Board of Management


Joseph van den Elsen

Managing Director

Joseph is currently a Non-Executive Director of OAR Resources Limited (ASX:OAR) and the Executive Chairman of Ronin Resources, a privately held exploration and development company. Prior to joining Ronin Resources, he held executive positions with MHM Metals and Hampshire Mining.

Previously, Joseph was an Associate Director with UBS and held a comparable position with Goldman Sachs JB Were. He holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Bachelor of Arts (Spanish) and a Graduate Diploma in Environment, Energy and Resources Law and is currently studying towards a Graduate Diploma in Mineral Exploration Geoscience and a Master of Science (Mineral Economics).

John Ciganek

Non-executive Chairman

Mr Ciganek has worked in the mining sector for over 25 years within mining operations, project finance, mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets and holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering and an MBA. John has substantial experience in corporate finance covering a range of experience including project finance, M&A, equity capital markets and general corporate advisory across the resources, energy and infrastructure sectors and has also held executive and non-executive roles with a number of ASX listed companies including Minbos Resources (MNB), Pacific Bauxite (PBX) as well as serving as the GM Business Development and Investor Relations for PMI Gold.

Mr Emmanuel Correia

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Correia is a Chartered Accountant and a co-founder of Peloton Capital and Peloton Advisory and has participated in the corporate finance and public capital markets in Australia, North America and the United Kingdom for over 25 years.

Prior to co-founding Peloton in 2011, Mr Correia was the co-founder of Cardrona Capital Pty Ltd that specialised in providing corporate finance and offer services to micro and mid cap companies. Cardrona was acquired by a UK backed corporate finance organisation where Mr Correia then served as a director of corporate finance. Mr Correia has also held various senior corporate finance positions with Big 4 accounting firms and boutique corporate finance houses in Australian and the United Kingdom.

Mr Correia provides corporate advice to a diverse client base and specialises in equity capital markets, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate strategy.

Mr Correia is currently a non-executive director of BPM Minerals Limited and Pantera Minerals Limited.

Justin Mouchacca

Company Secretary

Mr Mouchacca is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia with over 14 years' experience in public company responsibilities including statutory, corporate governance and financial reporting requirements. Mr Mouchacca has been appointed Company Secretary and Financial Officer for a number of entities listed on the ASX and unlisted public companies. He specialises in the preparation of listing companies on stock exchanges, Corporations Act legislation, corporate governance policies, statutory report writing requirements, shareholder meeting requirements and assistance in the preparation of prospectuses, information memorandums and other disclosure documents.