Simon is responsible for the origination and evaluation of new growth opportunities and exploration activities for the Company.
Simon, a mining engineer, has extensive experience in both technical services and operational open-pit and underground base metal and gold mining in Australia and overseas. His most recent appointment was Managing Director with ASX-listed, KGL Resources.
Between 2003 and 2007, Simon served as PanAust General Manager, Project Development and Country Manager based in Laos. During his original tenure with the Company, Simon was integral in establishing the positive relationships with the Government of Laos and Lao communities PanAust still enjoy today. Simon’s experience in Asia extends to Thailand where he held the position of Mining Manager at Chatree gold mine with Kingsgate and General Manager Technical Services with Padaeng Industry, and Kyrgyzstan with KGL Resources’ Andash Gold-Copper Project.