Nicholas Mather graduated in 1979 from the University of Queensland with a B.Sc. (Hons, Geology). Nicholas Mather has 35 years’ experience in exploration and resource company management in a variety of countries. His career has taken him to numerous countries exploring for precious and base metals and fossil fuels. Nicholas Mather has focused his attention on the identification of and investment in world class resource exploration projects. Nicholas Mather is currently CEO of SolGold plc, heading up a tier 1 copper gold porphyry in Ecuador. Nicholas also sits on the board of DGR Global, Dark Horse Resources, IronRidge Resources, Aus Tin Mining, Armour Energy and Lakes Oil.
Nicholas Mather was Managing Director of BeMaX Resources NL (an ASX-listed company) from 1997 until 2000 and instrumental in the discovery of the world class Ginkgo mineral sand deposit in the Murray Basin in 1998.
As Executive Director of Arrow Energy NL (also ASX-listed) until his resignation in 2004, Nicholas Mather was the Co-Founder and drove the acquisition and business development of Arrow’s large Surat Basin Coal Bed Methane project in south-east Queensland. He was Managing Director of Auralia Resources NL, a junior gold explorer, before its USD23 million merger with Ross Mining NL in 1995. Nicholas Mather was a Non-Executive Director of Ballarat Goldfields NL until 2004, having assisted the company in its recapitalisation on the ASX in 2003. He was also founder and Chairman of TSX-V listed Waratah Coal Inc until its AUD130m takeover by Minerology Pty Ltd in December 2008. Nicholas Mather was a founding director of Orbis Gold which was sold in 2014 for AU$178 million.
Nicholas Mather is a member of the Company’s Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee.