Directors & Management

Name: Ian Gandel
Appointed: 15 October 2003
Title: Independent Non-executive Chairman
Qualifications: LLB, BEc, FCPA, FAICD
Experience and expertise: Ian is a mining entrepreneur with extensive experience in retail and retail property management including Gandel Shopping Centres, Priceline Retail Chain and the Corporate Executive Offices serviced office chain. Ian is a former Director of Gandel Retail Trust. Ian has been an investor in the mining industry since 1994, and is currently a substantial shareholder of a number of publicly listed Australian companies and is involved in privately funded exploration in his own right.
Other current directorships: Ian is also Non-executive Chairman of Alkane Resources Ltd (appointed 1 September 2017 and has been a non-executive director since 24 July 2006)
Former directorships
(in the last 3 years):
N/A
Special responsibilities: Ian is a member of the Nominations, Remuneration and Audit & Risk Committees (appointed 5 August 2010).
Name: Tony Lethlean
Appointed: 15 October 2003
Title: Independent Non-executive Director
Qualifications: BAppSc(Geology)
Experience and expertise: Tony is a geologist with over 10 years mining experience specialising in underground operations, including Kalgoorlie's Golden Mile (WMC & KCGM) and Bellevue. For over 18 years he has been in banking and stock broking, including the global mining group at CIBC World Markets.
Other current directorships: Tony is also a Non-executive director of Alkane Resources Ltd (appointed 30 May 2002).
Former directorships
(in the last 3 years):
N/A
Special responsibilities: Tony is the chairman of the Nominations, Remuneration and Audit & Risk Committees (appointed 5 August 2010).
Name: Steve Johnston
Appointed: 1 December 2019
Title: Non-executive Director
Qualifications: B.App.Sc.(App. Geol.), M.Aus.IMM
Experience and expertise: Steve is a geologist with extensive exploration and mining experience within Australia for commodities including gold, base metals and uranium. He was employed by Alliance from 2003 in varying capacities including as General Manager, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, before transitioning to non-executive director in late 2019. Prior to joining Alliance, Steve held executive roles with ASX listed Croesus Mining NL and Exco Resources NL. Steve is a Corporate Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Member of the Society of Economic Geologists Inc.
Other current directorships: N/A
Former directorships
(in the last 3 years):
N/A
Special responsibilities: N/A
Name: Kevin Malaxos
Appointed: 1 December 2019
Title: Managing Director
Qualifications: Bachelor of Applied Science - Mining Engineering, WA School of Mines
Experience and expertise: Kevin has 30+ years experience in the resources sector in senior management and executive roles across a suite of commodities including gold, nickel, iron-ore, silver, lead, zinc and chromium. Kevin has managed surface and underground mining operations and brings a wealth of experience in project evaluation and development, project approval and Government liaison. Kevin has held senior roles in a number of other mining entities, including Maximus Resources Ltd, Centrex Metals Ltd, Mt Gibson Iron Ltd, Byrnecut Mining Pty Ltd and WMC Resources Ltd, to name a few.
Other current directorships: Kevin is also a Non-executive director of Maximus Resources Ltd.
Former directorships
(in the last 3 years):
N/A
Special responsibilities: N/A
Name:  Bob Tolliday
Appointed:  22 November 2012
Title:  Company Secretary
Qualifications:  Bachelor of Business; Chartered Accountant
Experience and expertise: Bob is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years experience in  business including accounting, audit, corporate finance, corporate recovery, treasury, HR, office management and company secretarial. Bob has worked for Gandel Metals Pty Ltd for the past 7 years providing CFO and Company Secretarial Services to a number of listed Mining entities under a management services agreement. Prior to this, Bob worked for over 10 years as the Company Secretary and General Manager Finance & Admin for the Professional Golfers Association of Australia Ltd (PGA), and before that Bob was a Senior Manager and spent over 13 years working for Chartered Accounting practices KPMG & Pitcher Partners in both Australia and the UK. Bob was also a former director and Company Secretary of Octagonal Resources Ltd.

'Other current directorships' quoted above are current directorships for listed entities only and excludes directorships in all other types of entities, unless otherwise stated.