Mathew Longworth

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Longworth is an experienced geologist and mining executive with over 33 years’ experience across large projects, exploration and discoveries. He holds over 20 years’ of board level experience, and his areas of expertise include exploration, due diligence, operational audits, and mining asset valuation, covering gold, nickel, iron ore, base metals and coal.

Mr Longworth has held Exploration Manager, Chief Operations Officer, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer roles with Heron Resources Limited (ASX: HRR). He has also served as General Manager of a national mining consulting firm, and as an Independent Mining Consultant with a small funds management firm. He has led expert evidence on exploration, valuation and due diligence in matters before the Federal Court and Administrative Appeals Tribunal. He also holds significant gold, copper, nickel (sulphide and laterite), base metals, iron ore and coal experience in Australia, Greenland, Africa, South America and the Pacific.

Mr Longworth is currently non-executive chairman of ASX listed Ardea Resources Limited (ASX:ARL) and public unlisted Greenfields Exploration Limited as well as non-executive director of Asra Minerals Limited (ASX:ASR). He was also non-executive chairman of Echo Resources Limited from 2012 to 2016 and non-executive chairman of Metalicity Limited (ASX:MCT) from July 2019 to May 2021.

Mr Longworth also has experience with the Company’s Tenements owning and living on a farming property at Kauring on the southern end of the Company’s project.

Mr Longworth is considered to be an independent Director and is from any business or other relationship that could materially interfere with, or reasonably be perceived to interfere with, the independent exercise of his judgement.