Mr Burns was Managing Director of Sphere Minerals Limited from 1998 – 2010. During this period, the company acquired and evaluated iron ore properties in Mauritania, West Africa. Sphere was subsequently taken over by Xstrata PLC in November 2010 for $514 million. Mr Burns was also a non-executive Chairman of Shield Mining Limited (Shield), which was spun out of Sphere in 2006. Shield was a gold and base metals exploration company active in Mauritania and was taken over by Gryphon Minerals Limited in mid-2010.
Mr Harris is a Mining Engineer with over 24 years’ of mining industry experience across production operations, technical consultancy, funds management and project finance. He specialises in gold and base metals and has worked in numerous countries including Europe, North and South America, Central Asia, the former Soviet Union and China. His most recent role was as the CEO of Adriatic Metals PLC (ASX: ADT), overseeing the technical and commercial aspects of two Zn-Pb-Au-Ag-Cu exploration projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mr Harris was part of the team that commenced production at Anglo
FINANCE DIRECTOR & COMPANY SECRETARY
Mr Hills has extensive experience in senior finance roles in public companies listed on the ASX and TSX, the past fourteen years of which have been in mining companies with gold, nickel and copper producing assets.
Prior to committing to join Altamin, he was with Democratic Republic of Congo based copper producer Tiger Resources Limited from 2010 where as Finance Director he was involved with the financing, commissioning and operations of the Kipoi copper project in Katanga province. Before this Mr Hills was Chief Financial Officer and Company .
Mr Cardaci is a partner of Gilbert & Tobin’s Corporate Advisory Group. Mr Cardaci advises on a range of corporate and commercial matters including public and private equity fund raisings and public and private mergers, acquisitions and divestment. Mr Cardaci also regularly advises on issues relating to Corporations Act and Australian Securities Exchange Listing Rules. He has cross-border experience, having advised on numerous overseas transactions including capital raisings, takeovers, schemes of arrangements and the structuring of acquisitions and joint ventures in numerous countries.
CHIEF GEOLOGIST, ITALY
Mr Zanin has a Master’s Degree in geology and has held global technical and management roles (Africa, Asia, Europe), across exploration and production mining environments. He has a senior leadership role for all aspects of the geological studies at Altamin’s Italian Projects.
MARCELLO DE ANGELIS
DIRECTOR ITALIAN SUBSIDIARIES
Dr de Angelis has over 50 years’ experiencein metals exploration and development worldwide. He held senior corporatepositions with SAMIM and Pestarena Gold Mines
REGULATORY COORDINATOR, ITALY
Ms. Belotti hold degrees in foreign languages and literature and has deep experience of the commercial and regulatory operating environment in Italy. As the key liaison with stakeholders, regulators and external consultants Ms Belotti’s leadership is integral to the implementation of Altamin's Italian work program.
Mr Annett is an economic geologist with over 40 years global experience across all aspects of exploration, evaluation and mining, including sediment hosted base metal (Pb/Zn) and MVT. Bob has held a number of senior exploration roles most recently as Head of Exploration of Adriatic Metals PLC (ASX: ADT).