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Board and Management

toko-kapea

Non Executive Chairman

Toko Kapea is a Wellington (NewZealand) based director, commercial lawyer and consultant. Toko is a director of Tuia Group Limited and a partner in Tuia Legal.

He is Chairman of Bathurst Resources Ltd (one of NZ’s largest mining companies and ASX listed) and is a director of Television New Zealand (the state owned broadcaster).

eugene-iliescu

Managing Director

Eugene Iliescu is an Engineer Surveyor with a degree in Social Science and over 35 years of experience in the resources sector.

He has been involved in projects across the industry spectrum including exploration, mine development, mine operations and mine closure in Australia, USA, the Middle East, North Africa, Eastern Europe and the Pacific Region.

paul-frederiks

Executive Director - Company Secretary

Paul Frederiks has extensive experience in public company financial and secretarial management with more than 30 years’ experience as a finance and corporate governance executive in the Australian resources sector, with an extensive knowledge base in listed public company reporting and compliance.

Ian-McAleese

Non Executive Director

Mr Ian McAleese is an Investor Relations specialist with a geological background and professional investment experience. He has a broad range of experience in the mining industry having recently worked for Whitehaven Coal as GM Investor Relations for over six years.

Previously he worked for Queensland Investment Corporation as a Portfolio Manager responsible for the mining section of the portfolio.

greg-partington

Operations Manager

Dr Gregor Partington is the Managing Director of Kenex, which is focused on creating business opportunities through the application of spatial and predictive modelling. He has been involved in mining and exploration in Australasia for 40 years and has experience in discovery and development of projects for gold, copper, silver, tin, tungsten tantalum, lithium and PGE metals.

dwight

Exploration Manager

Thomas Dwight has worked in the Western Australian mineral exploration sector four years, including the development of the Tampia Hill Resource with Explaurum Operations. During his time in the industry his main focus has been in exploration drilling, project development and database management.

Technical Support

  • Duke has a strategic relationship with Kenex for a wide range of geological services including the monitoring for new opportunities surrounding our tenements and generating new opportunities.
  • Duke‘s exploration projects were selected and acquired on the basis of Kenex targeting techniques.