Leadership Team

Grant Pierce of Adavale Resources

Grant Pierce OAM

Non-Executive Chairman

Grant is a qualified mining engineer with 30 years of operating experience in both Australia and Africa. He has managed both open-pit and underground mines across a range of mineral commodities. In addition, he has held numerous senior development roles, taking green and brown field projects to either shovel ready status or into production.

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Allan Ritchie of Adavale Resources

Allan Ritchie

Chief Executive Officer

Allan graduated from the University of Technology in Sydney in 1986 with a Bachelor of Business and subsequently attained a post graduate Diploma in Applied Finance from the Financial Services Institute of Australia. Allan’s distinguished career spans 30 years in both the energy and resources sectors, in investment banking and leadership roles in both private and publicly listed companies.

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David Rieke of Adavale Resources

David Riekie

Non-Executive Director

David is an experienced director in the capacity of both Executive and Non-Executive roles of ASX listed companies. His career has spanned multiple continents. Within Africa Namibia, Tanzania, Eritrea, South Africa, DRC and Mozambique are notable. He has overseen exploration and resource development, scoping and feasibility studies, production optimisation, stakeholder engagement, acquisition programs and expansion initiatives.

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John Hicks of Adavale Resources

John Hicks

Non-Executive Director

John is a qualified geologist with over 40 years’ experience in exploration and mining in Australia. John is regarded as a nickel sulphide specialist, having held various senior exploration and development roles on several major nickel sulphide projects in Western Australia.

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Leonard Math of Adavale Resources

Leonard Math

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Leonard graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Double Major in Accounting & Information Systems) from Edith Cowan University in 2003 and became a Chartered Accountant in September 2008. He has held multiple Director, CFO and Company Secretary roles in the resource sector, most recently being with Okapi Resources Limited and AVZ Minerals Limited, the latter giving him exposure to working in Africa.

Gerald Mturi of Adavale Resources

Gerald Mturi

General Manager (Tanzania)

Gerald is a qualified accountant, having commenced his career in 1996 with global energy company Total. He’s held the positions of Senior Mine Accountant and Country Manager for Resolute Mining Limited in Tanzania and more recently has been the Executive Secretary of the Tanzanian Chamber of Mineral and Energy.