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The following is the Board of Directors of Vantage Goldfields Limited.

Stephen Turner - Non-Executive Chairman, Michael McChesney - Managing Director & CEO, Dr. Willo Stear - Non-Executive Director, Gilbert Chalk - Non-executive Director, ...


Stephen Turner - Non-Executive Chairman

  • Chartered Accountant qualified in Australia with extensive international experience
  • Founder and Deputy Chairman of LSE listed International Ferro Metals
  • Experience in delivering resource projects in Australia, South Africa, Fiji, New Caledonia and Solomon Islands
  • Has raised equity capital in London, US, Australia, Hong Kong and Malaysia



Michael McChesney - Director and Chief Executive Officer

  • Founder of Vantage Goldfields
  • BSc degrees in Civil and Mining Engineering, PMD
  • Registered Professional Engineer and a Member of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • 32 years experience in mining, mineral processing, exploration
  • Executive roles in both private and listed companies
  • Former executive director of Metorex



Dr. Willo Stear - Non-Executive Director

  • PhD in Geology, MSc in Economic Geology, MSc in Mining Engineering, MPhil, FAusIMM, FSAIMM, FGSSA.
  • Internationally acknowledged “Competent Person” with > 40 years experience in mineral exploration, mining geology and mineral economics
  • Owner-manager of mining consultancy for 17 years
  • Served on boards of junior resource companies

Gilbert Chalk - Non-executive Director

  • BSc, MA (Business), MBA from Columbia University, New York.
  • Extensive career as a Senior Private Equity manager and Corporate Finance Adviser.
  • Founder and MD of Hambro European Ventures.
  • Currently Chairman of Castle Private Equity AG and also a Director of Constantine Group Plc.