Christopher Gale

Executive Chairman

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Mr Gale has extensive experience in senior management roles in both the public and private sectors, especially in commercial and financial roles.


He has also held various board and executive roles at a number of technology and mining companies during his career. He was the founder and is currently Executive Director of Latin Resources and has been operating in South America for over 10 years. ​


Chris is also the past Chairman of the Council on Australian Latin American Relations (COALAR) established by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). ​


He is also a founding director of Allegra Capital, a boutique corporate advisory firm based in Perth and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

David Vilensky

Non-Executive Director 

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Mr. Vilensky is a practising corporate lawyer and an experienced listed Company Director. He is the Managing Director of Perth law firm Bowen Buchbinder Vilensky and has more than 35 years' experience in the areas of corporate and business law and in commercial and corporate management.


Mr Vilensky practises in the areas of corporate and commercial law, corporate advisory, merges and acquisitions, mining and resources and complex dispute resolution.  Mr Vilensky acts for a number of listed and public companies and advises on directors' duties, due diligence, capital raisings, compliance with ASX Listing rules, corporate governance and corporate transactions generally.    


Mr Vilensky is also the Chairman of ASX listed resources company Latin Resources Limited (ASX: LRS) and is a Non–Executive Director of ASX listed telecommunications and technology company Vonex Ltd (ASX: VN8).

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Joseph van den Elsen

Non-Executive Director

Mr. van den Elsen has had extensive experience in South America.


He is currently the Managing Director of CMN Mining, a privately held exploration and development company advancing a coal project in Colombia. Prior to joining CMN Mining, he held executive positions with MHM Metals and Hampshire Mining.

Previously Joe van den Elsen was an Associate Director with UBS and held a comparable position with Goldman Sachs JB Were. He holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Bachelor of Arts (Spanish) and a Graduate Diploma in Environment, Energy and Resources Law and is currently studying towards a Graduate Diploma in Mineral Exploration Geoscience and a Master of Science (Mineral Economics).

Yugi Gouw

Company Secretary / CFO

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Mr. Gouw has a Bachelor of Commerce from Curtin University, is a Certified Practising Accountant, and has a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance from the Governance Institute of Australia.


Over the last 10 years, he has worked with ASX companies as both Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer. 

Tony Greenaway

GM - Geology

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Mr Greenaway is a senior geologist with broad experience gained over 23 years and covering operations in Australia (WA and Lachlan Fold), Africa, South America (Chile), Central America (Mexico) and Asia (Indonesia).

Mr Greenaway’s areas of responsibilities cover
exploration, geological technical overview and
operational implementation.

Tony has been involved with the exploration, development and production of Gold and Copper projects at very senior level in his previous roles with Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd, Iron Ore Holdings Ltd, White Star Resources Ltd Chile, South America and Talisman Mining Ltd.

Geoff Balfe

Exploration Manager - Alpine

Mr Balfe is a senior geologist +40 years’ experience including +20 years in North America; early experience with Amax in North America.