Mark is a Chartered Accountant with more than 25 years’ direct experience in developing resource companies. He was a founding director of Gilt-Edged Mining Limited which discovered one of Australia’s highest grade gold mines and managing director of an unlisted public company which successfully developed and financed a 2.4Moz gold resource in Mongolia. He was previously CEO of Adamus Resources Limited, where he oversaw its advancement from an early stage exploration project through definitive feasibility studies and managed the debt and equity financing to build its successful Ghanaian gold mine. He is currently also a Non-Executive Director of Geopacific Resources Limited and of Kula Gold Limited, which are developing a copper mine in Cambodia and a gold mine in PNG respectively.
Ph.D, B.Sc (Hons), ARSM, MAIG
Frazer is a geologist with 30 years international experience in exploration and project development, with a strong technical background in porphyry copper-gold systems in SE Asia, SW Pacific, the American Cordillera and central and northern Asia. After spending 16 years with WMC Resources and managing exploration portfolios in the Philippines, Mongolia and Africa, he left to join the Mitchell River Group. He has served on ASX-listed Company Boards at Executive level over the past 10 years. He is a Director and Principal at Mitchell River Group (see below), and current Managing Director of African Energy Resources Limited and Non-Executive Director at Segue Resources Limited.
Ph.D, B.Sc (Hons), MAusIMM
Jason is a geologist with more than 16 years’ mining and exploration experience including working for Homestake, Barrick and BHP Billiton and SRK Consulting. Jason has also previously spent two years in private equity investment and four years as Managing Director of ASX-listed Estrella Resources. Jason holds two Degrees, a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) plus a PhD in Structural Geology, all from Macquarie University.
B.A. (Hons), M.A. Economics
Bob graduated with honours from McMaster University of Hamilton, Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and has a Masters Degree in Economics from York University in Toronto. He is a highly respected financial and economic strategist in Canadian bond and equity markets with experience related to equity research, portfolio management, institutional sales and investment banking. Mr Boaz has more than 20 years’ experience in the finance industry, most recently as Managing Director, Investment Banking with Raymond James Ltd and Vice-President, Head of Research and in-house portfolio strategist for Dundee Securities Corporation. He is currently President & CEO of Aura Silver Resources Inc.
B.Com, LLB, ICAA, FGIA
CFO and Company Secretary
Ian is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Western Australia. He also holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance from the Governance Institute of Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. Mr. Cunningham has 15 years’ experience in the resources industry in executive and senior management roles, including with Adamus Resources Ltd, during which time Adamus developed the Nzema Gold Mine (Ghana) before merging with Endeavour Mining Corporation.
Mitchell River Group
Mitchell River Group is a privately owned project generation and resource management and development group providing technical, commercial and management services to multiple ASX-listed companies. Current clients include ASX-listed African Energy Resources, Anova Metals, Exterra Resources and EVE Investments. MRG has been engaged to provide commercial and technical management of its Alaskan projects, including data management, resource modelling and estimation, management of feasibility studies and management of US permitting. www.mitchellrivergroup.com
Millrock Resources Inc.
Exploration and Logistic Services
Millrock is a 10.8% shareholder of PolarX provides on-ground exploration logistics under PolarX management at cost +10%. Based in Anchorage, Alaska, USA and TSX-V listed, Millrock has 20+ years Alaskan exploration experience as a focussed project generator. Millrock’s presence provides immediate in country and on-ground experience combined with incentive as a major shareholder.