QMines Limited (ASX:QML) have a proven management team with a track record of generating shareholder returns. The team recently sold Alt Resources Ltd (ASX: ARS) to a large private equity group at a significant premium to the pre-bid price, generating significant shareholder returns. 


Andrew Sparke

Executive Chairman

Mr Sparke has over 15 years’ experience in IPO’s, private placements, secondary market transactions and listed company compliance. Mr Sparke is the founder of Olive Capital, an Australian boutique investment house that has advised numerous ASX listed companies on capital raising and corporate transactions. 

Elissa Hansen (Independent)

Non-Executive Director & Company Secretary

Ms Hansen is a chartered secretary with over 20 years’ experience as a company secretary and corporate governance professional. She has worked with boards and  management on a range of ASX listed companies including assisting a number of organisations through the IPO process. Elissa is experienced in the specific requirements of companies in industries including resources, information technology, industrials and biotechnology. 

Peter Caristo (Independent)

Non-Executive Director (Technical)

Peter is an experienced exploration geologist, with over 24 years’ experience in the mineral exploration industry. He has held senior positions in Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM), OceanaGold (ASX:OGC) and Mining Associates. His expertise covers project generation, drill targeting, geological mapping, exploration project management, technical due diligence, and data management, specialising in gold. Peter is the current Chair of the Queensland Branch of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. 

James Anderson

General Manager – Operations

Mr Anderson is from corporate operational, logistics, supply chain management, and moved into the minerals exploration industry in 2011. He was a founder of Alt Resources Limited, which was recently the subject of a takeover by a large private equity firm. Mr Anderson was formerly the CEO at SMP International and Australia, Managing Director of Aloha and General Manager of Sunseeker International. Mr Anderson is a significant shareholder in the Company.

Glenn Whalan

Exploration Geologist

Senior geologist with 25 years experience working in Australia, Asia and other continents across a number of commodities types and styles. Glenn has worked for several ASX and TSX listed companies and as a geological consultant including CSA Global. Throughout his career, Glenn has had extensive experience working on Volcanic-Hosted gold and base metals deposit styles. Glenn is formally qualified with a BSc. (Hons), Geology from Macquarie University. Glenn is also a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG).

Ornella Byak

ESG & Innovation

Ornella Byak has over ten years experience in the capital markets, financial advisory and not-for-profit industries. Whilst working for Olive Capital, an Australian boutique corporate advisory firm, Ornella was involved in a number of corporate and capital markets transactions raising over $25 million from sophisticated, institutional and wholesale investors. Having developed a passion for growing businesses in a sustainable way, Ornella seeks to implement Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives in a way that adds value for shareholders. Ornella holds a Bachelor of Technology and Innovation from the University of Technology, Sydney where she is currently studying her Masters in Finance.

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