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Simon Lill

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Mr. Lill has a BSc and a Masters of Business Administration, both from The University of Western Australia and has been a corporate adviser with Trident Capital Pty Ltd for the last 5 years. He has over 25 years’ experience in stockbroking, capital raising, management, business development and analysis for a range of small and start-up companies, both in the manufacturing and resources industries, and has specialised in that time in company restructuring activities.

Mr Lill was appointed to the Board on 3 October 2013.

Committee Memberships:
Audit & Risk Committee (Member)
Remuneration & Nomination Committee (Member)

Glenn Jardine

Managing Director

B.Eng (Mining), MACID, FAusIMM
Mr. Jardine is a senior mining executive with direct experience growing resource companies from early stage exploration through to multi-operation entities. This includes taking projects through feasibility studies, equity funding, debt financing, project development and operations.

Commodity experience includes precious metals, base metals and bulk commodities across underground and open pit operations. Processing methods utilised at these projects and operations include CIP/CIL, DMS, sulphide flotation, BIOX, pressure oxidation and SX/EW. Projects developed have received Australian State and Federal recognition for environmental best practice and health and safety and human resources systems.

Mr Jardine was appointed to the board on 11 May 2020.

Peter Hood AO

Lead Independent Non-Executive Director

B.E (Chem.), HBS(Advanced Management Programme), FAICD, FIChemE and AusIMM

Mr. Hood, a Chemical Engineer, has had a distinguished career in the Australian Mining and Chemical Industries. He held the position of Senior Production Engineer at the Kwinana Nickel Refinery from 1971 to 1981, then Mill Superintendent of the WMC Kambalda Nickel and Gold Operations between 1982 to 1985. In 1985, he joined Coogee Chemicals Pty Ltd in the position of General Manager and then as their CEO between 1998 and 2005. He then held the position of CEO of Coogee Resources Ltd before retiring in 2008. Through that period he was part of the management team that oversaw significant growth in Coogee Chemicals company capitalisation.

Currently he holds positions on the board of two other ASX listed companies; GR Engineering and Matrix Composites and Engineering Ltd.

Mr Hood was appointed to the Board on 19 November 2018.

Committee Memberships:
Remuneration & Nomination Committee (Chair)
Audit & Risk Committee (Member)
Sustainability Committee (Member)

Emma Scotney

Independent Non-Executive Director

B.A, LLB (Hons), GAICD, GradDipMgmt (Strategy and Finance)

Ms Scotney is a highly experienced Business Advisor and Corporate Lawyer who has over 25 years combined expertise in the property, agricultural and mining industries. She has extensive expertise in advising on corporate, financial and commercial matters, including M&A and corporate governance policy. Ms Scotney is also a member of a private company Board responsible for the operations of a large commercial livestock and cropping enterprise providing strong financial and legal oversight.

Ms Scotney also currently holds the position of Non-Executive Director at ASX listed Minerals 260 Limited.

Ms Scotney was appointed to the Board on 9 January 2023.

Committee Memberships:
Audit & Risk Committee (Chair)
Sustainability Committee (Member)



Mr Harvey is a Mining Engineer and highly experienced global executive with over 35 years international experience across the commodities value chain, including gold. Mr Harvey has led complex international businesses including as Chief Operating Officer at South32 with accountability for the fully integrated global manganese business, base metals and metallurgical coal operations spanning mining to smelting and refining, and all supporting technical and project functions. Mr Harvey has deep project development experience having led large scale development projects in Canada and Australia and is a recognised safety and sustainability leader with extensive cross cultural leadership experience in Australia, Canada and across Africa. Mr Harvey was a founding Executive Committee member with the South32 demerger from BHP, following 25 years with BHP with prior senior executive roles including President Nickel West, President and COO BHP Billiton Diamonds and Vice President Strategy and Planning at Olympic Dam.

Mr Harvey also previously advised a large London based Private Equity firm on investments across the resources sector globally. Mr Harvey also serves as an independent non executive director with Sandfire Resources and on the Advisory Committee to Wyloo Metals Pty Ltd.

Mr Harvey was appointed to the Board on 4 July 2022.

Committee Memberships:
Remuneration & Nomination Committee (Member)
Sustainability Committee (Chair)

Andy Beckwith

Non-Executive Director

BSc (Applied Geology)
Mr. Beckwith has a Bachelor of Science (Applied Geology) from the University of South Australia, and has over 30 years of Geological and Management experience. His more recent roles include successfully building Westgold to circa 5M ounces of resources as Managing Director and prior to that, senior roles with Anglo Gold Australia.
Andy has successfully worked on projects from grassroots to mine development and has extensive experience working with corporate transactions, project acquisitions and project generation.
Andy Beckwith joined De Grey Mining originally as a consultant, before coming on as Technical Director and Operations Manager in November 2017 and has played a significant role in the rebirth of the company.

Mr Beckwith was appointed to the board on 26 October 2017.

Bruce Parncutt AO

Non-Executive Director

Bruce, aged 67, is Chairman of investment banking group Lion Capital, a member of The Australian Ballet Board, The University of Melbourne Campaign Board, and the University of Melbourne Centre for Positive Psychology Strategic Advisory Board, and a Trustee of the Helen MacPherson Smith Trust. His career spans over 40 years in investment management, investment banking and stock broking. Previous roles include have included: Managing Director of McIntosh Securities, Senior Vice President of Merrill Lynch, Director of Australian Stock Exchange Ltd, President of the Council of Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria, Board Member and Chairman of the NGV Foundation, member of the Felton Bequest Committee, Council member of Melbourne Grammar School, and Director of a number of listed public companies, including Acrux Ltd, Praemium Limited and Stuart Petroleum Ltd.

Bruce is also a Director of DGO Gold Limited

Eduard Eshuys

Non-Executive Director


Eduard, aged 73 is a geologist with several decades of exploration experience in Australia. His successes as Joseph Gutnick’s exploration director are well known. In the late 1980s and early 1990s he led the teams that discovered the Plutonic, Bronzewing and Jundee gold deposits, and the Cawse Nickel Deposit. He has also had involvement in the Maggie Hays and Mariners nickel discoveries in the 1970’s. More recently he was the Managing Director and CEO of St Barbara Limited from July 2004 to March 2009. During this time St Barbara Limited grew substantially as a gold producer.

Eduard is also a Director of DGO Gold Limited.