Mr Mark J Lynch – Executive Chairman

Ideas come from original thoughts. Experiencing 36 countries gives a diverse perspective to a life-long curiosity of improved possibilities, rather than just accepting the default or usual path. In the 1980s actively involved in the operations world of gold from exploration to pouring gold bars. Corporate life from secretary to public company flotation in the 1990s.
Director of peak body ‘Queensland Resources Council’ for 6 years from 2001 & as ‘Junior’ among the giants. 2013 deepened corporate perspective as Fellow of Australian Institute of Company Directors, through the “International Company Directors Course”, and recently appointed a member of their Middle East Advisory Committee.
Minerals career focused on business efficiency centered on an international perspective of strategic planning and innovation. Ventured deep underground, into numerous mines and civil projects of the world to understand first-hand the diversity of ‘underground’ challenges & opportunities.
Energetic youth spend winning multiple national championships across two very different sports.
Dedication to an objective is fundamental for success.
Innovation and ‘What can be’ is a part of my approach to the world.


Mr Niall Nand – Company Secretary
CPA, B.Bus(Accy)

Certified Practising Accountant (CPA), Bachelor of Business with extended major in professional accounting. In small to large firms past 7 years he played an integral role in development of systems and processes to manage the corporate, statutory compliance and financial reporting. He has been associated with Citigold for a number of years in a corporate accounting role and has strong knowledge of the operations and business.



Dr Sibasis Acharya – Technical Director

Dr. Acharya’s qualifications include PhD(Metallurgical Engineering), MSc(Chemistry), MTech(Material Science), MBA and an active technical consultant with over 18 years experience in metallurgy, material science and mineral processing across several countries. He is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Management and honourary Fellow of International Association for Engineering and Technology his strengths include extraction of metals, data analytics, process improvement, operations design and implementation. He brings big picture thinking, while attending to the detail of operational process, to drive managing for results focused innovation. A skilled leader, strong in business stewardship with high degree of intelligence, integrity and self-confidence.  Technical advisor on the Board.


Mr John J Foley – Non Executive Director 
BD, LLB, BL (Dublin)

Graduating in law from the University of Sydney in 1969, Mr Foley was admitted to practise as a barrister in New South Wales in 1971. He was called to the Irish Bar in 1989 and admitted as a Member of the Honourable Society of Kings’ Inns in Dublin. Mr Foley has over 30 years’ experience in the gold mining industry, has been a guest speaker at the World Gold Council in New York and was a Director of the Australian Gold Council for eight years.



Mr Arun Panchariya – Non Executive Director

Mr Panchariya is active in private and investment banking fields.  He was President of Euram Bank Asia Limited and has since taken his experience to emerging markets worldwide with a focus on Africa. This includes providing formal advice to Governments on infrastructure development, finance, mining and agriculture. He is currently the Consul General of Liberia to Dubai, UAE, the principal of Global Finance & Capital Limited, and a director of Al Brooge Securities LLC, Global Capital Advisors and Cardinal Capital Partners Limited.