Board and Management

Dennis Karp

Dennis Karp

Executive Chairman

Mr Dennis Karp is the managing director of ResCap Investments Pty Ltd.

Mr Karp commenced his career in the Australian financial markets in 1983. He was Head of Trading at HSBC Australia prior to joining Tennant Limited in 1997, one of Australia’s largest physical commodities trading companies with operations in Asia and Europe. He was a principal shareholder of Tennant Metals until 2010, and managing director until December 2014. Mr Karp founded ResCap in December 2014.

Over the past 10 years, Mr Karp has been involved in various resource projects and investment opportunities in base metals and bulk commodities which have had marketing rights attached.

Mr Karp holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Cape Town.

Anthony McPaul

Anthony McPaul

Non-Executive Director

Mr Anthony McPaul is a senior mining executive with over 35 years’ experience in mining operations and mineral processing. Mr McPaul has worked in and led both open cut and underground operations and was most recently the general manager for Newcrest’s Cadia Valley Operations, in Orange NSW.

Mr McPaul commenced his career as a mechanical engineer and progressed to maintenance and then onto operations management at various companies, including CRA, Denehurst, MIM and more recently Newcrest. He has successfully managed a wide range of operating projects from base through to precious metals in both surface and underground mines and has been directly responsible for all aspects of production and scheduling.

Mr McPaul formally retired from Newcrest in July 2016 and has since devoted his time to non-executive roles. Mr McPaul has represented Newcrest and the resources industry on many boards, such as NSW Minerals Council, NSW Minerals Council Executive Committee, and was the NSW Minerals Council representative on the Mine Safety Advisory Council. Mr McPaul has chaired many of these committees.

Mr McPaul currently has formal qualifications in mechanical engineering from Goulburn TAFE.

Nick Lindsay

Nick Lindsay

Non -Executive Director

Mr Nick Lindsay is an experienced mining executive who brings an attractive mix of commercial, technical and academic qualifications, all of which are relevant to the Company. He has worked directly for a range of companies including Anglo American Corporation and its subsidiaries, CBH Resources and Kumba Australia, and provided consulting services to Rio Tinto, Codelco, Antofagasta Holdings amongst others. Mr Lindsay successfully led Laguna Resources NL (ASX: LRC, now owned by Kingsgate Consolidated) to acquire and commence development of a major silver-gold project in Chile, and has directly managed the project which is known as the Nueva Esperanza silver project in Chile, since.

Mr Lindsay is a geologist by profession, specializing in process mineralogy, and has postgraduate degrees from the University of Otago (NZ), University of Melbourne and the University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa). He is a member of the AusIMM and Australian Institute of Geoscientists.

Haydn Lynch

Haydn Lynch

Chief Commercial Officer

Over 25 years of M&A , financial markets and private equity experience with a significant track record in origination and execution of domestic and cross-border transactions in various sectors including metals & mining and industrials covering counterparties and assets based in Australia, Africa, Japan, China, and Mongolia.

Significant senior management experience in successfully creating and leading teams of marketers, and corporate finance professionals in global investment banks including Bankers Trust Australia,  Investec Bank, RBC Capital Markets and  Southern Cross Equities.  Co-founder of Metamor Capital Partners a bespoke investor to start-up technology firms.

Haydn has bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Economics from University of Queensland and a Masters in Commerce from UNSW.

David Power

David Power

General Manager Operations

David has deep operational experience managing mining assets focussing on plant and infrastructure in both underground and open cut operations.  He has worked at many of the major mines in the Central West of NSW including Peak Gold, Cadia and Endevour mines over a cumulative 30+ year period.  David has lead maintenance programs and managed major plant shutdowns.  Importantly he has a strong network of suppliers and personal contacts invaluable in the efficient and safe operation of the Wonawinta and Mt Boppy projects

David has formal qualifications in naval architecture  from UTS and holds statutory qualifications as mining superintendent, qualified trainer and assessor together with numerous ticketed roles.

Craigh Fittock

Craigh Fittock

Senior Mine Geologist Mt Boppy

Craigh has managed geological teams on projects across the globe including Bisha in Eritrea, Boseto in Botswana, Simberi in PNG and a number of Australian based gold projects of varying geological styles including orogenic and epithermal systems.

Craigh holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology) from James Cook University and  diploma in mechanical engineering, Illawarra Institute of Technology.

Barry Willott

Barry Willott

Exploration Consultant

Barry has worked as an exploration geologist, consultant and manager for over 30 years in minerals exploration in all mainland jurisdictions of Australia. Has also successfully explored in central Asia since 2007.  Barry has intimate knowledge of the Cobar region and the prospects on the company’s exploration tenements.  Field programs have been designed for immediate execution which Barry will manage.

Barry has a Bachelor of Science in Geology and Geophysics (Hons) from the University of New England and is a Competent Person for reporting of exploration results and mineral resources according to the JORC and NI 43-101 codes

Rod Griffith

Rod Griffith

Mining and Technical Consultant

Rod has over 25 years mine management and engineering experience as COO and GM in a number of mid tier mining companies.  He has significant Central Western NSW experience with KBL Mining, Silver City Minerals, Girilambone Copper and Cobalt Blue across a number of commodity groups and mining styles.

Rod holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Surveying from University of Newcastle and a post graduate diploma in mining engineering from the University of Ballarat.