Senior Management

Chief Executive Officer

simon_slesarewichSimon Slesarewich

Mr Slesarewich was appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer on 13 July 2015.

Simon is a Mining Engineer and registered Senior Site Executive in Queensland with over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry spanning operational and executive roles. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from the University of Queensland and Graduate Diplomas in Administration, as well as Applied Finance and Investment.

Simon’s broad operational experience ranges up to general manager for underground base metal and gold mines, as well as general manager responsible for the development of Middlemount Coal, an open cut coking coal project located in central Queensland. Simon held executive roles gaining experience in business development and contract negotiation before joining Boardwalk Resources where as CEO he was instrumental in the company’s sale to Whitehaven Coal for A$300m.

Simon is the former CEO of Northern Discovery Limited and executive director of Larkham Resources and is currently a director of the Queensland Resources Council and a member of the Queensland Exploration Council.


Company Secretary & CFO

John HaleyJohn Haley

Mr Haley has more than 35 years of senior corporate experience in Australia and Canada.

John has a strong accounting background that has seen him hold a number of senior positions spanning a range of industries including mineral exploration. He has assisted in the start-up of various mineral exploration companies and is a former Director of the Queensland Resources Council.

John has previously worked with Coopers & Lybrand and Arthur Andersen & Co., and with listed and unlisted companies in general management, financial reporting and company secretarial positions.