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Dr Colin Rose — Executive Chairman

Dr Rose has been Non-Executive Chairman of Marmota since 1 May 2015, and Executive Chairman since 5 June 2017. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Sydney. He is a long-term fundamentals investor in the mining and exploration sector, with particular exposure to gold and copper. He has extensive business experience as the founder and director of a technology company whose software is used in over 55 countries. He has been invited to speak to the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Bank of England, the National Bureau of Economic Research (USA), and the London School of Economics (Financial Markets Group).

Dr Kevin Wills — Executive Director: Exploration

Kevin Wills Kevin Wills is a geologist with significant experience in multi-commodity mineral exploration including feasibility studies, mine operations and corporate activities in Australasia. He has been closely involved in the discovery and evaluation of economic mineral deposits of: diamonds (Argyle, WA), base metals (Thalanga & Waterloo QLD), gold (Murchison WA and Challenger SA), mineral sands (Burekup, WA) and iron ore (Blacksmith WA). Dr Wills was Managing Director of Flinders Mines Limited for over ten years. He is an Associate of the Royal School of Mines, past Chairman of the Adelaide Branch and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Between 2010 and 2015, he was an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide engaging in teaching economic geology and mineral exploration. He founded the SA Exploration and Mining Conference in 2004 and has since been Chairman of the organising committee. Dr Wills has had experience on five boards and involvement in many IPOs and capital raisings. Since March 2016, he has been working as Chief Consulting Geologist with Marmota; as acting MD of Marmota from 14 November 2016 until 30 January 2017, and as Executive Director (Exploration) since 5 June 2017.


Shane Barker — Executive Director: Production

Shane Barker Shane Barker is a metallurgist with extensive production experience over more than 30 years at companies such as BHP (Olympic Dam Expansion Study, Kalgoorlie and Kambalda), Evolution Mining, WMC, Ross Mining, Sons of Gwalia, ALCOA, Coolgardie Gold etc. Mr Barker was the principal metallurgist and Manager of the Processing team operating the highly successful White Dam gold heap leach mine in South Australia. He has worked both within Australia and internationally. His experience has encompassed most metallurgical unit processes such as crushing, grinding, flotation, CIL/CIP, heap leaching, BiOX, thickening, filtration and tailings management. Shane joined the Board of Marmota on 1 September 2019 as Executive Director (Production).


Other Key Advisors

Lisa Askham-Levy — Company Secretary and CFO

Postal Address

Marmota Ltd
PO Box 117
Glenelg SA 5045

Exploration Office

Unit 6
79-81 Brighton Road
Glenelg SA 5045

Contact details

Tel: (08) 8294 0899
Fax: (08) 8376 8633
Email: info@marmota.com.au

ABN: 38 119 270 816