Chairman and Director
Marcus is a Canadian born mining executive with 37 years of experience in the industry. He was the CFO for the BHP Diamonds and Specialty Products group with global responsibilities across six continents. Marcus later went on to be CFO/Acting CEO for OceanaGold Corporation (TSX: OGC) and Managing Director of Archipelago Resources plc and several other listed companies. He has extensive board and corporate experience with a detailed understanding of how to operate in developing countries; having overseen the successful commissioning of the Toka Tindung gold mine, amongst other projects.
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Matthew has over 25 years of executive experience in the natural resource sector and has been integral in developing and operating gold mines across Asia Pacific, including the Didipio and Toka Tindung gold mines. He has successfully originated and executed a range of capital market and corporate development initiatives, focusing on commodities and mining in AsiaPacific. Matthew is also the current Commercial/Mining Director for PEC and has previously held senior executive roles in various public mining ventures, including OceanaGold Corporation (TSX: OGC), Archipelago Resources plc and REA Holdings plc. Mr. Salthouse holds a B.Ec. and LL.B. from Monash University.
Geoff has over 18 years of executive experience in the managed services and energy sector, most recently over the last 7 years as the CEO of PEC in Papua New Guinea. Under the guidance of Geoff, PEC has emerged as the lead mid-market EPC contractor in Papua New Guinea, delivering significant projects of national interest, including a newly constructed 45 MW gas fired power station located in Port Moresby. He brings a wealth of knowledge to operating in Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Islands, and South East Asia, having amassed an extensive list of key government and corporate contacts within those areas.
David is an exploration geologist and entrepreneur, having received a B.Sc (Hons) in Geological Sciences from Queen’s University and was an exploration team member on the Brucejack deposit with Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX: PVG). Mr. Loretto co-founded Kingfisher Metals Corp. (TSXV: KFR) and currently serves as President and director for the company.