Chairman - Mr Kevin Maloney

Kevin Maloney has had an extensive career in retail banking, finance and resources. He joined Elders Resources in 1981 after spending 20 years with the ANZ Bank. Kevin is the founder and Executive Chairman of The MAC Services Group Limited. In the past three years he has also served as a Director of various listed companies.

Managing Director - Dr Alistair Cowden, BSc (Hons) (Geology), PhD (Geology), MAusIMM, MAIG

Dr Cowden has over 25 years experience as a geologist and mining company executive in Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe and New Zealand.

Alistair was instrumental in the listing of a number of ASX listed companies including Vulcan Resources Limited, Rox Resources Limited, Archaean Gold NL and Magnetic Minerals Limited.

He has been involved with major projects and discoveries such as Nimbus silver-zinc, Sunrise Dam gold mine, Kanowna Belle gold mine, Dongara mineral sands deposit, Syerston nickel-cobalt laterite deposit, Hartley platinum mine and Kambalda nickel mines.

Dr Cowden has a BSc (Hons), Geology from the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in Geology from the University of London.

Non-Executive Director - Mr Peter Ingram, B.Sc, FAusIMM, MGSA, FAICD

Mr Ingram has over 35 years industry experience, and has been managing listed public exploration and mining companies for most of the past 30 years. He is a founding Councillor and past President of the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies and is an Honorary Life Member of that organisation.

Non-Executive Director - Mr Heikki Solin, Master of Laws, Helsinki

Mr Solin acts as non-executive Chairman of Vulcan’s Finnish subsidiary companies, Kylylahti Copper Oy and Kuhmo Metals Oy.

Mr Solin has over 40 years experience in the international mining industry which he has served as a corporate lawyer, marketing manager for technology, senior vice president in charge of international mining expansion for Finland’s mining major Outokumpu, and since 1995 as an independent consultant.

Except for a period of 14 years in United Kingdom Heikki has been based in Helsinki, Finland, his native country where in addition to his mining related activities he spearheaded national initiatives in areas of cross-border licensing, international contract practices and Finnish-Latin American trade relations.

Non-Executive Director - Ms Fiona Harris, Bcom, FCA, FAICD 

Ms Harris has been a professional non-executive director for the past 12 years. She began her career with chartered accountants KPMG and was a partner in their Sydney office when she left that organisation in December 1994. During her 14 years with KPMG, Fiona worked in Perth, San Francisco and Sydney specialising in financial services and superannuation. She was also involved in capital raisings, due diligence, flotations, capital structuring of transactions and litigation support.

Fiona is Western Australian State President of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has been a member of their national board since November 2005. She is non-executive Chairman of Barrington Consulting Group Pty Ltd, a company providing consulting services in the areas of strategic and business planning.

Fiona is also currently a Board Member of Heytesbury Pty Ltd, Perron Group Ltd (& PG Holdings Ltd) and WASO Holdings Ltd, and has previously been a director on the boards of many listed and unlisted companies including Alinta Ltd, Portman Ltd and Burswood Ltd.

Non-Executive Director - Mr Jason Brewer

Jason Brewer has over 15 years international experience in the natural resources sector and in investment banking. He is a mining engineer with a masters degree in mining engineering with honours from the Royal School of Mines, London. He has experience in gold and base metals mines having worked at the Kidd Creek Copper and Zinc mine in Canada for Falconbridge, the Lanfranchi Nickel Mine in Western Australia for WMC and the Kinross Gold Mine in South Africa for Gencor.