James G. Rickards is an American lawyer, speaker, media commentator, and author
on matters of finance and precious metals. He is the author of Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis (2011) and five other books – soon to be six.
Mr Rickards will present his views on the recent US elections and the impact for the precious metals industry for investors
ABC Bullion, Bron Suchecki,
Precious Metals Analyst
Bron is Senior Precious Metals Analyst at Pallion, covering precious metals research for ABC Bullion and internal projects within the wider Pallion group. Bron has over 25 years’ experience in the precious metals industry across retail, treasury, depository, and risk areas.
Bron holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Professional Accounting from the University of Western Sydney and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance from the Governance Institute of Australia.
Digital Metal Exchange,
Jeremy Samuel, CEO
Managing Director (ASX:MEI)
Impact Minerals, (ASX: IPT)
Dr Mike Jones,
Equity Partner, EL & C Baillieu
Richard Morrow is chairman of the internationally-recognised Melbourne Mining Club. As a resources-focused stockbroker, Richard has been with establishment firm E.L. & C. Baillieu for nearly 30 years. He is a director of Lowell Resources Fund Management, which runs the highly successful listed investment trust, the Lowell Resources Fund (LRT). Based in Melbourne, LRT is one of the few funds on the ASX specialising in small exploration and development companies. Richard developed his fascination with the resource sector as a journalist with the Australian Financial Review. His career has included a two-year stint with a London Stock Exchange firm advising clients in the UK, Europe and Asia on Australian gold shares.
Challenger Exploration, (ASX:CEL)
Challenger Exploration’s (ASX: CEL) flagship Hualilan Gold Project has a resource of 627,000 Oz gold at 13.7 g/t which is open in all directions. Recent drilling has demonstrated this high-grade skarn mineralisation is underlain by a significant intrusion-hosted gold system with intercepts including 116m at 1.0 g/t gold. The project was locked up in a dispute for the past 15 years and as a consequence had seen no modern exploration until CEL acquired the project last year. Results from our first drilling program included 6.1m @ 34.6 g/t Au, 21.9 g/t Ag, 2.9% Zn and 6.7m @ 14.3 g/t Au, 140 g/t Ag, 7.3% Zn. This drilling intersected high-grade gold over 2 kilometers of strike and extended the known mineralisation along strike and at depth in multiple locations. CEL has started a 45,000 metre multiple rig program and our 2020 program also includes metallurgical test work of key ore types.
Our El Guayabo Project covers 35 sqkms in southern Ecuador and was last drilled by Newmont Mining in 1995 and 1997. Our first results confirm the discovery of large-scale gold system with drill hole ZK-02 returning 134m at 1.0 g/t gold and 4.1 g/t silver.
Kris started his career as an exploration geologist before moving into investment banking, initially as a mining analyst. He is an experienced listed company CEO. He led the listing of a package of copper/gold assets in Saudi Arabia to create Citadel Resources (ASX: CGG) becoming the Managing Director for the first 18 months. Citadel completed a DFS on the Jabal Sayid copper project in Saudi Arabia prior to being taken over for $1 billion.
Investigator Resources (ASX: IVR)
Andrew McIlwain, Managing Director,
Investigator Resources Limited is an ASX listed (IVR) metals explorer with a focus on opportunities primarily in silver, gold and copper. Successful in the greenfields discovery of the 100% IVR owned 42M oz Paris Silver Project located in South Australia – currently being advanced to PFS, Investigator‘s also holds other prospective tenements within South Australia and the west coast of Tasmania.
Andrew McIlwain – BE (Mining) Melb, MAusIMM, MAICD:
Andrew is a qualified mining engineer with over 35 years’ experience in the mining industry.
With an experience base that covers most commodities and facets of the resources business, Andrew is highly regarded for his demonstrated capabilities, particularly in business turn-around and commercial negotiations.
Having worked in technical, senior management and executive roles within numerous Australian and international corporations including Mount Isa Mines; Central Norseman Gold; WMC Resources; Lafayette Mining; Oxiana and Unity Mining amongst others, sees Andrew with an extensive industry network and as a sought after resource for board directorships, corporate transactions and commercial negotiations.
Currently the founding Non-Executive Chairman of ASX listed Emmerson Resources Limited, and Managing Director of ASX listed Investigator Resources, Andrew brings operational and corporate experience in a variety of fields including establishment of corporate restructuring, operational sustainability, project development and both equity and conventional debt financing.
Black Cat Syndicate, (ASX:BC8)
Bellevue Gold (TBC)
Zenith Minerals, (ASX: ZNC)
Austex Resource Opportunities
Rob Murdoch Principal Consultant,
Overview of the ASX listed gold sector and what investors should look out for
White Rock Minerals, (ASX:WRM)
Managing Director (OTCQX:WRMCF)
Matthew Gill is a mining engineer with over 35 years’ experience. He has a strong technical, operational and executive management background; having worked as an underground miner, mine planning engineer, supervisor, general manager and managing director in Australia, Papua New Guinea, India, Ghana and Bolivia. He holds three First Class Metalliferous Mine Manager’s Certificates of Competency and has been instrumental in the successful development of three gold mines (Porgera, Beaconsfield and Ballarat). He is a three-time winner of the Australian Mine Manager of the Year Award and received the AusIMM Leadership Award in 2008. Previously, he was Group Chief Operating Officer for Singapore-listed LionGold Corp. Also, he has worked for Castlemaine Goldfields, Rio Tinto, WMC, Placer Pacific and Renison Goldfields. He is currently a non-executive director of AuStar Gold Ltd. He commenced with the Company in 2015 and joined the Board in 2016. Matthew also provides technical, leadership and risk management consultancy advice to industry.
Dreadnought Resources, (ASX:DRE)
Navarre Minerals, (ASX:NML)
Mr Ian Holland has over 20 years of experience in the minerals industry across a number of gold and base metal operations throughout Australia. He is a geologist by background and has a strong track record of value creation with his most recent role as Vice President, Australian Operations for Kirkland Lake Gold where he lead the growth of the world-class Fosterville Gold mine in Victoria. He was also previously the General Manager of Fosterville for a number of years as well as roles at Mount Isa Mines, Mount Gordon and Renison. He holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Minerals Geoscience from James Cook University, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute.
CEO and Co-Founder
The Perth Mint,
Senior Investment Manager
The Perth Mint 150 word company profile
The Perth Mint is Australia’s largest and most highly accredited precious metals enterprise. Through its integrated operations and trusted products and services, The Perth Mint develops markets and creates demand for Australian precious metals the world over. Operating the largest refinery in the southern hemisphere and the only facility in Australia accredited for gold and silver by the London Bullion Market Association, The Perth Mint is endorsed by the commodity exchanges in London, New York, Tokyo, Shanghai and Dubai. As Australia’s third largest manufacturer and Western Australia’s third largest exporter, the Mint delivers in excess of $23 billion worth of bullion bars and coins each year to investors in 130 countries and issues an array of legal tender commemoratives for collectors globally. Offering the only government guaranteed precious metals storage program, the Mint also manages in excess of $6 billion of assets under management for more than 40,000 clients.
Manager, Listed Products and Investment Research – The Perth Mint
Jordan Eliseo is a financial markets commentator and precious metals expert with 25 years industry experience. He has worked at companies including JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank and was Head of Investment Analytics at Cazenove Capital in London where he was responsible for building risk and attribution models for hedge funds as well as equity, fixed income and multi-asset portfolios.
Jordan has also worked as the Head of Investment Analytics for AMP Capital’s Multi-Asset Group in Sydney.
An author, professional speaker and financial markets expert, Jordan has spoken at more than 50 industry events at which he has shared is knowledge of gold, gold investment and the global financial markets with investor audiences ranging from SMSF trustees to financial advisors, family offices and institutional wealth managers, to individuals.
Jordan’s precious metals experience commenced in 2003 when he co-founded Argentaurus Investments, a private investment vehicle set up to invest in precious metals and related assets.
President and CEO,
Sprott US Holdings
Rick Rule has devoted over 35 years to natural resource investing. His involvement in the sector is as broad as it is long; his background includes mineral exploration, oil & gas exploration and production, water, agriculture, and hydro-electric and geothermal energy. Mr. Rule is a sought-after speaker at industry conferences, and a frequent contributor to numerous media outlets including CNBC, Fox Business News, and BNN. He founded Global Resource Investments in 1993 and is now a Senior Managing Director of Sprott, Inc., a Toronto-based investment manager; and CEO and President of Sprott US Holdings, Inc., where he leads a team of skilled earth science and finance professionals who enjoy a worldwide reputation for resource investing.
Sprott U.S. Holdings Inc. is a holding company made up of three separate and distinct companies: Sprott Global Resource Investments Ltd., a FINRA Registered Broker/Dealer; Sprott Asset Management USA, Inc., an SEC Registered Investment Adviser offering managed accounts; and Resource Capital Investment Corp., an SEC Registered Investment Adviser that manages Limited Partnerships. These three companies make up the U.S. Subsidiaries of Sprott Inc., and are active in securities brokerage, segregated account money management and investment partnership management involving both equity and debt instruments, across the entire spectrum of the natural resource industry.
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