Board of Directors
CEO & VP Exploration
Richard brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise in the field, having earned a Master of Science degree in Economic Geology from the University of Witwatersrand. He has successfully advanced multiple Ni-PGE projects from exploration stage to development-ready, and has extensive experience in company management.
One of Richard’s most notable accomplishments was his role as Project Manager for the ~50 Moz Lesego Platinum project, where he demonstrated exceptional leadership and project management skills. Under his guidance, the project progressed from an inferred resource to a completed bankable feasibility study with proven and probable reserves, all delivered on time and under budget. Richard oversaw all aspects of the program, from exploration design to various licensing applications, and his expertise and attention to detail played a critical role in the project’s success.
Mr. Nieuwenhuys has significant experience in greenfield and brownfield exploration projects and transitioning these projects into world-class mines.
Mr. Spiro is a well-known litigator and successful investor. Mr. Spiro has been a partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP since October 2017.
VP Corporate Development & Director
Mr. Panoulias is a capital markets professional with over 15 years of experience.
Mr. Zorbas is an entrepreneur with a proven track record in the metals exploration and development industry and the investment banking. He has held senior advisory positions in various facets of business including operations, marketing, sales, strategic planning and structured finance.