Brad Evans - Chairperson

Brad is a highly experienced and degree qualified Mining Engineer with nearly 25 years’ experience in the minerals industry spanning across operations, technical and consulting roles. Brad’s operational and technical experience is spread across Australia and South America where he has consulted on mining project in Peru, Chile, Mexico, and Argentina. As General Manager of an international mining consultancy, Brad built a successful global company with over 150 employees in 10 offices around the world. Brad has held director positions with Kidman Resources where he served as a Non-Executive Director for 5 years prior to its 2019 takeover by Wesfarmers Ltd. Brad was also a director with NYSE listed Tierra Grande Resources.

Todd Williams – Managing Director

Mr Williams is an exploration geologist with a Bachelor of Science graduating from the University of Adelaide in 2011. From 2015 to his appointment as Managing Director of E2 Metals, Mr Williams was the founder and principal of Circum Pacific Pty Ltd, a private Australian-based but South American focused gold explorer. During this time, he managed the development of greenfields projects in Colombia and Argentina, including the Company’s Santa Cruz and Rio Negro projects.

Melanie Leydin – Non-Executive Director

Ms Leydin holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting and Corporate Law. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a Registered Company Auditor. She graduated from Swinburne University in 1997, became a Chartered Accountant in 1999 and since February 2000 has been the principal of Leydin Freyer. The practice provides outsourced company secretarial and accounting services to public and private companies specialising in ASX listed entities. Ms Leydin has over 25 years’ experience in the accounting profession and has extensive experience in relation to public company responsibilities, including ASX and ASIC compliance, control and implementation of corporate governance, statutory financial reporting, reorganisation of Companies and shareholder relations.

Peter Mullens – Non-Executive Director

Mr. Mullens is a highly experienced and degree qualified geologist with 30 years’ experience in the minerals industry. Most noteworthy, Mr. Mullens was responsible for Mount Isa Mines (MIM) first entry into the Cerro Negro project and was the co-founder of the Ironbark Group of companies including Aquiline Resources, which held the world-class Navidad silver deposit (750 million ounces silver) prior to the 2009 takeover by Pan American Silver for CAD$645m. Mr. Mullens is currently the Executive Chairman of GBM Resources (ASX: GBZ) who have development-stage gold projects in the Drummond Basin Queensland.

Colin Brodie – Corporate Development

Colin is an economic geologist with 35 years’ experience in all aspects of mineral exploration, with a specific focus on porphyry and epithermal copper-gold deposits in Peru, Chile and Argentina. Colin was the former Exploration Manager of IAMGOLD in Argentina and was closely involved in Underworld Resource’s White Gold discovery in the Yukon Territory, Canada. He holds a BSc (hons) from the University of Otago in New Zealand, and MSc in GIS from Leeds University in England.

Emilio Bastias – Country Manager

Emilio is a lawyer, qualified at the Bar in Argentina, specialized in mining law, including foreign investments and incorporation of new businesses in the sector. He has over 14 years working along different exploration mining companies for the developing of projects located in Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay.  Emilio holds a LLM in Mining Law and Policy from the CEPMLP, University of Dundee and is currently based in San Juan, Argentina where he co-founded Bastías Yacante Law Firm.

Dave Shatwell – Senior Technical Advisor

Dave is an economic geologists based in Lima (Peru) with over 50 years’ global experience in epithermal gold and silver deposits. Dave was the former Chief Geologist for Andean Resources at the Cerro Negro project (Santa Cruz Province, Argentina) where he let the technical team to four discoveries (Eureka West, Mariana Norte, Mariana Central and Bajo Negro) that ultimately resulted in the acquisition of Andean Resources by Goldcorp in 2010 for US$3.4 billion. Dave holds a BSc (hons) from the University of Sydney.