Board of Directors

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Gary E Comb – Non-Executive Chairman

BE (Mech), BSc, DipEd

Mr Gary Comb has over 35 years experience in the mining industry, most recently as Managing Director of Jabiru Metals Ltd where he oversaw the acquisition, feasibility study and construction of the Jaguar copper/zinc mine in Western Australia as well as the successful sale of the company to Independence Group NL.  He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Aurelia Metals Limited and Ironbark Zinc Ltd.

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Barry J Cahill – Managing Director

BE (Mining), MAusIMM, MAICD

Mr Barry Cahill is a mining engineer with over 25 years’ experience in exploration, operational mining and management throughout Australia.  He has extensive experience in the management of all facets of operating mines including regional exploration, resource drilling, underground and open pit mining, ore processing facilities, both as a mining contractor and an operator.  He has also had particular experience in the management of project development and construction from initial exploration drilling phase right through to project funding and then onto project commissioning and development.  Mr Cahill has been an executive director of a number of public companies including operations director of Perilya Limited, managing director of Australian Mines Limited and managing director of Norseman Gold Plc, a company listed on the London AIM market and the ASX.

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Gavin A Caudle – Non-Executive Director

BCom, CA

Mr Gavin Caudle has over 20 years experience in the finance and investment sectors in Australia, Singapore and Indonesia.  He was previously a partner in the Arthur Andersen Jakarta office and Country Head for Indonesia of the Investment Bank, Salomon Smith Barney.  Since 2003, together with his partners, Mr Caudle has developed numerous successful businesses including Tower Bersama Group (a telecommunications infrastructure business) and Provident Agro (a plantation business) with assets valued at more than $1 billion.

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Gordon T Galt – Non-Executive Director

BE (Mining)

Mr Gordon Galt is a mining engineer with over 40 years’ experience.  He is currently a Principal of Taurus Funds Management, Chairman of Delta SBD Limited and Nucoal Resources Limited.  He was formerly Chairman of Discovery Metals Limited and Managing Director of Newcrest Mining Limited among other roles.


Michael Anderson – Alternate for Mr Galt

PhD, Geology

Mr Anderson has over 20 years’ industry experience, largely in southern Africa and Australia. His career commenced as a geologist with Anglo American, followed by roles in the metallurgical and engineering industries with Mintek, Bateman and Kellogg Brown & Root. He subsequently held senior management positions including Corporate Development Manager at Gallery Gold Limited, and Managing Director at Exco Resources Limited, where he oversaw the successful development of the White Dam Gold Project, and the sale of the Company’s Cloncurry Copper Project to Xstrata. He joined Taurus Funds Management as a Director in August 2011.  Taurus is a major shareholder of Base Resources, with Mr Anderson appointed as Taurus’ nominee on the Base Resources Board.


Susan Hunter – Company Secretary


Ms. Hunter has over 23 years’ experience in the corporate finance industry. She is founder and managing director of consulting firm Hunter Corporate Pty Ltd, which specialises in the provision of corporate governance and company secretarial advice to ASX listed companies, and has previously held senior management roles at Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Bankwest, both in Perth and Sydney.

Susan holds a Bachelor of Commerce, is a Member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an Associate of the Governance Institute of Australia Ltd.