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Management

Mr Neil McIntyre - MBE
Chief Executive

Appointed to Board 28 July 2011, resigned as Director 26 August 2014 and appointed as Chief Executive.

Mr McIntyre is a career banker with over 25 years of senior management experience at National and State levels in Australia, Asia and the Pacific, including eight years as Managing Director of Pacific Capital Limited in Papua New Guinea, a boutique Merchant Bank owned at that time by NM Rothschild and Sons Australia Ltd and several major PNG pension and superannuation funds which provided corporate and commercial advisory services with specialist expertise in the mining, petroleum and natural resource sectors.

Mr McIntyre has been involved in the origination, financing and packaging of a number of resource companies in Papua New Guinea and Indonesia including Belvedere Limited, a major copper/gold exploration project (Yandera Mine) in Papua New Guinea subsequently sold to ASX and TSX listed Marengo Mining Limited and Indon Energi Limited, a PSC license holder in Indonesia and major holder of coal bed methane prospects jointly with PERTAMINA in Indonesia subsequently sold to ASX listed NuEnergy Capital Limited, and has held positions as Chairman , Executive Director , Director Finance and Non Executive Director in various listed and unlisted minerals and petroleum exploration companies regionally.

Mr McIntyre is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and in 2003 was made an ordinary member of the Civil Division of The Order of The British Empire ("MBE") for services to Commerce, Finance and Forestry in Papua New Guinea.

Ian Reudavey (Chief Geologist) BSc(Hons) - Geology, MAIG

Ian graduated from the University of Western Australian in 1990 with a BSc(Hons) majoring in Geology. He joined CRA Exploration as a graduate, spending the next 4 years working on a number of precious and base metals exploration projects in PNG and the Pilbara region of WA. Ian then joined Placer Exploration and worked on a number of gold projects in WA, before commencing his mineral sands geological career with a position as Mine Geologist at Westralian Sands Capel mine site in 1995. He completed a year long stint in Indonesia during the "Busang" gold rush of 1997, before re-entering the mineral sands sector as a geologist at Consolidated Rutile's North Stradbroke Island mining operations. During his 8.5 year service with CRL he progressed to the role of Technical Services Manager on North Stradbroke Island, before joining a privately owned company as their lead technical adviser for a mineral sands project in Bangladesh. Following 2.5 years in this role, Ian returned to Brisbane and joined the team at Diatreme Resources as Chief Geologist in August 2010.

Ian brings considerable expertise in metals and mineral sands exploration, together with strong practical experience in mineral sands project development and mine planning, to the Diatreme technical team.

Phil McMurtrie (Project Manager - Cyclone Zircon Project, contractor to Diatreme) BEng (Mining), DipPM, MAusIMM, MAIPM

Phil McMurtrie completed a Mining Engineering degree at the University of Queensland in 1981 and later completed a Diploma in Project Management at The University of New England. While employed as Mine Manager of a large scale mineral sand dredging operation on North Stradbroke Island, he obtained the statutory qualifications for a 1st Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency under the Queensland Mining Act.

Phil commenced his professional career in mine operational roles in 1982 as a Graduate Mining Engineer with Hamersley Iron at the iron ore mines in the Pilbara region of Western Australia and subsequently accepted positions as Mining Engineer with Queensland Nickel at the Greenvale nickel mine in North Queensland, Senior Mining Engineer with Consolidated Rutile at the mineral sand dredging and concentrating operations on North Stradbroke Island, Mine Manager with Republic Resources at the Yarrowick alluvial gold mine in New South Wales, and Mine Manager and Operations Manager with Consolidated Rutile at the mineral sand operations on North Stradbroke Island.

In 1996 Phil moved from mine operational roles to mine development roles when he was appointed Project Manager for the feasibility study into the development of a new mineral sand dredging operation at Yarraman on North Stradbroke Island and was subsequently appointed Project Manager for the implementation and commissioning phases of the project. On successful completion of the Yarraman Project he managed operational support projects for CRL in the role of Projects and Capital Manager until 2003 when he commenced work as a Consultant Project Manager for mine development projects.

Since 2003 Phil has worked extensively on mineral sand, industrial minerals, and iron sand mine development projects from exploration, through the various stages of feasibility studies, government approvals, project implementation, and commissioning.

Phil McMurtrie now specialises in providing mine development Project Management Services to mining and exploration companies to assist the development of mineral resources through completion of feasibility studies and the management of project implementation and commissioning.

Tuan Do (Financial Controller / CFO) CA

Tuan brings 25 years of business and finance experience to Diatreme. Tuan's experience includes, 12 years in senior financial positions for a major distribution & manufacturing business, and 4 years with large Australian coal & gold mining companies. He started his career with Ernst & Young an international Chartered Accountancy firm. He has knowledge of and experience with finance, financial reporting, treasury and cash management, taxation and internal risk management. Tuan is also currently the Joint Company Secretary for Diatreme. He attends all the company's Board meetings and reports to the Board on all financial matters.

Tuan has a degree in Commerce & Business Administration and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia.

 


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