Board & Management

Allan Richard George BrownAppointed 1 April 2014

ChairmanAllan Richard George Brown

Mr Brown is a metallurgist with over 40 years' experience in a range of Australian metallurgical operations including base metals, refractory gold and diamonds. Mr Brown was the Resident Mine Manager of the Golden Grove Copper-Zinc mine from the start-up in 1988. In 1993, he joined Wiluna Mines as the Resident Manager of the Wiluna Gold Mine.

In 1988, he formed Allan R.G. Brown and Associates, a metallurgical consulting business and since then has provided metallurgical consulting services to companies in Australia, Sweden, Finland, Uganda and China.

Mr Brown has a BSc (Hons) in Metallurgy from the University of NSW, is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, a Chartered Professional (Metallurgy) and a Member of the Mineral Industry Consultants Association.

Mr Brown has been a Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chairman of Mutiny Gold since July 2003. 


Rowan JohnstonAppointed 1 April 2014

Executive Director of Operations / Acting C.E.O

Mr Rowan Johnston is a West Australian School of Mines graduate, majoring in Mining Engineering. He commenced his professional career in Kambalda and has since worked for consultants, contractors and owners in France, Indonesia and throughout the Australia over the last 30 years.

Mr Johnston was an Executive Director at Integra Mining Ltd. He joined Integra in October 2007 where he was an integral part of the Company's transition to producer. He has significant experience in project start-up operations, both surface and underground, and resource development from drilling to production.

His earlier career experiences include General Manager for Fox Resources at Radio Hill in Karratha, Principle Mining Engineer for SRK Consulting in charge of Due Diligence and Feasibility Studies, and Project Manager for Westonia Mines. He holds a First Class Mine Manager's Certificate recognised in Australia, Indonesia and France.

Mr Johnston has been a Non-Executive Director of Mutiny Gold since August 2012.


Tony JamesAppointed 1 April 2014

Non-Executive Director / Managing Director Elect

 Mr tony James is a Mine Engineer with 30 years' experience in open pit and underground operations, mining and project management.

Mr James is credited with bringing Avoca's Trident underground mine into production having established the mine as well as commissioning and building the Higginsville processing plant and infrastructure in 2008. He was also instrumental in the re-establishment of the Black Swan Nickel Mine for MPII Mines in 2002 and the transition into the Kanowna Belle underground mine for Delta Gold in 2000.

Mr James is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.


Kelvin FlynnAppointed 1 April 2014

Non Executive Director

Mr Kelvin Flynn is a qualified Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years' of investment banking and corporate advisory experience including private equity and special situations investments into the mining and resources sector.

Mr Flynn has held various leadership positions in Australia and Asia having previously held the position of Executive Director / Vice President with Goldman Sachs and Managing Director of Alvarez and Marsal in Asia. He has also worked on complex financial workouts, turnaround advisory and interim management.

Kelvin is the founder and Managing Director of private equity and advisory firm Sirona Capital. He is also a Non- Executive Director as ASX100 listed mining services and iron ore and manganese producer Mineral Resource Limited and privately owned Global Advance Metals Pty Ltd, the world's leading vertically integrated provider of tantalum metallurgical products and tantalum powder for high performance capacitors.