Board and Management
Appointed 3 March 2016
Stephen Dennis has been actively involved in the mining industry for over 30 years. He has held senior management positions at MIM Holdings Limited, Minara Resources Limited and Brambles Australia Limited. Mr Dennis was previously the chief executive officer and managing director of CBH Resources Limited, the Australian subsidiary of Toho Zinc Co., Ltd of Japan. Mr Dennis is also currently the Chairman (Non-Executive) of Marvel Gold, Heron Resources Limited, Rox Resources Limited and EHR Resources Limited.
Chris van Wijk
Appointed 17 June 2020
Mr. Van Wijk is an experienced geologist, who specialises in project evaluation and project generation. Chris brings to his role in Marvel a wealth of relevant experience including base metal and gold exploration in Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australia as well as joint venture management and project evaluation for major mining companies including BHP, IAMGOLD, First Quantum Minerals and Fortescue Metals Group. Chris has managed various successful exploration projects including the Scoping Study at Mont Nimba in Guinea for BHP Billiton and the resource drilling at First Quantum’s Sentinel Project in Zambia.
Chris has a Master of Science in Ore Deposit Geology from the University of Western Australia and is a member of the AUSIMM.
Appointed 24 November 2022
Mr. Golden brings over 40 years of experience in the mining industry, across six continents, having played a pivotal role in the discovery of the Syama, Oyu Tolgoi, Agbaou and West Musgrave ore deposits. Howard has held senior executive roles with major listed companies, including Nordgold, Rio Tinto, Kinross Gold Corporation, WMC Resources and BHP Minerals. Howard has a proven global track record of exploration success, leading multi-disciplined exploration programs in different climates, conditions and regulatory regimes.
Howard holds a MSc in Geophysics and a BA in Behavioural Science.
Chief Financial Officer
Appointed 21 January 2016
Chris is a qualified accountant and has over 15 years’ broad experience in a multi-national chartered accounting firm and a number of senior finance roles across the resources industry with projects in Africa, Canada and Central Asia. Chris has a range of experience across a variety of disciplines including joint ventures, international tax structuring, accounting and compliance, commercial contracts, project divestments and acquisitions. Chris is currently a Director of Superior Lake Resources Limited and Chief Financial Officer of Marvel Gold Limited, Lotus Resources Limited and Tanga Resources Limited.
Appointed 3 July 2023
Ms Kiernan is a governance professional with over 18 years’ experience in the operation and administration of publicly listed companies, primarily in the resources sector. Ms Kiernan has held the role of Company Secretary for numerous ASX, AIM and SGX listed companies. Ms Kiernan is currently Company Secretary of Golden Rim Resources.