First Au
Investor Centre

Board & Management

Bryan Frost

Executive Chairman and Managing Director

Mr Frost is currently chairman of PHA and will remain as chairman of First Au. He has had a long and distinguished career over 5 decades in stockbroking and the financial services industry and has been a chairman and director of multiple listed public companies and in particular ASX listed mining companies.

Mr Frost is chairman of Peregrine Corporate Limited, which operates under a Financial Securities Licence. In this role he was instrumental in the listing of De grey Mining and Atlas Iron among others.

Michael Quinert

Non-Executive Director

Mr Quinert is a founding partner of Quinert Rodda & Associates which was established in July 2009. Mr Quinert possesses specific expertise in assisting corporations to complete IPOs and has assisted numerous groups across a range of industry sectors to successfully list on the ASX.

Mr Quinert is Chairman of ASX listed West Wits Mining Limited (ASX: WWI), a company with active gold mining activities in South Africa, Australia and Indonesia.

Damon O’Meara

Non-Executive Director

Damon O’Meara has had a 40-year involvement in the mining and prospecting industry through Denis O’Meara Prospecting. After working in exploration for decades Mr O’Meara founded and operated Outback Trees of Australia, working primarily with major mining companies including BHP, Rio Tinto, FMG, Chevron, Woodside, Atlas Iron and BC Iron providing commercial landscaping and irrigation to remote mining sites. Mr O’Meara is a director of Great Sandy Pty Ltd and represents the interest of the O’Meara family in First Au.

Mr O'Meara is one of the Vendors of the Tenements and is only a related party of the Company by virtue of the Acquisition.

Richard Revelins

Executive Director

Mr Revelins is a founding Director of Peregrine Corporate Limited and also a Managing Director at Cappello Group Inc in Los Angeles, USA. He has over 30 years of experience with international investment banks in the area of corporate finance and corporate advice. He has held senior positions with Kleinwort Benson Australia Limited, Morgan Grenfell Australia Limited and McIntosh Securities Limited. Mr Revelins has predominantly specialised in mining and natural resources and was the former Chairman of Atlas Iron Limited as well as a director of numerous other public and private companies.

Brian Richardson

Exploration Manager and Chief Consulting Geologist

Mr Richardson is a geologist with over 35 years Australian and international experience. He has worked in all facets of mineral exploration including the generation, exploration and development of gold, base metals, uranium, diamond and tin-tantalite projects. He has held senior management positions in a number of companies in the resources sector and was a founding director of Thundelarra Exploration and Royal Resources. He is currently the technical director of North Rossa Pty Ltd and exploration manager of Great Sandy Pty Ltd.

Denis O’Meara

Founder and Consultant

First Au’s projects have been acquired from entities associated with Denis O’Meara, who has had a lifelong involvement in the exploration and mining industry. Mr O’Meara is synonymous with prospecting and discoveries in the Pilbara region where he has dedicated the majority of his business life. His prospecting activities have led to joint ventures with Cominco, International Nickel, Aztec, Metana, ACM, Carpentaria Homestake, Gwalia Group, Placer Pacific, BHP Gold (Newcrest), Alkane, CRA and Hill 50 Gold.

Apart from involvement in 12 ASX listings Mr O’Meara was a joint founder of Atlas Iron. In excess of $4 billion in exploration, development and mining expenditure has been generated from activities emanating from Mr O’Meara’s prospecting activities. Mr O’Meara will remain an integral part of First Au’s exploration effort. Mr O’Meara is a joint-recipient of the AMEC “Prospector of the Year Award”.

Brett Keilor

Consulting Geologist

Mr Keillor is a geologist with 30 years’ experience in the mining industry working across a diverse range of commodities. He was recently Chief Geologist (Gold) for Independence Group and remains as a consultant. Mr Keillor was involved in the discovery of the Marymia gold deposit and the Plutonic gold discovery. One of Mr Keillor’s most significant involvements was the initial targeting that led to the discovery of the Tropicana Gold deposit. Mr Keillor is a two-time recipient of the AMEC “Prospector of the Year Award”.

David McBain

Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer

Mr McBain is the managing partner of McBain McCartin & Co, Chartered Accountants. He has over 40 years’ experience in business advisory, consulting, taxation and external audits. Mr McBain is a Fellow of both Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also a member of Governance Institute of Australia.