Richard Homsany
B. Com, LL.B (Hons), CPA, Grad. Dip. FINSIA, F Fin, MAICD
Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Homsany is Executive Vice President of Mega Uranium Ltd, a TSX listed company and the executive Chairman of Toro Energy Ltd, an ASX listed uranium company. He is also currently the Chairman of the Health Insurance Fund of Australia Limited.

Prior to this Mr Homsany was a corporate and commercial advisory partner with one of Australia’s leading law firms. He is the principal of Cardinals Lawyers and Consultants and has been admitted as a solicitor for over 18 years. Mr Homsany has extensive experience in corporate law, including advising public resources and energy companies on corporate governance, finance, capital raisings, takeovers, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and divestments.

Mr Homsany also has significant board experience with publicly listed resource companies. He has also worked for an ASX top 50-listed internationally diversified resources company in operations, risk management and corporate.

Mr Homsany is also a Certified Practising Accountant and is a fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). He has a Commerce Degree and Honours Degree in Law from the University of Western Australia and a Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment from FINSIA.

Over the last 3 years Mr Homsany has held a directorship in Toronto Stock Exchange (Venture Exchange) listed Central Iron Ore Limited and ASX listed Merah Resources Limited (27 August 2010 to present).

Mr Edward van Heemst
B. Com, MBA, CA, CPA
Non-Executive Director

Mr Edward van Heemst is a prominent Perth businessman with 40 years experience in the management of a diverse range of activities with large private companies.

Mr van Heemst is currently the Managing Director of Vanguard Press and Chairman of Perth Racing. Mr van Heemst holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, an MBA from the University of Western Australia and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.

Mr van Heemst has an extensive knowledge of capital markets and established mining industry networks.

Mr Brett Hodgins
B. Sc (Hons)
Technical Director

Mr Hodgins has over 15 years of professional experience in the resources sector primarily focused on exploration and mining operations. He began his career as a geologist with Robe River Mining and Rio Tinto Iron Ore. During that time he was involved with the commissioning and development of the West Angelas and Hope Downs operations. Mr Hodgins’ recent roles include General Manager Project Development for Iron Ore Holdings and he is President / CEO of Central Iron Ore Ltd, a TSX – V listed company gold and iron ore explorer.

He brings a wide range of experience in exploration, feasibility studies, operations, and has a broad knowledge of the resource sector. Mr Hodgins has completed a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours in Geology from Newcastle University, Diploma of Management and a Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment from Financial Services Institute of Australasia.