Board & Management

Board & Management

Justin Reid
Managing Director

Geologist and capital markets executive with over 20 years experience focused exclusively in the mineral resource space. Senior positions at Paladin Energy and National Bank Financial, where he directed the firm’s sales and trading in the mining sector.

Catherine Stretch
Chief Commercial Officer

Over 15 years experience in capital markets managing companies and funds in the resource sector with expertise in global agriculture. Formerly Chief Operating Officer of a Canadian fund management firm with +$1bn in AUM.

Paul Pint
Executive Chairman

Paul Pint, CPA, CA, is a capital markets professional with over 20 years of experience. Mr. Pint began his capital markets career on the institutional equity team at a large Canadian financial institution.

Zargos Hood

Mr. Hood brings 19 years of experience in business administration related to auditing, consulting and M&A. The last 10 years of experience within the mining sector included financial, accounting, commercial and logistics management over  base metals operations and fertilizer industry in Brazil.

David Gower
Non-Executive Director

M.Sc., P.Geo
Mr. Gower has over 25 years’ experience in the minerals industry including senior positions with Falconbridge Limited and Noranda Inc (now Xstrata).

Fernando Tallarico
Technical 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.

Brian Moller
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Moller specializes in capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring, and has acted in numerous transactions and capital raisings in both the industrial and resources and energy sectors. He has been a partner at the legal firm, HopgoodGanim for 30 years

Alec Pismiris
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Pismiris is a consultant with over 30 years’ experience in the securities, finance and mining industries and currently is a director of five ASX listed companies. Mr. Pismiris completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Western Australia, is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an associate of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Andrew Bursill
Corporate Secretary

B.Agr. Ec., CA
Mr. Bursill was appointed as company secretary on 28 September 2010. In addition, Mr. Bursill is a director and company secretary of Argonaut Resources NL, company secretary of Austral Gold Limited and Netccentric Limited and several other unlisted and private companies.

Ryan Ptolemy
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ptolemy is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant, and CFA charter holder. Mr. Ptolemy has extensive experience in the role of CFO for a number of publicly listed companies, particularly in the mining sector.

Diane Lai
Non-Executive Director

Diane Lai has over 22 years of global experience in business development, management and acquisitions. She formerly worked at Vodaphone in the United Kingdom and Entrata Communications in California, before returning to Canada where she was instrumental in the acquisition of FloNetwork to DoubleClick and Platform Computing to IBM.

Audit & Risk Committee: Brian Moller (Chair), David Gower, Alec Pismiris
Remuneration & Nominating Committee: David Gower (Chair), Brian Moller, Alec Pismiris.

Corporate Directory

Registered and Principal Office

Aguia Resources Ltd
Suite 2 – Level 10
70 Phillip Street
Sydney NSW 2000

+61 2 9299 9690
+61 2 9299 9629

Share Registry

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680 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney South NSW 1235

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Stock Exchange Listing

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Exchange Centre
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Sydney NSW 2000

ASX Code

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Aguia Resources Ltd
Suite 2, Level 10
70 Phillip Street
Sydney NSW 2000

+61 2 9299 9690
+61 2 9299 9629


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