Tim Kennedy, B.App Sc (Geology), MBA, MAusIMM, MGSA - Independent Non-Executive Chairman (Appointed 13 December 2016, Chairman since 28 August 2018)
Mr Kennedy is a geologist with a successful 30-year career in the mining industry, including extensive involvement in the exploration, feasibility and development of gold, nickel, platinum group elements, base metals and uranium projects throughout Australia. His most recent role was as exploration manager with Independence Group NL, which during his 11 years IGO grew from being a junior explorer to a multi commodity mining company. In particular Mr Kennedy played a key role as part of the team that represented IGO on the exploration steering committee during the multi-million ounce Tropicana, Havana and Boston Shaker discoveries, the discovery of the Rosie magmatic nickel sulphide deposit; and the discovery of the Bibra orogenic gold deposit.
Prior to that Mr Kennedy held a number of senior positions with global miner Anglo America, including as Exploration manager - Australia, Principal Geologist/Team Leader - Australia and Principal Geologist. He also held positions with Resolute Limited, Hunter Resources and PNC Exploration Pty Ltd.
During the past three years Mr Kennedy has also served as a director of Millennium Minerals Limited (director since 2 May 2016) and Helix Resources Limited (director since 16 February 2018).