Grant Pierce OAM
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.
Grant was a member of the development team that built Tanzania’s first modern gold mine, Resolute’s Golden Pride Project (ASX:RSG) and was Operations Manager of the mine for its first 6 years.
Other senior roles include Executive General Manager (Tanzania) for Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:GOLD), during which time the Tulawaka Gold Mine was built and subsequently General Manager Operations for Perseus Mining, taking the Edikan Gold Project from the environmental permitting stage to its first gold pour.
Most recently Grant was an Executive Director of EcoGraf Limited (ASX:EGR) and played a pivotal role in the development of the Company, leading to the Company receiving the Epanko Graphite Projects’ Environmental Certificate, Mining Licence, delivering the Bankable Feasibility Study and subsequent completion of banking independent due diligence.
Grant has been publicly recognised within Australia and internationally for his philanthropic work with remote communities in developing nations.
Grant is a member of the Company’s Audit and Risk Committee and Exploration Committee.