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Kingsgate Consolidated Limited

Board and Management Team

Board of Directors

Ross Smyth-Kirk (Interim Executive Chairman)
Peter Alexander (Non-Executive Director)
Peter Warren (Non-Executive Director) [Appointed on 1 July 2014]
Sharon Skeggs (Non-Executive Director) [Appointed on 17 December 2014, effective on 1 January 2015]

Peter McAleer (Non-Executive Director) [Resigned on 24 November 2016]
Gavin Thomas (Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer) [Passed away in June 2014]

Senior Management Team

Ross Coyle (CFO [Appointed on 6 November 2014] and Company Secretary [Appointed on 7 December 2015])
Jamie Gibson (General Manager, Corporate and External Relations)
Alistair Waddell (Vice-President, Corporate Development & Exploration)
Leonardo Hermosilla (Vice-President, Project Development [Appointed on 14 December 2016] and General Manager, Kingsgate Chile NL)

Greg Foulis (CEO) [Resigned on 2 May 2017]
Gavin Thomas (Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer) [Passed away in June 2014]

Board of Directors

Kingsgate's Executives have a comprehensive range of skills and experience including mine development and operations, exploration, finance and administration.

They are supported by highly qualified specialists, whose backgrounds cover the full scope of mining resources activities. The members of Kingsgate's Board of Directors are:

Ross Smyth-Kirk
B Com, CPA, F Fin
Interim Executive Chairman


Ross Smyth-Kirk was a founding Director of the former leading investment management company, Clayton Robard Management Limited and has had extensive experience over a number of years in investment management including a close involvement with the minerals and mining sectors. He has been a Director of a number of companies over the past 37 years in Australia and the UK. Mr Smyth-Kirk was previously Chairman of the Australian Jockey Club Limited and retired in May 2013 as a Director of Argent Minerals Limited. Mr Smyth-Kirk is Chairman of Kingsgate's wholly owned subsidiary, Akara Resources Company Limited.

Responsibilities:

Chairman of the Board, member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

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Peter Alexander
Ass. Appl. Geol
Non-Executive Director


Peter Alexander has had 44 years' experience in the Australian and off-shore mining and exploration industry. He was Managing Director of Dominion Mining Limited for 10 years prior to his retirement in January 2008. Mr Alexander was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Dominion Mining Limited in February 2008 and resigned on 21 February 2011. Mr Alexander is a Non-Executive Director of the ASX listed company Doray Minerals Limited, and a Director of Fortunis Resources Limited.

Responsibilities:

Member of the Remuneration Committee.

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Peter Warren
B Com, CPA
Non-Executive Director
[Appointed on 1 July 2014]

Peter Warren was the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Kingsgate Consolidated Limited for six years up until his retirement in 2011. He is a CPA of over 40 years standing, with an extensive involvement in the resources industry. He was Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of Equatorial Mining Limited and of the Australian subsidiaries of the Swiss based Alusuisse Group and has held various financial and accounting positions for Peabody Resources and Hamersley Iron. Mr. Warren is a director of Kingsgate's wholly owned subsidiary, Akara Resources Public Company Limited.

Responsibilities:

Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

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Sharon Skeggs
Non-Executive Director
[Appointed on 17 December 2014, effective on 1 January 2015]

Sharon Skeggs has had a distinguished career in business management, in London and Australia, for over 37 years. She is an expert in business strategy and communications.

For the past seven years Ms Skeggs has consulted to a number of major companies including Telstra, Westpac, News Limited, Visa (Australia & Asia) and Woolworths on a variety of corporate matters including business and marketing strategies, change management, communication programs and cost reduction initiatives. She was previously a Director for Saatchi & Saatchi (Australia) for 15 years and the Australian Jockey Club.

Responsibilities:

Member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

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Senior Management Team
Kingsgate's executives have a comprehensive range of skills and experience including mine development and operations, exploration, finance and administration. They are supported by highly qualified specialists, whose backgrounds cover the full scope of mining resources activities.
Senior members of Kingsgate's management team are:

Ross Coyle
BA, FCPA, FGIA
CFO
[Appointed on 6 November 2014] and Company Secretary [Appointed on 7 December 2015]

Ross Coyle joined Kingsgate in March 2011 following the Company's acquisition of Dominion Mining Limited and was with the Dominion group for over 25 years. He is a qualified accountant and has over 31 years experience in finance and accounting within the resource industry. He was Finance Director of Dominion from 1996.

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Jamie Gibson
General Manager, Corporate and External Relations


  • 15+ years experience in regulatory and public affairs

  • Former Media Adviser and Chief Adviser in Industry/Resources Portfolios
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    Alistair Waddell
    BSc (Hons), MAusIMM
    Vice-President, Corporate Development & Exploration


    Alistair Waddell joined Kingsgate in April 2016 as Vice President, Corporate Development and Exploration. He is a Geologist with over 20 years of diverse resource industry experience, including senior roles with both junior and senior mining companies providing a broad vision of many aspects of the business. He was a founder and former President and CEO of TSX-V listed GoldQuest Mining Corp. principally focused on exploration in the Dominican Republic. Most recently, he was Vice President - Greenfields Exploration for Kinross Gold Corp. responsible for all global Greenfields exploration.

    Alistair brings with him excellent experience and a broad knowledge of Latin America and is a key driver of the Nueva Esperanza Project.

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    Leonardo Hermosilla
    M.Eng Metallurgical Engineer
    Vice-President, Project Development [Appointed on 14 December 2016] and General Manager, Kingsgate Chile NL


    Leonardo Hermosilla was appointed as Vice President, Project Development in December 2016.

    Leonardo will be based in Santiago, Chile, and his responsibilities will include the delivery of feasibility and development outcomes for the 100% owned Nueva Esperanza Project in Chile.

    Leonardo is a highly experienced Metallurgical Engineer with over 30 years of operational and development experience in South America, Canada and South Africa having worked for various multi-national mining and EPCM firms including Barrick, Anglo American, Hatch, Kvaerner and Ausenco.

    Leonardo's project leadership, technical experience and extensive industry knowledge in South America make him a valuable addition and key member of the executive team.

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    updated 30th October 2017


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