Director Profiles

Paul Boyatzis   B.Bus, ASA, MSDIA

Chairman, Non-Executive Director

Mr Boyatzis has over 25 years' experience in the investment and equity markets particularly with emerging growth companies within the resources and financial services sector in Australia and the UK.

In early 2007 Mr Boyatzis was instrumental in the formation of Nexus Minerals and as founding Chairman has played a pivotal role in the strategic development of the company.

Mr Boyatzis has served as chairman and director of a number of public and private companies globally and is Chairman of Ventnor Resources Ltd, Aruma Resources Ltd and Transaction Solutions International Ltd.

Mr Boyatzis is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Securities and Derivatives Industry Association and the Australian Society of Accountants.

Andy Tudor   BAppSc(Geol) MAusIMM MAIG

Managing Director

Mr Tudor’s experience has been gained over nearly 30 years as a geologist in the mining industry – and encompassed roles from Managing Director/CEO of ASX listed companies to General Manager, Country Manager and Exploration Manager roles, as well as Exploration and Mine Geology functions.

In addition to his extensive management experience, Andy has also held the position of General Manager & Principal Consultant of a global mineral consulting firm where his role concentrated on project assessment, due diligence and evaluation studies, in conjunction with geological and resource assessments.

Andy’s career commenced exploring and mining gold in Western Australia and progressed to the varying gold and base metal environments of the Australasian/Pacific region.

He also has broad commodity experience and a proven track record in the management of large scale exploration and mining operations in some of the worlds’ most challenging environments.

 

Dr Mark Elliott   Dip App Geol, PhD FAICD, FAusIMM(CPGeo), FSEG, FAIG

Non-Executive Director

Dr Elliott is a chartered professional geologist with over 32 years experience in the resources industry. He has extensive experience in corporate management and exploration in a wide range of commodities including base metals and gold. He was a founding director of Burdekin Resources NL, and is currently a director of Hot Rock Ltd, China Yunnan Copper Australia Limited, Hawk Resources Limited and Enterprise Energy Limited.

Dr Elliott has a Diploma in Applied Geology (1973) from the Ballarat School of Mines, and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (1979) from the University of New South Wales. He is a qualified Company Director having completed the Company Directors course Diploma awarded by the University of Sydney Graduate School of Business in 1996. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Society of Economic Geologists and the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.

Mr Bruce Maluish

Non-Executive Director

Mr Maluish is a mining professional with over 30 years’ experience in the mining industry.  Mr Maluish has had numerous roles as managing director and general manager with companies such as Hill 50, Abelle, Matilda Minerals and Forsyth Mining while mining a variety of commodities from gold, nickel and minerals sands from both open pits and underground.  His management experience includes the set up and marketing of IPOs, from commencement of exploration to full production, to the identification, development and expansion of projects including mergers and acquisitions. 

Mr Maluish is currently the managing director of Ventnor Resources Ltd.  

Phillip MacLeod   B.Bus, ASA, MAICD

Company Secretary

Mr MacLeod has more than 20 years commercial experience and has held the position of company secretary with listed public companies since 1995. He has provided corporate, management and accounting advice to a number of public and private companies involved in the resource, technology, property and healthcare industries.