Board of Directors

James Allchurch
Managing Director

Mr Allchurch is a geologist with over 18 years’ experience in mineral exploration, geotechnical assessment and mining operations. Mr Allchurch was the Managing Director of ASX-listed company Monto Minerals which controlled copper mining and tin exploration operations in Queensland and has held various Board positions over the previous 10 years. More recently Mr Allchurch founded a Chilean cobalt mining exploration company, executing detailed exploration activities prior to a cash sale to a US-based fund. Mr Allchurch spent six years working at Ascent Capital has considerable expertise in the identification and assessment of resource projects over a broad range of commodities.

Patrick Burke
Non-Executive Chairman | LLB

Mr Burke holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia. He has extensive legal and corporate advisory experience and over the last 15 years has acted as a Director for a large number of ASX, NASDAQ and AIM listed companies. His legal expertise is in corporate, commercial and securities law in particular capital raisings and mergers and acquisitions. Mr Burke’s corporate advisory experience includes identification and assessment of acquisition targets, strategic advice, deal structuring and pricing, funding, due diligence and execution. Mr Burke is currently a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed Triton Minerals Limited, Meteoric Resources NL, Tando Resources, Koppar Resources Limited and Transcendence Technologies Limited.

Ben Phillips
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Phillips has over 15 years experience providing consultation for a broad spectrum of industries including Oil and Gas, Resources, MedTech and Defence. Mr. Phillips advises departments ranging from R&D and exploration through to production, commercialisation and sales. Mr. Phillips' position as a Corporate Executive at Ironside is focused on the structure of funding and new management for small-cap companies both private and public. Mr. Phillips has worked for Ironside Capital since the company incorporation having previously held a position at Merchant Corporate Finance.