Mr Kevin Somes
Kevin is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) of 50 years and a founding partner of SomesCooke Chartered Accountants which specialised in auditing and advising mining and exploration companies. Kevin’s career includes numerous business ventures spanning pearl farming , aquaculture, taverns and hotels, whiskey production and bakeries. Kevin is also actively involved with the local community as the President of the Claremont Football Club and a Rotarian (Paul Harris Fellow).
Mr Jordan Luckett
Over 25 years as a geologist in both exploration and mining throughout Australia, North America, West Africa and Central Asia. Jordan has held senior roles in highly successful resource companies, Delta Gold NL and Equigold NL, where he was involved in a number discoveries. He also led the team that made the Bulchina gold deposit while working with Battle Mountain.
Founder and head of Aurelia Metals for a decade, taking the explorer to a profitable gold and base metals producer with the Hera gold, lead and zinc mine in New South Wales. Rimas also has a strong exploration track record, leading the geological field team to the discovery ofthe Tomingley and McPhillamy’s gold discoveries in 2001 and 2006 respectively.
Mr Terry Grammer
One of Australia's most recognisable andsuccessful geologists. He was a co-founder of the hugely successful nickel miner Western Areas NL. In 2000 he was joint winner of the AMEC Prospector of the Year Award for his role in the discovery of the highly profitable Cosmos nickel deposit. He also joined the Board of Sirius Limited that went on to make the Nova nickel discovery.
Mr Ian Kerr
Ian has over 30 years involvement in the miningand exploration in WA as a prospector and through various corporate associations.
Mr Justin Barton
Mr Barton is a Chartered Accountant with over 19 years experience in accounting, international finance, M&A and the mining industry. He worked for over 13 years in the Big 4 Accounting firms in Australia and Europe and advised many of the worlds leading mining, oil & gas companies and financial institutions, including Rio Tinto, Chevron, Macquarie, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Deutche Bank. Justin also worked for 4 years at Paladin Energy Limited as Group Tax and Finance Manager and advised on their plant construction and mining operations in Africa and their expansion into Canada. More recently, he has worked as the CFO and been a Board Member of a number of junior exploration companies. Mr Barton is currently a Board member of Eneabba Gas Limited and Interposed Holdings Limited.