Stephen Wilmot



  • Highly experienced Metallurgist, Manager and Company Director.
  • +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.

Marie Cyprien

Chief Operating Officer


  • Over 15 years’ experience in the resource sector with a variety of senior leadership roles
  • Experience has spanned across the full spectrum of the resource industry including design, construction, operation and maintenance
  • Worked in both the capacity of consultant and asset owner in multiple international locations, providing greater insight for global business growth
  • Demonstrated project management and project delivery expertise
  • Master of Chemistry and Physics Engineering from the Engineering School of Bordeaux

Dr William Hawker

Chief Technical Offer


  • 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.

Thomas Fahrner

PBT Germany


  • Extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions and restructuring of diverse companies
  • Formerly held CEO, Board, and management roles across multiple industries.
  • Project management and project delivery history in construction and production industries.
  • Harvard University MBA graduate.
  • Graduate University of Southern California – Marshall School of Business.

Craig Lennon

Chief Financial Officer


  • Head of Asia Pacific for Conic
  • Previously CEO of ASX Listed Highlands Pacific (CFO prior to CEO role)
  • Developer for Ramu Nickel Cobalt mine
  • Vast experience with Chinese partners
  • Multiple corporation transactions including JVs, mergers & acquisitions, capital raisings and debt funding
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance and in Applied Finance



Level 32
10 Eagle Street
Brisbane QLD 4000

+ 61 7 3051 0643