Board of directors
The GME board and management team are highly experienced in the broader resources industry. They have played leading roles previously in the exploration and development of several large and diverse mining projects in Australia and Africa. In this regard, key GME personnel have a demonstrated track record of success in identifying, acquiring, defining, funding, developing and operating quality mineral assets of significant scale.
Mr Sullivan was appointed chairman in March 2017. Mr Sullivan is an engineer and has been involved in the management and strategic development of resource companies and projects for more than 20 years.
Mr Sullivan is also a director of Resolute Mining, Zeta Resources Limited, Panoramic Resources Limited and Bligh Resources Limited.
Mr Sullivan is Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.
Mr Sullivan has over 25 years’ experience in commerce, providing services to the mining and allied industries, including 15 years’ experience in corporate management and administration of resource companies.
Mr Sullivan was instrumental in establishing and maintaining the Golden Cliffs Prospecting Syndicate which acquired and pegged a number of prospective tenements in the Eastern Goldfields including several of the nickel tenements that make up the NiWest project. The Golden Cliffs Prospecting Syndicate was subsequently acquired by GME Resources in 1996.
Over the past three decades, Mr Sullivan has developed extensive knowledge in mining and the mining services sector, in particular on matters involving tenement administration, native title negotiation and supply and logistics of services. Mr Sullivan’s practical knowledge in these areas is of great benefit to the Company as it seeks to develop its assets for the benefit of its shareholders.
Mr Huston was appointed as a non-executive Director in March 2017. Previously he spent 12 years as a Partner in the law firm now known as Norton Rose and over 10 years as a Director in boutique private equity at Troika Securities Limited. Mr Huston advised principally in the area of corporate litigation, mergers, acquisitions, takeovers and public listings. He has been involved in a number of significant and well known corporate transactions and continues as a private adviser to a discrete number of substantial Corporations, Partnerships and Family Offices. Mr Huston holds a Bachelor of Jurisprudence, Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Laws and is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court, Federal Court and High Court of Australia.
Mr Pitts was appointed to the position of Company Secretary in February 2009. Mr Pitts is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in statutory reporting and business administration. He has been directly involved with and consulted to a number of public companies holding senior financial management positions. He is a partner in the corporate advisory firm Endeavour Corporate. Endeavour offers professional services focused on Company Secretarial support, commercial and financial advice and supervision of ASIC and ASX compliance requirements.
Mr Jubber has 30 years’ experience in the mining industry. Prior to joining GME Resources in an advisory capacity in November 2017, Mr Jubber was the Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Bannerman Resources Limited and Perilya Limited, and the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director at Oceana Gold Limited. He started his career with Rio Tinto at the Rössing Uranium Mine located in Namibia. Mr Jubber holds a degree in civil engineering and a post graduate degree in business administration.