Michael has over 35 years of experience in the management and development of companies engaged in the business of mineral resources, mining finance and process technology in gold, nickel, cobalt, chromium and platinum group metals in Australia and South Africa.
He led the acquisition and re-consolidation of the mineral rights and mining tenements covering the Weld Range Complex commencing in 2007. Michael led and has managed the evaluation of Range Well Mineral Resources in Western Australia since 2009, the Ausinox Stainless Steel Alloy Project, the Range Well MHP Project, as well as the Battery Chemicals Complex in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In May this year, Michael led the acquisition of the Battery Materials Business of Johnson Matthey plc in the United Kingdom, comprising of world leading battery materials technology, pilot plants, laboratories, and battery technology centres. He has been a Director and CEO of EV Metals Group plc since 2015. He was formerly a Director and CEO of Podium Minerals Limited.