Directors & Management Share Register
Directors Managed in-house by Torque Mining Ltd
Bob McNeil – Managing Director/CEO Total Shares on Issue: 60,940,002
Graham Fish – Non Executive Director Number of Shareholders: 3,624
Jay Stephenson – Non Executive Director
Lisa Hartin – Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary
Grant MacDonald – Exploration Manager
Mr Bob McNeil, B.Sc. (Honours), M.Sc. – Chief Executive Officer, graduated University of Tasmania. He has more than 50 years’ experience in exploration and mining, including feasibility studies and mine management. He has worked in many countries, with substantial experience in Tasmania. Mr McNeil commenced work at Tennant Creek where he participated in most discoveries by Peko Wallsend. He was Exploration Manager in WA for Kennecott, in SW USA for UNOCAL, and General Manager for Exxon Minerals in PNG. He was previously Managing Director for Macmin Silver, and Chairman of both New Guinea Gold Corp. and Coppermoly Ltd.
Mr Graham Fish graduated B.Sc. (Geology, Chemistry) in 1958, Dip. Ed. in 1961 and M Ed. in 1980 from the University of Tasmania. He worked as a teacher of Geology and Chemistry in Tasmanian Education Department Colleges before promotion into administrative roles from 1973. Mr Fish has over 40 years’ of management skills and has extensive experience in administration and education development in Tasmania. He has a background in geology and has chaired committees on both national and State school curriculum and assessment boards. Mr Fish has delivered papers and written science and education reports for UNESCO in Bangkok in 1983, and in Korea in 1988, for the South Pacific in Fiji in 1995, for International Conferences in Sydney in 1993 and New Zealand in 1994.
Mr Jay Stephenson has been involved in manufacturing and business development for 21 years including the past 15 years as Director, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary in both Australia and Canada for various listed and unlisted entities in resources, manufacturing, wine, hotels, and property. He has been involved in business acquisitions, mergers, initial public offerings, capital raisings, business restructuring as well managing all areas of finance for companies. Jay is currently non-executive director and company secretary of Doray Minerals Ltd, Drake Resources Ltd and Aura Energy Limited and company secretary of Frontier Resources Ltd, Revere Mining Limited, Stonehenge Metals Limited, Namibian Copper NL, Strategic Minerals Corporation NL, Automotive Technology Group Ltd as well as numerous unlisted public and private companies. Mr Stephenson holds a Master of Business Administration (UK), is a Certified Practicing Accountant (Canada), is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Lisa holds a Bachelor of Business from Griffith University and has 25 years accounting experience, all in the exploration and mining industry.
Lisa was Accountant/Chief Accountant for Macmin Silver Limited for 17 years and Chief Accountant / Chief Financial Officer for New Guinea Gold Corporation for 3 years until February 2012. Lisa, throughout her career, has focussed on exploration and mining accounting, financial accounting and administration including all aspects of corporate, compliance and ASX listed accounting .
Grant MacDonald B.Sc. (Hons.) – University of Tasmania
Exploration Manager – Tasmania
Grant has 21 years’ experience, largely as a hands on geologist both in grass roots exploration, mining and resource geology, predominantly within Tasmania. In the 1990′s Grant managed exploration for Plutonic and Resolute looking particularly for VHMS and porphyry copper and gold in the Mt Read Volcanics and mesothermal gold in the northeast with some success. He then worked at the Beaconsfield gold mine for over 10 years as Exploration Geologist and later Senior Mine Geologist. For most of his time at Beaconsfield he was responsible for following and extending the resource at depth as well as overseeing the underground mining geology in this structurally controlled orebody. Prior to joining Frontier Resources Ltd, Grant was a Senior Exploration Geologist for Bass Metals exploring around Hellyer/Que River and south of Henty. Grant has had considerable experience in the Mt Read Volcanics, having worked at or on most deposits at some time, and Tasmanian geology in general. He is highly motivated for a discovery in his home state.