David Hutton, BSc, FAusIMM (Managing Director)

David commenced his executive management career after 19 years working in a range of senior operational roles with the MIM Group, Forrestania Gold, Western Metals, LionOre Australia and Breakaway Resources.

David has been a Managing Director of ASX – listed resource companies for the last 10 years during which time he has strategically re-positioned them in response to prevailing economic conditions, raised over $10M in working capital, negotiated multiple joint venture agreements, and overseen the delineation of two base metal deposits.

He has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree majoring in Geology from Monash University, Victoria, is a Fellow of AusIMM, and a Member of the AIG.

Adrien Wing (Non-Executive Director)

Mr Wing is a certified practicing accountant. He previously practiced in the audit and corporate advisory divisions of a chartered accounting firm before working with a number of public companies listed on the ASX as a corporate and accounting consultant and company secretary.

Stephen Layton (Non-Executive Director)

Mr Layton has over 35 years’ experience in Equity Capital Markets in the UK and Australia. Starting as a Jobber (market maker) with BZW on the trading floor of the London Stock Exchange from 1980 to 1986, he became a Member of the London Stock Exchange in 1985. Since migrating to Australia in 1986 Mr Layton has worked with various stockbroking firms and/or AFSL regulated Corporate Advisory firms. Having raised capital for many ASX-listed companies, he has a depth of knowledge that only comes from a thorough immersion in the industry. Mr Layton has specialized in capital raising services and opportunities, corporate advisory, facilitation of ASX listings and assisting companies grow.

Mr Layton has held both Principal and Director roles in his advisory career and his professional associations include Master Practitioner Member of the Stockbrokers and Financial Advisors Association – MSAFAA.

Mr Layton is also currently a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed New Age Exploration Limited (ASX:NAE) and Speciality Metals International Limited (ASX:SEI).