Evan Jones

LinkedIn CEO, Director


  • Troy Resources Limited


  • Bond University

Featured in

  • The Northern Miner
  • Australian Mining
  • Mining Journal
  • Industry Watch

Mr. E. Jones serves as a Non-Executive Director of Altan Nevada Minerals Limited and Altan Rio Minerals Limited. Prior to that, he was the Commercial Manager of Troy Resources Brasil Participacoes Ltd., a subsidiary of Troy Resources NL, a mining company listed in Canada and Australia. He also worked as an Executive Advisor with Westchester Corporate Finance in Australia. Mr E. Jones’ twelve years of experience in corporate advisory and commercial management in the mining industry, including six years based in developing countries has a enabled him to build business networks and negotiate opportunities. He holds a Bachelor of Information Technology (Information Systems) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Management) from Bond University in Australia.

John L.C. Jones

John L.C. Jones

LinkedIn Executive Chairman


  • Troy Resources Limited
  • Westchester Corporate Finance


  • Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • AusIMM

Featured in

  • Australian Mining
  • Financial Review
  • The Australian

Mr. J. Jones serves as a Chairman and Director of Altan Nevada Minerals Limited and Altan Rio Minerals Limited. He has been a Director of Troy Resources NL since 1988 and was Chairman from late 1988 until October 2008. Since 1990, he has been Chairman of Anglo Australian Resources NL. He was formerly Chairman and Director of North Kalgurli Mines Limited and was a founding director of Jones Mining NL. Mr. J. Jones has been a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy since 1977. He is a prominent player in the international mining sector for over thirty years with a long list of successes. His guiding involvement in four companies led to the discovery of four deposits and the development of eight mines.

Jim Harris


Mr. Harris is an experienced executive in the management of construction and engineering projects in Australia and overseas. He is an Executive Director of Swanline Developments Pty Ltd., a privately owned Australian company focused property development and investment, project management and business investment. Mr. Harris has worked fo 10 years for both Alcoa of Australia Ltd., which operates one of the world’s largest integrated bauxite mining, alumina refining and aluminium smelting systems, and the United Group Limited, an Australian engineering company. Mr. Harris also has extensive experience as a director of various businesses. He has been the non-executive Chairman of Integrated Project Solutions Pty Ltd., an Australian design and construction Management provider, a non-executive director of Hagglunds Drives Pty Ltd. and a non-executive director Biodiesel Producers Ltd. Mr. Harris is the former Managing Director and Chairman of Silver Swan Group Ltd. and was a non-executive director of Caravel Minerals Limited. He was also the non executive Chairman of Mount Barker Community Windfarm. Mr. Harris is qualified as a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr. Harris’s formal qualifications are in Legal Studies and Public Administration.

Kerry Griffin

Kerry Griffin

LinkedIn Director


  • Newcrest Mining Limited
  • Ivahoe Mines
  • Consolidated Minerals
  • Lindian Resource LTD


  • University of Canterbury

Kerry – (Bsc (Geol), Dip Eng Geol, MAIG) has 24 years experience in mining geology, resource development and exploration in Australia, Africa, South/Central America and Asia including more than 18 years in senior roles with such companies as Newcrest Mining, Sons of Gwalia, Consolidated Minerals, Ivanhoe Mines, Aspire Mining Ltd., Haranga Resources Ltd., Lindian Resources Ltd. and Latin Resources Ltd.

After graduating from the University of Canterbury, Kerry began his career as a mine geologist at Telfer Gold Mine and has since had extensive hands on experience in mine development and management, designing and managing exploration and resource drilling programs, resource modelling and estimation, the management and training of geological/technical teams, business development and corporate affairs.  His experience includes five years with Ivanhoe Mines as the Senior Development Geologist during the discovery and development of the world class Oyu Tolgoi Project. Also in Mongolia Kerry was responsible for the identification, acquisition and management of Aspire Mining’s Ovoot Coking Coal Deposit and the resource estimation and development of Haranga Resource’s Selenge Magnetite Iron Ore Project. More recently he has been involved with hard rock lithium development in Argentina and copper gold project development in Peru and Mexico

Kerry is both a Competent Person under JORC and a Qualified Person for 43-101 reporting.

Brian Cole

Director, Company Secretary

Brian has a Bachelor of Business degree from the Western Australian Institute of Technology, specializing in Business Law and Accounting, and a Graduate Diploma in Property from Curtin University. He is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Management Consultant. As well as previously been a board member of the West Australian Ballet for over 11 years, and Chair of Chrissie Parrott Arts, Brian has held directorships within public and private companies and not for profit entities, and is currently a Director of Altan Nevada Minerals Limited (listed on Toronto Ventures Exchange), Co3 Contemporary Dance (an Australian NFP), GlobalParking Management, Inc. and CW Developments, Inc (Philippines companies). He has a strong knowledge of strategy, finance and compliance across multiple jurisdictions.


Keith Ross

VP of Operations
  • General manager for over 10 years. Managed open cut and underground operations at Marra Mamba, Nevoria, Western Queen, Sandstone, Orient Well with a good safety record and established good relationship with the local community. 
  • Corporate head office business management for over 10 years with Western Reefs being the company’s representative in charge of the joint venture with Equigold at the Dalgaranga and Western Queen mines and as Operations Manager Australia for Troy Resources.
  • Experience in dealing with various government authorities, joint venture partners, consultants, media and financial analysts.
  • Established the ‘Indigenous Students Action Group’

Greg Wilson

Head of Geology
  • Highly experienced geologist with a proven track record in discovery and development of mineral deposits. 
  • Extensive and diverse background in Exploration, Project Development, Business Development and Corporate Management.
  • Extensive experience with gold deposits and their settings, working on many projects throughout Western Australia, particularly in the Yilgarn. 
  • Expertise in Archaean lode/orogenic gold and litho-structural analysis has resulted in identification of in excess of 4.0 million ounces of gold.
  • Previously was Exploration Manager at Integra Mining where he was  instrumental in discovery of the Salt Creek and Majestic deposits in the Mt Monger Area
  • Discovered the +500Koz Strezlecki deposit which now forms part of the 5Moz Kundana gold camp owned by Northern Star.

David Talbot

Strategic Advisor - North America​
  • A Mining Engineer with operating experience in South Africa, Australia and Europe​
  • Held many roles in global investment banks such as Deutsche and BNP Paribas.  ​
  • Led the institutional energy sales business at leading private oil and gas  research firm John S. Herold before its sale to IHS.  ​
  • Spent ten years with Global Asset Manager, McKinley Capital as Director of Investments.  ​
  • Lives in Westport CT and works in the New York Tri-state area. ​

Altan Rio Minerals Limited

Ground Floor, 20 Kings Park Road, West Perth, WA 6005 Australia.
+618 9322 1788
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