Mr Aamodt is a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and has more than 26 years experience in the administration and management of mining and exploration companies in Australia and overseas. Mr Aamodt was a Director of the highly successful ASX-listed mining house Independence Group from August 2005 until his resignation in July 2011. He had been Chairman since March 2009 until his resignation, which followed Independence’s acquisition of Jabiru Metals.
In his time at Independence, the Company evolved into a highly successful and profitable nickel and copper-zinc miner and significant emerging gold producer. Its market capitalisation grew from $150 million to approximately $1.180 billion. Mr Aamodt also served as a Non-executive Director and Chairman of Energy Metals from July 2005 until the completion of a friendly proportional cash takeover by China Guangdong Nuclear Power Corporation in December 2009. The market capitalisation of Energy Metals increased from $5.5 million to $103 million during this period.
Mr Ryan is a qualified geologist with 28 years of experience in the exploration and resource industry, specifically focused on project evaluation, exploration management and executive management roles throughout Australia and Africa. He has been involved in the discovery and resource definition of numerous gold and base metal deposits and has successfully negotiated many joint venture agreements, purchase option agreements and other corporate transactions.
Mr Ryan was previously the Managing Director of Chrysalis Resources Limited and Boss Resources Limited, and prior to that was Resolute Mining Limited’s Group Exploration Manager for Africa and Australia. He has worked extensively in WA, Queensland, NSW, Zambia, Tanzania, Burkina Faso, Mali, and Cote d’Ivoire and is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.
Ms Carpene has worked in the resources industry for more than 19 years and is currently Company Secretary and Head of Business Administration Services for Northern Star Resources Ltd. In this role, Ms Carpene is part of the executive team responsible for acquiring the Plutonic, Kanowna Belle, Kundana and Jundee operations in 2014, and has significant experience in corporate administration, HR, legal, IT and stakeholder relations.
Prior to Northern Star Resources Ltd., Ms Carpene was Company Secretary/CFO for listed explorers Venturex Resources and Newland Resources, and previously held various site and Perth based management roles with Great Central Mines, Normandy Mining, Newmont Australia, Agincourt Resources and Oxiana.
Mr Dudfield is a geologist with over 30 years experience exploring for a wide range of commodities in Australia and overseas, including close involvement with a number of greenfields discoveries. He was a founding director of Jindalee Resources, Alchemy’s second largest shareholder, and is currently the Managing Director of Jindalee. Mr Dudfield also co-founded Energy Metals and remains a Non-executive Director of the company.
Mr Dudfield is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the Australian Institute of Geoscientists, the Geological Society of Australia and the Society of Economic Geologists.
Mr Ho is a Chartered Accountant and a partner in a consulting practice focused principally on corporate and financial services to listed companies. He has significant experience in the resource industry, having served as director and secretary of companies listed on ASX. He is currently a Director of Dragon Energy, Siburan Resources and Redisland Australia.