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Tony Cooper

Managing Director


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.

Robert (Roj) Oswald Jones



BSc (Hons)

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Mr Jones was a founding director of Comet Resources Ltd. and has been involved in the management of the Company's growth to date. Mr Jones has had over 40 years experience in the mining industry with major resource development companies, worldwide.

Director since 1993 – appointed Chairman in 1999.

Hamish Halliday

Non-Executive Director


BSc (Geology),

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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.

Edmund Czechowski - FCPA

Executive Director & Company Secretary


BSc (Hons), FAusIMM (CP)

Mr Czechowski is a Fellow of the Australian Society of CPA's.

He has over 30 years experience as an Accountant and Company Secretary embracing roles in taxation and business services with Price Waterhouse and Ernst Young; as Finance Director for five years of an ASX listed industrial company and 17 years as Financial Controller of a privately owned group of companies involved in mineral exploration, real estate, property development, investment and the motor industry.