Simon was appointed 19 October 2013.  Simon is an experienced mining executive having spent the past 15 years managing Public Resources Companies.  Simon has a strong background in strategic management, business planning, finance and capital raising across a variety of commodities. Simon’s experience includes managing Groote Resources Ltd from a Market Cap under $10M to market highs in excess of $200M.  After leaving Groote, Simon co-founded West Rock Resources Ltd where he held the position of Managing Director until the company was acquired by Boab Metals Ltd in 2013.  As Managing Director of West Rock, Simon secured and operated joint ventures and strategic alliances with mid and top tier miners. Since his appointment in 2013, Simon has managed the Company’s exploration and evaluation of a range of projects across Australia and South America.  Most notably, Simon led the Company’s transformative acquisition of Sorby Hills in Western Australia in 2018. Over the past 4 years, Simon has overseen the rapid development of Sorby Hills including a 50% increase in the size of the Mineral Resource and the delivery of a high-quality Pre-Feasibility Study and Definitive Study detailing the Project’s low risk and robust economics. Simon is a passionate member of the WA resources industry, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.