Kevin is the Chairman and founder of Tulla Resources Group Pty Ltd (Tulla Private). He is also Chairman of THEMAC Resources, a Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Previously, Kevin was the founder and Chairman of The MAC Services, a company that was listed on ASX and grew to become Australia’s largest integrated accommodation group. In 1996, Kevin invested $100,000 for 100% of The MAC Services. It listed on ASX in 2007, before being sold to Oil States International Inc in December 2010 for an equity value of $651 million. At the time of sale, the Maloney family controlled 52% of The MAC Services.
Kevin has had an extensive career in international and corporate banking, finance and the resources industry. Kevin was part of the senior management team that created Elders Resources Limited (Elders Resources) in June 1985, after spending 20 years with ANZ. In 1985, Elders Resources had a market capitalisation of approximately $200 million. Elders Resources later transformed itself from a gold exploration and mining company into a diversified resources business active in investment, operations and development. In 1986, Kevin was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Elders Resources Finance Limited – a subsidiary specialty natural resources merchant bank. By 1989, Kevin had built the project‑lending book to approximately $620 million, and the market capitalisation of Elders Resources had grown to over NZ$2.2 billion, making it one of the top 20 companies (by market capitalisation) in Australia.
Kevin has been involved with a number of public companies as an executive and a director. He was previously Non‑Executive Chairman of HRL Holdings Ltd, Non‑Executive Director of Queensland Mining and Non‑Executive Chairman of Altona Mining Ltd.
Mark is the Managing Partner and founder of Tulla Private.
Previously, Mark was Chief Executive Officer of The MAC Services. During Mark’s tenure, The MAC Services became a member of the S&P/ASX 200.
Mark also has 15 years’ experience in investment markets, having held senior management positions with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co and Goldman Sachs Group Inc in London and Sydney.
Mark graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a Bachelor of Business (Hons) in 1993. Mark is a member of the Advisory Board for the UTS Business School.
Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Mining Engineering from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London in 1977. He also attained a Master of Science degree from the Imperial College, London in 1985.
Michael spent 22 years with BHP Billiton, most recently serving as Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer of the Base Metals Group based in Santiago, Chile, before retiring in 2008.
Michael joined the board of SSR Mining Inc in 2008, and is now the current Chairman. As Chairman, Michael helped navigate SSR Mining Inc’s successful approximate US$5 billion merger with Alacer Gold Corp, which completed in September 2020. As well as being Chairman of SSR Mining Inc, Michael is also Non‑Executive Director of Antofagasta Plc.
Andrew graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) in 1983.
Andrew has been the Managing Director of West End Mining & Consulting (a boutique marketing consultancy assisting small mining companies) since 2014. He is also a Non‑Executive Director of ASX listed companies Rimfire Pacific Mining NL and Aeon Metals Limited and an Independent Director of Toronto Stock Exchange listed company Nova Royalty Corporation.
Andrew has 35 years of experience in the mining industry, including senior roles in business development and strategy with Xstrata Queensland Limited, Pechiney World Trade (USA) Inc., BHP Billiton and Minera Escondida Ltda in Chile.
At Xstrata Queensland Limited (between 2005 to 2011), Andrew was Executive General Manager Business Development and Strategy. During this time, Andrew participated in many major projects, including the sale of El Morro ($465 million), the acquisition of Mt Margaret ($175 million), the Agua Rica option agreement and the acquisition of Tintaya Mine and Antapaccay Project ($750 million).
Andrew has also been a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, Chairman of the Frieda River Joint Venture Management Committee and Chairman of the Asian Regional Council of the International Copper Association.
Frederick graduated from The University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Commerce in 1968.
Frederick has been the Managing Director of Kempson Capital (which provides corporate consulting for domestic and international companies, high net worth individuals and family offices) in relation to their capital and debt structure since 2001. Through those transactions he has served as Chairman or director of:
• Victor Group Holdings Limited (ASX code VIG);
• HRL Limited (ASX code HRL);
• Umami Seafood Inc. (USA listed Aquaculture Corporation);
• Engsteel Ltd (Russian steel Australian distributor); and
• Simple Trade Pty Ltd (Swedish controlled internet company).
Frederick is a director of Brookmount Exploration Inc, AHA Retail Partners Plc and Livestock Asset Management Pty Limited.
Frederick has had a distinguished career in investment banking starting with the RBA licenced official money market dealer (Trans City Discount), followed by an association in London with Bank of England licenced Gillett Brothers Discount House.
In the early 1980s, Frederick became the Managing Director of Australian Investment Finance Limited, a consortium investment bank whose shareholders included ANZ, Bank of Montreal, Irving Trust and Mitsubishi. In 1985, he was appointed by Security Pacific National Bank Los Angeles as Chief Executive Officer of Security Pacific Australia to set up its operations in Australia and New Zealand. He was also appointed the Australian Representative of The Bank of New York IMB (Geneva).