A P Rovira (BSc (Hons), MAusIMM)
Mr Rovira has over 30 years technical and management experience in the mining industry, as an exploration and mining geologist, and as a company executive at Board level. He has worked for companies both large and small, including BHP, Barrack Mines, Pegasus Gold and Jubilee Mines. Mr Rovira was the General Manager of Exploration with Jubilee Mines, during which time he led the team that discovered and developed the world class Cosmos and Cosmos Deeps nickel sulphide deposits in Western Australia. In 2000, the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies awarded Tony the “Prospector of the Year Award” for those discoveries.
Currently Mr Rovira is the Managing Director of Azure Minerals Limited a company which is actively exploring in Mexico and his knowledge of Latin America and networks are of significant benefit to the Company. He was appointed a Director of Oro Verde on 21 November 2014.
M J Steffens (B Eng (Minerals Engineering, Hons1), Ph.D, AusIMM
Mr Steffens is a mineral engineer with a PhD in Metallurgy from the WA School of Mines. His experience covers a broad range of commodities and includes areas of project evaluation, project management and process development.
B D Dickson (B. Bus, FCPA)
Company Secretary and Finance Director
Mr Brett Dickson has over 20 years’ experience focusing on the start-up, restructuring, management, growth and financing of emerging publicly listed exploration and mining companies, including projects advancing from exploration through development to production. This experience ranges through a spectrum of activities; from capital and debt raisings, corporate restructuring and stock exchange listings. He has been a Director of, and involved in the executive management of, a number of publicly listed resource companies with operations in Australia, Nicaragua, Chile, Mexico, Finland, Ukraine, Laos, Papua New Guinea and South Africa.
Mr Dickson has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance and is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants. He has been Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a number of successful resource companies listed on the ASX. Mr Dickson was appointed a Director of Oro Verde on 21 November 2014 and is also a director of Rox Resources Limited.