Board Of Directors
Mr Thorne is a geologist with over 20 years’ experience mainly associated with gold, iron ore, copper and manganese within Western Australia, Queensland, Brazil and West Africa.
Mr Thorne has extensive experience in all stages of regional and near-mine exploration project management, from conceptual targeting and ground acquisition through to resource definition drilling programs and open cut mining geology.
Mr Thorne has held senior exploration and project management roles with a variety of major Australian and international companies including Mineral Resources Ltd, Rio Tinto Iron Ore, Hancock Prospecting
Mr Lyons is a successful and well respected Perth based businessman; being a shareholder and the Managing Director of the Heiniger Group’s Australasian operations for the last 32 years.
Mr Lyons is also Chairman of GWR, and is a member of both the GWR Audit & Risk Management Committee and the GWR Remuneration Committee. Mr Lyons is also Chairman of ASX listed Tungsten Mining NL and E-Metals Limited.
Teck Siong Wong
Mr Wong is a Malaysian based businessman with considerable international experience having worked in Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and now in Malaysia and Indonesia after graduating with a Bachelor of Business degree from Swinburne University (Melbourne).
Mr Wong is involved with the iron ore mining industry in Indonesia. He was previously involved in the sales and export of steel related products and was a director of a retail chain business in the United Kingdom, previously known as JW Carpenter Ltd. Mr Wong was working in the OEM plastic manufacturing industry in Hong Kong prior to taking up a position in the steel industry in Malaysia.
Mr Wong is an alternate director of GWR and is also a non-executed director of ASX listed Tungsten Mining NL and E Metals Limited.
Mr. Burke has extensive legal and corporate advisory experience and over the last 15 years has acted as a Director for a large number of ASX, NASDAQ and AIM listed companies.
Mr Burke’s legal expertise is in corporate, commercial and securities law in particular, capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions and IPOs. His corporate advisory experience includes identification and assessment of acquisition targets, strategic advice, deal structuring and pricing, funding, due diligence and execution.
Mr Burke is also Chairman of Province Resources Limited, Mandrake Resources Limited and Meteoric Resources NL and a non-executive director of Triton Minerals Limited.
As a Director at Cicero Group Pty Ltd, Mr Cheema has over 12 years’ experience working with public and private companies in Australia and abroad. Roles and responsibilities he conducts include completion and preparation of statutory financial reports, investor relations, initial public offers (IPO), reverse takeovers (RTO), management of capital raising activities and auditor liaison.
He currently serves as a Non-executive Director and Company Secretary for several ASX listed companies within the mineral exploration and technology sectors.
Mr Cheema has completed a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting at Curtin University and is a CPA member. Having completed the CPA Program, his core competencies and key areas of focus include Financial Reporting, Management Accounting and Ethics & Governance.