Board of Directors
(Assoc. MinEng WASM, MAusIMM, FAICD)
Neil has worked within the mining industry his entire career in roles ranging from underground miner through to senior mining engineer to executive directorships managing large mining and contracting companies.
He has over 37 years of experience in all areas of mining operations. Over the period 2000-2012, Neil held senior positions with Barminco Limited culminating in being the Chief Executive Officer from August 2007 to March 2012. Prior to joining Barminco, Neil held several senior corporate positions included serving as Managing Director of Coolgardie Gold NL from 1990 to 1995.
Neil is a graduate from the Western Australia School of Mines with an Associate Degree in Mining Engineering. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD), Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (MAusIMM), Chairman of the Australian Mining and Prospectors Hall of Fame Foundation, Councillor of the Western Australian School of Mines Alumni association and serves as a director on several smaller private companies.
He currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed Australian Mines Limited, Independence Group Limited and Flinders Mines Limited.
Bradd has over 25 years of experience in the industry with a specific focus in Business Management commencing in the Pilbara area of Western Australia.
As the Operations Manager of a North Western national service and contracting company, he oversaw the facilitation & support that his company provided to the Oil/Gas and Mining industry throughout the region.
The emphasis on gold came when he accepted the position of General Manager of Momentum Australia and thereafter was directly responsible for the acquisition, recommencement and operation, and final divestment of the Minjar Gold Mine.
In 2010 Bradd became a Founding Director of Golden Eagle Mining and at that initial phase simultaneously held the position of Resource Development Manager. This additional role was held until he was elected Managing Director. During this latter period, he has also held Director positions in White Gold Kaolin and Grace Mining.
Studied Mining Engineering at the WA School of Mines in Kalgoorlie with 25 years experience in the Mining Industry.
Paul has had extensive experience in gold mining focused particularly in Western Australia with a significant period at the Superpit in Kalgoorlie managing all of the mining engineering planning and technical related functions of the organisation. Other gold mines in WA include Ora Banda, Bronzewing and Jundee where the latter two also included involvement in the design and commissioning of the sites. He similarly participated in the design and construction of the Cawse Nickel mine.
Paul was the Project Manager in the re-establishment of the Minjar Gold Mine and was also involved in the design and construction of the Penjom gold mine in Malaysia. Consultancy in technical and operational wise have focussed particularly on WA gold mines. Other consultant responsibilities include tendering and project management undertaken on behalf of a number of earthmoving contractors, and while principally in gold has included work in the Pilbara on the Jimblebar iron ore mine.
Greg brings energy and enthusiasm to the board mixed with the solid foundation in corporate governance.
With 25 years of experience in the mining industry, domestically and internationally and experience in the fast paced and everchanging market conditions and need for quick yet well considered and legally founded decision making in the hedge fund and equity markets, Greg’s addition to this board will strengthen the security and sound financial decision making of Golden Eagle going forward.
Greg has built solid foundations in relationships with suppliers and service providers right throughout Western Australia which will enhance the drive and success of any project he is involved in.
Tony Middleton BE, MBA FIE (Aust)
Non Executive Director
Tony holds a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia and Company Director Diploma from the University of England.
He was Managing Director of Advanced Engine Components Ltd (AEC), a West Australian company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Tony held senior management positions with WA government authorities including his previous position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Transperth.
He has also worked on several major water supply infrastructures and consultancy projects in Australia and overseas, and lectured at the University of Western Australia.
He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (Australia) and past National Chairman and fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transports in Australia.