Board of Directors


Executive Chairman
B.Acc, MBL Appointed 30 November 2012

Johann has over 40 years’ experience in the resources industry in Australia, South Africa and Indonesia. He was until July 2020 a Non-executive Director of ASX listed Magnis Energy Technologies Ltd, and is a Director of a number of private resource focused companies.


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).


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.