Michael Hudson

Managing Director

Southern Cross Gold

Michael Hudson is the Managing Director of Southern Cross Gold, a minerals exploration company primarily focused on gold exploration in the Melbourne Zone of central Victoria.  

Mike is an explorationist, geologist and entrepreneur.  He graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1990 with a B.Sc. (Hons 1st) in Geology and more recently received the Tolhurst Noall Prize for "Mining Investment Analysis” for the FINSIA Graduate Diploma.

Mike started his career in 1990 working in mines as an underground and exploration geologist at Broken Hill with Pasminco Ltd.  Over the last 20 years he has developed and raised more than US$150m for mineral exploration properties on four continents.  He has been involved with numerous discoveries of various commodities, many which are now mines or advanced assets.
He co-founded Mawson Gold Ltd in 2004, a TSX listed gold exploration and development company, Southern Cross Gold in 2021 and is also cofounder and director of Hannan Metals Ltd, an early-stage copper explorer in Peru listed on the TSXV.

He is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and Member of both the Society for Economic Geologists and Australian Institute of Geoscientists.

Michael Hudson