Board of Directors
Mr Mark Wheatley
Mr Wheatley has over 15 years of director and chairman experience with exposure predominantly across gold, copper and uranium sectors. Mr Wheatley has previously held non-executive chairman positions with Norton Gold Fields Limited (ASX: NGF), Xanadu Mines Ltd (ASX: XAM) and Gold One International Limited (ASX: GDO). Mr Wheatley has also held a number of non-executive director roles including St Barbara Limited (ASX: SBM) and was a founding director of Uranium One Inc., with his 5-year tenure including a successful period of growth culminating in Russian state-owned, Rosatom, earning a 51% equity position.
Mr Wheatley is currently a non-executive director of Ora Banda Mining Ltd (ASX: OBM) and Peninsula Energy Limited (ASX: PEN). Mr Wheatley is well known to institutional investors and has served as a nominee director for a private equity group across a number of their portfolio companies. His experience includes growth through the financing and development of projects, and he has been instrumental in a number of successful merger and acquisition transactions.
Mr Wheatley holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) from the University of New South Wales and a Master of Business Administration from West Virginia University.
Mr Sam Hosack
Mr Hosack is a third generation Zimbabwean, residing in Western Australia. He holds a Bachelors Engineering Degree (Hons) from Essex University in UK, MBA from Ashcroft Business School (UK) and respective professional registrations. He had hands on experience in the delivery of large scale mining, power and port projects to market, as well as their operations. For the past 12 years he has been employed by First Quantum Minerals Ltd, primarily in their Projects team, where most recently he has project managed the building of a port (coal offloading and copper loading), 120km 230KV transmission line and a 300MV coal fired power station for the Minera Panama Project in Panama. His mining and operations experience in North and Southern Africa, Europe, Australia, and Central America will be central in delivering the Arcadia Project and in building Prospect into a diversified mining business.
Mr Duncan (Harry) Greaves
Mr Greaves is a fourth generation Zimbabwean. He holds a B.Sc (agriculture) from University of Natal (in South Africa). He is the founding shareholder of Farvic Consolidated Mines (Pvt) Ltd which operates the Prince Olaf, Farvic and Nicolson gold mines in southern Zimbabwe all of which he brought back into production over the last 10 years including the design and construction of two milling facilities. He was also the driving force behind the acquisition of the Penhalonga Gold Project and the Bushtick Gold Project. He is a well respected and well known member of the Zimbabwe mining fraternity.
Mr Gerry Fahey
Mr Fahey has over 40 years’ experience in both the international and local minerals industry. He is a specialist in mining geology, mine development and training and worked for 10 years as Chief Geologist Mining for Delta Gold where he was actively involved with the development of the Eureka, Chaka, Globe and Phoenix gold mines and the following Australian gold projects: Kanowna Belle, Golden Feather, Sunrise and Wallaby. Mr Fahey is currently a Director of Focus Minerals Ltd and formerly a Director of CSA Global Pty Ltd, and member of the Joint Ore Reserve Committee (JORC).
Mr Zed Rusike
Mr Rusike is a qualified accountant and resident of Zimbabwe. He was previously the Managing Director of United Builders Merchant before being promoted to Group Managing Director for Radar Holdings Limited, a large quoted company on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange. He retired from the Radar Group of companies to pursue personal interests and currently sits on the board of Cairns Holdings, TSL Limited, Dulux Paints Limited and Halsted Brothers (Pvt) Limited to name a few. Mr Rusike is a former President of and current Chairman of the board of the Conferderation of Zimbabwe Industries.
Mr Henian Chen
Mr Chen has served as the Chairman of Changshu Yuhua Property Co. Ltd since 2003, and has served as the Deputy Chairman of Afore New Energy Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd since 2007.
Mr Dev Shetty
Mr Shetty is a highly experienced mining executive and qualified chartered accountant. He is currently President and CEO of Fura Gems Inc. He was previously a director and group Chief Operating Officer of Gemfields plc (LSE: GEM), and also held roles in private-equity firm