Directors & Management


Dr Frazer Tabeart

Non-Executive Chairman


  • Over 30 years experience in exploration and mining projects, including 16 years with WMC and 10 years with the Mitchell River Group of Companies
  • Currently Managing Director of PolarX Limited (ASX: PXX) and African Energy Resources Limited (ASX: AFR)
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and a member of the Society of Economic Geologists


Tommy McKeith

Non-Executive Director


  • Geologist with over 30 years experience in exploration, development and mining, including executive roles in Gold Fields Ltd and previous Managing Director and director roles with ASX resource companies
  • Currently Chairman of Prodigy Gold NL (ASX: PRX) and Genesis Minerals Limited (ASX: GMD) and Non-Executive Director of Evolution Mining Limited (ASX: EVN)
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy


Morgan Ball

Non-Executive Director


  • Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of Australian and international resources industry experience
  • Previous Managing Director at BC Iron Ltd (ASX: BCI)
  • Currently CFO of Saracen Minerals Holdings Limited (ASX: SAR) and Non-Executive Director at Chalice Gold Mines Limited (ASX: CHN)


Steven Michael

Executive Director


  • 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.


Howard Golden

Chief Executive Officer


  • Geophysicist with over 30 years experience in exploration across six continents
  • Senior roles in Nordgold, Rio Tinto, BHP and WMC, including discovery teams at Syama, Oyu Tolgoi, Agbaou and West Musgrave deposits
  • Significant operating experience throughout West Africa


Ballo Boreima

Burkina Faso Country Manager


  • Geologist with over 20 years experience in exploration and project construction in West Africa with Ashanti Goldfields Corporation, Etruscan Resources Inc. and Gold Fields Ltd
  • Instrumental in establishing Boromo Gold Limited in Burkina Faso and acquiring its gold projects


Jenine Owen

Chief Financial Officer


  • Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in the disciplines of financial and management accounting, corporate governance and assurance.
  • Previously held senior finance roles with Shell in Australia and London.
  • Associate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CAANZ).


Catherine Grant-Edwards

Joint Company Secretary


  • Co-founder and Executive Director of Bellatrix Corporate Pty Ltd, an outsourced accounting, CFO and company secretarial services.
  • Over 15 years’ experience in the profession and with ASX/LSE-listed companies, private entities, and has a background in big-four public practice (Ernst & Young).
  • Holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (UWA) majoring in Accounting and Finance and is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CAANZ).


Matthew Foy

Joint 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