Rick Yeates

Non-Executive Director

Rick is a mining industry veteran with more than 40 years of experience in Executive, Director and Consultant roles across all technical disciplines, from exploration to production. He has worked as an exploration geologist, mine geologist, mining consultant and company director across the ASX-listed space and unlisted public companies / private companies. Rick has worked in all Australian States and 39 countries on five continents, and was Managing Director at Middle Island Resources Limited (ASX: MDI) where he was instrumental in the identification and securing of Middle Island’s exciting Barkly copper-gold project in the Northern Territory. 

He has also served on the boards of several ASX-listed companies, most recently as Non-Executive Director at Western Areas Limited, until the time of its recent takeover by IGO Limited (ASX: IGO). Prior to this, Rick established and ran the highly regarded geological consultancy group RSG Global for over 20 years, prior to its takeover by Coffey International Limited in 2006.