John Terpu

Executive Chairman

Mr Terpu has over 22 years of commercial and management expertise gained in a broad range of business and investment activities. He has been involved in the mining and exploration industry through the acquisition and investment in a number of strategic exploration and mining projects. Mr Terpu has a wide range of contacts in the exploration and mining investment community.

Mr Terpu was a Director of Conquest Mining Limited from June 1999 to May 2010.

Matthew Keane

Matthew Keane

BSc (Hons) Geology, Masters of Business and Technology

Managing Director

Mr Keane is a geologist with more than 20 years of experience in mining, exploration and financial markets. He has worked in various technical, operational and corporate roles including exploration and mine geology, scheduling and design, resource and reserve estimation, production management, and mergers and acquisitions for companies including BHP, Paladin Energy and Lynas Rare Earths Limited. He also spent eight years in capital markets working as a metals and mining analyst for Argonaut Securities. Most recently, Mr Keane was the CEO of S2 Resources, focused on advancing a portfolio of Australian and Finnish exploration assets.

Andrew Caruso

B.Eng (Mining) (Hons), AICD

Non-Executive Director

Mr Caruso is a mining executive with over 25 years’ experience in the Australian and international mining industries, including significant corporate leadership and business development experience as well as operations and strategic planning, capital projects, and mine management.

His most recent roles include the leadership of iron ore and coal operations and development companies focused on greenfield development and brownfield expansion of existing operations. Mr Caruso brings to the Board business leadership and large project experience coupled with extensive technical and operations knowledge.

Matthew Blake

B.Com, GradDip (FINSIA)

Non-Executive Director

Mr Blake has 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry and with companies listed on the ASX. He joined DJ Carmichael Pty Limited in 1999 as an Investment Adviser, later becoming an Executive Director of the company until the sale of the business to Shaw and Partners Limited in 2019. Mr Blake has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment with the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.