Directors & Management

Peter Bilbe – Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Bilbe is a mining engineer with 40 years Australian and international mining experience in gold, base metals and iron ore at the operational, CEO and board levels.

Mr Bilbe is currently Non-executive Chairman of Independence Group NL and since 2009 has overseen the growth from a single mine to a $3bn diversified gold and base metals mining company. Mr Bilbe is also Non-executive Chairman of Intermin Resources Ltd, an emerging gold developer.

Geraint Harris – Chief Executive Officer

Mr Harris is a mining engineer with over 20 years experience across mining operations, consultancy, fund management and project finance – specialising in gold and base metals.

Mr Harris has worked and lived in numerous countries across his career including Europe, North and South America, Central Asia, former Soviet Union and China. Geraint was also Manager, Mine Services for Lisheen (high grade U/G) in Ireland, one of the biggest zinc mines in the world until its recent closure.

Michael Rawlinson – Non-Executive Director

Michael was the Global Co-Head of Mining and Metals at Barclays investment bank between 2013 and 2017 having joined from the boutique investment bank, Liberum Capital, a business he helped found in 2007. After starting his career in the City of London at Flemings in 1991, he joined Cazenove in 1996 before leaving JP Morgan Cazenove in 2007. He has been employed as both a corporate financier and research analyst covering the mining sector and has extensive capital markets experience having worked on the IPOs and follow-on offerings for a number of companies including Anglo American, Billiton, Xstrata, Glencore, Gem Diamonds as well as Hochschild Mining in 2006. In addition, Mr Rawlinson served as a Non-Executive Director of Talvivaara Mining Company Plc between April 2012 and November 2013.


Paul Cronin – Non-Executive Director

Paul Cronin is a co-founder and Director of Adriatic Metals, and is Managing Director of ASX listed Black Dragon Gold Corp, in addition to being a Director of TSX listed Global Atomic Corporation.

Paul has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, investment banking, funds management, and commodity trading, with a strong European mining focus. Paul was Vice President of RMB Resources, the highly successful resource investment arm of First Rand Bank, and has a B. Com and MBA from the Queensland University of Technology.

Julian Barnes – Non-Executive Director

Mr Barnes is a geologist with extensive experience in major exploration and development projects. Previously, he was Executive Vice President Dundee Precious Metals where he led exploration, project acquisition, and due diligence with a strong focus on Balkan mining & development.

He founded and led Resource Service Group for nearly two decades, which ultimately became RSG Global and has since been sold to Coffey Mining.

Eric de Mori – Non-Executive Director

Mr de Mori is a corporate advisor with over 15 years experience in ASX listed companies spanning natural resources, biotechnology and technology.

Mr de Mori has held several Director and major shareholder positions with ASX listed companies and is currently Head of Natural Resources for Institutional stockbroker Ashanti Capital.

Miloš Bošnjaković – Non-Executive Director

Mr Bosnjakovic is a dual national of Australia and Bosnia Herzegovina and was the co-founder of ASX-listed Balamara Resources Limited. He has significant experience in mineral projects in the region and is a qualified lawyer with extensive experience in the Former Yugoslav Republics, Australia and New Zealand.

Robert Annett – Head of Exploration

Mr Annett is an experienced geologist with over 40 years experience across all aspects of exploration, evaluation and mining of precious, base & industrial metals. He is a JORC Competent Person and is responsible for the day to day management of all exploration works, based primarily in Bosnia.

Sean Duffy – Company Secretary (Joint)/CFO

Mr. Duffy brings with him more than 20 years of international finance experience in the mining industry, including key positions with BHP Billiton and other AIM/ASX listed companies.


Gabriel Chiappini – Company Secretary (Joint)

Mr. Chiappini is an experienced ASX director and has been active in the capital markets for 17 years. He has assisted in raising $AUD450m and has provided investment and divestment guidance to a number of companies and has been involved with 10 ASX IPO’s in the last 12 years. He is a member of the AICD and CA ANZ. Mr. Chiappini is a director of Black Rock Mining and Eneabba Gas Limited.


Dr Adnan Teletovic – General Manager, Bosnia

Mr. Teletovic is a dual Bosnian-Australian national with extensive experience in the mining industry having previously held senior positions at Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines, BHP Billiton and the Prevent Group, one of Bosnia’s largest diversified industrial corporations. Adnan has a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) from Victoria University of Technology, a PhD from Deakin University and has significant experience in not only general management but also a track record in managing large capital mining projects in the Australian mining industry.