Mr. Spreadborough was previously CEO of Metals X Limited, Managing Director & CEO of Nusantara Resources and Non-Executive Director of CleanTeQ Holdings. He has a mining engineering background, with over 20 years’ experience in mining lead, zinc, uranium, copper, gold and iron ore. He has held roles across the scope of the industry from business and project development, to operations and exploration. In recent times, Mike was the General Manager – Mining for WMC, and then later the Vice President – Mining for BHP Billiton at the world-class Olympic Dam Mine in South Australia. Mike was previously the General Manager – Coastal Operations for Rio Tinto, responsible for port operations and Pannawonica mine site. He then assumed the position of Chief Operating Officer for Inova Resources Ltd (formerly Ivanhoe Australia) and Sandfire Resources. Mike holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering from the University of Queensland, an MBA from Deakin University, and a WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr. Rob Humphryson, a Mining Engineer, graduated from the Western Australian School of Mines in 1990. Mr. Humphryson has over 25 years of experience within ASX-listed companies in the Australian mining industry, gaining broad exposure to underground and open pit mining operations from both a contractor and miner’s perspective. A 17-year career at Macmahon Underground (formerly National Mine Management) culminated in executive operational and business development leadership roles within the group. He has more recently held senior roles at Swick Mining Services (Business Development Manager) and Silver Lake Resources (Chief Operating Officer), where he gained significant exposure to precious metals project construction, operation and acquisitions. Mr. Humphryson is a member of the AusIMM.
Mr. Sabo-Walsh has over 10 years’ experience in corporate finance. He was employed by a full-service merchant bank providing ongoing financial and back-office support to public companies and served as the Chief Financial Officer of a mineral exploration company listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange prior to joining Novo. Mr. Sabo-Walsh has extensive experience with public listings, merger transactions, and public company management, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in finance from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC.
Mr. Karabelas is the founder and president of Focus Communications, a Toronto based investor relations, corporate communications and advisory firm.
Over 12 years of experience working with private and public companies in various sectors with a focus on natural resources.
He bridges the gap between companies and the investment community, developing IR strategies that help clients raise visibility in the capital markets and improve liquidity.
Leo has managed countless analyst and investor days and executed hundreds of investor road shows throughout the world.
In addition to his role at Focus communications he is also a director of Labrador Gold Corp.
Mr. Karabelas has a bachelor of commerce degree in management and enterprise development from Ryerson University.