Our Board

Cameron McCall

Executive Chairman

Cameron McCall has a wealth of experience across the financial services and commercial property industries within Australia and internationally.  He has been providing investment advice, equity capital raising and share trading for over 17 years to corporate entities and private clients at Hartley’s Limited and Macquarie Bank Limited. Mr McCall has during his 40 year career built an extensive network of international and Australian based high net worth individuals and corporate entities. 

Mr McCall is currently running a corporate advisory business providing advice on asset acquisition and capital raising to international and Australian based organisations.

David Lenigas

Independent Director

David Lengias is a Mining Engineer, with extensive experience in the lithium business, having retired as the Executive Chairman of Cadence Minerals plc (AIM: KDNC) (“Cadence”) (previously Rare Earth Minerals plc). Cadence is a London and New York listed Investment Company, which has a number of strategic investments in lithium projects around the world.

Mr Lenigas is Executive Chairman of LGC Capital Ltd listed on the TSX-V (TSX-V: QBA). In addition, he is the Executive Chairman of a bespoke agri-logistics company; London listed AfriAg plc (ISDX: AFRI) and Executive Chairman of UK oil company, Doriemus plc (ISDX: DOR). He is also director of ASX listed companies, Southern Hemisphere Mining Limited  (ASX:SUH) Auroch Minerals Limited (ASX:AUO) and Artemis Resources Limited (ASX:ARV).

Alan Phillips

Non-Executive Director

Alan Phillips has been a senior executive, director and chairman of ASX, TSX-V, TSX and AIM listed companies over a period of 40 years. Mr Phillips has experience in a broad range of industries, but predominantly in the mining and exploration of copper, gold, ethanol and iron ore and technology sectors.

David Taplin

Joint CEO & Director

David Taplin has 25 years’ experience as an executive in mining, gas and electricity. In addition to CEO, he has held positions as chief financial officer, company secretary, general counsel and in corporate development for several ASX, TSX and TSX-V companies and government-owned corporations. Mr. Taplin has worked extensively in corporate finance, corporate law and corporate governance both in Australia and internationally.

Mr. Taplin holds a Bachelor of Law, Masters of Business Administration (AGSM), Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance, Graduate Diploma of Business Management, and is a solicitor, CPA, Chartered Secretary (ACIS and FGIA) and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Joe Phillips

Joint CEO & Director

Joe Phillips was previously the Company’s CEO in 2015 and was responsible for the original funding and development of the Company’s significant iron ore assets, having completed its 2012 Prefeasibility Study for the Ularring Hematite Project and obtaining environmental approvals.

Mr Phillips was educated at the University of Queensland he combines strong project management skills with a discipline in economics and a detailed understanding of the operation of public administrations and the elected governments in Australia.

Board Charter


Board Charter