|Mr Mark J Lynch – Executive Chairman
In the 1980’s and onwards, Mark was actively involved in the operations and regulatory world of gold including geology, metallurgy, tenements, mining, process plant design and construction, environment, native title, permitting and through to pouring gold bars. Corporate life experience includes public company flotation, financing, governance, compliance and project development etc. Experiencing 36 countries has given a diverse perspective to life-long curiosity of improved possibilities, rather than just accepting the norm. Mark has previously been a Director of the peak body, ‘Queensland Resources Council’ for 6 years from 2001, currently a Fellow of Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of their Middle East Advisory Committee. International experience includes innovation focus venturing deep underground into numerous mines and civil projects around the world to understand first-hand the diversity of ‘underground’ challenges and the opportunities. As a member of IEEE Robotics & Automation Society, Mark is interested in innovation and ‘what can be’ as part of his approach to the world.
|Dr Sibasis Acharya – Non Executive Director
PhD(IISc), MSc, MTech(IIT BHU), MBA(UQ), FIAET, FAIM, FAusIMM, FCMI
Dr. Acharya’s qualifications include PhD(Metallurgical Engineering), MSc(Chemistry), MTech(Material Science), MBA and an active technical consultant & an industry fellow with over 20 years of experience in metallurgy, mineral processing, process engineering & material science across several countries. He is very passionate about the sustainable use of earth’s natural resources by working with cutting edge technologies, providing innovative solutions and building solutions at the forefront of the digital world. He has received an honorary industry fellow position at the School of Mechanical, Medical & Process engineering, Queensland University of Technology. He is a fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), a Fellow of the Institute of Managers & Leaders (IML), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management, UK (CIM) and an honorary fellow of International Association for Engineering and Technology (IAET), his strengths include extraction of metals, leadership, strategic analysis, corporate governance & finance, 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 a high degree of intelligence, integrity and self-confidence.
|Mr John J Foley – Non Executive Director
BD, LLB, BL (Dublin), KHS, FAICD, Barrister-at-Law
Graduating in law from the University of Sydney in 1969,John was admitted as a barrister in New South Wales in 1971, and subsequently in the jurisdictions of Victoria, ACT, the High Court of Australia. He graduated with the post graduate degree of Barristerat-Law from Trinity College University Dublin and was called to the Irish Bar and admitted as a Member of the Honourable Society of King’s Inns in Dublin. John spent two years as a lecturer in law at Macquarie University Sydney and has practiced as a Barrister for 40 years.John was a founding director of the Australian Gold Council. He is a long standing member and fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and he is listed in Who’s Who in Business in Australia. He is also currently a director of two other public companies listed on the ASX, namely Hudson Investment Group Limited (ASX:HGL) and QEM Limited (ASX:QEM).
John has wide-range experience in the resources, financial and investment related industries, with extensive business experience in Australia and overseas. His leadership roles have covered a broad scope of senior positions, and his commercial and legal background will provide further depth, knowledge and experience to Citigold.
As a professional advocate, he has represented industry bodies before various Commissions, Tribunals and Courts and has extensive experience in negotiations and representations with both State and Federal Governments.
|Mr Niall Nand – Company Secretary
Mr Nand has over 10 years’ industry experience ranging from mining, renewable energy, banking and chartered accounting. Mr Nand’s corporate compliance experience includes ASX reporting, corporate governance, financial management, accounting, finance, taxation, business development, government submissions and providing corporate secretarial support to the Board of Directors and various Board Sub-Committees. He has been associated with Citigold for a number of years and has strong knowledge of the business operations from tenement management, selling gold to strategic planning. Mr Nand is an all-round leader, performance-driven, forward thinker and brings systems automation and outsourcing experience. Mr Nand is expected to play a leading role in the growth and development of the Company. Mr Nand currently holds several other Company Secretary positions within the Citigold Consolidated Group.