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.
Chief Financial Officer
Mark is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia with 20 years’ experience advising and working for private and public companies. He has experience in capital raising, corporate finance and asset acquisition and disposals.
He is currently acting Chief Financial Officer of THEMAC Resources and Chief Financial Officer of Tulla Private.
Co-Company Secretary and General Counsel
Stephen has over 35 years’ experience as Corporate Counsel/Company Secretary specialising in corporate and administrative management of small and medium‑sized public listed companies. He has been involved in capital raising, prospectus preparation, capital reconstructions and asset acquisitions/disposals.
Stephen is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW and qualified as a Fellow of the Australian Insurance Institute.
He was formerly a director of several gold mining companies, namely Vam Limited, Perseverance Corporation Limited and Mt Gipps Limited.
Stephen is currently Company Secretary and General Counsel of Tulla Private.
Colin graduated from the Western Australia School of Mines in 1976 as a Mining Engineer and obtained a First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency in 1980.
Colin worked with WMC as a Mine Manager for 14 years, mainly at Kalgoorlie, Kambalda Nickel and Gold Operations and Hill 50 gold mines in Mount Magnet.
He was also Mine Manager at Southern Cross for the Mt Dimer Gold Project, as well as running Mincoa Resources and Mawson Pacific Limited’s gold operations at Marvel Loch. Colin was Principal and part owner of a large mine contracting company called National Mine Management for seven years, which merged with Macmahon Holdings Limited (MAH) in 1995. He was Operations Manager with MAH for four years and specialised in contract mining of open pits, underground mines, crushing and screening.
Colin was Chairman of Tectonic Resources Limited and Perilya Limited, and a Non‑Executive Director of MAH and Firestone Energy Limited.
Colin is currently self‑employed and undertakes contract management and mine design work.
Colin’s services are provided to Tulla Resources in accordance with the terms of a consulting agreement. See Section 220.127.116.11 for further information.
Ken has 50 years of expertise as a mining professional in the natural resources industry in Australia, Canada, Chile, Peru and the United States of America.
Ken graduated from the University of Columbia in 1971 with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mining Engineering. He was employed by BHP/BHP Billiton for nearly 40 years until his retirement in 2010.
Following his time at the Island Copper Mine in British Columbia, Ken was transferred to Chile in 1986 as Manager of development for the new Escondida project where he was appointed General Manager of Operations when mining commenced and subsequently Vice President of Operations.
In 1993, Ken was appointed General Manager of Mining for BHP’s Iron Ore division in Western Australia, before returning to Chile as President of Minera Escondida in 1995 (that role was extended to include operations in Peru).
Following the merger of BHP and Billiton in 2002, Ken was President of major projects, business development and Chilean corporate affairs for the base metals division of the merged company. At the time of his retirement in 2010, Ken was Vice President of major projects, closed mines and North American assets.
Following his retirement from BHP Billiton, Ken has consulted on a number of international mining operations and project developments. He also has joined a number of mining industry boards as a Non‑Executive Director, including Taseko Mines, Teck Resources, Northern Dynasty Mining, Endeavour Silver Corporation and Jetti Resources and was previously a Director of Pan Australian Minerals and Enaex Chile.
Ken brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Tulla Resources and is a valuable resource for the Board. Ken’s services are provided to the Company pursuant to a technical advisory agreement. See Section 18.104.22.168 for further information.