Board of Directors

Non-Executive Chairman

peter-turnbull-1-2Peter Turnbull

Peter has significant experience as an independent non‐executive director and chair across a range of sectors including over a decade in the resources, energy and technology commercialisation sectors.

Peter has over 30 years of prior senior executive experience gained in publicly listed, private and government owned organisations operating in Australia, South East Asia, Europe and the Americas. This experience includes senior executive positions with ASX Top 50 companies such as Newcrest Mining Limited, BTR Nylex Limited and Energex Limited, a major government owned energy company. Peter also has significant regulatory, government and public policy experience including as a former director of corporate finance for the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong.

Peter is a non-executive director, Life Member and former President, of the Governance Institute of Australia and is an active contributor, writer and speaker on governance related issues within Australian and international governance circles. Peter’s practical governance experience includes the design and management of corporate governance, risk management and remuneration regimes.

Current directorships of other listed companies include: Karoon Gas Australia Limited (appointed 6 June 2014)

Non-Executive Director

boultonSteve Boulton

Steve is an experienced company CEO and Chairman/Director with more than 35 years’ experience in utility, infrastructure and fund/asset management businesses based in Australia and New Zealand.

His Board-level experience as CEO/Director includes shareholder structures of government, council, listed (both ASX and NXZ) and private sector. Steve’s CEO and Board level experience includes accountabilities for strategic and business planning, financial and commercial management, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, risk management, capital raising, compliance and change management. His experience in executive operational leadership includes the full range of business units from technical, legal, accounting and finance, support, engineering and trade, network management and services, customer service, supplier-related and project management.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Business (double major in Business Management and HR Management), a Masters of Technology Management, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance and is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia (FGIA), Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) and the Australian Institute of Management (FAIM).

Non-Executive Director

Wang Ruobing 

Mr Wang Ruobing is the Chairman of Jilin Jien who hold 16.74% or 40,099,678  shares in Metallica Minerals Limited.

Mr Ruobing joined Jilin Jien  in 1996 as an auditor and has since held the positions of Vice President and President of the Company. Jilin Jien, Nickel Industry Co. Ltd listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

Alternate Non-Executive Director

Shu ZhangShu Zhang

Dr Shu Zhang has over 40 years’ experience in mining, first as a Miner, then a Mining Engineer, and later an Executive Manager in operations and project development in companies in Australia, China, and Canada.

Dr Zhang was one of the key members who played a critical role in the successful development of Sino Gold Mining Limited.

Dr Zhang has worked for the Jilin Nickel Group since 2011, and is a Director of Jilin’s Canadian subsidiaries, being the unlisted Canadian Royalties Inc., and the TSX listed Northern Sun Mining Corporation.