Mr Simpson is a highly respected and an experienced Mining Engineer with significant board and management experience. Mr Simpson was previously the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at Aurelia Metals Limited. During his time at Aurelia, the company market capitalisation increased from sub $20m to over $800m at its peak, along the way repaying more than $125m of debt and significantly increasing the production profile of the Company with the acquisition of Peak Gold Mines in 2017/18.
Mr Simpson has more than 30 years mining industry experience, specialising in underground metalliferous mining. His previous roles included Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President for Peak Gold Limited; General Manager & Director at Goldcorp Asia Pacific; and General Manager Mining Lead Zinc at MIM Holdings, Mt Isa.
Mr Simpson’s experience ranges from mine development and management through to corporate and equity market participation. Mr Simpson is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.