Charlie joined Bradda Head in May 2021 from CMOCs Corporate Development & Strategy team, where he was recently part of two $550m deals. Charlie has a wide range of experience across the Metals and Mining Sector, with most of his focus from M&A, Equity Research, and Strategy. He holds degrees in Geology and Metals & Energy Finance, and is a fellow of the Geological Society and a professional member of MIMMM. Charlie also brings with him considerable management experience from his five years with the British Army.
Ian Stalker is a senior international mining executive with over 45 years of hands-on experience in resource development. He has directed over twelve major mining projects, from initial exploration drilling to start-up, including gold, base metal, uranium and industrial minerals. Mr Stalker was President and Chief Executive Officer of LSC Lithium Corp, a TSX Venture Exchange quoted company, which was sold to Pluspetrol Resources Corporation B.V. for approximately C$111 million in March 2019. Ian was also CEO and Chairman of PLU ( TxsV) a Peru based Lithium and Uranium development co. Before that, Ian was CEO of UraMin Inc. from 2005 until its acquisition by Areva S.A. in 2007 for US$2.5 billion. Prior to joining UraMin, he was Vice President of Gold Fields Ltd, the fourth largest gold producer in the world at the time.
Denham Eke began his career in stockbroking before moving into corporate planning for a major UK insurance broker. He is a director of many years’ standing of both public and private companies involved in the mining, leisure, manufacturing and financial services sectors.
Jim is a visionary entrepreneur with a flair for identifying emerging global trends. Most notably and very publically, he predicted the credit crunch of 2007-08 in a book entitled “Wake Up! Survive and Prosper in the Coming Economic Turmoil”. The book cited catalysts for the impending crisis including unsustainable levels of consumer debt in the western world, a U.S. housing crash, derivative financial instruments and governmental fiscal mismanagement Jim’s wealth of knowledge and vast experience allows Burnbrae to capitalise on sound opportunistic investments ideas. Through these investments, Jim has built a worldwide business empire. Jim is serially amongst the top 10% in the Sunday Times Rich List and holds a master’s degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University
Euan finished his 31-year career in banking at J P Morgan in London after lengthy periods at ABN Amro and McIntosh Securities. Since then Euan has been involved in a number of capital raisings, seed capital investments and advising companies across a broad range of industries both in Australia and Europe. These include gold, base metals and battery metals industries; biotech, and the property sector. Euan has amassed significant knowledge of financial and jurisdictional systems globally having worked in Melbourne, Sydney, New York, London and Switzerland.
Alex, FCA, initially studied medicine and then qualified as a chartered accountant in 1982. He was subsequently active within the investment banking sector and acted on a wide variety of corporate transactions in a senior role for over 20 years, including flotations, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions for private and quoted companies. For the last 15 years, he has been acting as chairman and director of listed companies in a variety of sectors and is currently chairman of Greatland Gold PLC, on AIM.
With more than 40 years in the minerals industry, Jim has completed numerous industrial and strategic minerals market studies and investigations for clients and companies around the world. Prior to forming World Industrial Minerals, Jim was Director of Exploration and Development in Mexico for Eldorado and managed numerous precious, base, and industrial minerals projects. He has been a private consultant for more than 19 years and President of the Company for 15 years.
Adam is an expert in the field of social license to operate and will engender the support needed from the community to develop and sustain Bradda Head’s operations from early-stage exploration, through permitting, and to closure. He lectures frequently on the subject and has helped clients across the globe develop successful and lasting community partnerships. Adam started his career as an intern in the United States Senate, later working for political campaigns, as in-house public affairs for Rio Tinto, and a large national law firm, before launching his own practice. Adam has extensive experience working with elected officials and their staff, key federal regulators such as the Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Mining Safety and Health Administration, and Army Corps of Engineers, as well as state regulators throughout the Western and Northern United States. Adam was, until 2020, President of the Board of the American Exploration and Mining Association.
Don is an industrial minerals exploration and economic geologist with extensive experience in development, use and analysis of industrial minerals properties and materials. Don has held product research and business development responsibilities with Fiberglas Canada Inc. and Domtar Construction Materials, and has been consulting in the field of industrial minerals markets and economics for more than 35 years. His experience encompasses most of the industrial minerals and several specialty metals, especially antimony, lithium, tantalum, niobium, gallium, germanium and rare earths. Don is also the author of the Best Practice Guidelines for Reporting of Lithium Brine Resources and Reserves and a co-author of the Best Practice Guidelines for Reporting on Industrial Minerals Resources and Reserves. Don is also a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (#0494), the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (#4175075), the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, the Metallurgical Society of AIME and the American Ceramics Society.
Yatendra has more than 47 years’ experience at top management levels in various multinational companies in production, R&D and project managements of various mineral projects. Yatendra is also the inventor of 16 battery patents (including Li ion batteries and processing of Li from its ore and electrodes materials) and has several publications in international journals, and is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and a competent person as defined by the 2004 JORC Code. Dr Sharma previously held a general management position with Mesa Minerals Limited (2002-2009), a project management position with Galaxy Resources Limited (2009-2012) where he was actively involved in successfully managing projects such as lithium carbonate from Spodumene and brine, and lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles etc. From 2012 to 2021 Yatendra worked for Neometals Limited, LiRon LiB Power, Mn Energy, Tata Group India, Covalent Lithium Limited, and PEM (Li Clay), on various Li ion batteries and Li processing projects. Yatendra holds a master’s degree in industrial chemistry/metallurgy and a PhD degree in chemical process and electrometallurgy. His PhD thesis was on rechargeable alkaline manganese dioxide batteries, Li ion batteries and battery materials.