Board of Directors

Graham Ascough

Graham Ascough

BSc, MAusIMM, PGeo (Chairman, Non-Executive Director)

Graham Ascough has more than 25 years of industry exploration experience evaluating mineral projects and resources in Australia and overseas. Mr Ascough is the Non-Executive Chairman of ASX-listed Mithril Resources Limited, Phoenix Copper Ltd and Avalon Minerals Ltd. He is a geophysicist by training, and prior to joining Musgrave and Mithril Resources, Mr Ascough was the Australian manager of nickel and PGM exploration at major Canadian resources house, Falconbridge Limited (acquired by Xstrata Plc in 2006). He has had broad industry involvement ranging from playing a leading role in setting the strategic direction for significant country-wide exploration programs to working directly with junior explorers. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and is a Professional Geoscientist of Ontario, Canada.

Robert Waugh

Robert Waugh

BSc, MSc, FAusIMM, MAIG (Managing Director)

Robert Waugh has more than 25 years’ experience in the resources sector including more than ten years in the Musgrave region. Mr Waugh was a critical member of the WMC Resources Limited exploration team that discovered the massive Nebo and Babel nickel/copper/PGM deposits at West Musgrave in 2000. He was subsequently Project Manager of the team that defined the initial resource at Nebo-Babel. Mr Waugh has held senior exploration management roles at WMC Resources Limited (WMC), BHP Billiton Exploration Limited (BHP), Fusion Resources Limited, Cameco Australia Limited and Raisama Limited.

Mr Waugh spent nearly 20 years with WMC and subsequently BHP following its takeover of WMC in 2005. He has extensive exploration and mining experience in a range of commodities including nickel, copper, gold, uranium and platinum group metals. Mr Waugh holds a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in geology from the University of Western Australia and a Master of Mineral Economics degree from Curtin University and the Western Australian School of Mines. Mr Waugh is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.

Kelly Ross

Kelly Ross

BBus, CPA, GradDipCSP (Non-Executive Director)

Kelly Ross is a qualified accountant holding a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and has the designation CPA from the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants. Ms Ross is a Chartered Secretary with more than 25 years of experience in accounting and administration in the mining industry and was the Company Secretary for Independence Group NL for 10 years and a Director of that company from 2002 to 2014.

John Percival

John Percival

(Non-Executive Director)

John Percival has been involved in investment and merchant banking for more than 25 years, including 15 years as investment manager of Barclays Bank New Zealand Limited. In addition, he has extensive experience in stockbroking, corporate finance and investment management. Mr Percival is currently a Non-Executive Director of Verde Science Inc.