Board and Management

Norman Seckold


30+ years in the full time management of natural resource companies. 

Past Chairman and Director of listed companies including Bolnisi Gold NL, Timberline Minerals Inc., Perseverance Corporation Limited, ValdoraMinerals NL and PalmarejoSilver and Gold Corp. Currently Chairman of Santana Minerals Limited and Sky Metals Limited and Deputy Chairman of Nickel Mines Limited.

Rimas Kairaitis

Managing Director

20+ years experience in minerals exploration and resource development in gold, base metals and industrial minerals. Led the geological field teams to the discovery of the Tomingley and McPhillamy’sgold deposits in NSW and steered the Hera gold-lead-zinc Project from discovery through to successful commissioning and commercial production.

Previously founding Managing Director and CEO of ASX-listed  Aurelia Metals. Currently Non-Executive Director of Sky Metals Limited.

Peter Nightingale 

Director and CFO

20+ years as a Director or Company Secretary for a range of resource companies including Pangea Resources Limited, Timberline Minerals Inc., Perseverance Corporation Limited, Valdora Minerals NL, Mogul Mining NL, Bolnisi Gold NL and Planet Gas Limited (now Sky Metals Limited).  Currently a Director Nickel Mines Limited and Prospech Limited.

Cameron Peacock

Non-Executive Director

20+ years experience in numerous finance focused roles across banking, private equity and equity capital markets. In his more recent roles as an Investor Relations and Business Development executive across several resource companies, he has been deeply involved in the preparation and execution of numerous large-scale primary and secondary capital market transactions. He has an established network across the global resources and generalist investment funds and a well-established track record in assisting companies build and manage their institutional and retail investor bases.

Tony Sgro

Non-Executive Director

Chemical Engineer with 45+ years’ senior management experience in the supply of specialised equipment to the process industries with an emphasis on mining and oil & gas.

Co-founder, Director and General Manager of Kelair Pumps for 36 years.


Justin Werner 

Non-Executive Director

20+ years’ mining and management experience.  Previously consulted to a number of blue chip mining companies including BHP, Rio Tinto and Freeport McMoran.

Successful track record of mine discovery and development.  

Currently Managing Director of Nickel Mines Limited.

Richard Edwards

Company Secretary

Over 15+ years providing financial reporting and company secretarial services to a range of publicly listed companies in Australia with a focus on the mining sector. Is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, and a member of CPA Australia and FINSIA.

He is also Company Secretary of ASX listed Alpha HPA Limited and Prospech Limited.

Rob Williamson

Chief Operations Officer

Rob is a mechanical engineer and joins the Company having recently rebuilt and started up a new 155ktpa SX zinc refinery in the USA in the capacity of Vice President and GM of the facility and ideally placed to bring 20 years of experience in large facility operations to Alpha HPA. Rob is based in Brisbane and responsible for building a Project delivery team for our HPA project in Gladstone.