Board of Directors

Dan Smith

Non-executive Chairman

Dan Smith has over 10 years’ capital markets experience working in various roles including as an Executive and Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary of companies with shares quoted on AIM, ASX and NSX. He is the founder of Minerva Corporate Pty Ltd, a boutique corporate services firm focused on providing corporate advisory, company secretarial, and accounting services to listed and unlisted entities, as well as compliance manager services for IPOs and RTOs across sectors including natural resources. Dan is currently a Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary of AIM traded Europa Metals Ltd, a European focused zinc-lead exploration company.


Bill Brodie Good

Bill has over 25 years’ in mineral exploration, working for start-ups, juniors, mid-tier and major (Rio Tinto Mining and other Rio Tinto group companies in a variety of roles) resource companies, as well as 5 years as a principal with SRK Exploration Services Ltd, a leading global mining consultancy group. He has had extensive experience setting up new companies, establishing exploration teams and managing mineral exploration projects throughout Africa, with a specialised focus on francophone African countries, where his spoken and written fluency in French is an essential asset.

He has worked most of the major mineral commodities, including Gold, Base Metals, Iron Ore, Diamonds and Uranium, operating in diverse geological terrains, and in running teams of up to 100 employees.

Bill manages the entire process of field exploration, from area selection and project acquisition, through recruitment, planning and execution of field work and project development. He has the constant drive to advance a good exploration project, and the personal and management skills that are necessary to work effectively with the local population and authorities, whilst advancing the interests of a company’s stakeholders and investors. Bill is currently a Director of KBG Consultants Ltd, an exploration consultancy business.


James Cable (1)(2)

Independent non-executive director, Chair Audit Committee and Nomination & Remuneration Committee

James Cable has been a chartered accountant for over 35 years and is a finance director with extensive experience at board level in quoted and entrepreneurial private companies. He has significant international and commercial experience gained in the Middle East, Africa, Far East and Europe in several business sectors including natural resources and construction. He is a former Finance Director of Kopane Diamond Developments Plc and Mantle Diamonds Ltd. and advises natural resources companies on corporate strategy and project finance.


Christopher Gordon

Independent non-executive director (1)(2)

Chris Gordon has a Bachelor of Economics degree awarded by the University of London and over 10 years’ experience in the financial services sector in London, working in dealing and trading roles with a focus on raising capital for listed companies. Chris Gordon previously acted as a non-executive director for Gunsynd plc which is listed on AIM.


David Taylor

Company Secretary

David Taylor is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (“ICSA”), has held senior roles in a number of international blue chip companies, and most recently served as Assistant Company Secretary of ICSA, a leading authority on governance and compliance.


(1) Audit Committee
(2) Nomination and Remuneration Committee
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