Mr Mark Clark
Mark Clark has 28 years experience in corporate advisory and public company management.
He was a director of successful Australian gold miner Equigold from April 2003 and was Managing Director from December 2005 until Equigold’s $1.2 billion merger with Lihir Gold in June 2008. He was closely involved in the development and operation of Equigold’s gold mines in both Australia and Ivory Coast.
Mark was appointed Managing Director of Regis Resources in May 2009 and Executive Chairman in November 2016. He retired as an executive of Regis in October 2018. Mark oversaw the development of Regis’ three operating gold mines at the Duketon Gold Project, which culminated in the project producing well over 300,000 ounces of gold per annum.
In Mark’s time at Regis, the company grew from a small explorer with a market capitalisation of around $40 million to the significant gold producer it is today with a market capitalisation in the order of $2.5 billion. Mark is well known in the industry for his strong financial stewardship and focus on delivering shareholder returns.
Mr Mark Okeby
Mark began his career in the resources industry in the 1980s as a corporate lawyer advising companies on resource project acquisitions, financing and development. He has a Masters of Law (LLM) and over 30 years experience as a director of ASX listed mining and exploration companies.
He is currently a director of Red Hill Iron Ltd (appointed in 2016) and previously has been a director of Hill 50 Ltd, Abelle Ltd, Metals X Limited, Westgold Resources Ltd, Lynas Corporation Ltd and Regis Resources Ltd.
Mark joined the board of Regis Resources in July 2009 as a non-executive director and was a major contributor on the board that transformed Regis from a small gold explorer to one of Australia’s largest gold producers as it is today.
Mark has a deep knowledge of the Australian resources landscape and the regulatory regimes around mine development and operation. He also has significant experience in the commercial and legal aspects of project development, financing and corporate transactions.
Mr Myles Ertzen
Myles was from 2009 until December 2018 a senior executive at Regis having had project and business development roles, culminating in the role of Executive General Manager – Growth from which he resigned in December 2018.
Prior to Regis, Myles held a number of senior operations roles for gold mining and development companies and has significant experience in the permitting, development and operations of gold projects in Western Australia. Myles has various regulatory and technical qualifications in mining, management and finance.
Mr Bernard De Araugo
Mr De Araugo is a qualified metallurgist with over 30 years’ experience in mining and processing, including senior management and technical roles at several gold mining operations in Australia and overseas. He has held senior leadership roles across a range of business
disciplines including operations, commercial management and technical functions at Orica Mining Services and leading processing consumables supplier Donhad Pty Ltd where he was an executive director for over 12 years.
Mr De Araugo currently provides metallurgical consulting services to the processing services