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Brett Grosvenor

Executive Chair

Mr Grosvenor is an experienced executive with over 25 years’ experience in the Mining and Power industry. Holds a dual tertiary qualification in Engineering and a Master in Business, and prior to this was the Director of Development of Primero Group, focused on the development of projects from an initial concept through to contract delivery and operation.

He is currently a director of ASX listed Perpetual Resources Ltd and Firebird Metals Limited. He is a member of the Project Steering Group for Patriot Battery Metals and also the Australian Industry Consultation Group for Battery and Critical Minerals.

Simon Lawson

Non-Executive Director

Mr Lawson is a professional geoscientist with more than 16 years operational experience spanning multiple commodities and jurisdictions and was a founding member of Northern Star Resources (ASX:NST).

He holds a Master of Science in Geology from Auckland University and has more than 15 years of exploration, production and management experience in gold and base metals.

He is currently the Managing Director of Spartan Resources Limited (ASX:SPR).

Mr. Cai Kecheng

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Cai Kecheng is a representative of Hong Kong Jayson Mining Co. Ltd (Jayson), a substantial shareholder of Firetail.

Mr. Cai has 18+ years experience in financial investment and corporate strategy. He is currently the Associate President and Head of Investment & Strategy for Jayson; and prior to this held Managing Director roles at a number of private equity firms in Shanghai.

George Bauk

Non-Executive Director

Mr Bauk is an experienced executive, with 30 years in the resources industry, having held global operational and corporate roles with WMC Resources and Western Metals.

He has experience managing from exploration to production in Australia and internationally, with expertise across a variety of commodities, including rare earths, lithium, graphite, gold, uranium and copper. During his time as Managing Director of Northern Minerals, he led his team from a greenfields heavy rare earth explorer, to one of the few global producers of high value dysprosium outside of China.

Alongside his position as director at Firetail, he is also the Executive Chairman of ASX listed Valor Resources (ASX:VAL). He also serves as Non-Executive Chairman for both Evion Group NL (ASX:EVG) and Lithium Australia Limited (ASX:LIT), and is Executive Director of PVW Resources Limited (ASX:PVW).

Technical team

Robin Wilson

Exploration Manager

Robin has held senior exploration positions in several exploration and mining companies, plus 5 years working in oil and gas exploration. He is also Technical Director of Valor Resources (ASX:VAL)

During nearly 30 years of involvement in mineral exploration, Mr Wilson has worked on gold, nickel, REE, uranium, copper, lithium and phosphate projects throughout Australia, Africa, South America and North America and was involved in the initial discovery and outlining of several gold deposits in Australia. Between 2006 and 2021 he led the Northern Minerals exploration team that discovered the Browns Range REE deposits that have advanced through development to production of HRE carbonate.

Alison Dines

Senior Geologist

Alison is an experienced exploration geologist with over 13 years experience in the junior mining sector across multiple commodities and deposit types.

Ms Dines has worked on rare earth elements, epithermal gold, porphyry copper-gold/base metals, IOCG, lithium, intrusion-related gold, shear hosted gold and stratabound copper deposits throughout Australia. Most recently Alison was the Exploration Manager at ChemX Materials Ltd (ASX:CMX).

Frank Bierlein

Technical Consultant

Dr Bierlein is a geologist with 30 years of experience as a consultant, researcher, lecturer and industry professional. He served on the Firetail Board of Directors from listing on ASX in April 2022 until July 2023. He remains a Technical Consultant to Firetail, in particular for ongoing technical work on the Mt Slopeaway Project.

Dr Bierlein has held exploration and generative geology management positions with QMSD Mining Co Ltd, Qatar Mining, Afmeco Australia and Areva NC, and consulted for, among others, Newmont Gold, Resolute Mining, Goldfields International, Freeport McMoRan, and the International Atomic Energy Agency.

He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Blackstone Minerals; Impact Minerals, and Variscan Mines.