Board of Directors


The Board consists of the following executive and non-executive Directors:

Justin Tooth (Executive Chairman)

Mr Tooth is a financial sector professional with over twenty years’ experience in equity sales and corporate broking and has a comprehensive knowledge of the natural resources sector.  Between 1994 and 2009, Mr Tooth held senior roles at SBC Warburg, Lehman Brothers, Paribas and Deutsche Bank, amongst others, primarily in equity sales and management roles.  From 2009 to 2014, he was employed by the specialist brokerage Ocean Equities Limited (now Pareto Securities Limited) in the role of sales and business development manager. Mr Tooth is also founder and director of Oxford Mining Club Ltd., a mining sector information and networking company with events held regularly in South Africa and the United Kingdom.

Grant Button (Non-executive Director, Company Secretary) 

Mr Button is a qualified accountant and has significant financial and other commercial management and transactional experience. Mr Button has over 25 years' experience at a senior management level in the resources industry. He has acted as an executive director, Managing Director, Finance Director, Chief Financial Officer and company secretary of a range of publicly listed companies. He was a non-executive director of the Company when it listed on the ASX in November 2005 and continued in that role until his resignation in November 2008. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Magnum Mining & Exploration Limited. Mr Button is chairman of the Ferrum Crescent Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee and is a member of the Remuneration Committee..

Laurence Read (Non-executive Director) 

Laurence Read is a UK resident, and has sixteen years’ working with public and private companies in particular in the natural resources sector.

Evan Kirby (Non-executive Director) 

Dr Kirby is a metallurgist with over 30 years of international experience in the mining sector.  He has held senior management positions with Impala Platinum, Rand Mines and Rustenburg Platinum Mines and worked as a director and technical consultant for a number of mining companies.  He is currently a director or Bezant Resources plc (AIM) and Nyota Minerals Lmited (ASX & AIM).


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