Chief Operating Officer
Mr Peter Thompson B.Sc, M.Sc, MAusIMM
Mr Thompson trained as a geologist in Trinity College Dublin and Leicester University, he came to Australia in 1988 and has had a continuous career in exploration and mining for gold, nickel and copper.
Employed by WMC, Anaconda Nickel, Jubilee Mines, St Barbara Ltd, Beaconsfield Gold and Central Asia Resources in a range of roles, he has overseen several discoveries, project developments, feasibility studies, acquisitions, divestments and company start-ups.
Recent responsibilities as CEO of Beaconsfield Resources and Central Asia Resources have been for operating deep underground gold and heap leach start-up operations. Currently a non-executive director of Central Asia Resources Ltd and Marmota Energy Ltd.
Mr Michael Martin B.Sc Hons, MAIG
Mr Martin has 18 years’ experience in all aspects of resource projects through Western Australia and Queensland. Prior to joining Capricorn Metals, Mr Martin has held senior positions at Pacmin, Sons of Gwalia, Sipa Resources, Jubilee Mines, Xstrata, Talisman Mining and Syndicated Metals. With these companies he has undertaken a variety of senior and leadership roles in mineral exploration, resource development, resource estimation and mining in multiple commodities such as gold, nickel, copper, lead and zinc. Mr Martin graduated from the University of Ballarat with an Honours Degree in Geology and is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG).