Peter Mullens

Non-Executive Chairperson

Peter is a highly experienced and degree qualified geologist with 30 years’ experience in the minerals industry. Most noteworthy, Mr. Mullens was responsible for Mount Isa Mines (MIM) first entry into the Cerro Negro project and was the co-founder of the Ironbark Group of companies including Aquiline Resources which held the world-class Navidad silver deposit (750 million ounces silver) prior to the 2009 takeover by Pan American Silver for CAD$645m. Mr. Mullens is currently the Executive Chairman of GBM Resources, who have development-stage gold projects in the Drummond Basin Queensland.

Todd Williams

Managing Director

Mr Williams is an exploration geologist with a Bachelor of Science graduating from the University of Adelaide in 2011. From 2015 to his appointment as Managing Director of E2 Metals, Mr Williams was the founder and principal of Circum Pacific Pty Ltd, a private Australian-based but South American focused gold explorer. During this time, he managed the development of greenfields projects in Colombia and Argentina, including the Company’s Santa Cruz and Rio Negro projects.

Melanie Leydin

Non-Executive Director

Ms Leydin holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting and Corporate Law. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a Registered Company Auditor. She graduated from Swinburne University in 1997, became a Chartered Accountant in 1999 and since February 2000 has been the principal of Leydin Freyer. The practice provides outsourced company secretarial and accounting services to public and private companies specialising in ASX listed entities. Ms Leydin has over 25 years’ experience in the accounting profession and has extensive experience in relation to public company responsibilities, including ASX and ASIC compliance, control and implementation of corporate governance, statutory financial reporting, reorganisation of Companies and shareholder relations.

José Bordogna

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Bordogna is a highly experienced accountant and is the CFO of Austral Gold Limited. During his time with Austral Gold, Mr. Bordogna has overseen the conversion of more than US$50 million in debt to equity, more than $15m in equity investments with TSX-V listed exploration companies with assets in South America, as well as more than US$50m in direct investments in key exploration and mining-related assets in Argentina and Chile. Prior to joining Austral Gold, Mr. Bordogna worked for the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group) and Deloitte & Touche in Latin America. He has over 15 years’ experience in finance, investment banking and accounting roles. Mr. Bordogna holds an accounting degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, a Masters of International Business from the University of Sydney, Australia, and a Global Executive MBA from IE Business School, Spain.

Rajeev Chandra

Company Secretary

Rajeev has over 20 years of commercial experience in small cap to multinational organisations including roles at c-suite and Board level.  He has worked in multiple industries spanning energy, education, healthcare, mining and resources.  Rajeev has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Auckland University and an MBA from Deakin University. He holds membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia & New Zealand, Institute of Chartered Management Accountants (UK) and is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Emilio Bastias

Country Manager

Emilio is a lawyer, qualified at the Bar in Argentina, specialising in mining law, including foreign investments and incorporation of new businesses in the sector. He has over 14 years working along different exploration mining companies for the developing of projects located in Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay. Emilio holds a LLM in Mining Law and Policy from the CEPMLP, University of Dundee and is currently based in San Juan, Argentina where he co-founded Bastías Yacante Law Firm.

Patricio Brividoro

VP Exploration

Former Lead Geologist: Generative Exploration for Newmont (Cerro Negro). 14 years experience in gold and silver exploration in Santa Cruz, including former roles as Chief Geologist at Argentex (Pinguino) and Lead Geologist Exploration at Goldcorp where he led the technical team to four new vein discoveries (Silica Cap, Gato Salvaje)