Exploration Manager, CEO and Non-executive Director
WA - Perth Inner
Specialties
Manager
Management
Economic Geology
Team Player
Team Leader
Geologist
CEO

Discovery oriented mineral exploration geologist. Australian, SE Asian and SW Pacific experience. CEO and Director competency. GAICD.

Career

A. J. Moyle & Associates - Principal Consultant
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
WA, Australia
Specialties
Manager
Management
Economic Geology
Team Player
Team Leader
Responsibilities
  • Mineral exploration consulting in various roles.
Achievements
  • Clients include Goldminex, API, Nexus, Galactic and Spectrum .
Goldminex Resources Ltd - CEO
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
NSW, Australia
Specialties
Manager
Geologist
CEO
Responsibilities
  • Managed the company's activities in PNG and Australian jurisdictions.
  • Directed gold, copper and nickel exploration programs in PNG.
Achievements
  • Assembled and managed exploration team, offices, JVs, tenement portfolio and landowner access negotiations.
  • Negotiated JV with major company and retained operatorship during $16.5M partner-funded exploration phase.
  • Remote location operations with focus on discovery, OH&S and budget control.
  • Managed ASX reporting, shareholders, stockbrokers and $3.4M capital raising.
  • Conducted M&A and acquisition reviews.
Deep Yellow Limited - Exploration Manager - Australia
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
WA, Australia
Specialties
Exploration Manager
Manager
Geologist
Responsibilities
  • Managing all aspects of Australian Uranium exploration activities
Achievements
  • Managed and participated in uranium exploration programs on greenfields to advanced projects in QLD, NT and SA.
  • Assembled and led an exploration team, managed JVs and regional offices, Native Title access negotiations.
Mt Gibson Iron - Chief Geologist
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
WA, Australia
Specialties
Geologist
Exploration Manager
Responsibilities
  • Chief Geologist roles with Mt Gibson Iron / Aztec Resources Ltd.
  • Focussed on iron ore, primarily the exploration and redevelopment of the Koolan Island mine in WA
  • Managed all geological functions including exploration, development, mine geology, JVs, budgets, project generation and assessments.
  • Strategy development and native title negotiations. Involvement with Tallering Peak and Extension Hill.
Redport Limited - General Manager - Exploration
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
WA, Australia
Specialties
Exploration
Manager
Responsibilities
  • Primary exploration focus on uranium and gold projects.
  • Set up exploration office in WA. Operated with minimal staff.
  • Main activities include exploration budgets, project evaluation, acquisitions, JVs and management of 15 projects in WA and SA including the evaluation and drilling of the Lake Maitland uranium resource to pre-feasibility stage
A. J. Moyle & Associates - Principal Consultant
WA, Australia
Specialties
Management
Consulting
Economic Geology
Responsibilities
  • Mineral exploration consulting and contracting. including various property assessments, project
  • including various property assessments, project management and field roles for several companies.
Aurora Gold Ltd - General Manager - Exploration
WA, Australia
Specialties
Exploration
Manager
Responsibilities
  • Aurora was formed from Ashton's gold assets in July 1993. Reporting to the Managing Director/CEO and the Board of Directors.
  • Responsible for Aurora‚Äôs exploration activities in Australia, Indonesia and PNG.
  • Integral role in the Mt Muro Gold Mine development and operation.
Achievements
  • Pegged, acquired or farmed into projects, explored, advanced to feasibility studies, farmed-out or sold non-core assets.
  • Team discovered in excess of 2.7 Moz Au in Indonesia, PNG and Australia.
Ashton Mining Ltd - Manager - Gold Exploration
WA, Australia
Specialties
Exploration
Manager
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for gold exploration activities in Indonesia and in areas outside of Ashton's existing mines within Australia.
Achievements
  • Reassessed exploration procedures, properties and focussed team to become leaner and more field oriented.
  • Involved with diamond and opal exploration, and managing the diamond analysis laboratory.
Kennecott Explorations (Australia) Ltd - Regional Exploration Manager - Southwest Pacific
NSW, Australia
Specialties
Exploration
Exploration Manager
Manager
Responsibilities
  • Reporting to the Vice President Exploration, Kennecott Corporation, USA.
  • Primary objective was to discover large porphyry copper-gold and gold deposits in PNG and assess other SW Pacific opportunities.
  • Office, budget, strategy and personnel management
  • Ongoing involvement in advancing the 40Moz Lihir gold deposit into production.
Achievements
  • Successfully identified several projects for JVs or acquisition.
Kennecott Explorations (Australia) Ltd - Area Manager
Papua New Guinea
Specialties
Area Manager
Manager
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for porphyry copper-gold and gold exploration programs throughout Papua New Guinea.
  • Up to 17 geologists.
Achievements
  • Achieved additional discoveries.
  • Undertook other project evaluations.
Kennecott Explorations (Australia) Ltd - Geologist, Project Geologist
NSW, Australia
Specialties
Project Geologist
Geologist
Responsibilities
  • Project Geologist and Senior Geologist: Australia, USA and PNG
  • PNG responsibilities and activities included:
  • Grassroots exploration to resource definition programs on discoveries
  • Lihir Island gold exploration activities from initial discovery exploration to feasibility study stage (40Moz Au). Included supervising 40 expatriate, 70 national and 165 casual local personnel involved in detailed exploration activities comprising mapping, geophysics, intensive diamond and air-core drilling, earthmoving, camp construction, environmental, metallurgical and geothermal studies, sample preparation facility and landowner liaison matters.
  • Tabar Island gold project exploration. Resulted in the discovery of the Simberi gold deposit.
  • Exploration data management, logistical assistance, basic financial modelling, geostatistical resource definition
  • Australian responsibilities and activities included:
  • Starting and managing Kennecott's WA gold-platinum search in Pilbara and Yilgarn Archaean cratons. Extensive field operations including drilling, mapping and sampling.
  • Stratiform and vein tin exploration, Tenterfield area, NSW.
  • Epithermal gold exploration, Drummond Basin, Qld.
Achievements
  • Involved with 2 major gold discoveries
  • Demonstrated competent exploration and management skills in Australia and PNG jurisdictions.

Education and Qualifications

Year Qualifications Level Institution
2014 Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors Graduate Certificate Australian Institute of Company Directors No
1997 Macquarie Advanced Management Program Graduate Certificate Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW No
1989 Economic Evaluation and Investment Analysis Decisions Course Other Colorado School of Mines, Denver, USA No
1980 BSc (Hons) (Economic Geology) Honours Degree University of Adelaide, South Australia No

IT Skills

Software Skills

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  • Excel (Advanced)
  • Power Point (Advanced)
  • MapInfo (Basic)