“At Litchfield Minerals our mission is to be a pioneering critical minerals (copper, uranium, tungsten, manganese) exploration company committed to delivering cost-effective, innovative, and sustainable exploration solutions.

We aim to unlock the full potential of critical mineral resources while minimising environmental impact, ensuring the longevity and affordability of this essential metal for future generations.

Our dedication to cutting-edge technology, responsible practices, and stakeholder collaboration drives us to continuously redefine the industry standards and deliver value to our investors, communities, and the world.”


  • Peter Eaglen - Non-executive chairman

    Peter brings more than 35 years of experience in the mining and metals sector working as site management leadership and, most recently, leading assurance activities for the Board of Rio Tinto. Having previously worked across the globe in mining, refining and smelting projects and operations with Rio Tinto, Bechtel, Pasminco CRA and Mount Isa Mines, Peter’s roles have enabled extensive experience throughout health, safety, environmental, security and closure management matters.

    Peter is highly recognised by board members and executive directors for delivering assurance and advice that enhances and protects their organisation’s value, with a track record for assisting senior leaders and board members with insights, due diligence matters for mergers, acquisitions, divestments and effective management.

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  • Mark Noppe - Non-executive director

    Mark has over 35 years of experience applying geoscience knowledge in the assessment of developing resource projects and operating mines. As a leading advisor in geoscience and the mining industry, Mark provides advice, training and mentoring in all aspects of orebody knowledge, from exploration reporting, data assessment, resources definition and reporting, mine geology and grade control through to inputs to reserving.

    Mark’s clients include the technical leads, management and boards of resource project owners, as well as the investors, lenders and legal advisors to these projects. He has worked in South Africa, Western Australia and Queensland, and consulted on a variety of projects and commodities in a range of geological, mining and geographic settings.

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  • Brent van Staden - Non-executive director

    Brent van Staden is a Partner of HWL Ebsworth’s Corporate Group and is key figure in the firm’s corporate and capital markets practice, with specialist expertise in IPO’s/RTO’s, pre-IPO capital raising and post-IPO secondary raisings. His capital raising experience covers all aspects of initial public offerings, rights issues, placements, hybrid issues, share purchase plans and related transactions.

    Brent advises clients across all industries, but focuses on mineral exploration and mining, tech and biotech and procurement. Brent’s areas of skill, experience and expertise cover: capital raisings – equity, debt and hybrid; Equity Capital Markets, IPO’s, secondary issues, placements, RTO’s; Corporate Governance and Advisory; ASX Listing Rules; JORC reporting; mineral exploration and mining.

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  • Matthew Pustahya - Managing director

    Matthew has dedicated many years of his career to the exploration of Australia’s most promising metalliferous terrains. With a wealth of experience in private mineral exploration, he has successfully initiated and executed exploration endeavors in both the private and public sectors. Matthew has a proven track record of efficiently organising and executing exploration programs within specified timelines and budgets.

    Throughout his career, Matthew has built an extensive network of industry connections, spanning from engineers and earth movers to drillers and pastoralists. His broad industry relationships have been instrumental in facilitating successful exploration projects.
    Matthew significantly bolstered his commercial acumen by completing an MBA program at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM)

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