Battery Age Minerals is a battery mineral focussed company targeting increased shareholder value through the rapid growth of our primary Falcon Lake Lithium Project located in Ontario, Canada. Falcon Lake has extremely positive historical exploration results but has ben lightly explored.

We are actively exploring the property through our maiden drill programme which consists of 4000-5000m of diamond drilling.

We have a highly credentialed, well-respected team with experience in exploration, development and operating mining projects.


  • Gerard O'Donovan | CEO

    Mr O’Donovan has a strong lithium and mine development background with close to 15 years demonstrated success in managing large scale construction and mining development projects and operations across various commodities including lithium, copper and iron ore.

    He has worked with a range of companies, most recently Pilbara Minerals, where as Project Manager, he was responsible for successfully leading the development and bringing into operation of the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum Stage 1 mine and processing facility.

    Most recently as Integration Manager for the recently acquired Altura Lithium Operations he was responsible for integration and restart of the Altura asset within the broader Pilbara Minerals business.

    He has also worked with Atlas, FMG, Australian Premium Iron JV and Rio Tinto (Copper).

    Mr O’Donovan holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), Civil & Structural and has also carried out further studies in the fields of Sustainability, Circular Economy & Social Governance

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  • Paul Hughes | CFO

    Mr Hughes is an experienced finance & accounting professional with a demonstrated track record of success in financial leadership and strategic decision making. With experience across a range of sectors including the last 12 years within ASX listed mining environment, Mr Hughes has consistently delivered exception results, driving financial performance and operational excellence.

    Prior to joining Battery Age, Mr Hughes held multiple finance positions within Pilbara Minerals, most recently overseeing the Corporate, Planning & Investment function.  In this role, he was responsible for delivering integrated mine, financial, and business planning encompassing vital aspects such as life-of-mine modelling, expansion plans, capital, funding, and financing strategies, which recently delivered final investment decisions for the expansion projects at the Pilgangoora mine site.

    Mr Hughes has also held senior finance positions at Orica (Mining Explosives), Downer Mining (Mining Contractor) and early career experience in the finance and banking sectors.

    Mr Hughes holds a Bachelor of Accounting and Finance and is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).

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  • Nigel Broomham | GM Exploration

    Mr Broomham is a geologist with over 12 years industry experience, including over 10 years in the battery metals sector, specifically in lithium and manganese. Prior to joining Battery Age Minerals, Mr Broomham held leadership roles with ASX-50 lithium producer Pilbara Minerals (ASX: PLS) in exploration, resource development and mining production.  As Head of Geology at Pilgangoora, he was extensively involved in the exploration and development of the world-class Pilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum Project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia and was tasked with leading the geology team from exploration through to production.  Mr Broomham has also held several other leadership roles at Pilgangoora, including Mining Manager, lead of the Direct Shipping Ore development project and Production Superintendent. Earlier in his career, he has also worked at Mineral Resources Limited, Consolidated Minerals Manganese, Hancock Prospecting (Roy Hill) and Golder Associates.

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  • Taylor Smith | Lead Exploration Geologist Canada

    Taylor has 10 years’ industry experience including a role in the exploration, resource development and mining start-up phase of Pilbara Minerals’ (ASX: PLS) world-class Pilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum Mine in Western Australia.  Prior to his role with Pilbara Minerals, Taylor has had previous experience working in Alberta, Canada, in 2014/15 and has most recently worked with Caravel Minerals Ltd (ASX: CVV) at the Caravel Copper Project in Western Australia.

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