Santana Minerals has an highly experienced board with a proven track record of exploration and operational success.
Norman A Seckold
Mr Seckold graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney in 1970. He has spent more than 30 years in the full time management of natural resource companies, both in Australia and overseas. Of relevance is his particularly successful involvement in management of Mexican based projects.
Mr Seckold is currently Chairman and Director of each of Sky Metals Limited and Alpha HPA Limited and is Deputy Chairman of Nickel Mines Limited, all of which are listed on the ASX.
He has been chairman of Bolnisi Gold NL, Palmarejo Silver and Gold Corporation, Moruya Gold Mines NL, Pangea Resources Limited, Timberline Minerals, Inc., Perseverance Corporation Limited, Valdora Minerals NL, Viking Gold Corporation, Mogul Mining NL, San Anton Resource Corporation Inc., Equus Mining Limited, Cockatoo Coal Limited and Cerro Resources NL.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Pike graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science with a Double Major in Geology from Queensland University of Technology in 1998. He has had 20 years technical and management experience in the resource sector including most recently as Exploration Manager (East Coast) for Evolution Mining.
Mr Pike’s experience spans a range of exploration, mine development and mine geology roles including that with Evolution Mining (8 years), Newcrest (3 years) and Equigold (9 years).
Richard E Keevers
Mr Keevers graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of New England in NSW. He is a qualified and experienced geologist, having held senior positions with BH South Limited and Newmont during his 20 years in the mining industry.
Subsequently he was an executive director of Pembroke Josephson Wright Limited, an Australian share brokerage firm, for ten years.
Mr Keevers is currently a Director of Renascor Resources Limited.
Tony McDonald graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology in 1981. He was admitted as a solicitor in 1982. He has been involved in the natural resources sector in Australia and internationally for many years and in the past 18 years has been actively involved in management in the resources sector.
He is currently a non-executive director of PPK Limited.
Anthony (Tony) McClure
Mr McClure graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Geology) degree from Macquarie University in 1986. He has had 30 years technical, management and financial experience in the resource sector worldwide in project management and executive development roles.
He has also worked in the financial services sector within the mineral and energy sectors.
Mr McClure is currently Managing Director of listed company Silver Mines Limited (since June 2016), and is a past director of each of Bolnisi Gold NL, Nickel Mines Limited, European Gas Limited and Planet Gas Limited (now renamed Sky Metals Limited).
Craig J McPherson
Mr McPherson graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Queensland and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He has twenty years of commercial and financial management experience and has held various roles with ASX and TSX listed companies over the past ten years in Australia and overseas.