Corporate Directors



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.


Mr Scivolo has extensive experience in the fields of accounting and taxation in both corporate and non-corporate entities, having been a partner/director in a CPA firm until 2011. Mr Scivolo has since then been consulting in the accounting/taxation fields.

Mr Scivolo has also been on the boards of a number of ASX listed mining companies. Mr Scivolo is currently a Director of Sabre Resources Limited (ASX:SBR), Golden Deeps Limited (ASX:GED) and Metals Australia Ltd (ASX:MLS).


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.


Mr Dugdale has a first class honours degree in Geology from the University of Melbourne and is a Fellow of the AusIMM (FAusIMM). Jon has 35 years experience in Australia, Asia and Africa and an established track record of discovery, including involvement with nickel sulphide and gold discoveries with WMC and MPI Mines.

Jon also has a broad range of corporate experience as Managing director/CEO of several junior resource companies focussed in Australia and Asia on nickel-cobalt, graphite and copper-gold projects as well as funds management experience with Lion Selection Group.


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