John Daniel Fitzgerald
Independent Non-Executive Director, CA, appointed 19 February 2015
Mr Fitzgerald has over 30 years finance and corporate advisory experience in the resource sector. Previously, he held senior positions at NM Rothschild and Sons, Investec Bank Australia, Commonwealth Bank and HSBC Precious Metals. He is the Managing Director of Optimum Capital Pty Ltd, a debt and corporate advisory business focussed on the mining sector.
Mr Fitzgerald is Non-Executive Chairman of Carbine Resources Limited (appointed 13 April 2016), Non-Executive Chairman of Dakota Minerals Limited (appointed 23 December 2015) and a Non-Executive Director of Northern Star Resources Limited (appointed 30 November 2012).
Previously, Mr Fitzgerald was Non-Executive Chairman of Atherton Resources Limited (14 December 2009 to 9 November 2015).
Mr Fitzgerald is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Special Responsibilities: Mr. Fitzgerald is the Chairman of the Audit committee and a member of the Nomination and Remuneration committee.