Alicanto Minerals Limited

Corporate Profile

Board & Management

Didier Murcia | LLB, BJuris - Non Executive Chairman

Non Executive Chairman

Mr Murcia holds a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia, and has over twenty years experience in corporate, commercial and resource law. Mr Murica is a Non-Executive Director of Gryphon Minerals Limited and Cradle Resources Limited and Non-Executive Chairman of Centaurus Metals Limited listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. He is also Chairman of Perth law firm Murcia Pestell Hillard and the Honorary Consul for the United Republic of Tanzania.

Travis Schwertfeger | BSc, MSc, MAIG - Managing Director

Managing Director

Mr Schwertfeger has over 18 years global industry experience as a geologist with positions in exploration, production, geology, business development and project valuation. He previously held senior technical roles with Newmont Mining Corporation and has worked on projects in located in South America, West Africa and Australia with similar deposit style as the highly prospective Arakaka Gold Project. Mr. Schwertfeger also has extensive corporate and management experience in both ASX and TSX-V listed mineral resource companies through previous Managing Director/CEO and corporate VP roles.

Hamish Halliday | BSc Geology - Non Executive Director

Non Executive Director

Mr Halliday is a Geologist with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Canterbury and has over 20 years of corporate and technical experience in the mining industry. Mr Halliday has been involved in the discovery and acquisition of numerous projects over a range of commodities throughout four continents. Mr Halliday has founded and held executive and non-executive directorships with a number of successful listed exploration companies including Venture Minerals Ltd and Adamus Resources Ltd. Mr Halliday was CEO at Adamus Resources from inception through to successful completion of a feasibility study on its gold project in Ghana which is now in production.

Marcus Harden | BSc (Hon) Geology - Chief Geologist

Chief Geologist

Mr Harden graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a first class honours degree in Geology.  He has extensive mineral exploration experience throughout Australia, West Africa and elsewhere overseas with both junior explorers and major mining companies exploring for a variety of commodities including gold, base metals, platinum group elements and rare earth elements. Mr Harden has been involved in taking two projects from exploration through to mine construction stage.  He was previously the Principal Geologist for First Quantum Minerals in West Africa and prior to this was with Gryphon Minerals working on the Banfora project located in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

Jamie Byrde | CFO & Company Secretary

CFO & Company Secretary

Mr Byrde is a Chartered Accountant with over 13 years’ experience industry experience encompassing accounting, company secretarial, and corporate advisory. 

Previously Mr Byrde held Financial Controller and Corporate Advisory positions specialising in Financial Accounting and Reporting as well as ASX/ASIC compliance across a broad range of ASX and private companies. Mr Byrde is also currently Company Secretary for Venture Minerals Limited and Blackstone Minerals Limited.