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Directors and Management

Derek Carter BSc, MSc, FAusIMM (CP)

Non-Executive Chairman

Derek Carter has over 40 years’ experience in exploration and mining geology and management. He held senior positions in the Shell Group of Companies and Burmine Ltd before founding Minotaur Gold NL in 1993. He is the Chairman of Highfield Resources Ltd, former Chairman of Petratherm Limited (resigned 31 March 2014) and Minotaur Exploration Ltd (resigned November 2016), and a former board member of Intrepid Mines Ltd (resigned November 2015) and Mithril Resources Ltd (resigned December 2014), all ASX listed companies.

Mr Carter is a former President of the South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy, former board member of the Australian Gold Council, is a member of the South Australian Minerals and Energy Advisory Council and the South Australian Minerals and Energy Council, and a former Chairman of the Minerals Exploration Advisory Group. He was awarded AMEC’s Prospector of the Year Award (jointly) in 2003 and is a Centenary Medallist.

Simon O’Loughlin BA (Acc), Law Society Certificate in Law

Non-Executive Director

Simon O’Loughlin is the founder of O’Loughlins Lawyers, an Adelaide based, specialist commercial law firm. He has extensive experience in the corporate and commercial law fields while practising in Sydney and Adelaide, and also holds accounting qualifications. Mr O’Loughlin is the non-executive chairman of Arc Exploration Limited and a non-executive director of Chesser Resources Limited and Bod Australia Limited.
Mr O’Loughlin has extensive experience and involvement with companies in the small industrial and resources sectors. He has also been involved in the listing and back-door listing of numerous companies on the ASX. He is a former Chairman of the Taxation Institute of Australia (SA Division) and Save the Children Fund (SA Division).

Donald Stephens BA (Acc), FCA

Non-Executive Director

Donald Stephens is a Chartered Accountant and corporate advisor with over 25 years’ experience in the accounting, mining and services industries, including 14 years as a partner of HLB Mann Judd (SA), a firm of Chartered Accountants. He is a Chartered Accountant and corporate adviser specialising in small cap ASX listed entities.

Mr Stephens is a director of Mithril Resources Limited and Gooroo Ventures Limited. Additionally, he is Company Secretary of Highfield Resources Limited, Gooroo Ventures Limited, Duxton Water Limited, Duxton Broadacre Farms Limited and Mithril Resources Limited and various other unlisted public companies.

Peter Reid

Exploration Manager BSc Hons, MAIG

Mr Reid has over 25 years’ experience in mineral exploration. He has held senior roles with several ASX listed exploration companies. Peter has strong exploration and generative credentials, including being a part of the original Minotaur Resources team which discovered the world-class Prominent Hill copper-gold deposit and the later successful IPO spin offs of ASX listed, Mithril Resources Limited and Petratherm Limited.

He was the founding CEO of Petratherm Limited following its ASX listing in 2004, as a geothermal explorer and developer. In 2011 he received the Australian Geothermal Energy’s Association’s Chairman’s Award for his services to the Australian Geothermal Industry. He was Chairman of the Australian Geothermal Reporting Code from 2010-14.

In recent times his focus has returned back to mineral exploration establishing a geological consultancy service and undertaking other new early stage mineral exploration ventures. He was an executive board member of ASX Listed Lawson Gold Limited from July 2013 to October 2017. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.