Southern Hemisphere Mining

Mark Stowell

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Stowell is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of corporate finance and resource business management experience.  He served as manager in the corporate division of Arthur Anderson and subsequently in the establishment and management of a number of successful ventures as principal, including resource companies operating in Australia and internationally.

Mr Stowell was a founder of Anvil Mining Ltd (DRC), a DRC copper explorer and developer, and on its board for seven years until 2000.  He was a founder and Non-Executive Director of Incremental Petroleum Limited, an oil and gas producer with operations in Turkey and the USA, until its takeover by a USA operator.  He was Chairman and founder of Mawson West Ltd, a copper producer and explorer which completed an IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange in one of the largest base metal IPO's of 2011. 

Mr Stowell is also the Chairman of ASX listed Kula Gold Limited, a gold explorer in Marvel Loch, Western Australia. 

Keith Coughlan

Non-Executive Director

Mr Coughlan has 30 years' experience in stockbroking and funds management.  He has been largely involved in the funding and promoting of resource companies listed on the ASX, AIM and TSX.  He has advised various companies on the identification and acquisition of resource projects and was previously employed by one of Australia's then largest funds.  

Mr Coughlan is currently the Managing Director of ASX and AIM listed European Metals Holdings Limited (EMH), a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed Calidus Resources Limited (CAI) and Non-Executive Chariman of ASX listed Doriemus Plc (DOR).

David Lenigas

Non-Executive Director

Mr Lenigas is an experienced mining engineer with significant global resources and corporate experience, having served as Executive Chairman, Chairman, and Non-Executive Director of many public listed companies in London, Canada, Johannesburg, and Australia.

In recent years, Mr Lenigas was the Executive Chairman of London listed lithium investment company Rare Earth Minerals Plc, (now known as Cadence Minerals Plc) which has been responsible for providing significant funding for the development of the large Sonora Lithium Project in Mexico and the Cinovec Lithium Project in the Czech Republic. Mr Lenigas was also recently a Non-Executive Director of Canadian listed Australian company Macarthur Minerals, whose major shareholder is Cadence Minerals Plc. Mr Lenigas was also, until recently, the Executive Chairman of London listed UK Oil & Gas Investments Plc, and the Executive Chairman of ASX listed Doriemus Plc.  

Mr Lenigas has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Mining Engineering)(Distinction) from Curtin University’s Kalgoolie School of Mines and holds a Western Australian First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency.

Jessamyn Lyons

Company Secretary

Ms Lyons is a Chartered Secretary with 15 years' experience working in the stockbroking and banking industries.  She is an Associate of the Governance Institute of Australia and she holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia with majors in Investment Finance, Corporate Finance and Marketing. 

Ms Lyons is also a Director of Everest Corporate, Company Secretary of Medallion Metals Limited, Dreadnought Resources Limited, Doriemus Plc, RBR Group Limited and Joint Company Secretary of Los Cerros Limited. Formerly, Ms Lyons held various positions with Macquarie Bank, UBS Investment Bank (London) and more recently Patersons Securities.