John Forwood

Non-Executive Director

B.Sc (Hons) LlB (Hons), MAIG, MSEG, and MAusIMM

Mr Forwood is a qualified geologist and lawyer with extensive experience in equity markets and debt finance, with a particular focus on the junior resources sector.  He has spent the past 20 years as a specialist resources financier and fund manager.  His career in resource finance began with RMB Resources Ltd, (a division of Rand Merchant Bank) in Australia and the UK.  At RMB Resources he was a manager of the private Telluride Fund in Melbourne.  He is currently Chief Investment Officer of the ASX-listed Lowell Resources Fund.  Prior to joining RMB Resources in 1998, Mr Forwood worked as an exploration geologist, including positions with North Flinders Mines in the Northern Territory, East African Gold Mines in Tanzania, and Aberfoyle Limited in Indonesia.

Currently, Mr Forwood is not a director of any other publicly listed companies. He is however a director of a number of unlisted companies including Lowell Resources Funds Management Pty Ltd which is the investment manager of the Lowell Resources Fund, an ASX listed investment trust.