Our Team


Nicholas Johansen


Mr Johansen is a solicitor in a Darwin based law firm which has extensive mining experience, ranging from junior exploration to production across a range of commodities. He is also an expert on environmental regulation. Prior to forming his own legal practice in March 2015, he worked for Ward Keller, a Darwin based law firm with whom he completed his Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at Australian National University. He also holds a BA in economics from the University of Adelaide.

Matt Bull

Technical Director and Non-Executive Director

Mr Bull is a geologist with experience in graphite, gold and iron ore across Australia and Africa and has worked on greenfield exploration and resource development programmes for Rio Tinto, Golden West, Volt & Linden Resources. Mr Bull is a former director of Volt Resources (ASX: VRC) and is currently on the Board of Lindian Resources (ASX: LIN). He holds a Bachelor of Science with honours in geology and geophysics from the University of Adelaide.

Emmanuel Steve Mahede

Non-Executive Director

Mr Mahede is an experienced manager of natural resource projects, often in a CEO capacity. With a BEng from University of Western Australia and an MBA from Murdoch University in Perth, WA., he has 35 years’ experience in project management and business. Born in Tanzania, he keeps in close contact with business there and is Patron of the Tanzanian Community in Western Australia Inc.. He is also Chairman of the Mahede Foundation, which is a charity providing educational assistance to disadvantaged Tanzanian children.

Amne Suedi

Non-Executive Director

Ms Suedi is a highly experienced legal professional who specialises in Africa based investment and business law. Ms Suedi is the founder and CEO of Shikana Law Group, a law firm in Kenya, Zanzibar and Tanzania and headquartered in Dar es Salaam, which provides legal and investment advice to foreign investors operating in Africa. Previously Ms Suedi acted as a legal adviser to Pictet Asset Management in Switzerland and the World Trade Organisation. Ms Suedi has an LLM in international trade and finance law along with a Licence in Law from University College London and the University of Geneva respectively.