Meet the Team

Rex Turkington

Non-Executive Chairman

Rex is a highly experienced corporate advisor and economist who has worked extensively in the Australian financial services and stockbroking industry; specialising in the natural resources sector and participating in numerous initial public offerings and capital raises for ASX listed companies. Rex is currently Managing Director of South Pacific Securities, an advisory company offering corporate finance and investor relations advice to listed companies. He was previously Chairman of Key Petroleum (ASX:KEY) and Non-Executive Director of TNG Limited (ASX:TNG). Rex is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and an associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australia (AFINSIA).

Dr Caedmon Marriott

Managing Director

Caedmon has over 18 years experience in mineral exploration and equity capital markets. Caedmon was previously Managing Director of Western Australian gold and nickel explorer Aldoro Resources (ASX:ARN) and prior to that Managing Director of private exploration company Hanno Resources, responsible for establishing and managing the company’s frontier exploration strategy in Western Sahara. Prior to Hanno, Caedmon worked as a buy-side mining analyst at GLG Global Mining Fund, Och-Ziff Capital and JPMorgan Natural Resources Fund. He holds a PhD in Geology, is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (MAusIMM) and the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (MAIG).

Francesco Cannavo

Non-Executive Director

Frank is an experienced public company director and entrepreneur with significant business and investment experience across a number of industries, including mining and natural resources. He has a strong network of investors and industry contacts throughout the Asia-Pacific region and has extensive experience in capital raises, investments and initial public offerings. Frank has been instrumental in assisting several listed and unlisted companies achieve their growth strategies through the raising of capital and the acquisition of assets. Frank is currently a Non-Executive Director of Golden Mile Resources (ASX:G88).

Paul Burton

Non-Executive Director

Paul is an experienced mining executive, having worked in the resources sector throughout Australia and overseas for the last 30 years. Paul is currently the Managing Director and CEO of TNG Limited (ASX:TNG) and was involved in the discovery and development of the company’s flagship Mount Peake project. Prior to TNG, Paul held senior and executive roles at Anglo American, De Beers, Normandy Mining and Minotaur Exploration (ASX:MEP). Paul is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), a fellow of the Association of Applied Geochemists (FAAG), a member of Australasian and Canadian Institutes of Mining and Metallurgy (MAusIMM, MCIM) and a member of the British Institute of Directors (MIoD).