Richard Monti is a geologist with a successful career of over 30 years in the international mineral resource industry, resulting in broad industry knowledge and strong strategic planning capabilities.

Richard has over 46 director-years’ experience on thirteen ASX and TSX listed mining and exploration companies from micro-caps through to mid-size miners and has built and managed teams of up to 70 personnel.

Richard was the principal of a corporate advisory firm, Ventnor Capital Pty Ltd, from 2005 to 2010 and is currently principal of Terracognita which supplies advice to resource industry companies.

Richard is currently also the Non-Executive Chairman of Zinc of Ireland NL (ASX:ZMI), Non-Executive Chairman of Alto Metals Ltd (ASX:AME) and Non-Executive Director of Caravel Minerals Limited (ASX:CVV).