BOARD AND MANAGEMENT
In country management by Western USA Experts.
PAUL LLOYD – NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Currently Chairman of BPM Minerals, Paul is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ commercial experience and operates his own corporate consulting business, specialising in the area of corporate, financial and management advisory services.
Paul floated Beacon Minerals Ltd on the ASX in 2006 and has been responsible for a number of IPOs, RTOs, project acquisitions and capital raisings for ASX listed public companies.
GREG SMITH – NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Currently a Non-Executive Director at BPM Minerals Ltd, Greg is an experienced Geologist who has worked over a wide cross section of minerals and countries including in North America, Australia, Asia and throughout Africa.
Greg was the exploration manager for Moto Gold Mines Ltd, responsible for the discovery of 22.5 million ounces of gold in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Kibali Mine). He is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
BARNABY EGERTON-WARBURTON – NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Pantera Minerals Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Lord Resources and Locality Planning and Energy Ltd, Barnaby has over 20 years of trading, investment banking, international investment and market experience with positions at JP Morgan, BNP Equities (New York) and Prudential Securities (New York).
Barnaby holds a degree in economics and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
LYLE THORNE – CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Lyle is a geologist with over 29 years’ experience. Until late 2019, he was Exploration Manager for NTM Gold Ltd and led the team that significantly increased the gold endowment of the Company’s project and ultimately led to the merger with Dacian in 2020. He has worked for several ASX listed Companies both domestically and internationally, including the Western USA.
He is a founder of Rincon Resources Ltd and BPM Minerals Ltd technical teams which listed on the ASX in Late 2020 and is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
IN-COUNTRY MANAGEMENT TEAM
President & Founder – 16 years of industry experience
Regulatory Specialist – 20 years of industry experience
Senior Exploration Geologist -16 years of industry experience
Founded in 2005, HLS is a Utah-based consulting firm with extensive knowledge and experience over a broad spectrum of commodities in North America. Services provided include planning, implementation and completion of exploration development programmes, regulatory compliance, drilling services and drill programme management using exterior contractors .
The Company has managed numerous exploration and drilling programmes for clients targeting several commodities including uranium, vanadium, copper, manganese, potash, lithium, gold, silver, oil and gas exploration. HLS also owns a fleet of track-mounted diamond drill rigs and support equipment tailored to remote exploration programmes.
HLS has been involved with the Diablo Projects since the early stages and has sound knowledge of the project history and logistics required to complete exploration moving forward.