Mr Gary Powell B App Sci (Geology), AIG, AusIMM
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Mr Powell was appointed to the Board of Directors upon incorporation on 29 October 2020.
Mr Powell is an experienced geologist and mining executive with more than 35 years’ extensive experience in the mineral resources industry, ranging from grass roots exploration, feasibility studies and mining operations.
Mr Powell is a member of the Australian institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australasian Institute of Geoscientists and has worked for various companies with properties in Australia, Southeast Asia and Central Asia. Early successes include leading the team in the discovery of the Genesis and New Holland gold deposits in the early 1990s, which mines are currently operated by Gold Fields’ Agnew operations.
Mr Powell was a co-founder and director of LSE: AIM listed company Metals Exploration plc, overseeing the development of the Runruno Gold Project located in the Philippines from exploration through to successful completion of a scoping study and is now an operating mine. Since 2010, Mr Powell was a non-executive director of Medusa Mining Ltd and more recently a non-executive director of Strickland Resources Ltd. Until recently, he provided business development services to ASX listed Red 5 Ltd which is in the process of developing the large +4Mtpa King of the Hills gold mine in the Eastern Goldfields of WA.