Mr Anthony Wehby
Anthony Wehby is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia (Coopers & Lybrand) for 19 years until 2000, during which time he specialised in the provision of corporate finance advice to a wide range of clients including those in the mining and exploration sectors.
Since 2001, Mr Wehby has maintained a financial consulting practice, advising corporate clients considering significant changes to their business activities. His current activities include advice in respect of mergers, acquisitions and disposals, initial public offerings and fundraisings, valuation assessments and investment strategy support.
He is also a Director of Tellus Resources Limited and was previously a director of Harmony Gold (Australia) Pty Ltd.
Mr Rimas Kairaitis
Rimas Kairaitis is a geologist with over 16 years experience in minerals exploration and resource development in gold, base metals and industrial minerals in Queensland and NSW, working with companies including Shell Minerals, Plutonic Resources, and CRA.
Mr Kairaitis has extensive experience in tenement acquisition, exploration project management and mining feasibility as well as experience in capital raisings and corporate management.
He was a founding Director of the successful mineral exploration company LFB Resources NL (now a subsidiary of Alkane Exploration Ltd). Since 1999 he has worked as a geological consultant. Mr Kairaitis has a strong exploration track record, leading the geological field team to the discovery of the Wyoming Gold deposit in NSW in 2001 and the McPhillamy’s Gold Deposit in 2006.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Geology) with first class Honours and University Medal in 1992 from the University of Technology, Sydney. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Mr Robin Chambers AO
Robin Chambers is a lawyer with over 30 years experience in the resources sector. He is the Senior Partner of Chambers & Company, an international law firm based in Melbourne, and Special Counsel – China for its affiliate, the New York law firm of Chadbourne & Parke, which has its China office in Beijing.
Mr Chambers’ practice involves acting as the lead lawyer on international projects, with a particular focus on China.
Mr Chambers has advised a number of major Chinese state owned enterprises on their investments in Australia over more than 22 years, including Sinosteel Corporation, CITIC, Sinotrans, Everbright, Ministry of Geology & Resources (now Ministry of Land and Resources) and many of China's leading steel mills. He has also advised Australian and US corporations on a range of projects in China.
Prior to becoming the Senior Partner at Chambers & Company, he was General Counsel of CRA Limited (now Rio Tinto Limited) for 14 years and before that was an associate with Baker & McKenzie in Chicago and Chadbourne & Parke in New York.
Mr Chambers graduated with an Arts degree and an Honours Law degree from the University of Melbourne and with a Master of Laws degree from Duke University in the United States. He was co-founder of the Australian Mining and Petroleum Lawyers Association (AMPLA) and was previously a board member of the Australia China Council. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Australia China Business Council since 1986 and formerly a Vice President of the Victorian branch. He is also a member of the advisory board of the International Centre of Excellence in Asia-Pacific Studies at the Australian National University. He has been the Chairman or Director of a number of public and private companies in Australia and China, including Chinese holding companies for their investments in Australia.
Ms Christine Ng
Ms Christine Ng is an Executive Director of China Yunnan Tin Minerals Group Co. Ltd (Hong Kong Stock Exchange), which is a major shareholder of YTC Resources Limited. Ms. Ng’s role with China Yunnan Tin Minerals Group includes liaisons and analysis of proposals and business plans, formulation and implementation of business strategies, feasibility studies, presentations and meetings with investors.
Ms Ng has a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney and is fluent in English and Chinese.
Dr Wenxiang Gao
Wenxiang Gao has had over 20 years experience as a senior mining engineer in China. He graduated as a Master of Mining Engineering from the Mining Academy of Kunming University of Science and Technology. In 2008, Dr Gao completed his doctoral degree at the Mining Academy of South Central University, China.
Dr Gao commenced work with Yunnan Tin Group in 1984, becoming the Assistant to the General Manager of Yunnan Tin Group and later the Vice General Manager from October 1995 to September 2001. He was appointed Executive Deputy General Manager and a Director of Yunnan Tin Group in 2001. In 2009, Dr Gao was appointed General Manager of Yunnan Tin Group. In addition, Dr Gao is Vice-Chairman of Yunnan Tin Co. Ltd which is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. His professional associations include Vice-Chairman of the Nonferrous Geology Association of China and Vice-Chairman of the Geology Education Association of China.
Mr Gary Comb
Gary Comb is an engineer with over 26 years’ experience in the Australian Mining Industry, both with mining companies and in mining contractor roles. From 2003, Mr Comb was Managing Director of Jabiru Metals Limited, taking the Jaguar Copper/Zinc Project from discovery through feasibility, construction to operations. Jabiru Metals was taken over by Independence Group Limited for A$532 million in 2011.
Prior to joining Jabiru, Mr Comb was the Chief Executive Officer of BGC Contracting Pty Ltd, the mining contracting arm of West Australian construction group BGC Ltd. Mr Comb has also worked in various mining operational management roles including with Macmahon Contractors, St Barbara Mines, Metana Minerals and Central Murchison Gold.
Mr Comb is currently the Chairman of Zenith Minerals Limited, and a Non-executive Director of Ironbark Zinc Limited, he was previously a director of Jabiru Metals and Tanami Gold.
Mr Mark Milazzo
Mr Milazzo is a Mining Engineer with over 30 years experience in the development and management of mines and mineral processing plants across a range of commodities in Australia and overseas. This includes both underground and surface operations, and covers a wide range of mining applications, from small scale selective to mechanised bulk extraction methods. He has been involved in a number of new mine development and mine expansion projects.
Past senior roles include General Manager of the Olympic Dam Mine and Kambalda Nickel Operations with WMC Resources, and General Manager with mining contractor HWE Mining. Mr Milazzo is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
He is also a Director of Red 5 Limited.
Mr Mike Menzies
Michael Menzies is a law graduate who has over 35 years of experience in a variety of industrial, operational and managerial roles within the mining industry in Australia and off- shore, in base metals, gold, mineral sands and coal. He has worked with Renison Goldfields CRA Limited and in private equity, prior to working in mining consultancy work in recent times .
From 1998 to 2003 Mr Menzies was employed as Executive General Manager Mining of MIM Holdings LTD. In addition to extensive experience in managing mining operations industrial and managerial reform, Mr Menzies is experienced in mining project operational and investment evaluation work.
Mr Menzies is a former Director of Australian Mines and Metals Association and former Vice-President of the Queensland Mining Council.