Board & Management

Board & Management

Christine McGrath
Non-Executive Chair

BJuris: LLB. Monash University 
Ms. McGrath has over 30 years of experience as a commercial lawyer. She has held various senior executive management positions – including Company Secretary – in the retail and energy resources sectors.  Over a period of 10 years, she worked at KPMG Australia as senior corporate advisor to a wide range of entities, including listed companies. 

Fernando Tallarico
Managing Director

B.Sc. Geology, M.Sc.,Ph.D. and P.Geo.
Mr. Tallarico has over 25 years’ experience in minerals exploration in South America with Vale, Falconbridge/Noranda, BHP Billion and junior companies of the fertilizer sector. Experienced with grassroots discoveries. Has been instrumental in putting together Aguia’s portfolio of assets.

Martin McConnell
Non-Executive Director

Bachelor of business (Finance and Accounting)
London Business School (Senior Executive Programme)
Head of Financial Risk, Assetinsure Pty Ltd.  Martin has over 35 years in Banking and Advisory services gaining initial experience in one of Australia’s trading banks before moving to sales management roles with several domestic and International banks. In 1995 he assisted with the establishment of Capital Finance (Bank of Scotland subsidiary) in Australia. 

Company Secretary

Sarah Prince

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Law
Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance
Sarah Prince is a company secretary and solicitor employed by Company Matters. Since joining Company Matters in 2006, Sarah has assisted many clients either as their statutory appointed company secretary or as an independent adviser to boards and management.

General Managers

Lucas Galinari
GM Exploration

Senior Geologist, over 8 years with the Aguia exploration team and based in Cacapava do Sul overseeing both phosphate and copper / gold exploration.

Luiz Clerot
GM Phosphate Development

Senior Geologist, over 16 years of experience in mining industry, including exploration development and mining. Formally Country Manager Brazil for Harvest Minerals Limited (Direct application natural phosphate).

Alan Nascimento
GM Finance and Administration

Bachelor in Accounting. Master in Accounting and Finance in progress. Alan has worked as Financial Controller and consulting on FP&A, restructuring, corporate governance, taxation, fundraising and mergers and acquisitions. He is a fully licensed accountant by CFC (Brazilian Accounting Council), and he is also Associate Member of IBGC (Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance).

Corporate Directory

Registered Address – Australia

Aguia Resources Limited
Level 12
680 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

+61 2 9375 7974
+61 2 8280 7355

Share Registry

Link Market Services Limited
Level 12
680 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Locked Bag A14
Sydney South NSW 1235

1300 554 474 (toll free within Australia)
+61 2 8280 7111
+61 2 9287 0303

Stock Exchange Listing

Australian Securities Exchange
Exchange Centre
20 Bridge Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Principal Place of Business

Águia Fertilizantes S/A
Águia Metais Ltda
Rua Dr Vale, 555, sala 406
Bairro Moinhos de Vento
CEP: 90560-010
Porto Alegre / RS Brazil

+55 51 3519 5166

ASX Code

AGR – Fully paid ordinary shares


Ernst & Young
200 George St
Sydney, NSW 2000

+61 8 9322 2022
+61 8 9322 1262


National Australia Bank
Level 36
100 Miller Street
North Sydney NSW 2060



Aguia Resources Limited
Level 12
680 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

+61 2 9375 7974
+61 2 9287 0350


Águia Fertilizantes S/A
Águia Metais Ltda
Rua Doutor Vale, 555, Sala 406
Bairro Moinhos de Vento
CEP: 90560-010
Poto Alegre / RS

+55 51 3519-5166