Board of Directors

JOHANN JACOBS

Executive Chairman
B.Acc., MBL.

Johann has over 35 years’ experience in the resources industry in Australia, South Africa and Indonesia. He is also non-executive director of ASX listed Magnis Resources Ltd (ASX: MNS) (formerly Uranex Limited).

CHRIS ELLIS

Executive Director
BSc Hons

Chris has over 35 years’ experience in the exploration and mining industry in Australia and overseas. He was a founding member and Executive Director of coal mining company Excel Coal Limited, which became Australia’s largest independent coal mining company before being acquired by Peabody Energy Inc. in October 2006. Chris commenced his career in the UK coal industry, followed by positions within Shell’s exploration group in Southern Africa and CRAE in Western Australia. He has also held senior positions for BP Coal (London and USA), Agipcoal Australia and for the Stratford Joint Venture. Chris has core skills in geology, mining engineering and minerals processing, mainly in the coal industry with some experience in tungsten, gold, base metals and diamonds. He has had overall responsibility for the design and engineering of four new mines during his career with Excel. Chris is a
Non-Executive Director of Ausquest Limited (ASX: AQD).

GREG HANCOCK

Independent Non-Executive Director
BA Econs, B.Ed Hons, F.Fin

Greg has over 25 years’ experience in capital markets, practicing in the area of Corporate Finance. He has extensive experience in both Australia and the United Kingdom through his close links to the stockbroking and investment banking community. His career specialised in mining and natural resources with a background in the finance and management of listed companies. He is chairman of Ausquest Ltd (ASX: AQD); BMG Resources Ltd (ASX: BMG); Non-Executive Director of Golden State Mining Ltd (ASX: GSM); Strata- X Energy Ltd (ASX: SXA); Zeta Petroleum Plc (ASX: ZTA) and Cobra Resources Plc (LON: COBR).

Greg continues his close association with the capital markets in Australia and the United Kingdom, through his private company Hancock Corporate Investments Pty Ltd.