ASX: VXR

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

Non-Executive Chairman
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 Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited, both listed on the ASX.

Mr Anthony Reilly

Executive Director
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 Mick McMullen

Executive Director
Appointed 24 Feburary 2021

Mr McMullen is a geologist with over 28 years experience in the exploration, development, financing and operation of mining projects across Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America. His expertise covers both upstream and downstream areas as well as metal trading and equity and debt capital markets in Australia, London, South Africa, Canada and the USA. His specific mining experience covers small and large open pit and underground mines across many different cultures. Mick is well known to both sell side analysts and institutional investors in the global equity and debt capital markets. He has a strong track record in mergers and acquisitions and asset restructuring. Most recently Mick served as CEO and President of Detour Gold, a 600,00ozpa gold producer in Canada. During his tenure Mick took the market capitalisation of Detour from C$2B to C$4.5B over 9 months, leading to its eventual sale. Prior to Detour, Mick was the CEO and President of Stillwater Mining Company from December 2013 until June 2017. During his time at Stillwater, Mick oversaw an increas in equity value from US$1.1B to US$2.2B against a 10% fall in PGM prices over the same time. Stillwater was sold in an all-cash deal valued at US$2.7B. He is a former executive board member of the National Mining Association of the United States and Board Member of the World Council and a current member of AusIMM.  He is a Senior Advisor to Black Mountain Metals.  He qualified as a Geologist at Newcastle University in 1992 and holds a B.Sc in Geology from Newcastle University.

Mr Craig McGown

Non-Executive Director
Appointed 8 Feburary 2021

Mr McGown is an investment banker with over 35 years of experience advising companies in Australia and internationally, particularly in the natural resources sector. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, has been admitted as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and as an Affiliate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Mr McGown is an Executive Director of the corporate advisory business New Holland Capital Pty Ltd and was previously the Executive Chairman of stockbroker, DJ Carmichael Pty Limited and an Executive Director of Resource Finance Corporation Ltd (now RFC Ambrian Ltd). He is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Essential Metals Limited, a Non-Executive Director of Sipa Resources Ltd and QMetco Limited and chairs the Harry Perkins Institute for Respiratory Health, a not-for-profit organisation focused on prevention and treatment of respiratory disease. He was Non-Executive Chairman of Bass Metals Ltd during the time that company operated/developed the base metals mines at Hellyer and Fossey in Tasmania.

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 25 years experience including 20 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.

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