MICHAEL SCIVOLO B.Com, FCPA
Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Scivolo has extensive experience in the fields of accounting and taxation in both corporate and non-corporate entities. Mr Scivolo was partner/director in a CPA firm until 2011 and has since consulted in accounting and taxation fields.

Mr Scivolo has also been on the boards of a number of ASX listed mining companies and is currently a Director of Sabre Resources Ltd, Golden Deeps Ltd and Tennant Minerals Ltd.

ALEXANDER BIGGS B.Eng (Hons) Mining Engineering, HNC Mechanical Engineering, MAusIMM
Non-Executive Director

Mr Biggs is a qualified Mining Engineer and Mechanical Engineer. He has over 20 years’ experience in the engineering and mining sectors including corporate, operations, consulting and finance, including capital raising, both equity and debt as well as deal structuring and significant commercial expertise. Mr Biggs is currently Managing Director of Lightning Minerals (ASX) and previously Managing Director of Critical Resources (ASX). He has held management and operational positions at Venturex Resources, Palisade Capital Corporation, Barrick Gold as well as Principal level positions in consultancy and advisory capacities. Mr Biggs is a Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a graduate of the Western Australian School of Mines.

RACHELLE DOMANSKY B.A., B.App.Sc. (Hons), M.Ed., Dip.ESG, MAPS, MASH, MAICD.
Non-Executive Director

Ms Domansky is an ESG specialist and consultant psychologist to business, government, and educational institutions in the Asia-Pacific region. She is experienced in ESG, media and marketing, human resources development and management, corporate culture, and education and training. Current non-executive board positions are Metals Australia Limited and Quebec Lithium Limited.

BASIL CONTI FCA
Non-Executive Director

Mr Conti is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & NZ and was a partner/director of a Chartered Accounting firm in West Perth until 2015. Mr Conti is experienced in management accounting, taxation, secretarial practice, corporate and financial planning, consulting to small and large businesses and has been associated with the mining industry in a professional capacity for over 25 years.

PAUL FERGUSON B.Eng Mining, Grad.Dip Finance & Investment
Chief Executive Officer

Mr Ferguson has a broad background in the resources and energy sectors, spanning more than 30 years across North America, Asia, and Australia. A mining engineer, Paul has extensive project development and operational experience working in Canada.  He spent nine years in Canada with ExxonMobil, where he was responsible for building and then operating a large-scale oil sands mining, mineral processing, and refining project through all stages of feasibility, design, construction, and operation. After the Canadian Oil Sands, Paul was appointed President (USA) & Executive General Manager of Mining & Mineral Processing for GMA Garnet, the world’s largest producer of industrial garnets. Paul’s early career included BHP Iron Ore and Coking Coal and subsequently spent significant time with Mobil Oil Australia in their Oil Refining and Supply organisations before moving to Asia.

JON DUGDALE B.Sc (Hons), FAusIMM, MAICD
Technical Advisor

Mr Dugdale is a geologist with 35 years discovery, development and corporate experience, including involvement with graphite and lithium projects and gold, nickel-sulphide and copper- gold discoveries.

Mr Dugdale corporate experience includes as a director/CEO of several junior resource companies focused on nickel-cobalt, graphite and copper-gold projects as well as funds management experience with Lion Selection Group.

Chris Ramsay B.Sc, MAPM, MAusIMM
General Manager Geology

Mr Ramsay is a geologist and project manager with over 25 years’ experience in the global mining industry.

Chris’ depth of experience includes operational & managerial roles in exploration, mine development and operations in underground & open-cut Gold, Nickel, Base Metal, Bauxite & Coal mines and development projects globally.

Chris spent 18 years with Oceana Gold, Sons of Gwalia and Straits Resources before working as a consultant and advisor.

TANYA NEWBY B.Com, CA, AGIA, GAICD
CFO/ Joint Company Secretary

Ms Newby is a finance and governance professional with over twenty years of experience in various corporate and commercial roles.  She has a strong background in the resources sector and has provided financial advice and assistance to a number of publicly listed entities through exploration, project development through to the production stage and is keen to contribute to the growth and success of Metals Australia.

Ms Newby is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Member of the Governance Institute of Australia and a Graduate Member of the Institute of Company Directors.

MICHAEL MUHLING B.Com (Hons), MPA, FCPA, FCG, FGIA
Joint Company Secretary

Mr Muhling is a finance and governance professional with 20 years experience in the resources industry, including 15 years in senior roles with ASX listed companies. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia, The Chartered Governance Institute, and the Governance Institute of Australia.

Mr Muhling brings to the Company a wealth of experience in the corporate and resource sectors, both in Australia and overseas.