Marthinus (Martin) Botha
Mr Martin Botha was appointed Chairman in June 2017 after being appointed to the board in February 2014. Mr Botha is an Engineering Surveyor by training with 30 years’ experience in international investment banking. A founding director in Standard Bank Plc’s London centred international operations, Mr Botha established and led the development of the core global natural resources trading and financing franchises, as well as various geographic operations, including those in the Russian Commonwealth of Independent States, Turkey and the Middle East. Mr Botha is currently non-executive Chairman of Sberbank CIB (UK) Ltd, a securities broker regulated by the UK Financial Services Authority, and is a non-executive director of Zeta Resources Limited (appointed 2013). Mr Botha graduated with first class honours from the University of Cape Town and is based in London.
Mr Botha is Chair of the Nomination Committee, and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
BComm, PG Law, GAICD
Ms Yasmin Broughton is a Non-Executive Director and was appointed to the board in June 2017. Ms Broughton is a corporate lawyer with significant experience working as both a director and an executive in a diverse range of industries. Ms Broughton has over 14 years’ experience working with ASX listed companies as an officer and has a deep understanding of corporate governance, including compliance and managing complex legal issues. Ms Broughton is also a non-executive director of Synergy, the Insurance Commission of Western Australia and Edge Employment Solutions Inc.
Ms Broughton is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee, and a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee.
Mr Mark Potts is a Non-Executive Director and was appointed to the board in June 2017. Mr Potts has held senior executive and board positions, in start-ups and large corporate environments, over a 30-year career. Most recently Mr Potts was the worldwide CTO and VP for Corporate Strategy at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Prior to Hewlett Packard, Mr Potts was the founder of several successful, venture backed start-ups, that have driven technology disruption and business innovation in varied industries. Mr Potts is currently a director of iCentana Pty Ltd.
Mr Potts is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Nomination Committee.
BSc (Mining Engineering), MBA
Ms Sabina Shugg was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 7 September 2018. Ms Shugg is a mining engineer with over 30 years’ experience involving senior operational roles with leading mining and consulting organisations. Ms Shugg holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia, a Mining Engineering degree from the Western Australian School of Mines, and a Western Australian First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency. Ms Shugg currently serves on the Minerals Council of Australia Gender Diversity Working Group, the Curtin University Foundation Board, the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia’s Productivity Committee, and is the Director of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Mining Innovation Hub. In 2015 Ms Shugg was awarded a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia for significant service to the mining industry through executive roles in the resources sector and as a role model and mentor to women.
Mr Reynolds is a Non-Executive Director and was appointed to the Board on 28 May 2021. Mr Reynolds has over 40 years of experience in senior management and advisory roles in the natural resources sector, including almost 25 years of experience with Randgold Resources and its predecessors. He currently serves on the Board of Mkango Resources as a Non-Executive Director. In addition, Mr Reynolds has previously served on the Boards of Acacia Mining, GT Gold Corporation and Geodrill Limited and as Non-Executive Chair of Digby Wells Environmental. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, a Member of the Geological Society of South Africa and is registered as a Professional Natural Scientist.
Mr Reynolds is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee, the Remuneration Committee, the Sustainability Committee and the Nomination Committee.
Mr Stuart Gale was appointed Chief Financial Officer effective 20 January 2020. Mr Gale was most recently Group Manager Corporate Finance for Fortescue Metals Group Limited (FMG). Since joining FMG in 2010, Mr Gale has been responsible for FMG’s funding, risk, and treasury functions as well as statutory, management and project accounting, budgeting, forecasting, accounts payable and investor relations programs. During FMG’s expansion period, Mr Gale ensured robust systems and processes were developed and implemented in addition to co-ordinating external and internal finance functions. More recently, the development of FMG’s refinancing strategies to result in a low cost, flexible, long dated debt portfolio that supports the company’s ongoing growth has been part of Mr Gale’s role. Mr Gale has strong global relationships with banks, ratings agencies, shareholders, debt holders and investors that will be highly beneficial to Resolute.
Prior to his career at FMG, Mr Gale held senior executive positions at Wesfarmers including Chief Financial Officer of Wesfarmers Energy Limited and General Manager Group Accounting at Wesfarmers Limited. Mr Gale is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Fellow of Leadership Western Australia.