Board & Management
The NTM Board has a diverse range of technical, legal and commercial skills.
Mr Paul Price
Mr Price is a commercial lawyer with extensive experience in legal and commercial matters focussing on the resource sector. He has advised national and international companies on commercial transactions, corporate governance, capital raising and structuring issues. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, AMPLA (the Resources and Energy Law Association) and the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies. He has a Bachelor of Jurisprudence, a Bachelor of Laws, and a Masters of Business Administration all from the University of Western Australia.
Mr Andrew Muir
Andrew Muir has more than 25 years’ experience in mining and finance, having originally qualified as a geologist from UWA in 1993. As a geologist, Mr Muir spent 12 years working in many remote parts of Western Australia in a variety of roles in both exploration and mining. His exploration roles included: the early stage drill-out of the Jundee gold deposit; grassroots exploration around Southern Cross and Bullfinch; and a number of years at the Granny Smith operation where he was the Lake Cary project geologist. Whilst at Granny Smith, Mr Muir was instrumental in the discovery of the multi-million ounce Wallaby deposit. His mining experience includes both open pit and underground roles at a number of sites including Agnew, Paddington and Kundana. In 2005 Mr Muir transitioned into the financial markets, working as a Resources Equity Analyst for firms such as JP Morgan, Hartleys and PCF Securities, and in the Corporate Finance team at Argonaut. In 2009 he won the Starmine and Australian Financial Review Stock Picker of the Year for Mining and Metals. Mr Muir holds a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours, majoring in geology, from the University of Western Australia, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia (now FINSIA) and is a Fellow of Finsia. B. Sc (Hons), GDipAppFinInv, FFin.
Mr Rodney Foster
Technical Non-Executive Director
Mr. Foster is a geologist with over 27 years’ experience in the gold exploration and mining industry in Western Australia and Victoria. Prior to joining NTM in April 2016 Rodney was the managing director of Redcliffe Resources Limited and lead the exploration and development programme on the Redcliffe Gold Project which successfully identified a number of new gold deposits within the project area. He has extensive geological and management experience, in particular within the Western Australian Eastern Goldfields. He has previously worked with for Pancontinental Mining at Paddington, Samantha Exploration, CSR’s Gold Resources Pty Ltd and North Kalgurli Mines on the Golden Mile, Money Mining NL, Peak Resources Ltd. He was also the founding Managing Director of Goldminco NL, a Victorian exploration company. BSc, AusIMM.
Mr Edward (Ted) van Heemst
Mr van Heemst is a prominent Perth businessman with 40 years’ experience in the management of a diverse range of activities with large private companies. He has extensive knowledge of the capital markets and has well-established mining industry networks. Mr van Heemst is currently the Managing Director of Vanguard Press, a non-executive Director of Redstone Resources Ltd, and a past Chairman of Perth Racing. Mr van Heemst holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, an MBA from the University of Western Australia and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia. B. Com, MBA, CA, CPA.
Mr Mark Maine
Mr Maine is an experienced company secretary and former managing director and founder of ASX listed company Peak Resources Limited. He currently operates a consultancy business specialising in company secretarial practice, corporate governance and administration. M Com, B Bus (Accounting), P/G Dip (Com Law), CPA.