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Directors & Management

Peter Cook - Non-Executive Chairman

BSc (Applied Geology); MSc (Mineral Economics); MAusIMM

Mr Peter Cook is a Geologist (BSc (Applied Geology)) and a Mineral Economist (MSc (Min. Econ)), MAusIMM with over 35 years of experience in the field of exploration, project, operational and corporate management of mining companies.  He is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Westgold Resources Limited (ASX: WGX) (“Westgold”), Non-Executive Chairman of Castile Resources Limited (ASX: CST) (“Castille”) and Non-Executive Chairman of Titan Minerals Limited (ASX: TTM).

Over the past two decades, Mr Cook has founded and served as Managing Director or Chairman on many Boards and successful miners and developers in gold and base metals. He has served and continues to serve as Chairman of Castile, Managing Director of Westgold and later as its Executive Chairman before recently stepping back from all executive roles. He also served as Non-Executive Chairman of Nelson Resources Limited (ASX: NES) until February 2019.

Over his distinguished career he has been recognised by industry being awarded the GMJ Mining Executive of the year in 2001,  the Asia – Mining Executive of the year in 2015 awarded at the Mines and Money Conference in Hong Kong in 2015, the Mining News CEO of the Year award in 2017 and the Gavin Thomas Mining Award in 2019.

Tom Sanders - Managing Director

BSc (Geology) Sydney University; MSc (Mineral Economics) Curtin University; MAusIMM; FAICD

Tom Sanders is a geologist with over 35 years’ experience in the Australian mining industry.  He has extensive experience in project generation, exploration, feasibility, mining and corporate management with a strong emphasis on gold and nickel in Western Australia.  Mr Sanders has published works on nickel and gold in WA, in addition to regional mineralisation studies on the eastern Kimberley region under contract to the Geological Survey of WA.

Mr Sanders has managed a large number of exploration projects, several of which he progressed into production during a 23 year period based in the Kalgoorlie region in WA.  He has extensive production experience on several underground and open pit gold and nickel operations.

Mr Sanders was responsible for identifying Breaker’s initial projects and guiding the Company to a successful ASX listing in 2012. Mr Sanders previously founded Navigator Resources Limited and steered that company from initial project acquisition to ASX-listing.  He then managed the building of a two million ounce gold resource inventory through discovery and acquisition and identified the Cummins Range rare earth resource.

Mark Edwards - Non-Executive Director

BJuris, LLB University of Western Australia

Mark Edwards is a solicitor with over 25 years’ experience in resources and corporate law.

Mr Edwards has advised a range of ASX-listed companies active in the resources sector. He has advised on a range of resources projects in Australia and overseas, including significant nickel, gold and iron ore projects. His professional work has involved him in many facets of the resources industry ranging from ASX listings, exploration and mining joint ventures, project development agreements and project financing.

Mike Kitney - Non-Executive Director

Ass Met WA Institute of Technology; Post Grad Dip (Extractive Metallurgy) WA School of Mines; MSc (Mineral Economics) Curtin University; MAusIMM; GAICD

Mike Kitney is a process engineer with over 40 years’ experience in the mining industry.  He has participated in the development and construction of projects throughout Australia, Africa, south east Asia and the former Soviet Union.  Mr Kitney’s particular strengths are in production and mineral processing, all aspects of environmental management, project evaluation and assessment and leadership of interdisciplinary project teams.  He brings to the Company vast project development expertise and practical experience in commissioning new projects.

Mr Kitney has previously held senior technical and project management positions with Alcoa Australia Limited, Minproc Engineers Limited, Property Company of London plc, British Phosphate Commissioners, Nelson Gold Corporation Limited and Avocet Mining plc.  He is most recently the Chief Operating Officer of Kasbah Resources Limited and a technical consultant to Prospect Resources Limited.

Linton Putland - Non-Executive Director

BEng (Mining) WA School of Mines; MSc (Mineral Economics) WA School of Mines; MAusIMM; GAICD

Linton Putland holds degrees in mining engineering (Bachelor of Engineering, Western Australian School of Mines) and a masters in science (Mineral Economics, Western Australian School of Mines) and has over 30 years’ experience in mining operations, joint ventures and corporate management, in Australia, Africa and the Americas over a wide range of commodities.

Mr Putland is principal of LJ Putland & Associates, a private mining consultancy company which was founded in 2002, providing advisory and consultancy services in mining project and company evaluation and due diligence appraisals with a focus on corporate growth. During this period he has also been Managing Director of a privately owned exploration company, with joint venture interests in Africa. Prior to this he held corporate and senior management roles in IAMGOLD, AurionGold, Delta Gold and Pancontinental Mining.

Mr Putland is a Member of AusIMM and a Graduate Member of AICD.

Eric Vincent - Non-Executive Director

JD Harvard University; BA Williams College

Eric Vincent is the President of Sarissa Capital, a healthcare-focused activist investment firm. Most recently, he served as the Head of Business Development at Mubadala Capital, the financial investment arm of the sovereign wealth firm Mubadala Investment Company. From 2012 through 2017, Mr Vincent was Chief Executive Officer of Electrum Group.

Mr Vincent previously served as President of Ospraie Management, an investment firm focused on commodities and basic industries. From 2007 through October 2009, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Managed Funds Association, the leading trade association representing the US hedge fund industry.

He began his career as an attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and holds a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College. Mr Vincent was previously a member of the Global Markets Advisory Committee of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission and a member of the Investor Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

Lisa Wynne - Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary


Lisa Wynne has a Bachelor Business and is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Her experience includes over 16 years as CFO & Company Secretary and Board level experience across the commercial sector with a particular focus on the mining and resources, finance, accounting and technology industries across ASX, AIM and TSX listed companies.

Alastair Barker - Exploration Manager

BSc (Geology) WA School of Mines; MAusIMM

Alastair Barker is a geologist with 20 years’ experience in the Australian mineral exploration and mining industry and has worked on a range of gold, platinum, uranium, manganese, nickel, copper and rare earth projects throughout Australia. He has operated successful geological contracting businesses in Kalgoorlie and more recently in the Northern Territory.

Mr Barker has extensive experience in all stages of regional and near-mine exploration project management, particularly in Western Australia, from conceptual targeting and ground acquisition through to resource definition and open cut mining geology. He has held Senior Geologist and Project Leader roles with a variety of Australian companies including Thundelarra Exploration Ltd, Navigator Resources Ltd, Mining Projects Group, De Grey Mining Ltd, Croesus Mining NL and Hannans Reward Ltd.

Mr Barker has particular strengths in project management and evaluation in remote areas and broad exposure to a wide variety of geological settings and mineralisation styles in Australia. He played a key role at several discoveries including the Turner River Gold Belt and was a key team member at the Kalgoorlie operations of Croesus Mining NL and other mine developments including Mt Monger.

Sam Smith - Chief Operating Officer & Investor Relations Manager

GradDipMinEng (UNSW), M.B.A, B.Comms

Sam Smith is a mining engineer with over 15 years of industry experience. He has worked in a broad range of commodities, domestically and internationally, in both underground and surface mining operations, and underground resource drilling operations.

Mr Smith began his career working for international drilling company Swick Mining Services Ltd, responsible for growing the company in the APAC region. He has held senior management roles at numerous mining contractors including Global Surface Mining, and Macmahon Holdings Ltd. Most recently at Macmahon, Mr Smith lead the estimating and technical services team involved in establishing gold mining operations at Gwalia, King of the Hill, Warrawoona, and Mt Morgans.

Mr Smith’s particular strengths are in project evaluation, mineral economics, and establishment of mining operations.

Sarah Sutcliffe - Corporate Affairs Manager

GradCertHRM (2023), AGIA

Sarah Sutcliffe is a team-oriented leader with deep corporate services experience spanning Company Secretariat, Human Resources, IT, Risk, Legal, Finance and Administration.  At Breaker Resources NL, Sarah plays a key role in the continued development and execution of the Company’s corporate strategy.  Prior to joining the Company in mid-2021, Sarah held various roles in senior management primarily in technology, scientific and energy sectors.  She holds a Certificate in Governance Practice and Business Administration and is a Member of the Governance Institute of Australia.