Mr Russell Moran


Mr Moran has a background in strategic business development in the mining, oil & gas, technology and health sectors and has significant experience in mineral resource development. He is a proven natural resources and technology investor with a track record in building public companies as well as M&A.

He is Chairman of 3G Coal Limited, Zinciferous Limited and Wodgina Resources Limited. He was a former Director of software consulting business K2Fly (ASX:K2F) and anthracite coal explorer Atrum Coal Limited (ASX:ATU).

Mr Gino D’Anna


Mr D’Anna is a founding Director of the Company.

Mr D’Anna has significant primary and secondary capital markets experience and has extensive experience in resource exploration, public company operations and administration and financial management.

He has particular experience in Canadian Government and First Nations relations in the mining sector. Mr D’Anna was a founding shareholder and founding Executive Director of Atrum Coal (ASX: ATU) which is developing the Groundhog Anthracite Project, located in British Columbia, Canada.

He is currently a Director of 3G Coal Limited, Non-Executive Director of Metals Australia Limited (ASX: MLS) and K2fly Limited (ASX: K2F) and Director of Lac Grande Gold Pty Ltd.

Dr Qingtao Zeng

Non Executive Director (Technical)

Dr Zeng completed a PhD in geology at the University of Western Australia in 2013. He has been engaged as a consulting geologist, principally working with CSA Global based in Perth and has a range of geological and commercial specialities.

He has been extensively involved in the lithium exploration and development sector and through his strong network of contacts throughout China has helped clients complete a range of contracts relating to the supply or purchase of lithium in the form of concentrate or direct shipping ores.

He is currently a Director of Kodal Minerals Plc.

Mr Paul Fromson

CFO/Company Secretary

Mr Fromson, B.Com, CPA, AICD, is a finance professional who has more than 30 years industry experience, including over 23 years with ASX listed resource companies. He has held a variety of senior positions including Company Secretary, Chief Financial Officer and Director in exploration and mining companies.

Mr Fromson’s resources experience extends over a number of commodities and he has worked on multinational joint ventures such as the Boddington Gold Mine and Worsley Alumina Projects through to a significant gold producer and a variety of exploration companies on projects within Australia and overseas.

Mr Fromson brings extensive experience in corporate matters, ASX listing rules and all forms of capital raising.

He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Certified Practising Accountant and a Licensed Tax Agent. Mr. Fromson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from The University of Western Australia.

Mr Noel O’Brien

Technical Advisor

Mr O’Brien is a metallurgist and lithium processing expert, who is currently a technical adviser to Tawana Resources Limited on its Bald Hill lithium project and Kidman Resources Limited on the Mount Holland lithium project. Previously, Mr O’Brien was a technical consultant to the Galaxy Resources lithium project in Western Australia and the Bikita Minerals lithium project in Zimbabwe.

Mr O’Brien was formerly Managing Director in South Africa for SNC-Lavalin Inc, a leading global engineering and construction group, and was responsible for delivering base metal smelter and refinery projects across Africa. Mr O’Brien has a deep understanding of the lithium market and possesses processing expertise in smelting, gravity separation, flotation, leaching and solvent extraction.

Mr O’Brien holds a Metallurgical Engineering degree (University of Melbourne) and an MBA (Witwatersrand) and is a Fellow of the AusIMM.

He is a Director of Mali Lithium Limited.

Ms Fiona Paterson


Ms Paterson is an experienced risk engineer and corporate governance professional. She has held senior risk engineering roles with Italian oil and gas multinational Eni and was a former Director of K2Fly NL which sold its assets to K2Fly Limited (ASX:K2F). She is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.