directors & management
NQ Minerals’ team is comprised of experts in geology, mine engineering, finance, corporate management and marketing. With over 190 years of combined mining and public company experience, the NQ Minerals team is dedicated to maximizing shareholder value.
DAVID LENIGAS (Chairman)
David Lenigas is a qualified Mining Engineer with a Western Australian First Class Mine Managers Certificate. He has extensive corporate experience at Chairman and CEO level on many of the world’s leading stock exchanges.
WALTER DOYLE (Director, CEO and Founder)Venture Capitalist and specialist in public equity markets worldwide with over 30 years of experience in mining and resources in Australia. Proven ability in team building and empowerment of individuals in the advancement of shareholder value.
ROGER JACKSON (Executive Director)
Over 25 years experience gained on underground and surface operations. Founding Director of numerous public and private entities in Australia including Hillgrove Gold Mines, Ark Mines Ltd, Every Day Mine Services Ltd, Augur Resources and Georgetown Gold Mine. Roger has significant concentrate marketing experience. BSc. (Geology, Geophysics) Dip. Fin. Man. Dip. Ed. MAus. IMM (25+ years), AICD, FSG.
COLIN SUTHERLAND (CFO & Director)
A CPA with over 20 years of financial and operational experience. Most recently, he served as President of McEwen Mining (NYSE:MUX) (TSX:MUX). Prior to this he served as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Archipelago Resources Plc and held senior financial and executive roles with Timmins Gold, Capital Gold, Nayarit Gold and Aurico Gold.
SURESH ADVANI (Chief Investment Officer)
Over 30 years experience as an executive and non executive in regulated financial services including banking, fund management, financial technology and insurance. Responsible for liability management /lender relationships. Formerly JPMorgan Chase and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, International Chamber of Commerce, Wyelands Bank PLC and Demica. Attended Oxford University.
ALLEN AMBROSE (Non Executive Director)
30 years in the Mining industry with extensive experience in exploration, project evaluation and project management, and has worked as a geological consultant in the US, Venezuela and Argentina. Currently a Director of Minera Andes (McEwen Mining).
GREG LANE (Non Executive Director)
Over 30 years experience in operations, engineering, design, study and project management, with industry leading knowledge of concentrator design, particularly comminution and flotation circuit design. Currently Chief Technical Officer at Ausenco. Started his career as a senior Metallurgist at Hellyer Gold Mines.
KEVIN PUIL (Non Executive Director)
Mr. Puil currently serves as the founder and Managing Partner of RIVI Capital LLC which is a private equity fund focused on precious metals and providing investors direct access to physical metal exposure. Kevin is a financier and has a wealth of experience in the mining sector. He has previously worked as an investment analyst and portfolio manager in both Canada and the US and is a CFA charter holder.
MIKE BARDEN (Project Consultant)
Over 35 years experience in the Mining sector including operational management, strategic consulting and business turnaround across all major mining jurisdictions and mined commodities. Mike was previously a Partner at Monitor Company, CEO of CRU and founder of Commodity and Mining Insight. Mike has an engineering degree from Cambridge and an MBA with finance specialisation.