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DIRECTORS & MANAGEMENT

Milan Jerkovic

B. App. Sc (Geology, Post Graduate Diploma (Mineral Economics), Post Graduate Diploma (Mining).

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Mr Jerkovic is a qualified geologist with postgraduate qualifications in mining & mineral economics and over 30 years of experience in the mining industry involving resource evaluation, operations, financing, acquisition, project development and general management.

Mr Jerkovic was previously the CEO of Straits Resources Limited and has held positions with WMC, BHP, Nord Pacific, Hargraves, Tritton and Straits Asia Resources (as founding Chairman). He is is a Fellow of the AIMM and a member of the Australasian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Jerkovic is Chairman of the BLK Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the BLK Remuneration and Nomination Committee.

Bryan Dixon

BComm, CA, ACIS

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mr Dixon has over 20 years experience in the mining sector, focused mainly in the gold industry and was joint winner of the Asia-Pacific Mining Executive of the Year in 2017.

Mr Dixon is a Chartered Accountant and has extensive experience in the management of public and listed companies. Previously, Mr Dixon has been employed by an international accounting firm, Resolute Limited and Archipelago Resources Plc.

Mr Dixon has held a numerous director and management roles with emerging resource companies.

Mr Dixon specializes in project feasibility, development, project acquisition and financing of mining projects.

Greg Fitzgerald

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Greg Fitzgerald has now been formally appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company.

Mr Fitzgerald is a Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years of gold mining and resources related experience, and extensive executive experience in managing finance and administrative matters for listed companies.

He held the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary for ASX 200 company, Resolute Mining Limited, for more than 15 years.

Tony James

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr James is a mining engineer with considerable operational, new project development and corporate experience including roles as Managing Director of Carbine Resources , Atherton Resources and Mutiny Gold .

Mr James held a number of senior executive positions with international gold producer Alacer Gold Corporation, including President of its Australian Operations following the merger between Anatolia Minerals and Avoca Resources in 2011.

He also played a key role in Avoca’s initial growth and success, leading the feasibility, development and operations of the Higginsville Gold Operations.

Geoff Jones

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Geoff is the current Managing Director of GR Engineering Services Limited and is a Civil Engineer with over 30 years’ experience in construction, engineering, mineral processing and project development in Australia and overseas.

He has previously worked for Baulderstone Hornibrook, John Holland, Minproc Engineers and Signet Engineering before serving over six years as Group Project Engineer for Resolute Mining Limited,where he was responsible for the development of its mining projects in Australia, Ghana and Tanzania.

Geoff was General Manager of Sedgman Limited’s metals engineering business and also responsible for the strategic development of the metals engineering division internationally prior to joining GR Engineering as Chief Operating Officer in 2011.

Richard Boffey

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

Mr Boffey is an internationally experienced mining executive with over 26 years’ experience specialising in mining project start-ups, mine management, feasibilities and continuous improvement.

Mr Boffey has a successful track record of leading and delivering mining projects through the various phases of planning, permitting, construction and full operations safely, on schedule and on budget.

He led the development of the Efemcukuru Gold Mine in Turkey for Eldorado Gold Corporation and the Wallaby underground project for Granny Smith Mines.

Mr Boffey was recently the GM Operations at Cupric Canyon’s Khoemacau Copper Mines project in Botswana and also previously held the role of Regional Manager, Mining for Barrick.

Anthony Rechichi

FCA, B.Comm

CFO and COMPANY SECRETARY

Mr Rechichi is a Chartered Accountant and a highly accomplished senior accounting and finance professional with over 17 years of experience in public companies and professional services, predominantly in the gold mining industry.

Prior to joining the team at Blackham, Mr Rechichi spent ten years with Resolute Mining Limited where he most recently performed the role of General Manager – Finance, playing a key role in long term budgeting and forecasting across three operating mines with a key focus on cost control, treasury management, financial reporting, and taxation planning and compliance.

Additionally, Mr Rechichi has strong experience in both debt and equity financing.

Mr Rechichi was appointed Company Secretary on the 17th September 2018, following the resignation of Mr Mike Robbins.

Jonathan Lea

BSc(Hons), MAusIMM

CHIEF GEOLOGICAL OFFICER

Mr Lea is a geologist of over 30 years standing with much of his career in gold mining , focussing on production and near mine exploration.

Branching out from geological roles, Mr Lea became the technical services manager for the Kalgoorlie region for a major gold producer. This experience has resulted in a comprehensive technical knowledge in all aspects of mining, exploration and mine development.

Recently he has worked in a corporate capacity heading junior exploration and development companies with a focus both on mine development and in project generation.

Mr Lea brings a diverse and extensive experience in all aspects of project development and mining.

Guy Simpson

GENERAL MANAGER MATILDA MINE

A Mining Engineer from the WA School of Mines with 25 years experience in underground and open pit gold mines both in Australia and internationally.

Formerly General Manager at the Jerritt Canyon Gold Mine in Nevada and General Manager Technical Services at Norton Goldfields, Mr Simpson brings to Blackham a wealth of technical operations experience and a strong business focus.