Our Team

Chris James
Executive Chairman
  • 20 years experience in executive roles in mining and metals, particularly zinc, lead and copper
  • Prior roles as CEO of Lynx Resources, Head of Corporate Development and Commercial Strategy in largest global zinc producer Nyrstar, and Non Executive Director at ASX and LSE listed zinc and copper mining companies
  • Bachelor Degrees in Mechanical Engineering (hons) and Science from Monash University, Executive MBA from London Business School

Stefan Peschke
Executive Director
  • 15 years in finance, M&A, and mining and metals, particularly zinc, lead and copper
  • Prior roles as CFO of Lynx Resources, Head of Finance in worlds largest zinc producer Nyrstar, and KPMG Transaction Services in Switzerland
  • Masters in International Business Management, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg

Florian Dax
Executive Director
  • 15 years in mining strategy and M&A, particularly zinc, lead and copper and industrial minerals
  • Prior roles as COO of Lynx Resources, head of mining strategy for largest global zinc producer Nyrstar, and corporate development at global leader for industrial minerals
  • Bachelor Business Admin and Masters Science in Operations Management, University of Wales and Lorange Institute of Business

Richard Boffey
General Manager, Brskovo Mine
  • Mining executive with 30 years experience across Australia, Papua New Guinea, Tanzania, South Africa, Botswana and Turkey
  • Significant experience in building, ramping up and operating mines
  • Previous senior roles include COO of Blackham Resources, Australia; General Manager of Cupric Canyon Copper Mines, Botswana; General Manager of the Efemçukuru Gold Mıne, Turkey; and Regional Manager Mining, Barrick Africa
  • BE Mining Engineering (hons), University of Aukland

Graeme Rapley
Project Director
  • Seasoned Project Director with over 20 years experience in mining construction & earthworks in Papua New Guinea, Turkiye, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire, Naru Island, Sumbawa Indonesia, and Irian Jaya Indonesia.
  • Recent previous roles include Project Director at Geopacific Resources Limited, Project Director and Director of Operations at Öksüt Madencilik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş, and Construction Manager at Dundee Precious Metals.
  • Education: Business Administration and Management at University of Chicago Charter School.
  • BE Civil Engineering, CENZ.

Adam Wheeler
Senior Mining Engineer, Reserves and Resources
  • Mining consultant with 38 years of experience in mines and mining projects in Canada, Europe, Scandinavia, post-Soviet States and Latin America. Resource estimation, mine planning and reserve estimation.
  • Competent Person in mines/projects including Aguas Teñidas, Spain; Nussir and Engebo feasibility studies, Norway; Castellanos feasibility study, Cuba; Volcan S.A. and Minsur S.A., Peru; Almonty Industries, Spain and South Korea.
  • B.Sc. (Honours) Mining, Camborne School of Mines; M.Sc. Mining Engineering, from Queen’s University, Canada. Chartered Engineer (C.Eng and Eur. Ing.), Member of IOM3. Author of numerous JORC and 43-101 documents.

Tony Lund
Senior Mining Engineer
  • Mining engineer with 25+ years including Chelopech Bulgaria, Selwyn Copper Mine Australia, Rosh Pinah South Africa and Randgold Resources in Mali
  • Qualified person for JORC technical reports
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

Ratka Sekulovic
Government Relations Manager
  • 25 years in senior positions in the public and international sector
  • Previously senior roles in international government organizations and Government of Montenegro including Deputy Minister for EU integration
  • Chair of ESG Committee for American Chamber of Commerce in Montenegro
  • Graduate Engineer of Technology, Master of Economy, University of Montenegro