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Directors & Management

William Hayden
Non-Executive Chairman


Mr Hayden is a geologist with over 38 years experience in the mineral exploration industry, much of which has been in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region. Mr Hayden was the Co-founder and President of Ivanhoe Mines Limited (formerly Ivanplats), a Canadian company which has assembled extensive mineral holdings in South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since 1986, Mr Hayden has worked in a management capacity with several exploration and mining companies both in Australia and overseas.  Mr Hayden served as former president of Ivanhoe Philippines, Inc (an Ivanhoe Mines wholly owned subsidiary), and President of GoviEx Uranium Inc.  He is a director of Ivanhoe Mines Limited, Asia Pacific Mining Limited, ASX: Globe Metals & Mining Ltd., TSX: Trilogy Metals Inc.


Robert Matthew

Executive Director

Mr Robert Matthews is a seasoned executive and respected accountant with over 25 years experience, who largely works with entrepreneurs and emerging firms during their early growth phase by providing a solid system for all accounting, finance, internal controls and corporate compliance frameworks. Mr Matthews is a Stanford Business School trained executive leader, who holds degrees in business from The University of the Pacific and Stanford University.  Mr Matthews has held CFO, CEO and Director positions in numerous organizations covering a a range of fields including: publishing; lithography; banking; health care; economic development; human services; the arts; and education. In most recent years, he has focused on the accounting and finance fields, including internal auditing, and he is a Certified Internal Auditor.  He is also in the process meeting the requirements for Certified Management Accountant and Enrolled Agent.


Andrew Johnstone
Non-Executive Director

Mr Johnstone is a qualified geologist/geophysicist and is the former Managing Director of ASX listed Central Australian Phosphate Limited taken over by Rum Jungle Resources Limited in 2013.  Mr Johnstone has held senior management positions in a number of ASX listed companies including Discovery Metals and Gulf Industrials and was founding director of Alligator Energy.  During the 1990's, Mr Johnstone worked for BHP both in Australia and internationally.  He brings to Noble Metals over 25 years experience working in exploration, resource development and mining. Mr Johnstone has a B.Sc (Hon) Economic Geology and Geophysics from the University of Tasmania and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia.  He is a member of the Australian Institute of Geologists (MAIG) and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia (FFin).

Jay Stephenson
Company Secretary

Mr Stephenson has been involved in business development for over 21 years including approximately 17 years as director, chief financial officer, and company secretary for various listed and unlisted companies. He is currently Chairman of Yonder and Beyond Group Limited and a director of Drake Resources, Doray Minerals, Nickelore, Parmelia Resources Limited and Strategic Minerals Corporation. He is also company secretary for a number of ASX Listed companies