Mr Young is a highly experienced geologist who has worked on exploration and production projects encompassing gold, uranium and specialty metals, including tungsten, molybdenum, tantalum and lithium. Mr Young’s corporate experience includes appointments as CEO of Marenica Energy Limited and CEO and Director of Thor Mining PLC. Mr Young was Exploration Manager at Pilbara Minerals Limited from June 2014 until August 2015, appointed Technical Director in September 2015 and transitioned to Non-Executive Director in July 2017 until his resignation in April 2018.
Mr Young has been a director of Bardoc Gold Limited (formerly Spitfire Materials Limited) since June 2017. During this time, in his tenure as Managing Director he co-ordinated the merger with former small-scale north Kalgoorlie producer Excelsior Gold Limited and stalled developer Aphrodite Gold Limited to bring together a large, high-quality gold resource inventory in the Kalgoorlie district (the Bardoc Gold Project). He remains on the Bardoc Gold Limited board as a Non-Executive Director.
CFO/ Company Secretary
Mr Hardwick is a Certified Practicing Accountant with 20 years’ experience in a variety of private and public companies. Mr Hardwick is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Chartered Secretary.
Mr Hardwick has extensive experience in corporate secretarial, capital raising and commercial management. He has held the positions of Director or Company Secretary for both AIM listed and ASX listed companies as well as Senior Executive positions within private companies. Mr Hardwick is a graduate of the AICD Company Directors’ Course.