DIRECTORS

Board & Management

Peter Wall

Chairman (Non-exec)
LLB, BComm MAppFin FFin

George Karageorge

Managing Director/CEO
BApp Sc. Geology, MAusIMM

Emmanuel Correia

Director (Non-exec), Joint Company Secretary
BBus, CA

Peter Michael

Director (Non-exec)

Tim Hronsky

Director (Non-exec)
B.Eng (Geology) MAusIMM, MSEG

Vinod Manikandan

Company Secretary
B.Com, GCertProfAcc, CPA, AGIA, ACIS

PETER WALL

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Wall is a corporate lawyer and has been a Partner at Steinepreis Paganin (Perth based corporate law firm) since July 2005. Mr Wall graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1998 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance). He has also completed a Masters of Applied Finance and Investment with FINSIA.

Mr Wall has a wide range of experience in all forms of commercial and corporate law, with a particular focus on resources (hard rock and oil/gas), equity capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. He also has significant experience in dealing in cross border transactions.

Mr Wall is an experienced company director and serves as the Chairman or Non-Executive Director of a number of ASX listed entities.

GEORGE KARAGEORGE

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Mr Karageorge is a geologist and is a rare, base and precious metal exploration expert with over 25 years’ experience in the mining sector. He has worked in senior technical and executive management roles for exploration and mining companies across the globe, including Western Mining Corporation, ASARCO, Anglo Gold Ashanti, Barrick Mines, Pilbara Minerals and Bluebird Battery Metals.

Mr Karageorge has had multiple management and technical roles as Project Geologist, Project Manager, and most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of TSX listed company Bluebird Battery Metals. He has extensive expertise in taking projects from exploration through to development and production stages.

Mr. Karageorge is best known for his role as the founding geologist and registered mine manager of lithium producer, Pilbara Minerals Limited (ASX: PLS). He was instrumental in the discovery of the Pilbara Minerals multi-Billion Dollar Pilgangoora Lithium and Tantalum Deposit. His role was paramount in developing the project from the first drill hole through to the first Lithium Concentrate, taking the company into production and growing it into a A$1.5B market cap mining company in less than 4 years.

In addition to his technical and corporate leadership roles, Mr. Karageorge has occupied the position of company director for a number of private, public listed and unlisted public companies over the last 30 years. He holds a Bachelor Degree, BAppSc. (Geology) and is a senior member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AUSIMM).

EMMANUEL CORREIA

Non-Executive Director, Joint Company Secretary

Mr Emmanuel Correia has over 25 years’ public company and corporate finance experience in Australia, North America and the United Kingdom and is a founding director of Peloton Capital and Peloton Advisory.

Mr Correia is an experienced public company director/officer and, prior to establishing Peloton Capital in 2011, he was a founder and major shareholder of Cardrona Capital which specialised in providing advisory services to the small/mid cap market in Australia. Cardrona was acquired by a UK backed private advisory firm seeking advisory capabilities in Australia.

Mr Correia has also held various senior positions with Deloitte and other boutique corporate finance houses. Mr Correia’s key areas of expertise include IPOs, secondary capital raisings, corporate strategy, structuring, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance.

Mr Correia is currently a non-executive director of Canyon Resources Limited and Orminex Limited. Mr Correia is also the Company Secretary of Bluglass Limited.

PETER MICHAEL

Non-Executive Director

Peter has over 20 years’ experience in the property sector encompassing the arrangement and execution of commercial and residential property transactions, land development, construction and joint venture operations utilising an extensive network of contacts throughout Australia.

Peter is currently the Executive Director of a private age care business, a private property development business and privately-owned Real Estate Agency. Peter is also the Managing Director of a private investment firm, based in Subiaco, specialising in developing resource exploration companies. He is also a director of not for profit group who specialise in delivering exercise programs for people with diabetes in WA and Vanuatu.

TIM HRONSKY

Non-Executive Director

Mr Tim Hronsky is a geologist with over 25 years of international experience in the mining and exploration industry. Tim has a strong focus on precious metals, base metals and nickel exploration. He is highly experienced in exploration targeting for precious metals and spent 15 years with Placer Dome Inc, one of the largest gold companies in the world at that time.

Tim has extensive global consulting experience in the mining industry, providing clients with unique and value-adding solutions. He specialises in the fields of business improvement and strategy and sustainable development and has a demonstrated track record in establishing new businesses and creating value in the early phases of exploration and in Junior company development.

Tim has strong conceptual and analytical skills and has been able to integrate geological, exploration and operational information to create unique technical and commercial solutions.

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