BSc Geol Hons, B Econ, MAIG and FSEG
Mr Byass has over 25 years' experience in the mining industry both in listed and unlisted entities globally, Non-Executive and Executive Director of various listed and unlisted mining entities, which have successfully transitioned to production in bulk, precious and speciality metals around the world. Currently on Boards of ASX gold, base metals and lithium companies. ASX and AIM Board experience.
BEng (Min) AWASM, FAusIMM
Mr James is a mining engineer with over 30 years' mine operating and project development experience predominantly in WA. Also, previous experience at Managing Director level of three ASX listed companies with two of those companies successfully guided through a merger and takeover process to the benefit of the shareholders. Mr James has a strong mine operating background (examples being the Kanowna Belle Gold Mine and the Black Swan Nickel Mine) and a strong feasibility study / mine development background (examples being the Pillara Zinc/Lead Mine and the Trident/Higginsville Gold Mine).
BBus (Accounting and Business Law)
Mr Gardiner has over 28 years' experience in advising private and public sector clients. In 2011 Neville was a founding partner of Torridon Partners, a leading independent corporate advisory firm based in Perth, Western Australia.
Neville joined the Deloitte Partnership on 1 November 2016 when the Torridon Partners team merged with Deloitte. His experience includes the five years to mid-2011 as Head of the Australian Natural Resources Team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and nine years with Macquarie Bank including responsibility for its Western Australian Corporate Finance business and its Australian Oil and Gas Advisory business.
Prior to Macquarie, Neville specialised in Corporate Tax advice for eight years with Arthur Andersen. Neville’s transaction experience details a strong history of public and private market mergers, acquisitions, divestments and company financing over an extensive period. This experience includes the natural resources, agricultural and energy sectors.
BE(Chem), ME(Mining), MAppFin, FAICD and FAusIMM(CP)
Mr Howe has over 40 years' experience in the global resources industry including the last 18 years in mining. Stewart spent 6 years as Chief Development Officer of Zinifex Limited, one of the world’s largest miners and smelters of lead/zinc, where he directed the spin-off of Zinifex’s smelters to create Nyrstar N.V. and restarted development of Dugald River Mine now owned by MMG.
During the past 10 years Mr Howe has provided advisory roles to boards, private equity and financiers related to restructuring and acquisition of mining assets in base metals and bulk commodities. Mr Howe is an experienced director, chairing the board of Whittle Consulting Group and serving on the boards of a government owned water authority and not-for-profit organisations.
BCom, BAcc (Hons), CA
Mr Barnes has over 25 years' experience in senior finance and financial management within the mining industry and previously the financial services industry. Mr Barnes has considerable experience in project financing, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, treasury and implementation of accounting controls and systems.
Before joining Galena, Mr Barnes held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Paladin Energy Limited (ASX: PDN) for more than 5 years and was part of the team that successfully completed the company’s capital restructuring in 2018. Prior to that, he was the Chief Financial Officer of DRDGOLD Limited (NYSE and JSE: DRD) and its affiliated subsidiaries for more than 7 years.
Miss Tabakovic has over 11 years’ experience in the accounting profession. Her experience includes financial accounting reporting, company secretarial services, ASX and ASIC compliance requirements. Miss Tabakovic has been involved in listing a number of junior exploration companies on the ASX and is currently Company Secretary for numerous ASX listed companies.
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