Senior Management

Geopacific Resources

James Fox


Mr Fox has more than 25 years’ experience in the mining industry, extending from exploration and development through to processing and operations. He has also held senior management positions, including managing director, chief executive and non-executive director roles and is experienced in analytical and practical problem solving resulting in operational turnarounds.

A qualified geologist, Mr Fox has held various positions during construction, commissioning and operation of mineral processing plants in copper, nickel, and cobalt. He has worked in the

UK, Australia and as an expat in Cyprus and Uganda.

Matthew Smith

CFO and Company Secretary and Interim Chief Executive Officer

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Mr Smith has over 15 years’ experience in the resource industry across a broad range of commodities including precious metals, industrials and bulk commodities. Mr Smith has worked for a range of companies operating in the Asia Pacific region and most recently held the role of Chief Financial Officer at ASX listed Kingsrose Mining Limited, with gold operations in Indonesia.

Mr Smith is a Chartered Accountant with relevant industry experience on an array of financing transactions across debt and equity markets. Mr Smith also brings specialist knowledge in the areas of international taxation, corporate structuring, accounting and corporate governance.

Mr Smith previously held the role of Company Secretary at Straits Resources Limited.