Directors & Management

Steven Michael

Managing Director & CEO

  • 15 years of investment banking and mining research experience with RBC Capital Markets, Macquarie Bank and NM Rothschild & Sons.
  • Significant experience in debt and equity financing of mining projects across the global resources sector.
  • Holds a B.Com in Accounting and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Frazer Tabeart

Non-Executive Chairman

  • Twenty five years experience in international exploration and mining projects, including 16 years with WMC and 9 years with the Mitchell River Group of Companies.
  • At Mitchell River Group, Dr Tabeart has led African Energy Resources through the discovery and acquisition of several coal and uranium deposits in Botswana and Zambia, building a portfolio of 8.7 billion tonnes of thermal coal.
  • Dr Tabeart is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and a member of the Society of Economic Geologists.

Nicholas Ong

Non-Executive Director

  • Seven years experience in listing rules compliance and corporate governance as Principal Adviser at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
  • Previously an active member of the ASX JORC Group and has overseen the admission of over 100 companies on the ASX.
  • Member of Governance Institute¬†¬†Australia and has an MBA from the University of Western Australia.

Matthew Foy

Company Secretary

  • Previously a Senior Adviser at the ASX with eight years’ experience in facilitating the compliance of listed companies.
  • Member of Governance Institute¬†Australia and sits on the Governance Council of Western Australia.
  • Graduate Diploma (Applied Finance) from FINSIA and a B.Com from the University of Western Australia