Board of Directors

The Board is committed to ensuring that Kula Gold is properly managed to protect and enhance Shareholder interests, and that Kula Gold, its Directors, officers and employees operate in an appropriate environment of corporate governance.

Mark Stowell – Chairman

Mark Stowell is a chartered accountant with over 25 years of corporate finance and resource business management experience. He served as manager in the corporate division of Arthur Andersen and subsequently in the establishment and management of a number of successful ventures as principal, including resource companies operating in Australia and internationally. He was a founder of Anvil Mining Ltd (DRC) and on its board for seven years until 2000. He was also a founder and non executive director of Incremental Petroleum Limited, an oil and gas producer with operations in Turkey and the USA. He was Chairman and founder of Mawson West Ltd, a Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:MWE) listed copper miner operating in Africa. Mark is also a non executive Chairman of exploration company Southern Hemisphere Mining Ltd. Mr Stowell is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and has a Bachelor of Business degree.

Mark Bojanjac – Director

Mark Bojanjac is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in developing resource companies. Mr Bojanjac was a founding director of Gilt-Edged Mining Limited which discovered one of Australia’s highest-grade gold mines and was managing director of a public company that successfully developed and financed a 2.4m oz gold resource in Mongolia. He also co-founded a 3 million oz gold project in China. Mr Bojanjac was most recently Chief Executive Officer of Adamus Resources Limited and oversaw its advancement from an early stage exploration project through its definitive feasibility studies and managed the debt and equity financing of its successful Ghanaian gold mine.  Mr Bojanjac is currently the Executive Chairman of PolarX Limited, a mineral exploration company with assets in Alaska.

Ric Dawson – Managing Director

Ric Dawson holds a BAppSc (Geology) from Curtin University and an MBA from the University of Western Australia. He has over 20 years’ experience in gold, nickel, copper and kaolin projects throughout Western Australia and the Northern Territory, and as a stockbroker/analyst during that time. Mr Dawson has previously held the Manager Director roles with ASX listed companies Prosperity Resources Ltd and Altech Ltd. Mr Dawson’s particular fields of expertise are in target generation and evaluation of Archean shear-vein style, IOGC and hydrothermal porphyry gold in Australia and Indonesia. He was also involved in the development of the initial Australian studies into production of high purity alumna from kaolin deposits. He played key roles in the advancement and development of gold deposits, including Melville Deposit, the Masuparia Project and various Tennant Creek projects and the research and development of the process of converting kaolin to high purity alumina at the Meckering Project in Western Australia.

Kula Gold – Staff List

Keith Bowker – Company Secretary

Keith Bowker is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Curtin University. Mr Bowker has experience in company secretarial, corporate compliance and financial accounting matters. Mr Bowker is also Company Secretary of ASX listed Southern Hemisphere Mining Limited, a successful copper-gold explorer in Chile.

Gerry O’Halloran – Senior Geologist

Gerry O’Halloran has 25 years oil and gas industry experience with major operators in exploration and appraisal geoscience roles (17 years BHPB, 8 years ExxonMobil, and Woodside). Key skillsets – prospect maturation from initial basin screening/lead identification (seismic interpretation) to detailed prospect maturation work, volumetrics and well planning. PhD qualifications (structural geology, basin analysis, stratigraphy). Lithium exploration (field mapping, delineation of host pegmatites, sampling).

Michael O’Mara – Senior Geologist

Michael O’Mara is a contract geologist with wide ranging experience from Greenfields Exploration, Resource Development and Mining (Underground and Open Pit). Managed small and large teams on various mineral deposits and commodities including; gold, nickel, silver-lead-zinc, iron ore, and kaolin. JORC reporting as competent person and statutory reporting to the DMP. Including DMP regulatory requirements for completion of BFS’s. Project evaluation and acquisition.

Catherine Matus – Senior Geologist

Catherine Matus commenced working in mining and minerals in 2004, gaining broad experience in gold, chromite, copper and iron ore; in underground, open pit and near mine resource development; mine start up, production and closure. Roles have ranged from Exploration to Senior Mine Geologist, Drilling Coordinator, Strategic Resource Definition Geologist, and, Drilling, Data Analytics and Administration Geologist.

Tatiana Andrea Suárez Chaparro – Geologist

Tatiana Andrew Suárez Chaparro is a geologist with a strong fascination for earth sciences and a keen interest in the processes of mineral and geological formations. Expertise in fieldwork, including geological mapping and rock chip/soil sampling, along with data management, interpretation after fieldwork and recommendation to following steps.

Adam Anderson – Technical Consultant

Adam Anderson has extensive hands-on technical experience as an exploration manager in a range of demanding and complex geological and geographical environments. He is a subject matter expert in exploration interpretation and resource definition to advanced project development status including JORC compliance and reporting requirements. Adam has managed numerous exploration field teams on a number of locations around the world including Australia, Africa, Europe, and S America. Adam has a BASc, Geology/Earth Science from the University of WA. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He is qualified to act as a Competent Person for the purpose of verifying information provided to ASX.

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