Board & Management
Chair, CA, FELLOW FINSIA, GAICD
Mr Fitzgerald is an experienced Company Director and resource financier. He has worked with the resources sector for 30 years providing project finance and corporate advisory services to a large number of mining companies. Mr Fitzgerald is the Lead Independent Director of Northern Star Resources Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Danakali Resources Ltd. He has previously held positions as Chairman of Integra Mining Ltd and Atherton Resources as well as senior executive roles with a number of Investment Banks with a focus on the provision of financial services to the mining sector. Mr Fitzgerald is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of FINSIA and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Managing Director, BEng (Mining), MBA, MAusIMM, MAICD
Mr Bennett is a Mining Engineer with an MBA who has extensive experience in the operation, development and financing of resource companies and projects over a 20 year period. He has worked in technical, management and business development roles for Newcrest, Western Metals and Panoramic Resources and holds a WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate. For nine years Mr Bennett was a senior executive at RMB Resources where he specialised in the provision of equity, quasi-equity/mezzanine and debt financing for small to mid-sized resource companies across a range of commodities and jurisdictions. Mr Bennett was a Non-Executive Director for a period of 4 years on the Board of Horizon Gold Ltd.
Non-Executive Director, BSc (Hons), FGeolSoc, MAusIMM
Mr Ainscough, co-founded and led the private equity investment effort that resulted in two deals, the 2014 joint venture agreement with gold major, Gold Fields Ltd, for the Foster/Jan Nickel Project at Kambalda, WA and the acquisition of Silver Lake Resources’ Great Southern Project in 2016, a transaction that ultimately led to the listing of these assets as Medallion Metals Ltd on the ASX.
Anthony (Tony) James
Non-Executive Director, BEng (Mining), AWASM, FAusIMM
Mr James is a mining engineer with considerable operational, new project development and corporate experience including recent roles as the current Managing Director of Carbine Resources (ASX: CRB), 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).
Chief Financial Officer, BCom, CA
Mr Ben Larkin is a Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years’ experience as a corporate and finance professional. Mr Larkin commenced his career in public practice before specialising in the natural resources sector in 2007. Mr Larkin has recent experience with the development and operation of gold mines.
Exploration Manager, Msc (Economic Geology), MAusIMM
Mr Groombridge joined ACH Minerals following the acquisition of the RGP in 2016. He has a strong connection with the Project having worked there since 2011 for both Tectonic and Silver Lake Resources. Previously Mr Groombridge has worked a number of mine based operation geology roles at a variety of gold and nickel mines in the Eastern Goldfields of WA as well as being the Project Geologist for Wolf Minerals’ Hemerdon Tin/Tungsten Project in Devon, UK (2007-2009).