Management & Technical Advisors

Chris Hilbrands

Chief Financial Officer

Chris has worked as Chief Financial Officer for a number of public companies listed on the ASX and AIM, primarily resources focused. He has been responsible for the day to day financial and administrative operations together with the statutory reporting and compliance obligations of these organisations. He has a B.Com and is a Chartered Accountant.

Roger Tyler

Chief Geologist

Roger is a British geologist, who after almost 30 years working experience in Africa, is now Technical Director for Farvic Consolidated Mines.  He has an Honours degree in Mining Geology from the Royal School of Mines and a Master of Engineering in Mineral Resource Estimation from Witwatersrand University. Roger worked for 15 years as a geologist in various African countries and later as a Senior Resource Analyst for Anglo American Corporation. Most recently however, he was Anvil Mining’s DRC exploration manager and led the programme which resulted in the development of the new Kinsevere mine. He is a shareholder in Farvic and Prospect Resources.

Lee John

General Manager, Operations

Lee is a Minerals Processing Engineer.  He has more than 25 years experience in mining and minerals processing and more than 18 years in management roles, including COO & CEO.  Lee’s African experience includes operating mining projects within Congo (DRC), Mozambique, Zambia, Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

Mike Kitney

Consultant, Metallurgy, Process Design

Mike is a practising metallurgist with over 46 years experience in mineral processing ranging from R&D, operations, management and latterly project design, construction and commissioning. Minerals exposure includes alumina, phosphate, gold, copper, tin and lithium.  Mr Kitney has specific experience in spodumene beneficiation and downstream lithium carbonate plant design, construction and commissioning. He also holds an MSc degree in Mineral Economics.

David Miller

Consultant Marketing and Off-take

David is a mining engineer with 33 years experience in the mineral resource industry.  In the last ten years he has held in a number of senior business development roles including the assessment, development and product marketing of lithium, tin and tantalum projects.

Gavin Stephens

Africa CFO

Gavin is a Zimbabwean citizen, and has been a registered Chartered Accountant (Zimbabwe) since 1991. He has served as Financial Director to IMF Holdings (Pvt) Ltd and PPC Zimbabwe (Ltd), in each case for ten years, as well as the Business Development Director for PPC Zimbabwe Ltd for a further five years. In this capacity he was involved with exploration, project development and finance. His skill set includes strategic planning, risk management and corporate governance, as well as the financial and general management skills associated with 25 years of experience in the Zimbabwean economy.

Adam Moodley

Project Geologist

Adam is a Zimbabwean born Geologist. After finishing his secondary school education in Zimbabwe, Adam went on to study at the University of Cape Town where he obtained an honours degree in Geology in the year 2010, followed by an MSc in 2015. Returning to his country of birth in 2011, Adam worked primarily as a gold mine geologist in the Gwanda greenstone belt, along with a number of small brownfield gold exploration projects in Matebeleland province.