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John Skeet

Managing Director & CEO

B.App.Sc. (Met.), F.AusIMM

  • Over 30 years’ experience in gold-silver mine development – 16 years in Mexico
  • Led the development of Ballarat East, Quartzite Gold in Georgia, and Palmarejo Silver Gold Mine in Mexico, prior Coeur ‘s takeover
  • COO of Cerro Resources prior to its takeover by Primero Mining.
  • Founded Sun Minerals in 2017 and acquired the option to purchase the Copalquin District Concessions in Mexico
  • Honours degree in Applied Science (Met) and Fellow of AusIMM.

Garry Thomas

Non-Executive Director

B.Eng. (Civil)

  • Civil engineer with over 35 years’ experience in civil construction, mine development and operations
  • Implementation of mining operations in Australia, Indonesia, Laos, Russia, Africa, and Mexico
  • Managed the construction and commissioning of over 20 CIL/CIP, flotation and heap leach plants as well as many plant upgrades including construction at Palmarejo, Mexico
  • Garry founded/owned Intermet Engineering which he sold to Sedgman Metals.

Stephen Layton

Non-Executive Director


  • Seasoned capital markets professional specialising in resources
  • Over 35 years’ experience in Equity Capital Markets in the UK and Australia
  • Worked with various stockbroking firms and/or AFSL regulated Corporate Advisory firms
  • Master Practitioner Member of the Stockbrokers and Investment Advisers Association – MSIAA, NED of EQ Resources Limited.

Claire Newstead-Sinclair

Company Secretary

  • Chartered Accountant and Member of the Governance Institute of Australia at the Corporate Business Service Provider, Vistra Australia
  • Has worked as CFO and Company Secretary for a number of ASX listed and unlisted public and private companies in a range of industries including biotechnology, healthcare and mineral exploration.