West Australian-based, minerals house Classic Minerals Ltd holds a pipeline of projects and continues to examine new opportunities both cyclic and counter-cyclic. Classic Minerals in progressing to production in early 2023.
The Company currently holds tenements across two major regional exploration areas in minerals-rich West Australia covering approximately 578 km². Classic’s ground is in areas with identified high grade gold and base metal targets. Classic’s flagship Kat Gap Gold Project has been the focus of the majority of its recent exploration effort and is strategically located some 170 km south of Southern Cross and also some 50 km south of the Company’s Forrestania Gold Project.
Dean Goodwin | CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr Goodwin has over 30 years’ experience in Australia and overseas across all aspects of the industry including exploration, development and mining operations in the gold and advanced minerals sectors.
Mr Goodwin was responsible for discovering some of the key mineralised bodies within FGP and this depth of knowledge and understanding of this particular gold system will be invaluable in the coming months as we revisit some of the high priority exploration targets. Mr Goodwin also qualifies as Competent Person as defined in the 2012 Edition of the ‘Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves’.
John Lester | NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr Lester started his career as a stockbroker with Joseph Sebag and Co in London. Later joining Jardine Fleming and Company – then Hong Kong’s biggest investment bank as chief dealer and became a Director of that company. He was Head of Corporate Finance at Pembroke Securities in Sydney and later moved to Indonesia where he founded a paging company and several satellite and internet companies as well as arranging the underwriting of Jakarta’s first publicly listed mining company. He was a founding Director and Chairman of publicly listed International Coal Limited.
Gillian King | Non-Executive Director
Gillian brings a wealth of experience in Human Resources and Indigenous Affairs. Ms. King is a Noongar and Gurindji descendant; whose background is versatile and has experience in a variety of professional appointments and in business. She has been an Employment Consultant working with remote indigenous clients in the Pilbara assisting with employment placement as well as owning their business and managing finances. Gillian obtained a Certificate in Metalliferous Mining open cut and, due to her industry and efforts, was a finalist in the Training and Excellence Awards 2004. She has experience in Haulage and in Laboratory analysis. Gillian is qualified in Training, Assessing and Mentoring Indigenous staff for retention in their employment. She has been employed with the Disability Service Commission as a Social Trainer and as an Indigenous Support Worker for Families experiencing Domestic Violence situations.
Madhukar Bhalla | Company Secretary
Madhukar has a wealth of experience with listed and unlisted entities. He brings skills of Corporate Governance and Investor Relations which have spanned companies across Australia. He is also Member of Australian Institute of Co. Directors, Member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (AU) and Member of Governance Institute of Australia Ltd.
Jacob Doutch | Project Manager
Jacob Doutch is an experienced mining professional with 13 years of experience in managing mining projects, tenements, and acquisitions. He is trained in mechanical engineering, project and asset management, and chairs the Classic Minerals Ltd Research and Development committee. As the R&D chair, he specializes in innovation within the mining industry. He is responsible for researching, planning, and implementing new programs and protocols within the company and overseeing the development of new technology to close knowledge gaps in the mining industry. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and brings a high level of experience in natural resource investment and financial services in both local and global companies.