Former Senior Manager at Newmont in charge of geochemistry and remote sensing. Former Head of Exploration for Gryphon Minerals. More recently, Simon designed and managed greenfields exploration across West Africa, leading to multi-million-ounce gold discoveries on the Hounde and Banfora greenstone belt in Burkina Faso by Gryphon / Teranga Gold Corp. Simon is highly experienced in designing and managing geochemical programs in tropical and deeply weathered terrains.
Simon is regarded as one of the pre-eminent experts in regolith geochemistry and has extensive experience exploring for gold in the Eastern Goldfields of WA working for Placer Dome and Normandy Exploration in the 1990-2000s. Simon was responsible for managing the geotechnical team in support of the drill out and feasibility studies at the 1Moz Mount Monger gold discovery (now a mine operated by Silverlake) adjacent to Riversgold's tenements.
Mr Andrew has over 20 years' experience in financial markets in Asia and Australia. Previously he has held senior management positions at various global investment banks. These roles included leading the equity sales desk for BNP Paribas for the ASEAN region and heading the Refining and Petrochemicals sector research team at Deutsche Bank in Asia. Upon returning to Perth in 2012, Mr Andrew spent 5 years as a research analyst at Hartley's covering the oil and gas and industrial sectors.
Mr Andrew was a founding Director of Emmerson Resources (ERM:ASX) and spent 8 years as a Non-Executive Director. He was responsible for securing the financing for the purchase of the Tennant Creek assets for Emmerson and arranging the IPO in 2007.
Mr Andrew is currently the Managing Director of Hylea Metals (HCO:ASX). Hylea recently entered into an agreement to acquire the Kayelekera uranium mine in Malawi.
Mr Boylson is an experienced commodity trader and resource project manager with over 25 years' experience. He has extensive resource and commodity-based knowledge of Australia, South East and North Asia and their markets. Mr Boylson commenced his career in the international trade and commodity markets afer time in the Australian Army. He worked for Brickworks Limited in various senior managerial positions including Regional Export Manager, Project Manager (WA) and Regional Director (Middle East). Mr Boylson joined Sinosteel Australia in 2006 where he was responsible for the day to day running of the trade desk. In 2008 he joined Tennant Metals as its Western Australia and Bulk Commodity General Manager. Mr Boylson was responsible for several high profile off-take transactions and was also involved in the start-up of several mining and recovery projects in Australia, the USA and Asia. Mr Boylson joined ResCap Investments as a Director in 2014 and remains a Director of Manuka Resources and Mt Boppy Resources.
Ms Amanda Burgess is a finance professional with over 25 years' experience in accounting and company secretarial duties. Ms Burgess holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Australia and is a CPA with the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants. Ms Burgess currently holds CFO and Company Secretary positions with several Australian companies.