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Executive Chairman

John Shackleton

Australia

John is a professional with over 35 years of experience in the mining industry from construction to management duties in gold and base metal projects. John has Project Management experience in Australia, multiple African countries, the USA, Philippines and Dominican Republic, dealing with both local and government agencies.

John has been part of the development of Margosa Graphite Ltd since inception and continues to be a key member of management today.

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Non-Executive Director

Varuna Mallawarachchi

Sri Lanka

Varuna has over 28 years legal experience and is currently Senior Partner at Mallawarachchi Associates, a Sri Lankan law firm specializing in corporate advisory services.

He is a recognized expert in labor law. He has held board level positions in several local mining companies in Sri Lanka.

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Non-Executive Director

Craig Pentland

Australia

Mr Pentland has extensive knowledge and experience of Sri Lanka having expatriated there as a founding director of Lankan Resources Development Fund (now Margosa). Mr Pentland has over 20 years’ experience in Public Practice building compliance and financial framework structures for organisations including several ASX listed mining and exploration companies.

He is currently the Chairman of CGS Australia Ltd, a publicly unlisted Silica Quartz Mining Operation in Sri Lanka.

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Company Secretary and CFO

Kelly Moore

Australia

Kelly is the director of consulting and advisory firm Meridian Corporate Consultants Pty Ltd. Kelly is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Company Secretary with extensive experience in senior financial and governance advisory roles.

Having previously held roles providing corporate accounting and governance services to a wide range of entities, Kelly has gained a wealth of experience in the financial reporting and compliance requirements of companies, both listed and unlisted.

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LRM Director and Administration Manager

Kanchana Kodituwakku

Sri Lanka

Kanchana is a Company Director with over ten years of legal experience and is a Senior Associate at a local law firm. Kanchana has operational level experience in local Sri Lankan mining companies.

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Exploration Manager

Hamish Fraser

Sri Lanka

Hamish is a geologist with over 18 years experience working extensively throughout Asia Pacific and Africa. He has worked with a broad range of commodities, and has worked on projects from greenfields to production.

Hamish is a Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and is registered as a Chartered Professional in Geology.

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Construction Manager

Chuck Bartle

Sri Lanka

Chuck is a qualified mine surveyor with 7 years experience in underground mine surveying, 20 years experience in gold and mineral processing and over 10 years in mining infrastructure supply and installation in Australia and Africa.