Ms McComish has extensive financial, corporate, ESG and board experience across multiple sectors, principally in energy and natural resources, financial services and infrastructure, and is a highly experienced and credentialled accounting and audit professional. Denise was a partner with KPMG for 30 years, specialising in audit and advisory services. Leadership positions held included KPMG Australia Board member and National Mining Leader.
Ms McComish is a non-executive director and chair of the Audit Committee of ASX listed Webjet Limited and Macmahon Holdings Limited. She is a non-executive director for not-for-profit organisations Beyond Blue and Chief Executive Women. Denise has been a member of the Australian Takeovers Panel since 2013 and is Chair of the Advisory Board for the School of Business and Law at Edith Cowan University.
Ms McComish is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Ms McComish was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Business from Edith Cowan University and in 2018, she was recognised in the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining.
Other Current Directorships:
Non-executive Director Webjet Limited
Non-executive Director Macmahon Holdings Limited
Non-executive Director Beyond Blue
Ms McComish joined the Gold Road Resources Board on 7 September 2021
Mr Mullumby brings to Gold Road an extensive global career in Finance and Commerce, the first half being with a global accounting firm in Australia and London where he worked across a range of industries and service lines with a focus on Audit, Tax, Strategic Consulting and Corporate Finance.
The second half of John’s career has been focussed on Mining with a range of senior leadership roles spanning Business Development for a global base metals company in Zurich, site-based roles in the United States and PNG as a Commercial Manager and General Manger and leading the Commercial Group for Australia’s largest gold miner, Newcrest Mining.
A graduate of the University of Melbourne, John is also a qualified Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Mr Mullumby was appointed as Chief Financial Officer with Gold Road Resources on 15 December 2021.
Ms Arnason, FAICD, is an experienced director and senior executive whose career has spanned 30 years in the natural resources, energy and manufacturing sectors with companies including BHP Billiton, Carter Holt Harvey, Svenska Cellulosa AB (SCA) and Wesfarmers, working across various commodities including copper/gold, iron ore, timber, coal, mineral sands and natural gas.
As a Co-Founder/Director of Energy Access Services, who operate an independent Western Australian (WA) focused digital trading platform for wholesale gas buyers and sellers, Ms Arnason has experience in the start-up, commercialisation and innovation space and was recognised as one of the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining in 2018.
In her executive career, Ms Arnason was a member of divisional leadership teams for several listed companies with businesses and services located globally. She has worked in many complex corporate, site and project environments with a focus on risk and reputation and has expertise in strategy, sustainability, risk, stakeholder relations, transformations, corporate affairs including government, indigenous and regulatory, divestments and integrations.
Ms Arnason was recently appointed as a Non-executive Director at Trigg Mining Limited, serves on the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) Corporate Governance Consultative Panel and is an Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) WA Division Councillor.
Risk & ESG Committee (Chair)
Growth & Development Committee (Member)
Audit Committee (Member)
Nomination Committee (Member)
Ms Arnason joined the Gold Road Resources Board on 15 June 2020.
Mr Muir is a finance professional with over 20 years’ experience, predominantly in the mining sector, holding a variety of senior finance roles with ASX and TSX listed entities, across a diverse range of commodities including gold, zinc, copper, lead, vanadium, iron ore and mineral sands.
His experience and responsibilities have included corporate finance, commercial and procurement, project evaluation and corporate governance, and he has been instrumental in establishing business systems to transition assets from project development phase through to successful producers.
Mr Muir holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Curtin University, is a Fellow of the Institute Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Mr Muir is also a member of the Chamber of Minerals and Energy – Economics and Tax Committee.
Mr Hughes is a geologist and former mining analyst with 20 years’ experience in mining, resource development and exploration across multiple commodities.
With over 10 years as an exploration geologist he has been involved in the discovery and definition of a number of gold and Nickel deposits. Mr Hughes has subsequently spent almost 10 years as a mining analyst, initially as a fund manager and later as a sell side analyst in the UK and Australia Duncan holds a first class honours degree in Geology and an MBA in Investment and Risk.
Duncan joined Gold Road Resources in early 2018 as Manager of Investor Relations and Corporate Development.
Mr Gibbs joined Gold Road with over 30 years senior and executive positions with AngloGold Ashanti, Acacia and Shell-Billiton. Mr Gibbs was instrumental in leading the exploration, discovery, and development of the >8Moz Tropicana gold mine and was the inaugural General Manager. Mr Gibbs was General Manager at Sunrise Dam, one of the largest underground gold mines in Australia. As AngloGold’s Exploration Manager for Australasia Mr Gibbs managed exploration teams across Australia, China, Mongolia and joint ventures in south-east Asia.
Mr Gibbs has extensive experience in operational management, project studies and construction, HSE management, community engagement, risk and compliance, gold exploration, mine geology, and technical IT.
As Managing Director and CEO, Mr Gibbs is the conduit between the board and management and is responsible for the implementation of board-approved sustainability and climate change strategies and policies.
Mr Gibbs is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and holds a Bachelor of Science, Honours (First Class) in Geology from James Cook University. Mr Gibbs is a dual national with Australian and British citizenship.
Growth & Development Committee (Member)
Gruyere JV Management Committee (Joint Chair)
Gruyere JV Technical Committee (Joint Chair)
Mr Gibbs was appointed Managing Director & CEO with Gold Road Resources on 17 September 2018.
Ms Goddard joined Gold Road in June 2011 and has more than 20 years’ experience in mining, agribusiness and legal.
Ms Goddard’s responsibilities include:
Previously Ms Goddard was Practice Manager for a corporate law firm and was instrumental in the fit-out and set-up of the newly merged practice, including implementation of an IT solution, financial and human resources functions and risk and compliance. She worked for Wesfarmers as Executive Assistant to the Finance Director assisting with all investor relations activities, including reporting and briefings.
Ms Goddard has been a Director of Direct Reach Ethiopia since 2014, is a Council member of the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC), and Secretary of the WA Mining Club.
Ms Goddard holds a Master of Business Administration, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has a Diploma in Financial Markets.
Mr Jenner is a people capability professional with more than 20 years’ experience in senior leadership roles across mining, mining services, government, defence, retail and private enterprise. He joined Gold Road Resources in September 2017 and is responsible for the following functions:
Prior to joining Gold Road Resources, Mr Jenner was a leadership and people capability consultant with Eyezon Group and the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership, where he coached and developed leaders at all organisational levels, from Boardroom Directors to Frontline leaders. Mr Jenner has held senior HR & HSE leadership roles in mining and mining services including being the Executive General Manager – People Capabilities with Emeco Group, where he led HR, HSE & IT globally, senior operational health and safety roles with St Barbara Limited and people transformation project roles with Newcrest Mining.
Mr Jenner is a recognised international speaker on people capability, health & safety leadership and organisational coaching, speaking at international conferences and seminars in South Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Australia.
Mr Jenner holds a Master of Business Administration, Graduate Diploma of Management (Human Resources), Bachelor of Science (Software Engineering), Advanced Diplomas in Health & Safety, Human Resources, Personnel & Operations Management, Diplomas in Project Management, Investigations, Training Design & Development, Training and Assessment. Mr Jenner is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
Mr Tyrrell is an explorationist with more than 20 year’ experience in the minerals industry with a primary focus on gold. He joined Gold Road Resources in January 2021 and is responsible for leading the Discovery team in the pursuit of significant new mineral discoveries that support the Company’s strategic pillar for organic growth.
Prior to joining Gold Road Resources, Mr Tyrrell was the North American Exploration Manager at AngloGold Ashanti, where he played a significant role in rebuilding the regions exploration hub, while contributing to the exploration groups track record of discovery. Mr Tyrrell also held other senior roles with AngloGold within Australia during his 10 year tenure with the company. Prior to AngloGold, Mr Tyrrell held exploration roles at Newmont for more than eight years and over the course of his professional career has explored a range of jurisdictions, including Australia, Papua New Guinea, South America and the USA.
Mr Tyrrell holds a Master of Science in Economic Geology (Distinction), Bachelor of Science (Applied Geology) and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and a Member of the Society of Economic Geologists.
Mr Netscher has had a distinguished career in the international resources industry, holding senior executive roles with Gindalbie Metals, Newmont Mining, Vale Australia, PT Inco, BHP Billiton and Impala Platinum. Through these roles, he has gained extensive operational, project development and business development experience.
Mr Netscher is a highly credentialed public company director and is currently Non-Executive Chairman of St Barbara Mines Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Western Areas Ltd. He has previously also served as a Non-Executive Director of various other ASX listed mining and mining services companies.
Mr Netscher is a Chartered Engineer and holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering, Bachelor of Commerce and an MBA. He is also a fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Netscher joined the Gold Road Resources Board on 2 September 2014. Mr Netscher was elected Chair of the Board on 1 July 2016.
Remuneration Committee (Member)
Nomination Committee (Member)
Audit Committee (Member)
Risk & ESG Committee (Member)
Mr Netscher joined the Gold Road Resources Board on 2 September 2014.
Mr Levet holds a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of London and brings over 40 years of diversified
mineral industry experience to the Company. Mr Levet has worked for Rio Tinto Rhodesia, Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Corporation and Newmont Mining Corporation in exploration, project start-up and operational roles. Mr Levet retired from Newmont Mining Corporation in 2011 as Group Executive for Exploration.
During his 27 years with Newmont Mining Corporation, Mr Levet’s exploration and team leadership skills resulted in a number of major discoveries, including:
He is currently a Non‐executive Director of EMX Royalty Corporation, which is listed on the TVX-V and NYSE stock exchanges.
Remuneration Committee (Chair)
Nomination Committee (Chair)
Growth & Development Committee (Chair)
Mr Levet joined the Gold Road Resources Board on 1 August 2017.
Mr Bartrop is a lawyer with more than 15 years’ experience in the gold industry in legal, commercial and business development roles. He joined Gold Road Resources in March 2016 and is responsible for the legal and company secretarial functions and identifying business development opportunities for the future growth of the company.
Prior to joining Gold Road Resources, Mr Bartrop was Director of Legal and Business Development at Barrick Gold Corporation, and played an instrumental role in the divestment of US$1.25 billion in assets, including the sale of Cowal, Kanowna, Plutonic, Granny Smith, Lawlers and Darlot operations in Australia and a 50% interest in Porgera in Papua New Guinea. Mr Bartrop also held several other roles in the Australia Pacific region at Barrick Gold Corporation during his career, including Manager of Growth and Business Development, Legal Counsel and Contracts Superintendent. Mr Bartrop started his career as a lawyer for Deacons.
Mr Bartrop holds a Master of Business Administration (High Distinction), Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Banking).
Gruyere JV Management Committee (Member)