Mr Tennant is currently the managing director and one of the founders of Southern Hemisphere Mining Limited (SUH). He has over 35 years experience in the mining industry with much of it focused on the base metals and industrial minerals sectors. He was previously an Executive Director of Portman Mining Limited, OM Holdings Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Territory Iron Limited.
Mr Tennant is a qualified mining engineer with a range of experience including 13 years with Broken Hill Pty Ltd between 1974 and 1987. During this period he was employed as the underground manager of a tin mine in Indonesia, an engineer on the Ok Tedi mine feasibility study, the manager of an iron ore mine and the general manager of a large manganese mine.
Mr Coughlan has almost 30 years' experience in stockbroking and funds management. He has been largely involved in the funding and promoting of resource companies listed on the ASX, AIM and TSX. He has advised various companies on the identification and acquisition of resource projects and was previously employed by one of Australia's then largest funds.
Mr Coughlan is currently the Managing Director of ASX and AIM listed European Metals Holdings Limited (EMH), and a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed Calidus Resources Limited (CAI).
Ms Lyons is a Chartered Secretary with 15 years' experience working in the stockbroking and banking industries. She is an Associate of the Governance Institute of Australia having recently completed her Graduate Diploma studies in Applied Corporate Governance and she holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia with majors in Investment Finance, Corporate Finance and Marketing.
Ms Lyons is also a Director of Everest Corporate and Company Secretary of Ardiden Limited. Over the past 15 years she has held various positions with Macquarie Bank, UBS Investment Bank (London) and more recently Patersons Securities.