Senior Management

General Manager Geology

James Kerr

Mr Kerr has over 25 years’ experience in the global mining industry, managing exploration and mine development projects throughout Australia, Sub Sahara and Asia Pacific. His experience also covers  remote locations in the Melanesian Region including Vanuatu, The Solomon Islands and various Islands across Indonesia.

He brings specialist knowledge of epithermal and porphyry gold system exploration, resource definition and project development, as well as extensive global corporate management experience across a broad range of commodities.

Mr Kerr’s experience exploring and developing porphyry and epithermal gold deposits in the Asia-Pacific region in senior management roles for Barrick Gold Corporation, Hillgrove Resources, Oropa, Tethyan Copper Company and Mincor Resources provides synergies to Geopacific’s development plans on Woodlark Island. 

Mr Kerr holds degrees in Geology and Mineral Economics and is a Member of the AusIMM, SEG and a Fellow of the Geological Society of London.

 

Geology Manager Woodlark

Warrick Clent

Mr Clent is a geologist with more than 20 years’ experience in mining and exploration operations, including open cut and underground mines and has worked across all projects from greenfield through to advanced exploration projects. 

Mr Clent also has diverse experience across a range of commodities, including gold, copper and nickel in Australia and the Asia Pacific region, defining Resources and managing large teams and budgets.  Having previously worked as Exploration Manager for Goldminex Resources in PNG, his local knowledge is invaluable in working with the community and other stakeholders.

Mr Clent holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology)  and is a member of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM). 

 

Exploration Manager Cambodia

Prayogo Hargyono

Mr Hargyono has a wealth of exploration experience in many commodities including gold, copper and coal. With over 20 years of field experience in Asia, he has held senior positions with Pelsart, Borneo Gold Corporation of Canada, North Limited, Straits Resources, Anglo American, Asian Gold Corporation Indonesia of Ivanhoe Mines.

As Head of Exploration for Straits Resources he was responsible for delineating sufficient resources to restart and maintain production at the Mt Muro Gold Mining Operation and for the massive expansion of the coal resources at the Sebuku Coal Mining Operation. He has also held the position of Chief Geologist for Anglo American Indonesia where he was responsible for Porphyry Copper exploration on Papua Island in Indonesia. Later with Ivanhoe Mines, Mr Hargyono was Project Manager for the Kerta Project in West Java of Indonesia focused in exploring epithermal gold-silver deposits.

Mr Hargyono holds a degree in Geological Engineering from the Gadjah Mada University.

 

Project Manager

Glenn Zamudio

Mr Zamudio has a strong record of operating and developing businesses in challenging jurisdictions. Mr Zamudio has 5 years of process and engineering experience from feasibility through to commissioning, 10 years of merchant banking experience initially as a quantitative analyst and then in the Investment banking division. From 2002, on arrival in Australia he owned and managed private businesses for 4 years and then joined Mawson West Limited for 8 years and held positions of Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary, Executive General Manager Operations and Group Executive Commercial.

Mr Zamudio holds a degree in Chemical Engineering, a Masters of Business Administration, is a Chartered Financial Analyst and is a member of Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

 

Environmental Manager

Jacqueline Raynes

Ms.  Raynes has 27 years mining experience, 15 years in Environment Management at significant operations in Australia, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Papua New Guinea. Ms. Raynes has developed skills in mine rehabilitation and closure, contaminated sites management, statutory compliance, regulatory approvals, public consultation, environmental management system development, training and site wide environmental management.

Ms Raynes holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Masters in Environmental Management.