Board of Directors

Mr Paul Poli

Chairman/ Non-Executive Director
Mr Poli has over 30 years experience in general management/business, contract negotiations, taxation, corporate and business advisory. Mr Poli is the Chairman and Executive Director of the company’s major shareholder, Matsa Resources Limited.

Mr Frank Sibbel

Non-Executive Director
B.E.(Hons) Mining, F.Aus.IMM

Mr Sibbel is a Mining Engineer who has over 40 years of extensive operational and management experience in overseeing large and small scale mining projects from development through to successful production. He was formerly the Operations Director of Tanami Gold NL until his resignation on 30 June 2008, and has worked as the Principal in his own established mining consultancy firm where he has undertaken numerous projects for both large and small mining companies.

Mr Robert Martin

Non-Executive Director
Mr Martin has over 40 years experience in the management and operation of resource projects and other commercial undertakings. He is also a significant shareholder of the company, through his entity Goldfire Enterprises Pty Ltd.

Mr Daniel Prior

Non-Executive Director
Mr Prior is a chartered accountant with 12 years’ experience as a management consultant specialising in strategy development, project management, business improvement and financial analysis working primarily in the energy and resources sector in Australia and globally.

Mr Prior spent 11 years with Deloitte where he was a Director and is now a Manager in the Corporate Development team for the Hall & Prior Aged Care Group.

Mr Andrew Chapman

Company Secretary
Andrew Chapman is a chartered accountant with over 16 years experience with publicly listed companies where he has held positions as Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer and has experience in the areas of corporate acquisitions, divestments and capital raisings. He has worked for a number of public companies in the mineral resources, oil and gas and technology sectors. Mr Chapman is also company secretary for two other publicly listed companies. He is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAA) and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia).

Mr Mark Csar

Chief Geologist
MSc., BSc., Grad. Dip. Bus., FAus.IMM.
Mr Csar is a geologist with over 25 years of experience in exploration, development and mining operations in Australia and internationally in commodities including gold, copper, nickel, tin and mineral sands. He has managed exploration teams in both junior and major ASX listed entities and has led the advancement of several exploration plays into mining operations.