Board and Management

Ray Shorrocks
Executive Chairman

B.A. History/Philosophy (Hons) M.B.A. Finance

Appointed: 28 January 2020

Ray has over 27 years’ experience working in the investment banking industry, Ray is highly conversant and experienced in all areas of mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets, including a significant track record of transactions in the metals and mining sectors. He was past Chairman of ASX listed Bellevue Gold Limited and Republic Gold Limited.

Ray is Non-Executive Chairman of Galilee Energy Limited and a number of private companies. Ray is former director and head of the corporate finance department of a major Australian investment services company based in Sydney.

Steve Parsons
Non-Executive Director

Steve is an experienced geologist with a proven track record of mineral discoveries, corporate growth, international investor relations and creating shareholder wealth. He was the founder and Managing Director of Gryphon Minerals that had a major gold discovery in West Africa and which grew to an ASX-200 company. Steve is also a Director of ASX listed Bellevue Gold Limited, African Gold Ltd & Blackstone Minerals Ltd.

Michael Naylor
Non-Executive Director

Michael has 24 years’ experience in corporate advisory and public company management since commencing his career and qualifying as a chartered accountant. Michael has been involved in the financial management of mineral and resources focused public companies serving on the board and in the executive management team focusing on advancing and developing mineral resource assets and business development.

Nick Katris
Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Nick Katris is a Chartered Accountant with over 14 years’ of experience in  the resources sector, operating in Australia, Canada, Europe and Africa.

His career includes corporate and financial management with a number of ASX listed companies active in a range of commodities, precious and base metals and industrial minerals sector, together with Directorships and Company Secretarial of unlisted entities.

During this time, he’s been responsible for accounting and financial management of exploration, feasibility studies, new business development, joint ventures, structuring and corporate governance. He is currently the Financial Controller of Bellevue Gold Limited, African Gold Limited, Cygnus Gold Limited and Cowan Lithium Limited.

Marcus Harden
Chief Geologist

Marcus is a Geologist with extensive gold and base metals exploration and management experience throughout Australia, Africa, Asia and the Americas.

He has played key roles in the discovery and definition of more than 9 million ounces of gold globally with ASX listed junior companies. Three of these projects are currently operating and one is in development.

Corporate Governance

The directors of Auteco Minerals Limited (“Auteco Minerals” or the “Company”) believe that effective corporate governance improves company performance, enhances corporate social responsibility and benefits all stakeholders. Governance practices are not a static set of principles and the company assesses its governance practices on an annual basis. Changes and improvements are made in a substance over form manner, which appropriately reflect the changing circumstances of the company as it grows and evolves. Accordingly, the Board has established a number of practices and policies to ensure that these intentions are met and that shareholders are fully informed about the affairs of the company.

Effective 1 July 2020, the company adopted the 4th Edition of the Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations. Please click on the attached downloadable pdf documents, which have been approved and authorised by the board of directors.