Board of Directors


  • Mr David Quinlivan

    B.App Sci, MinEng, Grad. Dip. Fin Serv, FAusImm, FFINSA, MMICA

    Non-Executive Chairman

    Mr Quinlivan is a Mining Engineer with significant mining and executive leadership experience having 11 years of service at WMC Resources Limited, followed by a number of high-profile mining development positions.  Since 1989, Mr Quinlivan has served as Principal of Borden Mining Services, a mining consulting services firm, where he has worked on a number of mining projects in various capacities. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Sons of Gwalia Ltd (post appointment of administrators), Chief Operating Officer of Mount Gibson Iron Ltd, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alacer Gold Corporation and Chairman of Churchill Mining PLC.

  • Mr Les Davis

    Mr Les Davis

    M. Sc (Min Econs)

    Non Executive Director & Founding Shareholder

    Mr Davis has over 35 years industry experience including 17 years hands-on experience in mine development and narrow vein mining. Mr Davis' career incorporates 13 years senior management experience including roles as Mine Manager, Technical Services Manager, Concentrator Manager, Resident Manager and General Manager Expansion Projects with organisations including WMC Resources Ltd, Reliance Mining Ltd and Consolidated Minerals Ltd. 

  • Mr Luke Tonkin

    Mr Luke Tonkin

    BEng, MinEng, MAusImm

    Managing Director

    Mr Tonkin is a Mining Engineering graduate of the Western Australian School of Mines and his extensive operations and management career spans 28 years within the minerals and mining industry.  He is a past Chairman of the Western Australian School of Mines Advisory Board.  Mr Tonkin has held senior management roles at WMC Resources Ltd, Sons of Gwalia Ltd and was Managing Director of Mount Gibson Iron Ltd for 7 years.  Most recently he was Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Reed Resources Ltd.

  • Mr Brian Kennedy

    Mr Brian Kennedy

    Cert. Gen Eng

    Non-Executive Director & Founding Shareholder

    Mr Kennedy has operated a successful resource consultancy for over 30 years and has worked in the coal, iron ore, nickel, gold and fertiliser industries. During this time Mr Kennedy managed large-scale mining operations such as Kambalda and Mount Keith on behalf of WMC Resources Ltd.  More recently Mr Kennedy was Senior Vice President at Anglo Gold Ashanti Ltd.  Mr Kennedy was a founding shareholder and director of Reliance Mining Ltd. before its takeover by Consolidated Minerals Ltd. 

  • Mr Kelvin Flynn

    B.Com, CA

    Non-Executive Director

    Mr Flynn is a qualified Chartered Accountant with 27 years' experience in investment banking and corporate advisory roles including private equity and special situations investments in the mining and resources sector.

    Mr Flynn has held various leadership positions in Australia and Asia, having previously held the position of Executive Director/Vice President with Goldman Sachs and Managing Director of Alvarez & Marsal in Asia. He has worked in complex financial workouts, turnaround advisory and interim management.

    He is the Managing Director of the specialist alternative funds manager Harvisl, which focusses on investments in the real estate and real assets sectors.

    Mr Flynn is currently a Director of privately held Global Advanced Metals Pty Ltd and a Non-executive Director of Mineral Resources Limited.  Kelvin was also a Non-executive Director of Mutiny Gold Ltd from 31 March 2014 to 31 January 2015 until its successful merger with Doray Minerals Ltd.