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Simon Noon

Managing Director & CEO

Simon is an experienced executive having spent the past 12 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 3 years, Simon has overseen the rapid development of Sorby Hills including a 50% increase in the size of the Mineral Resource and most recently, the delivery of a high-quality Pre-Feasibility 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 an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

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Gary Comb


Gary is an engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the Australian mining industry, with a strong track record in successfully commissioning and operating base metal mines. Gary was Chairman of Finders Resources Limited from 2013 until its take over in 2018, and was previously the Managing Director of Jabiru Metals Limited and the CEO of BGC Contracting Pty Ltd.

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Richard Monti

Non-Executive Director

Richard is a geologist with over thirty years’ experience in many facets of the exploration and mining industry including technical, commercial, marketing, and finance. Prior to joining Boab, Richard held roles at several international and Australian companies including Anaconda Nickel, Azimuth Resources Limited, The North Group, Normandy Group, and RTZ Exploration. Richard gained extensive business experience through founding and working at Ventnor Capital Pty Ltd, a boutique consultancy firm providing corporate advisory and investment banking services to junior and mid cap listed resource companies.

Richard is currently a director at Black Dragon Gold Limited.

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Andrew Parker

Non-Executive Director

Andrew holds a law degree from the University of Western Australia and has significant experience in the exploration and mining industry and a wealth of expertise in corporate advisory, strategic consultancy and capital raisings. Before Andrew joined Boab, he co-founded Trident Capital Pty Ltd, a corporate advisory and venture capital firm where he held the position of Managing Director until 2008. Andrew is the Chairman of Widgie Nickel Pty Ltd.

Richard Flanagan

Principal Project Engineer/Projects & Studies - Sorby Hills Project

Experienced mining engineer with significant experience in mine management and mining feasibility studies both in Australia and internationally.  Richard has many years of experience in both above and below ground mining operations in a wide range of commodities.  Richard is highly regarded for his leadership and mentoring roles.


Simon Dorling

Exploration Manager

Simon has more than 26 years’ experience in exploration, development and the mining of base metals, precious metals, energy minerals and industrial minerals.