Board of Directors

Professor Ian Plimer B.Sc.(Hons), PhD, FTSE, FAusIMM, FGS

Professor Plimer is the Professor of Mining Geology (The University of Adelaide) and Emeritus Professor of Earth Sciences (The University of Melbourne). He has previously held academic positions as Professor at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich and at the University of Newcastle. His academic career includes the Leopold von Buch Medal for Science, the Centenary Medal and the Eureka Prize (twice).

Professor Plimer has previously been on the staff of North Broken Hill Ltd, and is a prominent Australian geologist who has spent most of his industry, consulting and scientific life working on base metal deposits, particularly in Broken Hill, epithermal gold deposits, especially in the Mediterranean, and tungsten-tin-molybdenum deposits. He has predicted and discovered a number of epithermal gold deposits in the Mediterranean. He serves on the Boards of listed companies Silver City Minerals Ltd [ASX:SCI Feb 2011 to present]; Kefi Minerals [AIM:KEFI Nov 2006 to present]; Lakes Oil NL [ASX:LKO January 2013 to present] and unlisted companies Hancock Prospecting companies [Roy Hill Holdings, Hope Downs, Queensland Coal].  He was on the Boards of CBH Resources Ltd (1998-2010), Ormil Energy Ltd (2010-2012) and Inova Resources Ltd (2007-2013).

Professor Plimer is Australia's best known geologist, has published seven books for the general public and 130 specialist scientific papers, many of which are on tin and tungsten ore deposits. His PhD was on a tungsten-molybdenum-bismuth deposit and, while with North Broken Hill Ltd in the 1980s, he was involved in tin and tungsten exploration. He edited the Encyclopaedia of Geology (Academic Press). He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technical Sciences and Engineering, Fellow of the Geological Society (London) and Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Professor Plimer brings to TNT Mines his extensive experience in mineral discovery and vast knowledge of economic geology.

Professor Ian Plimer

Tracey Lake B.Comm (Major-Accounting & Finance)
Managing Director

Mr Lake B.Comm (Major-Accounting & Finance) has held the position of Chief Executive Officer in both private and public companies, and has over 35 years business experience in a number of industries.

Andrew Drummond B.Sc.(Hons), F.AusIMM, MAIG, MGSA
Non-executive Director

Mr Drummond is a geologist with 40 years of industry experience in exploration, development, mining, management and development capital raising. He has had senior management and/or directorship roles with Zephyr Minerals NL (now Ashburton Minerals NL), Black Range Minerals NL, Westonia Mines Limited (now Catalpa Ltd), the ACM Group, Homestake Gold Australia Ltd, BCD Resources NL, Westgold Resources Limited and Minemakers Limited.

Mr Drummond brings to the Company his extensive experience with many commodities in hardrock and alluvial environments in Australia, New Zealand, The Philippines, Russia, China and Namibia and in company promotion and raising of evaluation and development funds.

Andrew Drummond