Interim Chief Executive Officer
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.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr David Kelly joined Resolute in 2016 as General Manager – Corporate Strategy and is currently Chief Operating Officer responsible for all aspects of the Company’s operations and projects. An experienced geologist and Company Director, Mr Kelly has served in various senior executive roles in the resources sector for the last 30 years including as an investment banker and corporate advisor. Currently a non-executive director of ASX listed Predictive Discovery Limited, Mr Kelly has previously served as a director of Ridge Resources Limited, Renaissance Minerals Limited and Pacific Ore Limited.
General Counsel & Company Secretary
Ms Amber Stanton is a corporate lawyer and was appointed as General Counsel / Company Secretary in August 2017. Prior to joining Resolute, Ms Stanton was a partner at two international law firms, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, energy and resources and general corporate and commercial matters. Ms Stanton was the WA winner of the 2011 Telstra Business Women’s Award (Corporate and Private Sector) and is a director of the Liver Foundation of Western Australia.
James Champion de Crespigny
General Manager – Business Development
Mr James Champion de Crespigny joined Resolute in 2020 as General Manager – Business Development. Mr Champion de Crespigny is a chartered accountant with experience in capital markets, financing, and mergers and acquisitions, primarily in the mining sector. His past experience includes roles with London-based mining finance group Cutfield Freeman & Co and Sydney-based private equity group EMR Capital.
General Manager – Sustainability
MSc (Organisational Psychology)
Mr Jordan Morrissey joined Resolute in 2020 as General Manager People & Sustainability and is responsible for all aspects of the Company’s People & HSSEC divisions and the execution of the Group sustainability strategy. An experienced mining professional, Mr Morrissey has over 15 years global mining experience and most recently held the Chief People Officer role for Syrah Resources Limited.
General Manager – Exploration
Mr Bruce Mowat joined Resolute in 2011 and is currently General Manager – Exploration, responsible for the Company’s exploration and development programs in Australia, Africa and other jurisdictions. Mr Mowat has spent 30 years exploring for and finding gold and base metal deposits in Australia, PNG, Indonesia and West Africa and has held senior positions in a number of companies. Prior to joining Resolute Mr Mowat was Chief Geologist for Straits Resources.