Board and Management
The Venturex Board and Management are experienced in exploration, mine development and corporate finance and are well placed to maximise the value of the Company’s portfolio.
Mr Anthony (Tony) Kiernan
Appointed 14 July 2010
Mr Kiernan is a former solicitor with extensive experience gained over 35 years in the management and operation of listed public companies. As both a lawyer and general consultant, he has practiced and advised extensively in the fields of resources, media and information technology. He is Chairman of Pilbara Minerals Limited and of Chalice Gold Limited, both listed on the ASX.
Mr John Nitschke
Appointed 4 July 2013
Mr Nitschke is a mining engineer with over 40 years’ experience in the mining industry, including substantial experience operating at senior management levels in large resource companies. Recent roles include Executive General Manager (EGM) Projects & Technical Services for Oz Minerals Limited, EGM Australian Operations for Oxiana Limited, and EGM Development for Newmont Australia and the Normandy Group. Mr Nitschke was formally the Non-Executive Chairman of ASX listed IMX Resources Limited.
Mr Anthony Reilly
Appointed 1 July 2015
Mr Reilly has over 20 years investment banking experience including financial markets, financial risk management and corporate finance. He worked in investment banking in London for over 10 years, and his clients have included a number of global corporations and fund managers based in Australia, the UK and Europe. Since leaving banking he has had 8 years working in the small-cap mining space. He was a founding Director of a private Brazil incorporated gold exploration company and he has also served as an Executive Director of several ASX listed resource Companies.
Mr Darren Stralow
Appointed 1 July 2015
Mr Stralow is a mining engineer with over 15 years experience in the resources industry. He has held various roles in both operations and mine management and business development. After starting his career in the WA goldfields, he has held senior roles with Intrepid Mines Limited and Northern Star Resources Limited. Mr Stralow has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from the Western Australian School of Mines and a WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate. He is also a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (MAusIMM) and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Trevor Hart
Company Secretary & CFO
Appointed 5 April 2013
Mr Hart is a Certified Practising Accountant with a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and a Chartered Secretary. He has over 20 years’ experience including 15 years in the resources and mining services industry. He has provided consulting services covering accounting, financial and company secretarial matters to various companies in these sectors. Prior to joining Venturex he has held a number of senior financial positions in other ASX listed companies.