Mr Hill is a highly experienced mining executive with over thirty-five years’ global experience across building businesses, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, and corporate and social governance. He previously worked at Newmont Mining Corporation, one of the world’s largest gold producers, where he served as Executive Vice President Operations and Executive Vice-President Sustainability and External Relations. Mr Hill also served as Newmont’s Senior Vice-President for its Asia Pacific Region based in Perth with responsibility for Boddington, Jundee, the Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines JV and the Tanami operations in Australia, along with Batu Hijau in Indonesia and Waihi in New Zealand. Brian also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Minerals Council of Australia and an Executive Committee Member of the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia. Prior to that, he served as Managing Director for LionOre Australia Pty Ltd , and was Managing Director and CEO of Equatorial Mining Limited where during his tenure, Equatorial reached a market capitalisation of $550 million prior to being purchased by Antofagasta PLC. From 2000 to 2004, he ws the Managing Director of Falconbridge (Australia) Pty Ltd. Brian is currently an operating partner at Pacific Road Capital (mining private equity firm) and a Non-Executive Director of North Coal Limited (metallurgical coal development company in BC, Canada). Brian is based in Denver, Colorado.