About

board of Directors

Darren Hazelwood

CEO

Darren is a highly experienced private sector business leader, focused on value accretion within rapidly growing natural resources companies. As an experienced investor in the natural resources space he brings with him an extensive network in the investment community both at a private and institutional level.
Nick O’Reilly
Nick O’ReillyNON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Nick is Principal Geologist and Director of Mining Analyst Consulting Ltd. He has over 20 years’ experience in mining, exploration and development across all major commodities. As a qualified geologist, he can act as Competent Person for JORC Code and AIM rules.

Tracy Hughes
Tracy HughesNON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Tracy Hughes is the Founder, CEO, and Director of InvestorNews Inc., an independent market news publisher with over 120 million annual hits. She co-founded the Critical Minerals Institute in 2021, focusing on minerals for a decarbonised economy. Tracy's past roles include co-founding REE Stocks PLC, partnering in investment banking firm Weslosky & Cowans Ltd., and producing the TV series DealFlow. She began her career in PR and radio, later working as VP of Marketing for Red Ant Entertainment. Tracy holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Tennessee and is a renowned speaker and market interview host.

Katie O’Reilly
Katie O’ReillyNON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Katie O’Reilly is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Katie began her career as an auditor before transitioning into Corporate Finance, spending 11 years working in Capital Markets and Transaction Services. Since 2017 she has been providing Finance and Operations consultancy to a variety of companies across a number of different sectors, including natural resources.

Simon Rothschild
Simon RothschildNON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Simon has been active for over 30 years in financial public and investor relations. He currently heads Capital Market Consultants and is also a non-executive director of Rothschild Diamonds Limited and Quartz Investment Management Limited. His experience spans both financial reporting for clients listed on AIM and the Full List of the London Stock Exchange, as well as support for Initial Public Offers, company reconstructions and acquisitions in natural resources.