Board

Justin Tremain B.Com
Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Justin Tremain graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Mr Tremain cofounded ASX listed Renaissance Minerals Limited in June 2010 and has served as Renaissance’s Managing Director since that time. Prior to founding Renaissance Minerals Limited, he had over 10 years’ investment banking experience in the natural resources sector. He has held positions with Investec, NM Rothschild & Sons and Macquarie Bank and has extensive experience in the funding of natural resource projects in the junior to mid-tier resource sector. He has undertaken numerous advisory assignments for resource companies, including acquisition and disposal assignments and project advisory roles.

Paul Payne B.AppSc Grad Dip Min Ec, Grad Cert (Geostats), FAusIMM
Non-Executive Director

Mr Paul Payne is principal of PayneGeo and has over 30 years of experience within the mining industry including over ten years of independent consulting across a range of commodities and jurisdictions ranging from high level reviews, to development of exploration strategy to participation in definitive feasibility studies.

Mr Payne has extensive technical experience in the evaluation of mineral deposits from early stage exploration to definitive feasibility studies. Recent exploration experience includes the implementation and management of gold exploration for Dacian Gold Limited in Western Australia, and for Rift Valley Resources in Tanzania. Both projects had substantial discoveries under his management.

Mr Payne has formal qualifications in geology as well as post-graduate qualifications in geostatistics and mineral economics.

Mr Payne has held recent corporate roles including Technical Director and Managing Director of ASX listed companies including the position of founding Managing Director of Dacian Gold Limited taking that company through a successful IPO and making the major initial gold discoveries at the Mount Morgans project.

 

Neil Inwood M.Sc (Ore Deposit Geology) UWA, B.Sc (Applied Geology), FAusIMM 
Managing Director

Mr Neil Inwood is a highly experienced geologist with over 22 years’ international experience in gold, base metal, and specialty metals. Mr Inwood has worked in consulting and venture capital for the last 13 years, was previously the Executive Geologist with Verona Capital and prior to that Principal Geologist with the international mining consultancy Coffey Mining. Most recently Mr Inwood led the geological team that established the world-class endowment of the Panda Hill Niobium Project in Tanzania for Cradle Resources, and has been performing the role of Geology Manager for Boss Resources following his involvement in the acquisition phase of the Honeymoon Uranium Mine. Mr Inwood holds a Master’s Degree in Geology and is a Fellow of the AusIMM.

Other Management

Ben Cairns BSc (Hons) Geology, MAIG
General Manager Geology

Mr Ben Cairns is a geologist with over 17 years’ experience with extensive knowledge of Western Australian mineral systems. Mr Cairns has been instrumental in advancing several precious metal and bulk commodity projects through exploration, feasibility studies and development into operating mines. He is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.

Aaron Bertolatti
Company Secretary

Mr Aaron Bertolatti is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with over 10 years’ experience in the mining industry and accounting profession.  Mr Bertolatti has both local and international experience and provides assistance to a number of resource companies with financial accounting and stock exchange compliance. Mr. Bertolatti has significant experience in the administration of ASX listed companies, corporate governance and corporate finance.

 

The Company is aware of the need to have sufficient management to properly supervise the exploration and (if successful) for the development of the projects in which the Company has, or will in the future have, an interest and the Board will continually monitor the management roles in the Company.  As our projects require an increased level of involvement the Board will look to appoint additional management and/or consultants when and where appropriate to ensure proper management.