BOARD AND MANAGEMENT

Miles Kennedy
Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Kennedy has held directorships of Australian listed resource companies for the past 30 years. Mr Kennedy was formerly the Chairman of Kimberley Diamond Co, which developed the Ellendale diamond mine in Western Australia. He lives in Perth, Western Australia.

 

Stephen Wetherall
Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director

Mr Wetherall is a qualified chartered accountant with more than 20 years experience in financial and operational management, corporate transactions and strategic planning. He has held senior financial and executive roles with global diamond giant De Beers and London-listed Gem Diamonds. In his roles at De Beers and Gem, he built an enviable understanding of the diamond industry from exploration through to retail. He resides in Perth, Western Australia.

 

Nick Selby
Executive Director Operations

Mr Selby is an extraction metallurgist with 35 years' experience in the mining industry. He began his career with De Beers, where he spent 19 years in a range of technical roles. Mr Selby joined Gem Diamonds in 2005, where he was responsible for establishing diamond projects in various countries including Angola, Australia and DRC, the Central African Republic, Indonesia, Lesotho and Botswana.

 

Ross Stanley
Non-Executive Director

Mr Stanley has an extensive background in the resources industry in Australia and Africa, specialising in drilling and related exploration and mining services. He was the founder and Managing Director of ASX-listed Stanley Mining Services prior to its merger with Layne Christensen in 1997. Mr Stanley was also a major shareholder and non-executive director of Perth-based gold miner Equigold NL, which was taken over by Lihir Gold for A$1.1 billion in 2008. He is also a non-executive director of emerging Cambodian gold miner Emerald Resources NL (ASX:EMR).

 

Mark Drummond
Investor Relations

Mr Drummond has a 20 year background in business journalism in Western Australia during which time he served as WA Bureau Chief of the Australian Financial Review and Chief Reporter with The West Australian.

 

Mark Clements
Company Secretary

Mr Clements gained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of both the Australian Institute Company Directors and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries in Australia. Mr Clements currently holds the position of Company Secretary of a number of publically listed companies and has experience in corporate finance, accounting and administration, capital raising and ASX Compliance and regulatory requirements.