Board and management



Colin Skidmore (BSc (Hons) Geol, MAppSc Expl & Mining, MAIG)

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Skidmore is an Exploration Geologist and Project Manager with an BSc honours degree from Adelaide University and a Masters of Applied Science in Exploration and Mining degree from James Cook University. Mr Skidmore is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and is a Qualified Person under JORC for a broad range of commodities and mineralisation styles.

He has 25 years’ experience taking grass-root projects and conceptual ideas through rigorous exploration to resource definition and transition to development. He has extensive experience in South Australia but also managing international projects in North and South America and Central Asia and Europe.

He has 20 years’ experience in senior management and was the Vice President of Exploration and Geology of the TSX-listed Uranium One.

Recently Mr Skidmore has been a Principal Geology Consultant with Mining Plus and was the acting exploration manager at Barton Gold’s South Australian Tarcoola and Tunkillia projects.

Stephen Biggins (MBA, BSc (Hons) Geol, MAusIMM)

Non-Executive Chair

Mr Biggins has built a successful career over 20 years as a geologist and executive in the mining industry internationally.

Mr Biggins has applied his Honours Degree in Geology and MBA as a Director of several ASX-listed companies to prospective portfolios of lithium, gold, uranium and base metal exploration projects in Australia, Asia, Africa and North America. Leading to the discovery and development of a number of operational mines.

Mr Biggins recently stepped down as Managing Director of Core Lithium (ASX: CXO) after successfully leading the company to the acquisition, discovery, approval, financing and construction of the first lithium mine in the Northern Territory. CXO was one of the best performing and highest traded stocks on its pathway into the ASX 200 under Stephen’s leadership.

Mr Biggins is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of ASX-listed, Canadian lithium explorer Winsome Resources (ASX:WR1) which share price has increased ten times on value since its IPO in 2021.

Mr Biggins previously served as founding director of Southern Gold (ASX: SAU) from 2005 to 2010 and led the acquisition and discovery of the Cannon Gold Mine in Western Australia. Mr Biggins was also a founding director of Investigator Resources Ltd (ASX: IVR) which discovered a high-grade Paris Silver resource in South Australia on its founding projects.

The Board considers that Mr Biggins is not an independent Director.

Geoffrey Webster (MBA, BEng Civil (Hons), GAICD)

Non-Executive Director

Mr Webster is a Chartered Professional Engineer, graduating with honours from the University of Adelaide, and is the director of a specialist engineering consultancy located in South Australia. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has been awarded a MBA through Latrobe University.

With nearly 25 years’ experience in the engineering sectors, Mr Webster has previously worked as the General Manager for ASX 200 listed company Transpacific Industries Group (now Cleanaway) in a national capacity, as well as working as the project manager for a Hong Kong-based investment company Path Line Australia. Mr Webster is currently the deputy chair of not-for-profit entity KESAB. Mr Webster has recently been appointed National President of a peak body for all stakeholders in the resource recovery industry, the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia.

The Board considers that Mr Webster is an independent Director. 

Will Dix (BSc, MSc Geol, MAusIMM)

Non-Executive Director

Mr Dix is a geologist with 25 years’ experience in base metal, gold and uranium exploration and mining. Earlier in his career, he spent seven years with the highly successful international nickel producer LionOre Mining International in a variety of exploration, mining and management roles.

He has a proven track record of successful project and team management and also has extensive experience in commercial activities including capital raisings, mergers, acquisitions and divestments. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (Geology) from Monash University and is a member of AusIMM.

Mr Dix is currently the Managing Director of Todd River Resources (ASX:TRT) and has previously served as a director of Fitzroy Resources Ltd (ASX:FRY), Credo Resources Ltd (ASX:CRQ), BBX Minerals Limited (ASX:BBX) and Consolidated Zinc Limited (ASX:CZL).

The Board considers that Mr Dix is an independent Director.