Enterprise Metals Limited has assembled an experienced and well-respected board and management team comprising Dr Allan Trench, Mr Dermot Ryan, Dr Zihjun He and Mr Patrick Holywell.
Dr Allan Trench – Non-Executive Chairperson
Dr Allan Trench was appointed Non-Executive Chairman on 12th October 2016. Dr Trench holds a BSc (Hons) Geology from the Royal School of Mines and a PhD (Geophysics) from Glasgow University. He was a Research Fellow (Geophysics) at Oxford University and then at the University of Western Australia (UWA). He also completed an MBA (Distinction) at Oxford University and an MSc (Distinction) in Mineral Economics at the WA School of Mines. He is a Professor at the UWA Business School and at the Centre for Exploration Targeting, UWA. He is Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy and a non-executive director of several Australian-listed resources companies. Dr Trench has been involved in a number of significant mineral deposit discoveries.
Mr Dermot Ryan – Non-Executive Director
Mr Ryan is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy with Chartered Professional (CP) accreditation in the discipline of Geology, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and is a graduate from Curtin University in Western Australia. He has over 40 years’ experience in the discovery of gold, base metals, iron ore, diamond and uranium deposits. He spent 20 years with the CRA (Rio Tinto) group of companies, including ten years as Chief Geologist for CRA Exploration in various parts of Australia and was then GM Exploration for Great Central Mines / Normandy Yandal Operations and Johnsons Well Mining NL (renamed Regis Resources Ltd) in the 5 year period up to 2001. Between 2005 and 2013, Mr Ryan variously occupied the roles of Executive Director, CEO and Non-executive Director of Legend Mining Ltd. Over the past 17 years he has also acted as a mineral exploration consultant to private and public exploration companies in Western Australia. Mr Ryan is currently Managing Director of ASX listed Alto Metals Limited.
Dr Zhijun He – Non-Executive Director
Dr Zhijun He holds a PhD degree in Petrology and Economic Geology from China University of Geosciences (Beijing) and is a member of AusIMM. He has over 20 years of experience in geological research, mineral exploration and geological services. He currently serves as the Deputy General Manager of Sinotech Minerals Exploration Co., Ltd. (“Sinotech”) and holds the position as director of East Africa Metals Inc. (TSX-V).
Mr Patrick Holywell – Company Secretary & Chief Financial Officer
Mr Holywell has fifteen years of experience in corporate governance, finance and accounting including employment at Deloitte and Patersons and has focused on providing CFO/Company Secretarial roles for listed/public companies in the junior resources sector. He has been involved in recent equity and debt transactions for companies with projects in Australia, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Colombia. He is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and a Chartered Accountant as well as a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.