Julian Woodcock

Julian Woodcock

Managing Director

Mr. Woodcock holds both a Bachelor of Science (Geology) from the University of Manchester (UK) and a Master of Science (Mining Geology) from the Camborne School of Mines (UK). Mr. Woodcock is also a Chartered Professional geologist with the AusIMM and a Fellow of the Geological Society of London. His career spans 2 decades in the exploration and production of various commodities across multiple counties.
Previous engagements include Senior Management roles with Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC), Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI), Evolution Mining (ASX:EVN) and Gold Road Resources (ASX:GOR). Experience ranges from international open pit and underground production geology roles through to a decade working as Exploration Manager in the WA Goldfields, leading large exploration teams with multi million-dollar budgets taking exploration projects from discovery through to development.
Notable accomplishments involve significant gold discoveries and resource ounce growth including the +2Moz Invincible Deposit at St Ives which advanced from discovery drillhole to production in <3 years, the 0.3Moz Gilmour deposit at Yamarna defined in <12 months and +1Moz resource conversion at Gruyere. Mr. Woodcock brings a significant amount of technical and operational experience to Viking Mines in the exploration and development of resource projects.
Michael Cox

Michael Cox

Interim Non-Executive Chairman

Mr. Cox holds both a Bachelor of Science (Geology) and a Bachelor of Law.
He has run a private corporate advisory services firm since 2008.
He commenced his career as a mining analyst for stockbroking firms followed by a role being responsible for the delineation and grade control of a developing bentonite deposit. He then moved into various board positions and corporate development roles with a number of listed and unlisted public companies including NSX Ltd, CEAL Ltd, Syngas Ltd, Benitec Ltd, Queensland Opals NL and MultiEmedia Ltd.
David Hall

David Hall

Non-Executive Director

Mr Hall holds a Bachelor of Science Hons (Geology) from Adelaide University and a Master of Mineral Economics from Macquarie University, NSW.
Mr Hall has worked in the mining industry for more than 30 years and has extensive experience in mining and business development He commenced his career as an exploration geologist and moved through various mining geological roles and operations for Electrolytic Zinc, ACM, Normandy and Newmont culminating in geology manager at two Australian sites.
He subsequently moved into a corporate development role with Newmont, assessing opportunities in the Australasian and African mining sectors plus various other business development opportunities. He is currently working for Northern Star Resources in their business development department.

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