Mr Mason has more than twenty years’ experience working for global investment banks such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch, HSBC, Renaissance Capital and more recently, Royal Bank of Canada in senior leadership roles focused on the natural resources sector and spanning equities, derivatives and capital markets. Prior to this Mr Mason worked for over five years as a technical project manager for Fluor Corp on the development of nickel and copper assets near Auroch’s existing operations, including the development of the Murrin Murrin nickel mine in Western Australia and the Olympic Dam copper expansion project in South Australia.
Mr Platel is a geologist with over 20 years’ experience in the minerals industry, in both mining and exploration roles across a wide range of commodities. Recently, Mr Platel has worked as an independent strategic consultant focusing on project evaluation, prior to which he spent 12 years in South America in mining and exploration. He has a proven track record of exploration success having discovered and developed several major deposits including the world-class Santa Rita Nickel deposit (>1Mt contained Ni metal).
Mr Edwards is a Geologist and Economist with over 20 years’ experience in senior management in both the private and public sector. He spent three years with Barclays Australia in their Corporate Finance department and then eight years as an Exploration and Mine Geologist with companies including Gold Mines of Australia, Eagle Mining and International Mineral Resources.
Mike has worked as a consultant across a range of industries both as a Geologist and Corporate Advisor, predominantly in Australia and Africa. Mike has been involved in numerous ASX listings, raising seed and IPO capital as well as being intimately involved in several reverse take overs across a range of commodities and industries.
Mr Bahen Is a Chartered Secretary and a member of the Governance Institute of Australia (GIA) and also holds a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Accounting and Finance. He commenced his career in audit and assurance with a chartered accounting firm and is currently a Company Secretary to a number of ASX listed companies that operate in the resource sector.