Our Board

Mike Kitney

MSc, MAusIMM, MAICD

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Mr. Kitney is an internationally experienced extractive metallurgist with in excess of 40 years’ experience in resource evaluation and project development roles in Australia and internationally.

Most recently he held the role of COO for Kasbah Resources Limited, responsible for all aspects of resource development, metallurgical development, project feasibility and stakeholder engagement for the Achmmach Tin Project in Morocco, and is currently Chief Metallurgist for lithium developer Prospect Resources Limited (ASX:PSC).

Metallurgical process testing and design include heavy mineral recovery using gravity methods, magnetic separation and base metal and lithium mineral flotation process design. Hydrometallurgical process experience includes bauxite refining, lithium chemicals production, gold extraction and recovery and copper leaching and recovery.

He has contributed to project development and construction throughout Africa, SE Asia, the CIS and Australia. He presently holds non-executive director positions with Breaker Resources NL (ASX:BRB) and Monument Mining Limited (TSX:MMY). Mr. Kitney holds a Master of Science degree from WA School of Mines (Mineral Economics) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Annette Crabbe

DIRECTOR – CO FOUNDER

Miss Crabbe has worked exclusively in the private sector predominately with a family owned Mining Services business. Annette began her career as a Laboratory Technician, managing and running a lab facility at Auvex Resources Ant Hill manganese mine. Annette’s role constituted the collection of samples from the site process streams, preparation of samples prior to analysis and analysing the content of manganese as well as impurities utilising an x-ray fluorescence to report grade control to the Site Manager for stockpile blending which ensured correct grades were shipped to world markets. After Auvex was taken over by Mineral Resources, Annette progressed to work in the company’s crushing and processing plants initially as an Operator through to Managing the operations and maintenance of various sites.

Moving to England in 2015, Miss Crabbe was employed by Carey Group in their Civil Engineering Branch. Carey’s is a privately-owned, industry leading Construction Company. Annette worked primarily in an Office Management Position based on Carey’s flagship project, Battersea Power Station, and was relied upon to ensure the site was compliant with legal, environmental and health and safety regulations reporting to the Project Management team.

On moving back to Australia, Annette accepted an offer to complete a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance and Economics at Curtin University and has received a Diploma of Business Management.

Suraj Sanghani 

DIRECTOR

Mr Sanghani has over 14 years’ experience in the assurance, financial and corporate governance professions, including roles with EY and numerous ASX listed and unlisted companies operating in Australia and overseas. He has significant experience in managing companies including strategic planning, marketing, fundraising and financial management. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand and the Governance Institute of Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia. He currently serves as CFO, Director and Company Secretary of Polyline Pipe Systems Ltd.

Robert Sebek

BAppSc(App.Geol), BSc(Hons), MBA, MAusIMM, PS146

DIRECTOR

Mr. Sebek is a qualified geologist with 25+ years of experience in the resource sector including exposure to import/export analysis and negotiations. He has held senior mining and exploration positions in Western Australia and Victoria as well as consulting roles in the fields of precious metals refining and tenement management within all states in Australia.

Mr. Sebek was the Managing Director of ASX listed Iron Mountain Mining Ltd (ASX:IRM) between 2008-2016 during which he oversaw the discovery and delineation or gold, bauxite and magnetite deposits and the acquisition and sale of bauxite, gold and iron ore projects. During this time, IRM was 100% organically funded resulting in zero capital dilution and maximum shareholder value. Prior to this, Mr. Sebek was employed as a Metals Analyst with Commonwealth Bank Australia providing technical and financial analysis on global and domestic mining and exploration projects.

Mr. Sebek offers a full suite of geological, corporate and management services from initial project assessment to detailed investment analysis and evaluation as well as consultancy services for bulk commodity broking/trading.