Board of Directors
Mark Victor Caruso
Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Mr Mark Caruso has extensive experience in all disciplines of mining, earthmoving and civil engineering construction earthworks through his generational involvement with his family-based contracting business. He has a proven track history of project discovery, delivering and financing projects from exploration through construction into operation in developing and emerging countries on time and on budget. He has been a Director of the Company since September 2000. He was previously the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Allied Gold Mining PLC (AGMP), responsible for the delivery of the Gold Ridge Project in the Solomon Islands and the Simberi Gold Project in Papua New Guinea. After a successful merger with between St Barbara and AGMP in 2012, he assumed the position of Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mineral Commodities Ltd in August 2012.
Special Responsibilities: Chairman of the Board
Joseph Anthony Caruso
Mr Joseph Caruso was appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company in September 2000. He is a director of Zurich Bay Holdings Pty Ltd and Construction Manager of Simto Australia Pty Ltd, both of which are involved in mining, earthmoving and civil engineering construction earthworks. He has considerable experience in managing and administration of engineering, mining, raw materials production operations, earthmoving and related infrastructure utilities services resource contracts.
Special Responsibilities: Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee
Peter Patrick Torre
Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary
Mr Peter Torre was appointed Company Secretary of the Company in July 2006, and as a Director of the Company on 1 April 2010. He is a Chartered Accountant, a Chartered Secretary and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He was previously a partner of an internationally affiliated firm of Chartered Accountants. Mr Torre is the Company Secretary of several ASX listed companies.
Special Responsibilities: Member of the Audit, Compliance and Risk Committee
Guy Redvers Walker
Mr Guy Walker is a highly accomplished director and senior investment management executive with over 21 years’ financial markets experience. He currently and in the past has sat on the boards of listed mining companies including exploration, development and production companies. He has extensive experience in capital raising through both traditional banks and alternative lenders.
Special Responsibilities: Chairman of the Audit, Compliance and Risk Committee, Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee
Colin Ross Hastings
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Ross Hastings was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in April 2015. He is a Geologist with over 31 years’ experience in mining and exploration, project generation and project development, covering Australia and overseas. He has a strong geotechnical background with 10 years’ experience in this field and has extensive experience in mining related disciplines and processes. From 1996 to 2014, Mr Hastings was involved with Allied Gold PLC’s Simberi Gold Project, where his roles included management of exploration and the feasibility and pre-development studies for mine construction. Mr Hastings then progressed to General Manager Resource Development and concluded his tenure at St Barbara subsequent to the merger between it and Allied Gold Mining PLC.
Special Responsibilities: Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee, Member of the Audit, Compliance and Risk Committee