Richard (Dick) Keevers
Mr Keevers’ experience includes advancing multiple producing mines from discovery phase through development, including the Telfer gold and copper mine, the Phosphate Hill phosphate mine and the Baal Gammon copper mine. Mr Keevers also was a substantial shareholder of and served as an executive director for Pembroke Josephson Wright Limited, an Australian share brokerage firm. Mr Keevers has served on boards of several ASX-listed resource companies, and he is currently a non- executive director of Santana Minerals Limited. Prior to joining the Renascor board in July of this year, Mr Keevers served as chairman of unlisted Eyre Peninsula Minerals Proprietary Limited (EPM).
David Christensen is an experienced mining executive, with recent successful experience managing exploration, mining and marketing operations. Prior to founding the Company, David served as Chief Executive Officer of Adelaide‑based companies, Heathgate Resources Pty Ltd and Quasar Resource Pty Ltd. While at Heathgate and Quasar, his responsibilities included overseeing Australian operations, including the Beverley uranium mine, as well as the expansion into new projects with the discovery and development of the Four Mile deposit and numerous joint ventures. David’s experience also includes serving as President of Nuclear Fuels Corporation, a trading and marketing company, where he managed a multi‑million dollar uranium portfolio and was responsible for developing sales strategy, executing trades and swaps and negotiating all contracts. David commenced his career as an attorney in California and London offices of international law firm Latham & Watkins, where he advised on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. David was educated at Cornell University (BA, Economics and Classical Civilizations), the University of California, Los Angeles (JD) and the Universitá di Bologna (Fulbright Fellow).
Geoffrey McConachy is an accomplished geologist with over thirty years of Australian and international experience in the mining industry assessing a wide range of commodities. Prior to joining the Company, Geoffrey worked for Heathgate Resources Pty Ltd and Quasar Resources Pty Ltd, where his roles included Managing Director, Exploration. While at Heathgate and Quasar, Geoffrey led the exploration and development team in the discovery, definition and evaluation of four uranium deposits including the Four Mile deposit, for which he was co-honoured with the Prospector of the Year award from the Australian Association of Mining & Exploration Companies. His experience includes instrumental roles in the discovery of the Fosterville gold deposit in Victoria and the Potosi base metal deposit in New South Wales. Geoffrey is a fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a former Director of the Uranium Information Centre.
Stephen is Chairman of boutique corporate advisory and funds management group Bizzell Capital Partners. He is highly experienced in the fields of corporate restructuring, debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions and has over 20 years corporate finance and public company management experience in the resources sector in Australia and Canada. Stephen was previously an Executive Director of Arrow Energy from 1999 to until its acquisition in 2010 by Royal Dutch Shell and PetroChina for $3.5 billion. Stephen was instrumental in Arrow’s corporate and commercial success and its growth from a junior explorer to a large integrated energy company. Stephen spent his early career in the corporate finance division of Ernst & Young and the tax division of Coopers & Lybrand and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He is also a director of Queensland Treasury Corporation. During the past three years Stephen has also served as a Director of the following ASX listed companies: Laneway Resources Ltd (since 1996), Bow Energy Ltd (2004 to 2012), Dart Energy Ltd (2006 to 2013), Hot Rock Ltd (2009 to 2014), Diversa Ltd (since 2010), Stanmore Coal Ltd (since 2009), Titan Energy Services Ltd (since 2011), Armour Energy Ltd (since 2012) and UIL energy Ltd (since 2014).
Chris Anderson is an experienced geophysicist with over 30 years in mineral exploration in Australia and abroad. His recent experience includes an instrumental role in the 2005 discovery of the Carrapateena copper-gold-uranium mine in South Australia. His earlier experience includes acting as Placer Pacific’s Exploration Manager for Eastern Australia, where he was instrumental in the discovery of the Kalkaroo copper-gold-molybdenum deposit in South Australia. Mr Anderson’s significant international experience includes recent geophysical interpretation in Zambia for Equinox Resources Ltd., and in Tanzania for North Mara Gold Mines, where he contributed to the discovery of the one million ounce Gokona gold deposit. From 2005 to 2010 Chris served as executive director of ASX listed Stellar Resources Ltd., with exploration interests in South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. Chris is a graduate of Adelaide University (BSc, Geology and Geophysics) (Hons), and is a fellow of Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Pierre Van Der Merwe
Pierre is a Chartered Accountant of 30 years experience with extensive knowledge in the provision of corporate secretarial and accounting services to ASX listed companies. He also has experience as CFO and was a Partner from 2004 to 2016 in HLB Mann Judd, an Australasian and International accountancy and business advisory group. During this time he headed the Corporate Team in Adelaide which provides corporate secretarial and accounting services to a host of ASX listed companies in various industries, specialising in exploration and mining entities. Pierre was company secretary of the following ASX listed companies, amongst others:
- Bondi Mining Ltd (ASX ‘BOM’) which changed name to World Titanium Resources Ltd
- Papyrus Australia Ltd (ASX ‘PPY’)
- Terramin Australia Ltd (ASX ‘TZN’) during its transition from exploration to mining at its Strathalbyn site
He spent part of 2016 and 2017 assisting an unlisted public company, 1414 Degrees Ltd, as company secretary with its preparation for IPO on the ASX (Prospectus issued 30 April 2018) to raise a maximum $50M at 35c per share with anticipated listing date of 31 July 2018.