Directors & Management

Will Robinson

Non-Executive Chairman
B.Comm, MAusIMM

Mr Robinson has worked in the resources industry in Australia and Canada for over 25 years. Mr Robinson’s experience includes senior management roles at WMC Resources Ltd and executive roles in the junior mining and exploration sector.

Mr Robinson is former president of the resources industry advocacy body, the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC).

Mr Robinson is a member of the Strategic Advisory Board at the Centre for Exploration Targeting, a partnership between the University of Western Australia, Curtin University and the minerals Industry and was a member of the Australian Federal Government’s ‘Resources 2030’ Taskforce.

Mr Robinson has been Managing Director of Encounter Resources Limited (ASX: ENR) since the listing of the company in 2006 and is a Non-Executive Director at Hampton Hill Mining NL .

Peter Bewick

Managing Director
B.Eng (Hons), MAusIMM

Mr Bewick is a geologist with over 30 years of industry experience. Mr Bewick held a number of senior mine and exploration geological roles during a 14 year career with WMC which include Exploration Manager and Geology Manager of the Kambalda Nickel Operations and Exploration Manager for St Ives Gold Operations.

Mr Bewick has also held corporate roles with WMC as Exploration Manager for the Nickel Business Unit and Exploration Manager for North America based in Denver, Colorado.

Mr Bewick has extensive experience in project generation for a range of commodities including nickel, gold, copper and bauxite. Mr Bewick has been a member of the MERIWA Exploration Advisory Committee / College since 2013.

Mr Bewick has been an Executive Director with Encounter Resources Limited (ASX: ENR) since the listing of the company in 2006 and is a Non-Executive Director at Mincor Resources Limited (ASX: MCR).

Justin Osborne

Non-Executive Director
B.Sc (Hons), FAusIMM, MAICD

Mr Osborne has over 30 years experience as an exploration geologist and is a fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and holds a Bachelor of Science, Honours (First Class) from La Trobe University of Victoria.

Up until June 2021 Mr Osborne was an Executive Director at Gold Road Resources (ASX: GOR) and played a pivotal role in the rapid and effective resource development of the world class Gruyere Gold Deposit (6.6Moz Au) which currently producers approximately 300,000oz Au per annum.

Mr Osborne has also previously held senior positions on the exploration executive team of Gold Fields Ltd, including Vice President Development Strategy – Growth and International Projects, and General Manager Near Mine Exploration covering all international mining operations. He played an instrumental role in the development of the Damang Superpit project in Ghana, which yielded potential resources in excess of 6 Moz within 2 years, and had considerable discovery success as Mineral Resource Manager at the St Ives Gold Mine, making the discoveries of the Athena and Hamlet deposits among other significant Reserve additions.

Mr Osborne is a Non-Executive Chairman at Matador Mining Limited (ASX: MZZ) and a Non-Executive Director at IGO Limited (ASX: IGO) and Astral Resources (ASX: AAR).

Philip Crutchfield

Non-Executive Director
B.Comm., LL.B (Hons), LL.M LSE

Mr Crutchfield is a prominent and highly respected barrister specialising in commercial law. Philip was Non-Executive Chairman of Zip Co Limited (ASX:Z1P) (resigned 2nd March 2021) and is Non-Executive Director of Applyflow Limited (ASX:AFW), a Non-Executive Director of minerals explorer Encounter Resources Limited (ASX: ENR), Dreadnought Resources Limited (ASX:DRE), and Western Australian gold focused company Black Cat Syndicate Limited (ASX:BC8).

Mr Crutchfield is a board member of the Bell Shakespeare Theatre Company and the Victorian Bar Foundation Limited. Philip is also a former partner of Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons).

Dan Travers

Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer
B.Sc (Hons), FCCA

Mr Travers is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Mr Travers is an employee of Endeavour Corporate, which specialises in the provision of company secretarial and accounting services to ASX listed entities in the mining and exploration industry.

Mr Travers gained extensive financial reporting experience prior to joining Endeavour Corporate in July 2006, when he spent 8 years in various public audit practices in both the United Kingdom and Australia.

Mr Travers has been Joint Company Secretary of Encounter Resources Limited (ASX: ENR) since November 2008.