Martin Pyle (Chairman) B.Sc Hons, MBA
Martin Pyle is a geologist and a mining industry specialist with more than 30 years' experience in the finance and resources industry in Australia. Having worked across a diverse range of commodities and been involved in various ASX listed companies, he has expertise in geology, exploration, resource and reserve estimation and feasibility study analysis. He currently serves as Managing Director of Aurora Minerals Limited and is a Non-Executive Director of Peninsula Mines Limited.
Martin was previously a Non-Executive Director of Gold Road Resources and held senior corporate finance roles with prominent Australian stock broking firms where he was responsible for the generation and execution of resources related equity raisings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate advisory and research, as well as resource analysis.
Mike Spreadborough (Managing Director) B.Eng, MBA
Mike Spreadborough is a mining engineer with extensive experience in the development and operation of mineral resources projects spanning a range of commodities including copper, gold, uranium, lead, zinc and iron ore. Over the past 20 years, Mike has held senior executive roles with several mining companies including Chief Operating Officer of Sandfire Resources and Inova Resources Ltd (formerly Ivanhoe Australia), General Manager – Coastal Operations for Rio Tinto and General Manager – Mining for WMC and later Vice President – Mining for BHP Billiton at the world-class Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering from the University of Queensland and an MBA from Deakin University, as well as a WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Clean TeQ Holdings Limited.
Rob Hogarth (Non-Executive Director) B.Ec, Fellow ICAA
Rob Hogarth built his mining industry expertise during a 37-year career with KPMG, where he was leader of KPMG's Energy and Natural Resources & Major Project Advisory Practices, and lead partner for many of the firm's listed mining clients in the Asia Pacific region. He has been involved with Indonesia since 1983. Since retiring from KPMG in 2009, he has become a director of a range of companies, including AMC Consultants, and sits on several audit committees.
Rob is a Non-Executive Director of the Environment Protection Authority of Victoria.
Boyke Abidin (Executive Director) B.Sc Bus. Admin
Boyke holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from International University Europe – London. He has more than 25 years’ experience in Indonesian management. Previously a Government Liaison Officer for the Rawas Gold Mine in South Sumatra, Boyke has extensive in-country expertise. He is President Director of Indonesian Operations for One Asia Resources and has been a Director of PT Masmindo Dwi Area since 2000. He is also a director of PT Resources Indonesia, PT Dwinad Nusa Sejahtera and PT Sorikmas Mining.
Craig Smyth (Chief Financial Officer) BCA (Acctg), M App Fin, CA
Craig has a background in finance, graduating from the Victoria University of Wellington with a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration, and completed his Master of Applied Finance at the University of Melbourne. Craig’s financial background includes Coopers Lybrand, Credit Suisse First Boston (London) and ANZ Investment Bank. Craig is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia.
Craig is Chief Executive Officer of Lion Selection Group Limited, CFO and Company Secretary of One Asia Resources Limited, and an Executive Director of Lion Manager.
Colin McMillian (General Manager of Geology)
Colin is a geologist having worked at Newcrest for almost 30 years, including six years as Mineral Resource Manager at Gosowong in Indonesia. Colin led the team responsible for the discovery of the world class Telfer Deeps and Ridgeway deposits and has extensive experience with both epithermal and porphyry gold/copper deposits in Australia and Indonesia. Colin has been involved with several mine start-ups including the initial Cadia Hill open pit operation and the underground mines at Ridgeway and Cadia East at the Cadia Valley Operations in NSW, Australia and the Toguraci underground mine at Gosowong in Indonesia. Colin is a Member of the AusIMM.
Jane Rose (Company Secretary)
Jane has extensive commercial experience having held senior administrative positions with legal firms Phillips Fox and Corrs Chambers Westgarth in Melbourne and Nabarro Nathanson in London. In addition, Jane has more than 15 years’ resources industry background including positions held with Lion Selection Group Limited, AngloGold Ashanti Limited, MPI Mines Ltd, Leviathan Resources and Indophil Resources.
Jane is Company Secretary and Investor Relations Manager of Lion Selection Group Limited.