Evan Spencer President and CEO / General Director of BPNM Read profile

Evan Spencer is a highly experienced mining executive and has held a wide range of senior management and operational positions in mining companies.

 

He was previously Chief Operating Officer for Kagara Limited, and has also held senior positions at Barrick Gold Corporation and Aditya Birla Minerals.

 

Evan holds a Master of Mineral Economics, a Bachelor of Applied Science (Geology), and has completed post-graduate studies in mine engineering, business and mining.

Steve Ennor Metallurgy Manager Read profile

A metallurgist with 20 years of experience in nickel sulphide processing, including senior management and operational positions with Xstrata Nickel Australia, Jubilee Mines, Lionore Australia and Outokumpu.

Previously Chief Metallurgist at Resolute Mining (2009-2010), overseeing the Syama gold mine; Metallurgy Manager for Jubilee Mines / Xstrata Nickel (2005-2008), overseeing all Australian nickel operations; Senior Metallurgist for LionOre Australia (2001-2003), managing the Emily Ann and Johnston Lake operations.

Dinh Huu Minh Exploration Manager / Deputy General Director of BPNM Read profile

Dinh Huu Minh has extensive mining knowledge of Vietnam. He began his geology career in 1983 at the Research Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources in Vietnam as a Geological Researcher, and has worked with Canadian and Australian-based companies as a Project Geologist on a number of gold, copper and nickel deposits in Vietnam. In 1995, Dr. Minh joined Ban Phuc Nickel Mines Ltd as Deputy Director General, where he oversaw the completion of AMR's Feasibility Study for Ban Phuc Nickel Project.

 

Dinh holds a Ph.D. in Geology from Hanoi University of Mining & Geology in Vietnam, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Mineral Exploration from ITC in The Netherlands, a Geology Engineering Diploma. He is a Member of AusIMM.

Sean Duffy Chief Financial Officer Read profile

Sean Duffy has more than 20 years of international finance experience in the mining industry. Previously CFO and Company Secretary at AIM-listed Anglo Asian Mining, Sean has also held senior finance roles at BHP Billiton, where he oversaw the integration of its US$9 billion acquisition of Western Mining Corporation, and as Finance Director of BHP Billiton Indonesia, where he was responsible for all aspects of finance, logistics, IT and administrative functions in the region.


In addition, Sean has held senior finance management roles at base and precious metals mining companies in both Africa and the Middle East.


He holds an MBA from RMIT.

Tim Ashworth General Manager Operations Read profile

Over 18 years of experience in underground and surface mining. Prior to joining AMR he operating his own business providing mine management and engineering services to a range of clients. He has experience overseeing both owner-mining and contract-mining operations across international operations, including Philippinesand Turkey.

Previously Scoping Study Leader, Longos Gold Project, Philippines (2010-2011); General  Manager, Berong, Ipilan & Ulugan Nickel Projects, Philippines (2009-2010) involved in preparation of feasibility studies and overseeing mining operations. Mr Ashworth has completed a Bachelor Engineering (Mining) and holds a Western Australian First Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency.  

Paula Kember, CA, CPA Corporate Secretary Read profile

Paula Kember is a Canadian chartered accountant with over 25 years of financial and administrative experience in the mining industry. From 1996 to 2006, she served as Vice-President, Finance of Philex Gold Inc. and previously as a financial officer of Corona Corporation and a director of PolyMet Mining Corporation.

Evan Spencer President and CEO / General Director of BPNM Read profile

Evan Spencer is a highly experienced mining executive and has held a wide range of senior management and operational positions in mining companies.

 

He was previously Chief Operating Officer for Kagara Limited, and has also held senior positions at Barrick Gold Corporation and Aditya Birla Minerals.

 

Evan holds a Master of Mineral Economics, a Bachelor of Applied Science (Geology), and has completed post-graduate studies in mine engineering, business and mining.

Sean Duffy Chief Financial Officer Read profile

Sean Duffy has more than 20 years of international finance experience in the mining industry. Previously CFO and Company Secretary at AIM-listed Anglo Asian Mining, Sean has also held senior finance roles at BHP Billiton, where he oversaw the integration of its US$9 billion acquisition of Western Mining Corporation, and as Finance Director of BHP Billiton Indonesia, where he was responsible for all aspects of finance, logistics, IT and administrative functions in the region.


In addition, Sean has held senior finance management roles at base and precious metals mining companies in both Africa and the Middle East.


He holds an MBA from RMIT.

Steve Ennor Metallurgy Manager Read profile

A metallurgist with 20 years of experience in nickel sulphide processing, including senior management and operational positions with Xstrata Nickel Australia, Jubilee Mines, Lionore Australia and Outokumpu.

Previously Chief Metallurgist at Resolute Mining (2009-2010), overseeing the Syama gold mine; Metallurgy Manager for Jubilee Mines / Xstrata Nickel (2005-2008), overseeing all Australian nickel operations; Senior Metallurgist for LionOre Australia (2001-2003), managing the Emily Ann and Johnston Lake operations.

Tim Ashworth General Manager Operations Read profile

Over 18 years of experience in underground and surface mining. Prior to joining AMR he operating his own business providing mine management and engineering services to a range of clients. He has experience overseeing both owner-mining and contract-mining operations across international operations, including Philippinesand Turkey.

Previously Scoping Study Leader, Longos Gold Project, Philippines (2010-2011); General  Manager, Berong, Ipilan & Ulugan Nickel Projects, Philippines (2009-2010) involved in preparation of feasibility studies and overseeing mining operations. Mr Ashworth has completed a Bachelor Engineering (Mining) and holds a Western Australian First Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency.  

Dinh Huu Minh Exploration Manager / Deputy General Director of BPNM Read profile

Dinh Huu Minh has extensive mining knowledge of Vietnam. He began his geology career in 1983 at the Research Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources in Vietnam as a Geological Researcher, and has worked with Canadian and Australian-based companies as a Project Geologist on a number of gold, copper and nickel deposits in Vietnam. In 1995, Dr. Minh joined Ban Phuc Nickel Mines Ltd as Deputy Director General, where he oversaw the completion of AMR's Feasibility Study for Ban Phuc Nickel Project.

 

Dinh holds a Ph.D. in Geology from Hanoi University of Mining & Geology in Vietnam, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Mineral Exploration from ITC in The Netherlands, a Geology Engineering Diploma. He is a Member of AusIMM.

Paula Kember, CA, CPA Corporate Secretary Read profile

Paula Kember is a Canadian chartered accountant with over 25 years of financial and administrative experience in the mining industry. From 1996 to 2006, she served as Vice-President, Finance of Philex Gold Inc. and previously as a financial officer of Corona Corporation and a director of PolyMet Mining Corporation.