Southern Hemisphere Mining

David Lenigas

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Lenigas is an experienced mining engineer with significant global resources and corporate experience, having served as Executive Chairman, Chairman, and Non-Executive Director of many public listed companies in London, Canada, Johannesburg, and Australia.

In recent years, Mr Lenigas was the Executive Chairman of London listed lithium investment company Rare Earth Minerals Plc, which has been responsible for providing significant funding for the development of the large Sonora Lithium Project in Mexico and the Cinovec Lithium Project in the Czech Republic. He is currently the Executive Chairman of ASX listed Artemis Resources Limited (ARV) and Non-Executive Director of Canadian listed Australian company Macarthur Minerals, whose major shareholder is Rare Earth Minerals Plc.

Mr Lenigas was also, until recently, the Executive Chairman of London listed UK Oil & Gas Investments Plc, which was responsible for the new Horse Hill oil discovery near London’s Gatwick International Airport that flowed on test a UK onshore record of 1,688 barrels of oil per day. He is now the Executive Chairman of London listed Doriemus Plc, which owns an interest in the Horse Hill oil discovery and is working with its JV partners towards moving Horse Hill into production.  

Mr Lenigas has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Mining Engineering)(Distinction) from Curtin University’s Kalgoolie School of Mines and holds a Western Australian First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency.

Trevor Tennant

Managing Director

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.

Keith Coughlan

Non-Executive Director

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 until recently he was the Non-Executive Chairman of ASX listed Talga Resources Limited (TLG).

Julia Beckett

Company Secretary

Ms Beckett holds a Certificate in Governance Practice and Administration and is a Certified Member of the Governance Institute of Australia.  Julia is a corporate governance professional, having worked in corporate administration and compliance for the past 10 years. She has been involved in business acquisitions, mergers, initial public offerings, capital raisings as well as statutory and financial reporting.  Julia is currently Company Secretary of European Metals Holdings Limited and Blina Minerals NL and she is Joint Company Secretary of Holista CollTech Limited.