PBT

Leadership

Stephen Wilmot
Chairman
  • Highly experienced Metallurgist, Manager and Company Director.
  • after +15 years’ demonstrated success in the growth, strategic development, governance, risk management and team development.
  • Previous Owner / Principal Engineer of a boutique engineering design firm, sold successfully in 2012.
  • Previous directorships include a start-up fin tech, an international mining investment group and an engineering consulting / design firm.
  • Bachelor of Engineering – Mineral Processing, University of Queensland
Bjorn Zikarsky
Managing Director / CEO
  • Business Builder / Entrepreneur / Manager.
  • Finance / Investment Banking / Private Equity.
  • Co-founder (2009) and Director of Square Resources Group.
  • Interim CEO for VSPC, downstream material processing technology company for the battery industry in 2015.
  • Prior to Square Senior Vice President of Lehman Brothers / Nomura Australia in natural resources, metals and mining.
  • MBA from The Wharton School of Business.
Dr William Hawker
CTO
  • Lecturer in Hydrometallurgy at the University of Queensland.
  • 12 years’ experience in operation, design, industrial and fundamental research for processing of base minerals, rare earths, gold and PGMs.
  • Point researcher of the SAL selective nickel leaching process.
  • PhD research on low energy synergistic copper processing now developed for commercial use by a major resource company.
  • Recipient of numerous awards and scholarships.
Richard Wittig 
Project Director
  • Certified Practicing Project Director (CPPD).
  • 15+ years’ experience in all Project Management phases.
  • Experienced in Owner Operator, EPC/M and consulting organisations.
  • Management experience includes Geology (drilling test work programs), Mining & Mineral Processing, Infrastructure (civil works including roads, dams, bulk commodity ports, marine dredging and trans shipping), Utilities, Environment & Social (impact assessments, project approvals).
  • Master of Project Management (Bond)
  • Global Strat. Management Cert. (Harvard Business School).

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Contact

Level 15
12 Creek Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Australia

+ 61 7 3171 4500