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Mr Michael Jefferies
Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Michael is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Michael has extensive experience in finance and investment, including 20 years as an executive at Guinness Peat Group Plc.
Michael is a non-executive director of Resimac Limited, Ozgrowth Limited and Afterpay Limited and is Chairman of Touchcorp Limited. Michael was formerly a director of a number of financial services companies including Australian Wealth Management Limited, Tower Australia Limited and Clearview Wealth Limited. Michael was also formerly a director of a number of resources companies.
Mr Paul Cmrlec
BEng (Mining), Honours - Managing Director
Mr Cmrlec holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering degree from the University of South Australia. He has extensive experience in feasibility studies and project development and has held a number of operational and planning roles, including the position of Underground Manager at several West Australian gold mines. He was previously the Group Underground Mining Engineer for Harmony Gold Australia, and the Group Mining Engineer for Metals X Limited.
In addition to operational mining roles, Mr Cmrlec's recent experience includes the general management of major feasibility studies for the Wafi Copper-Gold deposit in Papua New Guinea, and the Wingellina Nickel-Cobalt deposit in the Central Musgraves region of Western Australia.
He was also a non-executive director of Westgold Resources Limited until his resignation on 1 June 2011.
- Mr Scott Huffadine
BSc., Honours, MAusIMM - Operations Director
Mr Huffadine is a Geologist with more than 20 years experience in the resource industry, specifically project management, geology and executive management. Mr Huffadine has held several key management positions ranging from operational start-ups involving open pit and underground mining projects, through to large integrated operations in gold and base metals operations. Mr Huffadine was previously the Managing Director of Kingsrose Mining Limited and a Director of Metals X Limited and Westgold Limited.
Mr Kyle Edwards
Independent Non-Executive Director
Kyle is an experienced corporate and resources lawyer and has been a Director of EMK Lawyers, a Western Australian based corporate and resources law firm since July 2013. Kyle’s legal career has focused on mining and resources law, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and native title law. He has represented Pantoro in a number of corporate transactions through EMK Lawyers during the past three years.
Mr David Okeby
Mr Okeby has extensive legal, contractual, administrative and corporate experience in the mining industry. Mr Okeby brings skills in governance, stakeholder relations and corporate activities including mergers, acquisitions and disposals to the Company.
Mr Scott Balloch
CPA - Chief Financial Officer
Mr Balloch is a CPA with approximately 20 years of experience in managing the full range of financial functions of publicly listed mining companies. Scott has managed the establishment of accounting systems and procedures for a large number of new mine start ups and acquisitions, and is well placed to oversee the establishment of Halls Creek.