Simon Griffiths has extensive global experience in the resources industry, both public and private companies in developed and emerging economies. He is a Chartered Mining Engineer and Qualified Person (QP) having held senior technical and operational leadership roles. At TSX/ASX listed OceanaGold he was Director of Operations at Haile Gold mine after leading the technical due diligence for the $480million acquisition. At Newcrest Mining (ASX), TWSP Ltd and Solid Energy (NZX) Simon has managed multiple technical studies for major resource projects in Australia, West Africa, Mozambique, Philippines, Indonesia, New Zealand and USA. Mr. Griffiths has an undergraduate B.Eng degree and Masters in Mining Engineering from Camborne School of Mines and a Masters in Mineral Economics from Curtin Business School, Western Australia. He has championed environmental engineering in mine design, ore reserve governance protocols and re-engineered major mining operations delivering significant valuation uplift.