James Edward Kelly
Non-Executive Chairman (aged 41)
James Kelly has over 17 years’ experience in the mining and natural resource industry, with extensive experience in corporate finance, strategy and capital allocation. James was a senior member of the Xstrata plc group business development team and following the merger with Glencore plc, was part of the team which founded Greenstone Resources LP, a mining private equity fund focused on post-exploration development assets.
James served as an Executive Director of ASX listed Cradle Resources Limited from May 2016 to July 2017 having been appointed a Non-Executive Director in February 2016. James is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and holds a BA (Hons) from University College London.
Carmichael Olabambo Olowoyo
Non-Executive Director (aged 39)
Carmichael (Carmie) Olowoyo works as an institutional adviser on the sales desk at Ashanti Capital Pty Ltd, which is Joint Broker to the Company. Carmie has recently been active in corporate advisory for a number of natural resource and renewable energy clients. Carmie has cross border experience and has spent time in various private company roles from CEO to senior management.
With a track record of raising capital, Carmie spent over 10 years in equity capital markets for a UK based boutique advisory group and Macquarie Bank Ltd in Australia. His time at Macquarie was focused on equity capital markets delivery for natural resource clients.
Sam Delevan Quinn
Non-Executive Director and company secretary (aged 41)
Sam Quinn is a corporate lawyer with over a decade’s worth of experience in the natural resources sector, in both legal counsel and executive management positions. Sam is currently the Director of Corporate Finance and Legal Counsel for the Dragon Group, a London-based natural resources venture capital firm, a Non-Executive Director of AIM quoted Red Rock Resources Plc, and the Director and company secretary of NEX quoted Tectonic Gold Plc. Sam has gained significant experience in the administration, operation, financing and promotion of natural resource companies.
Prior to working in the natural resources sector, Sam worked as a corporate lawyer for Jackson McDonald Barristers & Solicitors in Perth, Western Australia and for Nabarro LLP in London.