Management Team

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Tony Cooper

Managing Director

Qualifications:

B. Appl. Sc. Geology, Curtin University, WA, Mining Executive Development Program, School of Mines

Profession Associations:

Member, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

Tony Cooper has over 30 years experience in mining and mineral exploration industry and is the currently managing Director for Comet Resources Ltd.

He was the geological manager of the BHP Billiton Ravensthorpe Nickel Project since its conception in 1996 drilling the first discovery holes. He was appointed the “competent person” for reporting Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves for the group and also worked with the metallurgical group to develop an understanding of grade and recovery after beneficiation. Expertise in both open cut and underground mining operations includes mine development, resource evaluation, grade control strategies and mine reconciliation. Exploration experience is comprehensive and incorporates all stages from project generation to feasibility.

Hamish Halliday

Non-Executive Director

Qualifications:

BSc (Geology),

Profession Associations:

MAusIMM

Mr Halliday founded Adamus Resources Limited and grew that Company to a multi-million ounce emerging gold producer. Mr Halliday also co-founded Gryphon Minerals Limited and Venture Minerals Ltd, both highly successful junior explorers.

Mr Halliday is a Director of Blackstone Minerals Ltd, Alicanto Minerals Ltd and Venture Minerals Ltd. He resigned from Renaissance Minerals Limited on 26 September 2016.

No other Directorships in listed companies in the last three years.

Director since 2014.

David Prentice

Non-executive Director

Qualifications:

MBA - Deakin University

Mr Prentice is a senior resources executive with 25 plus years domestic and international experience. David started his career working in commercial and business development roles within the resources sector working for some of Australia's most successful gold and nickel exploration and mining companies. During the last 12 years, David has gained international oil and gas exploration and production sector experience (with a specific focus on the Mid-Continent region of the United States) working in both executive and non-executive director roles with Australian publicly traded companies. David is the Managing Director of Brookside Energy Limited, Chairman of Lustrum Minerals Limited and a non-executive director of Black Mesa Production, LLC and Comet Resources Limited.  

Sonu Cheema - CPA

Company Secretary

Qualifications:

B-Comm

Profession Associations:

CPA

Mr Cheema holds the position of Accountant and Company Secretary for Comet Resources Limited with over 10 years' experience working with public and private companies in Australia and abroad.