Mr Copulos has over 35 years of experience in a variety of businesses and investments in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, mining, fast food, property development and hospitality. He has been the Managing Director of the Copulos Group of companies, a private investment group, since 1997. Mr Copulos is an active global investor who brings significant business acumen and greater diversity to the Board of Consolidated Zinc Limited. He has been a major shareholder of Consolidated Zinc for many years and is aligned to improving shareholder returns. Mr Copulos has over 20 years’ experience as a company director of both listed and unlisted public companies.
He is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Big River Gold Limited and was a Non-Executive Director of Black Rock Mining Limited until October 2017, Collins Foods until October 2014, and Non-Executive Director of Restaurant Brands Limited in New Zealand Until April 2019.
Mr Marwood is a mining engineer and a highly experienced resources industry executive with more than 30 years of experience. He was instrumental in bringing into production the copper mines at Kipoi (DRC) and Rapu Rapu (Philippines); completing development of the Svartliden gold mine (Sweden) and has managed numerous Feasibility Studies and advanced stage resource projects in Australia, Africa, North America and Asia.
He has worked in senior roles for groups such as Normandy, Dragon Mining, Lafayette, Moto Goldmines and Perseus Mining before his most recent role as Managing Director of Tiger Resources. Mr Marwood’s involvement has seen growth in several companies with a significant increase in their market capitalisation and by protecting investments through restarting suspended mine projects.
Mr Richards is a geologist with more than 30 years of experience in the international mining industry which included company management and project finance. Since 2004 Mr Richards has worked extensively with gold, base metals, rare earths and industrial minerals in Australasia, Asia, Africa and South America. He has provided consultancy and advisory services, Independent Expert Reports and managed several listed and unlisted companies. He is and has been on the boards of several listed companies and was Managing Director and CEO of two ASX listed companies operating in China.
Ms Pankhurst (MAICD) has more than 15 years of experience as an executive and non-executive director primarily in the mining industry. She has held senior executive and company secretarial roles for companies with projects in Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Vietnam and Australia. She was Managing Director of Central Asia Resources Limited during the development of its first gold mine and processing facility. Ms Pankhurst is a non-executive director of PanTerra Gold Limited, director/company secretary of Imritec Limited and Managing Director of MerGen Biopharma Limited.
Mr Italiano is a Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years of corporate experience across senior finance roles in the resources sector. Mr Italiano has international experience in corporate governance, operations, financing, commodity marketing and trading, with extensive experience in transitioning junior explorers to producers.
Mr Boda is a geologist with more than 24 years of experience in project generation and development across several continents. He has occupied senior managerial roles with listed and un-listed mining and exploration companies across Australia, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Philippines and Zambia exploring, delineating and assessing gold, copper and base metal projects, along with various other commodities including manganese, tin, graphite and rare earth elements.
With a strong background in structural geology and genesis of ore deposits, Mr Boda has been instrumental in the discovery of several mineral deposits through re-interpretation and re-assessment of projects.
Mr Boda is multilingual with a hands-on approach to exploration, project assessment, acquisition and mine development with a solid understanding of field protocols, mining software and database management.