Board of Directors

Geopacific Resources

Graham Ascough

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Graham is a senior resources executive and geophysicist with a strong track record of discovery and more than 30 years of industry experience. He has held various senior management positions and directorships, taking a leading role in setting the strategic direction to develop and finance exploration projects and junior mining companies. Graham is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Sunstone Metals Ltd, Black Canyon Limited and PNX Metals Ltd and was the Chairman of Musgrave Minerals Ltd recently acquired by Ramelius Resources. He is a member of the AusIMM and a Professional Geoscientist of Ontario.

Rowan Johnston

Independent NED

Rowan is an experienced corporate executive with track record of adding value from discovery to production and working with challenging assets. Rowan has previously held executive and Board positions at Integra Mining, Mutiny Gold, Excelsior Gold and Bardoc Gold. He is currently Executive Chairman of Kin Mining, Chairman of Spartan Resources and a non-executive Director of PNX metals. Rowan is a Qualified Mining Engineer from WASM and holds a 1st class ticket Mine Manager’s Certificate with international experience including in France, Africa and Indonesia and Australia.

Hamish Bohannan

Independent NED

Hamish is a mining engineer with extensive corporate and operational experience in public companies both in Australia and overseas. Hamish has built a career developing exciting projects around the world and has a reputation for maintaining high standards in community liaison and environmental excellence and developing a strong safety culture. Hamish is currently the CEO of Gulf Manganese, having previously worked with Bathurst, Iluka, WMC, Cyprus and Mount Isa Mines.

Michael Brook

Independent NED

Mike is a mining professional with multi-cycle diversified hands-on global mining industry experience, providing him with a deep appreciation of mining investment, development and governance.

Mike’s previous roles have seen him lead the technical and commercial review and assessment of mining and minerals processing projects and companies from an investment perspective, across multiple jurisdictions and commodities, from early-stage exploration through to production.

Mike was previously Chairman / Manager of 3 successful African focused resources investment funds; African Lion closed end mining funds (AFL1, AFL2 & AFL3) where over aperiod of 16 years he was responsible for Investment selection methodology and management and served on multiple public and private company boards. Under Mike, the funds retained long term support from world class development bank and commercial bank shareholders, working to world best practices.

Prior to his time in mining investment management Mike spent 8 years with JB Were as a mining equities analyst, focussing on ASX listed junior miners, as well as larger capitalization companies in the industrial minerals and diamonds sectors.

Hansjörg Plaggemars

NED – Representative of major shareholder Deutsche Balaton / Delphi / Sparta group

Hansjörg is an experienced company director with a strong background in corporate finance, corporate strategy and governance.

Having previously operated as a senior Mergers and Acquisitions advisor at a global professional services firm, Hansjorg moved into commerce where he has served on the Board of Directors of many listed and unlisted companies in a variety of industries including mining, agriculture, shipping, construction and investments.

Mr. Plaggemars has qualifications in Business Administration and is fluent in English and German