 50 Gold Mine, and Exploration Manger – Nickel Exploration Australia (Nebo-Babel discovery). Charles was the founding Managing Director of Northern Star Resources, a position he held for 5 years, and then Western Areas’ General Manager Exploration for 9 years. Charles now works as a technical consultant in the resources sector.

Mr Sean Meakin

Company Secretary

B. Bus (Acc), B. IT (Info Sys), CA, AGIA

Sean Meakin has a Bachelor of Business degree majoring in Accounting, and a Bachelor of Information Technology degree majoring in Information Systems from Charles Darwin University. Sean is a Chartered Accountant and an associate of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Sean was appointed as Company Secretary of the Company in March 2018, he is also joint Company Secretary of Zeta Petroleum PLC.

Sean works closely with the Company’s finance team for the preparation of the Company’s annual report and half yearly financial report.