Boss Resources has an experienced management team and a highly skilled exploration and operations team in place with practical local mineral exploration and business experience.
Mr Robert Grover (Non-Executive Chairman)
Mr Grover's expertise is in corporate and financial management and he has been involved in the listing of a number of public companies both on the ASX and London Stock Exchange (AIM). Mr Grover is a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors, a member of the Australian Society of Accountants, CPA and holds a Bachelor of Business. Mr Grover is also a director of Contact Resources Limited and Cervantes Seafood Limited. Previously Mr Grover was a director of Redport Limited.
Mr Leigh Ryan (Managing Director)
Qualifications: BSc. (Geology), MSc. (prelim.), MAIG
Mr Ryan is a highly qualified geologist with 24 years of exploration experience throughout Africa and Australia, primarily focussed on gold projects. He has been involved in the targeting, evaluation, discovery and resource definition of numerous gold and base metal deposits, and has successfully negotiated many gold related Joint Venture agreements in both Africa and Australia. Mr Ryan was previously employed by Resolute Mining Limited as Group Exploration Manager for Africa and Australia and was involved in the company for 10 years. During this time he worked in Tanzania, Burkina Faso, Mali, and Cote d'Ivoire. Prior to this he worked for several mining companies including AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Dominion Mining Limited, and Great Central Mines NL. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology) from James Cook University together with a Master of Science (Prelim.) degree from the University of Western Australia.
Mr Evan Cranston (Executive Director - Corporate)
Qualifications: BCom., LLB.
Mr Cranston has been a corporate lawyer for 8 years with experience in public listed entities including capital raisings, initial public offerings and liaison with market analysts and potential investors. He has a detailed knowledge of Corporate Governance, the Australian Securities Exchange’s Listing Rules and the Corporations Act, and oversees all Boss Resources corporate and administration functions.
Mr Tom Grove (Director)
Mr Grove has experience as a private equity adviser and has been involved in raising finance for a number of companies. He has been a director of I-Trade, a web based worldwide commodity trading platform, since 2006.
Mr Patrick Soh (Company Secretary)
Qualifications: BBus., CPA
Mr Soh has a Bachelor of Business and is a Certified Practising Accountant with over 12 years experience specialising in financial control, corporate governance and strategic planning. He has worked with several West Australian and international mining companies, helping them develop strategic planning processes at an operational and executive level in order to enhance business growth.
Roger Speers (Exploration Manager)
Qualifications: BEng (Geology)
Mr Speers is a highly qualified Geologist with 15 years gold exploration experience including 10 years in North and East Africa. He has been involved in the discovery and development of numerous large gold deposits including the 8Moz Sunrise Dam Gold Mine in Western Australia (Acacia Resources), the 18Moz Geita Gold Mine in Tanzania (AngloGold-Ashanti), and the 14Moz Sukari Gold Mine in Egypt (Centamin Egypt).
Jean-Jacques Lasm (Country Manager)
Qualifications: BEng (Electronics), MTech (Project Management), MBA
Our French speaking West African-Australian Country Manager Jean-Jacques Lasm is an accredited Business Improvement SpecialistTM with more than 15 years of senior management experience including 10 years as a Company Director in Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic), a Master of Technology (Project) and a Master of Business Administration.
Mike Blake (Consultant Geologist)
Qualifications: BSc (Geology)
Mike Blake is Boss Resources' Tasmanian based geologist who has almost twenty years' experience in the mining and resources sector. Mr Blake will oversee the geological exploration of the company's Latrobe Oil Shale project. Mike has most recently been employed with resources companies Bass Metals and Zinifex as an Exploration Geologist. He has also previously worked at Newcrest Exploration, Copper Mines of Tasmania and at the University of Tasmania in a variety of exploration and geological research positions. Mike Blake has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Tasmania and has written and submitted numerous geological study reports for the Australian resources sector.