Board & Management
Mr. Boyes, formerly the Managing Director of Lithium developer Red Dirt Minerals (ASX: RDT), boasts more than two decades of global expertise in mine geology, project evaluations, mine development, and pre-feasibility studies. He has worked extensively in South America and possesses a deep understanding of Solis’s Copper assets and Lithium licenses. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the AusIMM and has a notable achievement in building two standalone gold mines in the Patagonia region of Argentina.
Mr. Gale has over 20 years’ experience in managing and advising public and private companies. He is the former Chairman of the Council on Australian Latin American Relations (COALAR) established by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). He is also a founding Director of Allegra Capital, a boutique corporate advisory firm based in Perth and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).
Mr. Gale’s other current directorships include Oar Resources Limited (ASX: OAR) (Executive Chairman) and Allegra Capital Pty Ltd (Executive Director). Mr. Gale is also an Executive Director of the Company’s largest shareholder Latin Resources Limited and is not considered to be independent.
Mr. Wilson has over 30 years’ experience in the minerals and finance industries. Most recently, Mr. Wilson was instrumental in the re-structuring and financing of Colombian gold explorer Los Cerros Limited, which has gone on to make the Tesorito porphyry gold discovery. Mr. Wilson was the founding Managing Director of Leviathan Resources Limited, a Victorian gold mining company, from its initial public offering through to its takeover in 2006 and is the current Chairman of Navarre Minerals Ltd. His previous experience includes eight years as a geologist with the Anglo American Group in Africa and North America and 14 years as stockbroking analyst and investment banker with CF First Boston and Merrill Lynch in Australia and the US.
Mr. Parker is a geologist by training and has been a member of the FAusIMM for 16 years. Mr. Parker is fluent in English, Spanish and French, and has extensive experience in exploration and project development, overseeing projects from discovery through construction to production. In 21 years with First Quantum Minerals (FQM), he held progressively senior Country Manager positions, and was instrumental in two major copper discoveries; the Lonshi and Frontier mines. Between 2011 to 2017, he was country manager for FQM in Peru, responsible for the design and implementation of FQM’s corporate strategy in Latin America, including Argentina and Chile.
Chafika has over 20 years of experience in corporate governance and sustainability. Chafika has worked and lived in the Americas and Europe, holding positions as VP Corporate Affairs for Bear Creek Mining, during the discovery of the Corani deposit, and Director Corporate Social Responsibility for Hudbay Minerals throughout the construction of the Constancia mine, both in Peru. She has also managed exploration offices for Anglo American and AngloGold Ashanti and performed consulting work in Chile for the Candelaria Mine.