Board and Management

Dr James Ellingford

DMgt, MBA, Post Grad Corp Man
Non-Executive Chairman

Dr Ellingford’s professional life culminated in being President of an international publicly listed billion dollar business with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and New York, USA. He has vast experience in the international arena and has successfully developed close ties with both financial institutions as well as governments throughout the world.

Dr Ellingford holds a Post Graduate in Corporate Management, a Masters in Business Administration as well as a Doctorate in Management. Dr Ellingford also lecturers MBA students in Corporate Governance at a leading Sydney University and has a keen interest in ethics and governance.


Mr Terence Clee

Executive Director

Terence Clee holds a combined Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales. Terence commenced his career as an accountant at KPMG, working in Corporate Audit and Corporate Tax. He co-founded Hemsley Lawyers alongside lawyers from Allens Arthur Robinson and Blake Dawson (now Ashurst). Terence was responsible for the business development and strategic growth of the practice.

Terence has experience in the start-up and small cap space, having advised technology start-ups and junior miners on commercialisation, cross-border transactions, tax and R&D. He currently serves as a Director for an Australia-wide technology company in the real estate space and was previously a Director for a Sydney based serviced offices and managed services business for accountants, lawyers and financial planners. Terence is admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales.


Mr Mathew Perrot

MBA, B. App Sc
Non Executive Director

Mathew Perrot is highly qualified and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science focused on economic geology, soil science, with a minor specialization in remote sensing as well as, a Masters of Business Administration. Mathew Perrot is also a Registered Practising Geologist and is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (since 1997). As such, Mr Perrot is considered a Competent Person under JORC and NI43-101.

Mr Perrot’s multi commodity background includes a variety of commodities and mineralisation styles, including Gold (Orogenic, Epithermal, Skarn), Nickel (high and low MgO systems), Base Metals (Porphyry systems, VMS) Iron Ore (Magnetite and Hematite), and Geothermal energy and he has been associated with the discovery of the Majestic (Au), Imperial (Au), Collurabie (Ni), Accumulator (Au), Batavia (Au), Taunovo (Au-Cu-Mo) and Shimba (Graphite) deposits and was associated with the development of Salt Creek (Au), Maxwell’s (Au), Iron Duke (Fe – Haem), Ntaka Hill (Ni-Cu), Lionja (Ni-Cu), Wainivesi (Zn, Cu, Pb, Ag, Au), Balmoral (Fe – Mag) and Savu Savu (Geothermal).



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Dr Dane Etheridge

PhD, MAppFin, BCom(Hons), CFA, CPA, AGIA
Company Secretary

Dr Dane Etheridge has almost fifteen years' experience providing corporate finance, governance and strategic advice to listed, private and government entities across a broad range of sectors. He has played central roles in IPO and M&A transactions and has steered companies through significant governance challenges during his time as an advisor, director and company secretary. He has recently served as Company Secretary of Focus Minerals Ltd and CFO of Coolgardie Minerals Ltd.

Dr Etheridge has Masters and PhD degrees in Finance, is a Chartered Company Secretary, Certified Practicing Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.