Board of Directors

Grant M. Button

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Button is a qualified accountant and has significant financial and other commercial management and transactional experience.

Mr Button was appointed as a Director in 2006 and was appointed as CEO of the company on 16 July 2007. Aged 45, Mr Button has 16 years experience at a senior management level in the resources industry. He has acted as an Executive Director, Managing Director, Finance Director, CFO and Company Secretary of a range of publicly listed companies. Mr Button was formerly an Executive Director of Sylvania Resources Limited until his resignation on 21 June 2007. He is also a Director of Washington Resources Limited (appointed 2005) and Morningstar Holdings (Australia) Limited (appointed 2007).

Howard Dawson

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Dawson was appointed as a director on 20 February 2017 and was appointed as non-executive Chairman on 3 October 2017. Mr Dawson is a geologist with an initial 11 year career in the exploration and development of base and precious metals and bulk commodities before around 16 years spent in the securities industry with firms such as Hartley Poyntons, McIntosh Securities and ABN Amro Morgans.

Mr Dawson is an experienced company director and is currently a non-executive chairman of SportsHero Limited and non-executive director of Entek Energy Limited.

Francesco Cannavo

Non-Executive Director

Mr Cannavo was appointed as a non-executive director on 6 August 2018. Mr Cannavo is an experienced public company director with significant business and investment experience working with companies operating across various industries, and has been instrumental in assisting several listed and unlisted companies achieve their growth strategies through the raising of investment capital and the acquisition of assets. In particular, Francesco has significant experience assisting companies in the resources and exploration sectors including during his tenures as non-executive director at Fortis Mining Ltd, Hannan’s Reward Ltd and GBM Resources Ltd.

Francesco is an entrepreneur with a strong network of investors and industry contacts in the public company sector throughout the Asia-Pacific region and has extensive experience in capital raisings, investment activities and IPO’s. Francesco is currently a non-executive director of ASX-listed companies, WONHE Multimedia Commerce Ltd (ASX:WMC) and Lifespot Health Ltd (ASX:LSH).


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