BOARD & MANAGEMENT

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Kevin Wilson

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Wilson has over 30 years’ experience in the minerals and finance industries. He was the Managing Director of Rey Resources Limited, an Australian energy exploration company, from 2008 to 2016 and Leviathan Resources Limited, a Victorian gold mining company, from its initial public offering in 2005 through to its sale in 2006. He has prior experience as a geologist with the Anglo American Group in Africa and North America and as a stockbroking analyst and investment banker with CS First Boston and Merrill Lynch in Australia and USA.

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Ian Holland

Managing Director

Mr Ian Holland has over 20 years of experience in the minerals industry across a number of gold and base metal operations throughout Australia. He is a geologist by background and has a strong track record of value creation with his most recent role as Vice President, Australian Operations for Kirkland Lake Gold where he lead the growth of the world-class Fosterville Gold mine in Victoria. He was also previously the General Manager of Fosterville for a number of years as well as roles at Mount Isa Mines, Mount Gordon and Renison. He holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Minerals Geoscience from James Cook University, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute.

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Mr Geoff McDermott

Joint Managing Director

Mr Ian Holland has over 20 years of experience in the minerals industry across a number of gold and base metal operations throughout Australia.  He is a geologist by background and has a strong track record of value creation with his most recent role as Vice President, Australian Operations for Kirkland Lake Gold where he lead the growth of the world-class Fosterville Gold mine in Victoria.  He was also previously the General Manager of Fosterville for a number of years as well as roles at Mount Isa Mines, Mount Gordon and Renison.  He holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Minerals Geoscience from James Cook University, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute.

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Kevin Wilson

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Wilson has over 30 years’ experience in the minerals and finance industries. He was the Managing Director of Rey Resources Limited, an Australian energy exploration company, from 2008 to 2016 and Leviathan Resources Limited, a Victorian gold mining company, from its initial public offering in 2005 through to its sale in 2006. He has prior experience as a geologist with the Anglo American Group in Africa and North America and as a stockbroking analyst and investment banker with CS First Boston and Merrill Lynch in Australia and USA.

Ian Holland

Managing Director

Mr Ian Holland has over 20 years of experience in the minerals industry across a number of gold and base metal operations throughout Australia. He is a geologist by background and has a strong track record of value creation with his most recent role as Vice President, Australian Operations for Kirkland Lake Gold where he lead the growth of the world-class Fosterville Gold mine in Victoria. He was also previously the General Manager of Fosterville for a number of years as well as roles at Mount Isa Mines, Mount Gordon and Renison. He holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Minerals Geoscience from James Cook University, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute.

Mr Geoff McDermott

Technical Director

Mr Geoff McDermott is an experienced geologist and senior company executive. He was appointed Managing Director on May 19, 2008. Geoff has over 20 years industry experience working as a geologist in surface and underground metalliferous mining operations, in minerals exploration and as a consultant to the minerals industry. He has a broad range of international experience having worked as a geologist in Canada, Fiji and Australia for companies such as WMC and Rio Tinto as well as with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Canada. From 2002 until 2007 Geoff was Chief Geologist and Group Geologist with MPI Mines Limited and Leviathan Resources Limited. In 2007 Geoff started a consulting business specialising in metalliferous mining geology and minerals exploration.

Paul Hissey

Chief Financial Officer

Paul Hissey has a broad range of technical, financial and market experience achieved through more than 20 years working firstly as a geologist in mining operations in resource and production roles before a transition to capital markets as a respected research analyst with global investment banks RBC and Goldman Sachs. Paul has an MBA from the Chifley Business School and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance from Kaplan Professional along with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Hons.) from the University of South Australia.

Mr Shane Mele

Exploration Manager

Mr Shane Mele has more than 20 years’ experience in the resources industry, predominantly in gold mining and exploration, and also in base metal exploration. Prior to joining Navarre, Shane was Managing Director of Kidman Resources and held senior management and geological roles with St Barbara Limited, BCD Resources NL, Leviathan Resources Limited and MPI Mines Limited with a range of responsibilities including regional exploration management and technical project assessments for business development. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from LaTrobe University is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Kevin Wilson

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Wilson has over 30 years’ experience in the minerals and finance industries. He was the Managing Director of Rey Resources Limited, an Australian energy exploration company, from 2008 to 2016 and Leviathan Resources Limited, a Victorian gold mining company, from its initial public offering in 2005 through to its sale in 2006. He has prior experience as a geologist with the Anglo American Group in Africa and North America and as a stockbroking analyst and investment banker with CS First Boston and Merrill Lynch in Australia and USA.

Ian Holland

Managing Director

Mr Ian Holland has over 20 years of experience in the minerals industry across a number of gold and base metal operations throughout Australia. He is a geologist by background and has a strong track record of value creation with his most recent role as Vice President, Australian Operations for Kirkland Lake Gold where he lead the growth of the world-class Fosterville Gold mine in Victoria. He was also previously the General Manager of Fosterville for a number of years as well as roles at Mount Isa Mines, Mount Gordon and Renison. He holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Minerals Geoscience from James Cook University, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute.

Mr Geoff McDermott

Joint Managing Director

Mr Geoff McDermott is an experienced geologist and senior company executive. He was appointed Managing Director on May 19, 2008. Geoff has over 20 years industry experience working as a geologist in surface and underground metalliferous mining operations, in minerals exploration and as a consultant to the minerals industry. He has a broad range of international experience having worked as a geologist in Canada, Fiji and Australia for companies such as WMC and Rio Tinto as well as with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Canada. From 2002 until 2007 Geoff was Chief Geologist and Group Geologist with MPI Mines Limited and Leviathan Resources Limited. In 2007 Geoff started a consulting business specialising in metalliferous mining geology and minerals exploration.

Mr Shane Mele

Exploration Manager

Mr Shane Mele has more than 20 years’ experience in the resources industry, predominantly in gold mining and exploration, and also in base metal exploration. Prior to joining Navarre, Shane was Managing Director of Kidman Resources and held senior management and geological roles with St Barbara Limited, BCD Resources NL, Leviathan Resources Limited and MPI Mines Limited with a range of responsibilities including regional exploration management and technical project assessments for business development. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from LaTrobe University is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

DON'T DELETE THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mr Geoff McDermott

Joint Managing Director

Mr Geoff McDermott is an experienced geologist and senior company executive. He was appointed Managing Director on May 19, 2008. Geoff has over 20 years industry experience working as a geologist in surface and underground metalliferous mining operations, in minerals exploration and as a consultant to the minerals industry. He has a broad range of international experience having worked as a geologist in Canada, Fiji and Australia for companies such as WMC and Rio Tinto as well as with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Canada. From 2002 until 2007 Geoff was Chief Geologist and Group Geologist with MPI Mines Limited and Leviathan Resources Limited. In 2007 Geoff started a consulting business specialising in metalliferous mining geology and minerals exploration.

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Ian Holland

Joint Managing Director

Mr Ian Holland has over 20 years of experience in the minerals industry across a number of gold and base metal operations throughout Australia. He is a geologist by background and has a strong track record of value creation with his most recent role as Vice President, Australian Operations for Kirkland Lake Gold where he lead the growth of the world-class Fosterville Gold mine in Victoria. He was also previously the General Manager of Fosterville for a number of years as well as roles at Mount Isa Mines, Mount Gordon and Renison. He holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Minerals Geoscience from James Cook University, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute.

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Mr Shane Mele

Exploration Manager

Mr Shane Mele has more than 20 years’ experience in the resources industry, predominantly in gold mining and exploration, and also in base metal exploration. Prior to joining Navarre, Shane was Managing Director of Kidman Resources and held senior management and geological roles with St Barbara Limited, BCD Resources NL, Leviathan Resources Limited and MPI Mines Limited with a range of responsibilities including regional exploration management and technical project assessments for business development. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from LaTrobe University is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

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Mrs Jodi Ford

Assistant Company Secretary & Accountant

Mrs Jodi Ford has been the Accountant of Navarre Minerals for over 9 years and was appointed Assistant Company Secretary in 2017. Jodi has previously held finance roles in the services and not-for-profit sectors.

Jodi holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and is currently completing her CPA studies.

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