Great Western Exploration (ASX:GTE) is a greenfields exploration company, discovering high value strategic metals, with a large landholding within a Tier 1 mining jurisdiction of Western Australia.

Focussing on their six projects, namely Firebird Gold Project, The Fairbairn Nickel-Copper Project, Atley Gold Project, Lakeway Potash Project, Their Yerrida North Joint Venture with Sandfire and their Golden Corridor Project.

With a strong management team and a disciplined expenditure focus, Great Western maintains a tight capital structure, with prudent cost management to ensure all funds advance towards making a discovery.


  • Kevin Somes, Executive Chairman

    Kevin is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) of 50 years and a founding partner of SomesCooke Chartered Accountants which specialised in auditing and advising mining and exploration companies. Kevin’s career includes numerous business ventures spanning pearl farming , aquaculture, taverns and hotels, whiskey production and bakeries. Kevin is also actively involved with the local community as the President of the Claremont Football Club and a Rotarian (Paul Harris Fellow).

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  • Shane Pike, Managing Director & CEO

    Mr Pike is a geologist with over 20 years’ of successful technical and management experience and a proven track record in gold and base metals exploration, discovery, project development in both open pit and underground mining. Mr Pike holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Double Major Geology) and a Graduate Certificate in Finance.

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  • Grey Egerton-Warburton, Non-Executive Director

    Grey Egerton-Warburton has a strong background in corporate finance, with extensive experience in equity capital markets, acquisitions, divestments and domestic and international change of control transactions. Grey has led a substantial number of capital raisings and led many successful takeovers and mergers for ASX listed companies, across many sectors. Prior to his career in corporate finance Mr Egerton-Warburton practiced as a corporate solicitor at a tier one national law firm.

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