Mr Rod Baxter is an experienced director and business executive, with extensive international as well as multi-sector experience. Mr Baxter’s leadership roles include managing directorships of listed, private, and family-owned companies, and he has operated and led businesses across various industry sectors in Australia and internationally.
Mr Baxter was previously the Managing Director of engineering and construction services company Calibre Group Limited, Managing Director of diversified resources company Consolidated Minerals Limited, and Divisional Director with Anglo American Platinum Limited.
Mr Baxter has also held non-executive board positions on public and private company boards, and he is an experienced chair and member of board subcommittees. He is currently on the boards of Trigg Mining Limited (ASX:TMG), Podium Minerals Limited (ASX:POD), and Ausenco Pty Ltd. Mr Baxter holds BSc (Hons), PhD, and MBA qualifications.
Mr Daniel Taylor is a senior international commodities sales and marketing executive with in excess of 20 years’ of genuine market-facing experience across iron ore, battery and industrial minerals, ocean freight and logistics. Mr Taylor has an extensive senior global network and has built relationships to secure offtake and joint ventures to underpin project financing and equity markets funding for large private and publicly listed groups.
Margin-focused, Mr Taylor was previously General Manager Sales and Marketing of Roy Hill Iron Ore, Chief Operating Officer-Iron Ore Marketing of global miner Anglo American and having held management positions with Atlas Iron and Rio Tinto he has sold and successfully established markets for existing and brand-new iron ore products from Australia, Brazil and South Africa.
Mr Hugh Callaghan was the founding managing director of Riversdale Mining Limited (formerly ASX:RIV) which purchased and developed metallurgical coal projects in South Africa. Mr Callaghan has a significant base of global resources experience with Rio Tinto and Xstrata that included roles in the USA, Canada, Chile, Brazil, and Australia.
Subsequent to his role with Riversdale Mining Ltd, he has invested in, and developed copper projects in Chile, zinc, lead and silver projects in Mexico, potash projects in West Africa and the USA, and consulted to coal companies in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Zimbabwe and Columbia. Mr Callaghan has significant ASX experience including being a director of Pathfinder Resources Limited (ASX:PF1) (June 2021 to present), Acacia Coal Limited (March 2017 to December 2017), GSF Corporation (February 2009 to June 2009), Tamaya Resources Limited (May 2006 to October 2008) and Riversdale Mining Limited (April 2004 to August 2006).
Mr Mena Habib has extensive experience focused in sales, marketing and management. Mr Habib has worked in global companies excelling in sales, being a recipient of the National Sales Champion award on two separate occasions.
Mr Habib is also an entrepreneur, having recently sold a business which he personally founded into a national franchise. Mr Habib has completed a diploma in Financial Planning, has a strong network of investors in the mining sector and has played vital roles in raising capital on numerous occasions. Mr Habib is also a director of Pepinnini Minerals Ltd (ASX PNN) (appointed on 9 July 2021).
Agha Shahzad Pervez
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Agha Shahzad Pervez is an experienced corporate accountant, CFO and Company Secretary, with over 10 years’ experience in working with ASX listed companies and associated transactions.
Mr Pervez obtained a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology in 2005 and went on to complete a Masters of Commerce (Professional Accounting) in 2008 at the University of Ballarat. Following this, Mr Pervez worked for a number of private companies before joining Resonance Health Limited (ASX: RHT) in December 2009, where he held numerous roles including Senior Financial Accountant, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary. In these roles, Mr Pervez gained significant experience in managing the financial obligations of ASX-listed entities. In addition, Mr Pervez was instrumental in the corporate restructuring of RHT in 2017, and contributed to the significant growth of the company valuation from circa $8M to over $100M in 2020.
Mr. Harry Spindler is an experienced corporate professional with a broad range of corporate governance and capital markets experience, having held various company secretary positions and been involved with several public company listings, merger and acquisition transactions and capital raisings for ASX-listed companies across a diverse range of industries over the past 22 years.
Mr Spindler is a member of the institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australia. Mr Spindler began his career in corporate recovery and restructuring at one of Australia’s leading independent financial advisory and restructuring providers Ferrier Hodgson (now KPMG) and has for the past 12 years worked for corporate advisory firm, Indian Ocean Consulting, through which he has advised a number of clients in a range of industries, as well as held positions as company secretary for a number of ASX-listed companies, including Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Ltd (ASX: SEH; ASX 300), an Australian energy company focused on developing gas assets in China and Balkan Mining and Minerals Limited (ASX: BMM), a lithium borate exploration company focused on the early-stage exploration in the Balkans.