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Board & Management

Board & Management

Bill Oliver

BILL OLIVER

Non-Executive Director and Chairman Celsius Resources Limited (ASX:CLA)
Non-Executive Director Minbos Resources Ltd (ASX: MNB)
Managing Director of Tando Resources Ltd (ASX: TNO)

BSc (Hons), GDipAppFin (FINSA), MAIG, MAusIMM

Mr. Oliver has 14 years’ experience in the international resources industry working for both major and junior companies. He has led large scale resource definition projects for Rio Tinto and previously worked in near mine exploration/resource definition roles for Harmony Gold, Bellamel Mining and BC Iron.

More recently Mr. Oliver was the Managing Director of Signature Metals Ltd responsible from taking the Konongo Gold Project into production within two years of acquisition and growing the company from a market cap of A$6M to a transaction where it was valued at over A$50M.

He has wide-ranging exploration experience including expertise in near-mine exploration/resource extension and resource definition as well as significant experience in the technical and economic evaluation of resources projects. He holds an honours degree in Geology from the University of Western Australia as well as a post-graduate diploma in finance and investment from FINSIA.

Mr. Oliver was appointed to the position of director on 23 December 2010.

 

Brendan Borg

BRENDAN BORG

Non­-Executive Director Celsius Resources Ltd (ASX: CLA)
Managing Director Tempus Resources Ltd (ASX: TMR)
Non-Executive Director Mali Lithium Limited (ASX: MLL)

BSc, MSc, MAusIMM

Mr Borg is a consultant geologist who has specialised in the “battery materials” sector including lithium, graphite and cobalt mineralisation, participating in numerous successful projects, in an investment and/or operational capacity.

Mr Borg has more than 20 years’ experience gained working in management, operational and project development roles in the Exploration and Mining industries, with companies including Rio Tinto Iron Ore, Magnis Resources Limited, IronClad Mining Limited, Lithex Resources Limited and Sibelco Australia Limited. Brendan is currently Managing Director of Tempus Resources Limited (ASX:TMR) and Non-Executive Director of Mali Lithium Limited (ASX:MLL). He is also a Director of geological consultancy Borg Geoscience Pty Ltd.

Mr Borg holds a Master of Science in Hydrogeology and Groundwater Management (University of Technology Sydney), a Bachelor of Science in Geology/Environmental Science (Monash University) and is a member of AusIMM and the IAH.

 

PINE VAN WYK

Project Director

NHD Met. Eng., B.Com, MBA

Mr van Wyk is a Metallurgical Engineer by profession, with extensive experience in the mining industry, particularly in developing and operating mines in Namibia. He holds commercial qualifications (B.Com and MBA), with a focus on project management.

He spent eight years at Rössing Uranium, where his roles included Superintendent Acid Plant and Metallurgical Services, Superintendent Strategic Projects and Engineering Manager.

In 2005, he joined Paladin Energy Ltd at their Langer Heinrich Uranium project as Operations Manager, taking the project from feasibility to full production.

In 2008, he joined Gecko Namibia as Director Projects and in 2014 became Managing Director of the Gecko Namibia group of companies. During 2018, Mr van Wyk also became the CEO and Director of Namibia Critical Metals Inc.

 

MELANIE ROSS

Company Secretary

BCom, CA

Ms Ross is an accounting and corporate governance professional with over 18 years’ experience in financial accounting and analysis, audit, business and corporate advisory services in public practice, commerce and state government. She has a Bachelor of Commerce and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.

Ms Ross has been a consultant to Celsius for a number of years and has also acted as Assistant Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer for various ASX listed companies, as well as filling senior financial roles in the private and public sector. She is currently a Director of a corporate advisory company based in Perth that provides corporate and other advisory services to public listed companies.