People: Broken Hill Prospecting Ltd (BPL.AX)

BPL.AX on Australia Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Francis O'Connor

2004 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Ian Pringle

2011 Managing Director, Director

Francesco Girotto

2012 Company Secretary

Matthew Hill

2014 Non-Executive Director

Ralph Stagg

Non-Executive Director

Robert Barnes

2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Francis O'Connor

Mr. Francis Creagh O'Connor, FAIM, FAICD, serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Broken Hill Prospecting Ltd since 2004. He was appointed to the Board in 2000. He has approx. 40 years senior management experience in providing consulting and advisory services for oil, gas and mineral projects throughout Australia and overseas. He is a leading consultant for Australian construction and development consortiums. He has served as a Director and Chairman on a number of listed and private companies.

Ian Pringle

Dr. Ian James Pringle, Ph.D. serves as Managing Director, Director at Broken Hill Prospecting Ltd. Ian joined BPL as Managing Director in April 2011 after the Company’s successful IPO and listing on the ASX and NZX. Ian is an experienced minerals exploration geologist with a successful track record in discovery and development of mineral deposits within Australia, South East Asia and the Pacific. Prior to joining, Ian was Managing Director of Geopacific Resources NL, an ASX-listed explorer that is assessing gold and base metal projects in Fiji. Until mid 2011 Ian also managed Silver Standard’s Bowdens Silver Project near Mudgee (NSW) which was purchased by Kingsgate Consolidated Ltd. During a six year stint as Exploration Manager at Oxiana Resources Ltd, Ian had a leading role in Oxiana’s purchase and subsequent development of the Sepon and Khanong gold and copper mines in Laos. Prior to Oxiana, Ian was Exploration Manager at Golden Shamrock Mines and held positions as Senior Geologist with Nord Resources Ltd, CSR Ltd and Elf Aquitaine where he managed exploration programs in Australia and South East Asia. Ian has a BSc (hons) in geology and PhD in geology (petrology, geochemistry and mineralogy) from the University of Otago in New Zealand. Ian is also director of New Talisman Gold Mines Limited.

Francesco Girotto

Mr. Francesco Girotto B.Com, CPA serves as a Company Secretary of Broken Hill Prospecting Ltd since July 2, 2012. Francesco is a professional accountant member of CPA Australia. For nearly two decades he has been a tax and accounting advisor in medium-small accounting practices in Australia. Previously he was a management accountant and financial consultant in Europe for companies in the primary and entertainment industries. Francesco has a bachelor degree in Economics and Commerce (Hons) from the University of Rome (Italy) and completed a bridging accounting course in Australia awarded from the University of Technology Sydney. He is also a registered tax agent.

Matthew Hill

Mr. Matthew Geoffrey Hill has been Non-Executive Director at BROKEN HILL PROSPECTING LIMITED since June 6, 2014. He has acted as Alternate Director of Geoffrey Hill since 14 March 2012. Matthew has over 20 years experience in financial services and investment banking and he is currently the Managing Director of New Talisman Gold Mines Ltd and Non-Executive Director of So Co Limited, both substantial shareholders of the Company.

Ralph Stagg

Mr. Ralph Nicholas Stagg, B.Sc, M.SC, DIC, FAusIMM, MIMMM, C.ENG., serves as Non-Executive Director of Broken Hill Prospecting Ltd. He has over 40 years experience in economic geology including project generation, exploration planning, managerial experience in listed and unlisted exploration, mining and engineering companies. His experience includes the preparation of ore reserve estimations, valuations, experts’ reports and technical studies. This work has been carried out over a wide range of precious metals, metalliferous and industrial minerals projects in Australia, South-East Asia, the United Kingdom, Africa and Arabia. In recent years, he has founded successful exploration and development companies, as well as being involved in project and operations management, feasibility studies, project evaluation and development and providing advice. Ralph has retired from the position of director on 29 November 2012 but maintains his services to the Company as consultant.

Robert Barnes

Mr. Robert George Barnes serves as an Non-Executive Independent Director of Broken Hill Prospecting Limited since July 6, 2012. He has over 40 years experience as a geologist and manager. He has transitioned from his position as Chief Geoscientist – Minerals in the Geological Survey of New South Wales into mineral exploration. He has worked extensively throughout NSW including eight years based in Broken Hill. His work with the geological survey included large scale mineral deposit, mineral system and geological mapping projects covering an extensive range of deposit styles and commodities. He played a pivotal role in regional scale metallogenic mapping projects across NSW and in building geological and mineral deposit databases. He has authored numerous scientific publications on mineral deposits. Mr Barnes has worked with State and Commonwealth agencies on regional mineral prospectivity assessments and provided high-level advice to government in relation to mineral exploration administration and policies. He also runs an independent consultancy facilitating mineral exploration and project development.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Francis O'Connor

58,550

Ian Pringle

335,700

Francesco Girotto

--

Matthew Hill

--

Ralph Stagg

40,000

Robert Barnes

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As Of 29 Jun 2013

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