BOARD AND MANAGEMENT
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.
Mr. Thomas is an Executive Director and Founding Partner of GTT a leading boutique corporate advisory firm based in Australia. Mr. Thomas has worked in the financial service industry for more than a decade and has extensive experience in capital markets as well as the structuring of corporate transactions.
Mr. Thomas’s previous directorships include among others AVZ Minerals Ltd (ASX:AVZ), Liberty Resources Ltd (ASX:LBY), Force Commodities Limited (ASX:4CE) and Applabs Technologies Ltd (ASX:ALA) where he was responsible for the sourcing and funding of numerous projects. Mr Thomas is currently the Managing Director of Marquee Resources Limited (ASX:MQR).
Mr. Thomas brings significant experience through sitting on numerous ASX boards spanning the mining, resources and technology space and significant experience operating in the capital markets.
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.
Mr Tarratt is well experienced in executive and non-executive board roles with over 20 years of experience. He is currently the Non-Executive Chair of Hartshead Resources NL (ASX.HHR) and previously held the role of Non-Executive Chair of Fenix Resources Ltd (ASX.FEX).
Mr Tarratt has an extensive background in the accounting industry primarily focused on small cap resource companies. This experience has allowed Mr Tarratt to develop an in-depth understanding of the resource sector within Western Australia and globally, allowing Mr Tarratt to systematically evaluate project and corporate opportunities. Mr Tarratt has extensive equity capital markets experience with Paterson’s Securities Ltd and as Partner of a venture capital firm.