Board & Management



Michael Rodriguez has over 30 years’ experience in the design, construction,commissioning, operation and management of hydrometallurgical and pyrometallurgical plants across Australia, Turkey, Europe and the Americas. He is a qualified metallurgist with a strong background in project construction, mechanical completion and site handover to operations.


Michael Norburn graduated from the University of Birmingham with an honours degree in engineering and has worked for over twenty six years in the resource industry in Australia, the Middle East and Africa.


Michael Scivolo has extensive experience in the fields of accounting and taxation in both corporate and non-corporate entities. He is a Director of Sabre Resources Ltd, and Metals Australia Ltd.


Robert Collins has extensive experience in the fields of accounting and taxation in both corporate and non-corporate entities, and owned a large West Perth accounting practice serving the corporate sector. He is currently a Director of Metals Australia Ltd, and Sabre Resources Ltd.


Scott has over 25 years of experience in senior operational, technical and leadership roles in the metals, mining and mineral processing sectors with a focus on operations, mining, process engineering and business improvement. He has a passion for safety and fostering a caring culture across the business.

Prior to joining Golden Deeps, Scott was the EGM of Global Mining and Production for an international mineral sands producer where he was responsible for all mining & production operations and the development of future growth and expansion opportunities. Prior to this, he was Technical Director within the Corporate Finance sector responsible for raising capital for new mining operations in Australia and Internationally. Across his career, Scott has also held senior positions with Rio Tinto, Alcoa World Alumina and Atlantic Vanadium.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Curtin University and a MBA from the University of Southern Queensland where he majored in OHS and Corporate Finance. He also holds an Unrestricted WA Quarry Manager Certification.

JOHANNES ASHIPALA (Director of Namibia Companies)

Co-founder and Executive Director of Natura Energy, a Namibian company dedicated to sponsoring and developing power projects in Southern Africa. Natura Energy has developed the USD 340 million Arandis Power Hybrid heavy fuel oil and solar PV initiative in Namibia. Consults and is a director of foreign companies investing in Namibia, and is extensively involved in the mining sector.


MARTIN STEIN - Company Secretary

Martin is a finance and governance professional, and has previously held senior positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Anvil Mining Limited. Martin has held the office of Company Secretary with several other ASX listed companies.

MARTIN BENNETT - Exploration Manager

Exploration Manager with 30 years resource industry experience. Mr. Bennett was previously Exploration Manager at BCI Minerals, and has held senior roles at KGL Resources, Endeavour Mining and La Mancha Resources. He has exploration experience in Australia and Africa.

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