Dr Denis Clarke

Non-Executive, Independent Director

Dr Clarke was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Independent Director on 1 October 2012.

Dr Clarke possesses over 40 years of experience in senior technical, financial and corporate positions in the mining and exploration industry globally. In particular, Dr Clarke played a significant role in the extraordinary growth of Plutonic Resources Limited through his positions as General Manager – Exploration, General Manager – Finance and Administration, and General Manager – Corporate at various times.

He was part of the team who transformed Plutonic Resources Limited to one of Australia’s largest gold producers with up to five operating mines and a market capitalisation of over A$1 billion before it was absorbed by Homestake Mining Company in 1998. Subsequently, as Director and Consultant for 10 years, he contributed to the development of Troy Resources Limited from small explorer to successful international gold miner.

Prior to joining Plutonic, he spent 10 years in exploration mostly in Canada with Rio Algom Limited (a subsidiary of Rio Tinto). He is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Cullen Resources Limited which is listed on the ASX. He has a Ph.D. (Geology) from Stanford University.