Board & Management

Board Members

Stephen Dennis

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Stephen Dennis

appointed August 2015

Managing Director

Mr Robert Ryan

appointed October 2022

John Mair, NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Rox Resources

Non-Executive Director

Mr John Mair

appointed October 2019

Non-Executive Director

Mr Matthew Hogan

appointed July 2023

Management Team

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Chris Hunt

appointed May 2021

General Manager – Studies

Mr Daniel Marchesi

appointed March 2023

Managing Director

Mr Robert Ryan

appointed October 2022

Mr Ryan is a mining engineer with over 20 years of experience in the resource sector, including exploration, resource development, feasibility studies, project development, mining operations and corporate merger and acquisitions. Mr Ryan holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining Engineering) from Curtin University School of Mines and a First Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency. He has prior Senior Executive experience with Bardoc Gold Limited, Norton Gold Fields, Barrick Gold, Goldfields – St Ives and Newmont Corporation.

Non-Executive Director

Mr Matthew Hogan

appointed July 2023

Mr Matt Hogan was a former Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of United Minerals Corporation NL (UMC) which successfully discovered the Railway Iron Ore DSO deposit in the Central Pilbara. In February 2010, UMC was acquired by BHP Billiton for A$204 million.

Mr Hogan was instrumental in the ASX listing of Iron Ore Holdings Limited (IOH). IOH achieved a market capitalisation of over A$200 million, and that company was ultimately acquired by BC Iron Limited for A$250 million. Mr Hogan was employed by IOH and assisted the Board and management in that particular role.

He also has over 25 years of experience in the stock broking industry and was closely involved in bringing a number of company listings to the ASX, the underwriting of shareholder entitlement issues and corporate placements.

Mr Hogan is currently the Managing Director of Venus Metals Corporation Limited (ASX: VMC)

Exploration Manager

Mr Travis Craig

appointed January 2023

Mr Craig is an experienced Exploration Manager, Resource Manager and Chief Geologist with over 25 years technical and senior management experience in Australia, Indonesia, PNG, Africa and the Middle East for gold and base metal projects.

Mr Gregor Bennett, EXPLORATION MANAGER. Rox Resources

Exploration Manager

Mr Gregor Bennett

appointed January 2020

Mr Bennett is an experienced geologist with over 10 years of experience in Archaean gold and nickel exploration.  He has extensive experience in roles spanning all aspects of resource projects including exploration and targeting, discovery and resource development.  Mr Bennett joined the Rox exploration team in 2013 and is now responsible for all exploration activities.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geophysics and Geology and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.

GENERAL MANAGER – STUDIES

Mr Daniel Marchesi

appointed March 2023

Dan completed post graduate study in mining engineering at the University of Ballarat and has +20 years’ experience in the mining industry and is a member of the AusIMM. He has strong experience in operational, technical and consulting roles. In this time, he has gained valuable experience in a variety of aspects of underground mining in base metal and gold mines, from narrow vein to large scale bulk mining methods.

During his time in consulting, Dan has been closely involved in developing mining projects from scoping through to feasibility studies and execution.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Mr Chris Hunt

appointed May 2021

Mr Hunt is an experienced finance executive with over 25 years’ experience predominately in the resources and construction industries.  He has held senior finance roles for close to 15 years and has strong experience in feasibility studies, corporate financing, and mining operations.  Mr Hunt’s most recent resources experiences were as the Chief Financial Officer for BC Iron Limited, Crossland Resources Limited, FerrAus Limited and Cliffs Natural Resources.

He holds a Bachelor of Business, is a Fellow CPA, a graduate from the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has completed a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia.

John Mair, NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Rox Resources

Non-Executive Director

Mr John Mair

appointed October 2019

Dr Mair is an economic geologist with extensive international experience across technical, managerial and corporate fields.  He holds a PhD in Economic Geology (UWA) and held the position of post-doctoral research fellow at the Mineral Deposit Research Unit, UBC, Canada. He was worked in the minerals sector in WA, NSW, British Columbia, Yukon, Alaska, Mexico and China.

Dr Mair brings a deep understanding of a range of gold deposits types, and a working knowledge of other mineral systems.  He has authored numerous papers in leading scientific journals on the geology of gold and other mineral deposit types.

Dr Mair was the Managing Director of Greenland Minerals Ltd from 2014 to late 2021. He was integral in the technical development of Kvanefjeld (the world’s largest code-compliant rare earth resource), the corporate evolution of Greenland Minerals Ltd, and the commercial and strategic alignment with international rare earths group Shenghe Resources Holding Co Ltd.  Dr Mair has worked closely with governments on matters pertaining to regulation and strategic metal supply.  He has significant experience and connections in global capital markets.

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mr Robert Ryan

appointed October 2022

Coming soon

Stephen Dennis

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Stephen Dennis

appointed August 2015

Mr Dennis has been actively involved in the mining industry for over 35 years.  He has held senior executive roles in a number of Australian resources companies and was previously the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of CBH Resources Ltd, the Australian subsidiary of Toho Zinc Co Ltd of Japan.

Mr Dennis is also the Non-Executive Chairman of Marvel Gold Ltd, a Non-Executive Director of Evolution Energy Minerals Limited and Burgundy Diamond Mines Ltd.