Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Dr Nicole Adshead-Bell is a geologist with a deep understanding of the mining industry from over 25 years bridging the gap between the technical, corporate (Executive and Director), institutional investor and investment banking segments of the business – within an ESG framework. Her career includes CEO of ASX-listed Brazilian gold producer Beadell Resources (prior to its acquisition by Canadian/US listed Great Panther Mining Ltd); Director of Mining Research at Sun Valley Gold LLC (a SEC registered precious metals focused fund); and Managing Director, Investment Banking, Haywood Securities ( Canadian independent investment dealer. While at Haywood she was involved in ~20 public transactions including streaming, mergers, acquisitions and divestures and raising ~C$1.8Bn in equity/convertible financings. More recently she established Cupel Advisory Corp. to focus on investments and advisory services in the mining sector. Dr Adshead-Bell has over 15 years of cumulative public board experience including exploration, development, operating and royalty companies listed in Canada, USA, Australia and the UK.
Dr Adshead-Bell has PhD in structural/economic geology from James Cook University where she also completed her geology undergraduate and honours degrees. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of TSX listed Altius Minerals Corp., a diversified royalty company focused on sustainability related global growth trends including copper, battery metals (lithium, nickel, cobalt), clean iron ore, potash and renewable electricity generation and ASX listed Matador Mining Ltd, a junior exploration/development company focused on advancing its Cape Ray Gold Project in Newfoundland, Canada.