Board & Management

Steven Michael


Non-Executive Director
Steven Michael is a senior corporate finance executive with over 25 years of professional and corporate experience in financial advisory and investment banking and senior executive leadership roles within ASX-listed exploration companies with international assets.


Andrew Pardey served as General Manager Operations at Sukari before his previous appointment as Chief Operating Officer in May 2012.He was a major driving force in bringing Sukari into production, having joined during the mine’s construction phase, and was instrumental in the successful transition of the operationthrough construction and into production.


Executive Director – Technical
Chris van Wijk is an experienced Geologist, specialising in project evaluation and project generation. Chris brings to his role in Tanga a wealth of relevant experience including Base metal and Gold exploration in Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australia as well as joint venture management and project evaluation for major mining companies including BHP, IAMGOLD, First Quantum Minerals and Fortescue Metals Group. Chris has managed various successful exploration projects including the Scoping Study at Mont Nimba in Guinea for BHPBilliton and the Resource drilling at Sentinel in Zambia for First Quantum.Chris has a Master of Science in Ore Deposit Geology from the University of Western Australia and is a member of the AUSIMM.


Chief Financial Officer
Chris has over 10 years’ experience working as a Chartered Accountant in senior finance roles. He commenced his career with a large multi-national accounting firm working both in Australia and the United States, in consulting, audit, corporate finance and technical roles. His most recent role was as the Chief Financial Officer of Manas Resources Limited.


Company Secretary
Stuart has over 25 years of experience in senior commercial roles. He was previously Company Secretary with Anvil Mining Limited for six years, prior to which he held senior positions with Ok Tedi Mining Limited, Ernst and Young and HSBC.