Chief Financial Officer/Company Secretary - Mr Eric Hughes, CPA, Bus

Mr Hughes has more than 10 years experience as a company secretary of listed companies and is a qualified accountant with over 20 years experience in the financial management of listed resource companies.

Chief Operating Officer - Dr Iain Scott, PhD Min. Processing, BSc Met (Hons)

Dr Scott is a highly credentialed mining executive with over 25 years experience in the minerals processing industry as well as extensive senior management experience. Dr Scott is the former Managing Director of Tusker Gold, Windamurra Vanadium and General Manager of Operations for copper, gold and bulk commodities producer, Straits Resources Limited.

General Manager, Finland - Mr Jarmo Vesanto, MSc (Geology)

Mr Vesanto is Altona’s lead manager in Finland. Jarmo has 24 years experience with Outokumpu and has expertise in exploration and mining around the globe, particularly in base metals.

Jarmo was District Manager for Outokumpu in Timmins, Ontario for four years where he was involved in the discovery or development of a number of nickel deposits including the Montcalm nickel mine. He also spent six years in Australia initially at Thalanga Cu-Zn mine, and later on he played a key role in the discovery of the high grade Silver Swan nickel discovery near Kalgoorlie whilst seconded to MPI.