Directors & Management
Evan Cranston (Non-Executive Chairman)
Mr Cranston is a lawyer specialising in corporate and mining law. He has extensive experience in the areas of public listed entities including capital raisings, IPOs and liaison with market analysts and potential investors, together with corporate governance, the ASX Listing Rules and the Corporations Act.
His experience in mining law extends to tenement acquisition agreements, mineral rights agreements, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions. He holds both a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws.
Mr Cranston is currently a director of Boss Resources Limited and New Century Resources Limited.
Tony James (Managing Director)
Mr Tony James is mining engineer with considerable operational, new project development and corporate experience including recent roles as Managing Director of Atherton Resources (ASX: ATE) and Mutiny Gold (ASX: MYG). At Atherton Resources he achieved a favourable outcome for shareholders following the takeover by Auctus Minerals. At Mutiny he led the implementation of a revised development strategy for the Deflector copper-gold deposit in WA that resulted in the successful merger of Mutiny Gold and Doray Minerals (ASX: DRM).
Prior to these roles, Mr James held a number of executive positions with international gold producer Alacer Gold Corporation, including President of its Australian operations following the merger between Anatolia Minerals (TSX: ANO) and Avoca Resources (ASX: AVO) in 2011. He also played a key role in Avoca’s initial growth and success, leading the feasibility and development of the Higginsville Gold Operations.
Oonagh Malone (Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary)
Ms Malone is a principal of a corporate advisory firm which provides company secretarial and administrative services. She has almost a decade of experience in administrative and company secretarial roles for listed companies and is a member of the Governance Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Ms Malone currently acts as company secretary for ASX-listed Boss Resources Limited, Clancy Exploration Limited, Hawkstone Mining Limited, Matador Mining Limited, New Century Resources Limited and Primary Gold Limited. Ms Malone is a non-executive director of Hawkstone Mining Limited.
The primary responsibility of the Board is to represent and advance shareholders interests and to protect the interests of stakeholders. To fulfil this role the Board is responsible for the overall corporate governance of the Company including its strategic direction, establishing goals for management and monitoring the achievement of these goals.
The responsibilities of the Board include:
- Protection and enhancement of shareholder value.
- Formulation, review and approval of the objectives and strategic direction of the Company.
- Monitoring the financial performance of the Company by reviewing and approving budgets and monitoring results.
- Approving all significant business transactions including acquisitions, divestments and capital expenditure.
- Ensuring the adequate internal control systems and procedures exist and that compliance with these systems and procedures is maintained.
- The identification of significant business risks and ensuring that such risks are adequately managed.
- The review of performance and remuneration of executive directors and key staff.
- The establishment and maintenance of appropriate ethical standards.
- Evaluating and, where appropriate adopting, with or without modification, the ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Principals of Good Corporate Governance and Best Practice Recommendations.
| Directors Code of Conduct
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| Corporate Code of Conduct
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| Remuneration Committee Charter
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| Performance Evaluation Procedure
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| Induction Procedures for New Directors and Executives
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| Risk Management Guidelines and Policy
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| Shareholder Communication Guidelines and Policy
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| Disclosure Policy
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| Procedure for Selection and Appointment of External Auditor
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| Audit Committee Charter
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| Procedure for Selection and Appointment of Directors
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| Independence Advice Procedure
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| Independence Materiality Thresholds
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| Board Charter
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Securities Trading Policy
Securities Trading Policy
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