Board of Directors

Galaxy’s Board is comprised of Independent Non Executive Chairman – Martin Rowley, Executive Director – Anthony Tse and four Independent Non Executive Directors.

The Board’s collective experience brings together high level, senior management expertise across a diverse industry base ranging from mining, technology, investment banking, construction, engineering and law. The Board’s scope of experience offers Galaxy global cross-sector insights, strategic counsel and the executive leadership required to steer the Company towards future success.

Martin Rowley

Independent Non Executive Chairman

Mr Rowley was a co-founder in 1996 of TSX and LSE-listed First Quantum Minerals Ltd. First Quantum is now one of the world’s largest copper production companies and the owner of the Ravensthorpe nickel project in Western Australia. He was previously non-executive Chairman and director of Lithium One Inc., which was acquired by Galaxy by way of a Plan of Arrangement in July 2012. He is also non-executive Chairman and a director of Forsys Metals Corp, a TSX-listed company in the uranium sector. 

Mr Rowley was appointed as Chairman and Director on 28 November 2013.

Anthony Tse

Executive Director

Mr Tse has over 25 years of corporate experience in numerous high-growth industries such as technology, media, and in resources and commodities – primarily in senior management, corporate finance and M&A roles across Greater China and Asia Pacific.

His previous management roles include various positions in the STAR Group (News Corporation), the Deputy General Manager of TOM Online, Director of Corporate Development at the TOM Group (CK Hutchison Group), President of China Entertainment Television (a joint venture between TOM and Time Warner), and CEO of CSN Corp.

He is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors (HKIoD) and a member of the Hong Kong Mining Investment Professionals Association (HKMIPA).

Mr Tse joined the Board of Directors at Galaxy Resources in 2010 and from June 2013 to July 2019, served as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer during the corporate turnaround and growth stage.

Peter Bacchus

Non Executive Director

Mr Bacchus has over 25 years experience in investment banking with a focus on the global natural resources sector and has, over this period, led a large proportion of the transformational transactions in the industry.

Mr Bacchus is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bacchus Capital Advisers Ltd, an M&A and merchant banking boutique based in London. Prior to establishing Bacchus Capital, he served as the head of various leading investment banks across the globe. Mr Bacchus is also a non-executive director of UK-listed mining group Kenmare Resources, and South African and US listed Gold Fields, and is Chairman of Space for Giants, an African-focused conservation charity, and of 308 Ltd, a specialist company operating in the uranium sector.

He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales and holds an MA in Economics from Cambridge University, United Kingdom.

Mr Bacchus was appointed as a Director on 3 January 2017.

Alan Fitzpatrick

Non Executive Director

Mr Fitzpatrick has more than 45 years of technical mining industry experience in project and construction management, engineering, maintenance and plant operations, including acting as a project director for various major mining companies both locally and internationally.

Prior to joining Galaxy, Mr Fitzpatrick held numerous senior positions with leading engineering and mining companies such as Bechtel, BHP, Gold Fields and Newmont Mining Corporation. His experience includes the role of Director Global Projects Engineering and Construction for Newmont, Project Director on Newmont’s US$1.8 billion Batu Hijau project in Indonesia, Project Manager for Phase III of BHP’s Escondida copper project expansion and Principal Consultant for the US$7 billion Las Bambas project in Peru.

Mr Fitzpatrick was appointed as a Director on 16 January 2019.

Florencia Heredia

Non Executive Director

Ms Heredia has over 27 years of experience in the mining industry. She heads the Natural Resources and Energy practice of the Argentinian legal firm Allende & Brea. She is an expert in mining law with extensive experience advising financial institutions and companies in complex mining transactions in Argentina. 

Ms Heredia holds a law degree with honors from Universidad Católica Argentina and completed a Masters degree in Business Law with honors from Universidad Austral. She also has an honors degree in corporate sustainability and has been a researcher in the Doctorate program of Universidad Austral in the areas of natural resources and environmental law.

Ms Heredia is an active member of the International Bar Association being currently council member of SEERIL (Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law).

Ms Heredia was appointed as a Director on 1 January 2018.

John Turner

Non Executive Director

Mr Turner is the leader of Fasken’s Global Mining Group. Fasken is a full-service law firm with offices in Canada, the UK, South Africa and China.

Mr Turner has been involved in many of the leading corporate finance and merger and acquisition deals in the resources sector primarily through companies active in Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Canada and Australia. He is also non-executive Chairman of GoGold Resources, a TSX-listed gold and silver mining company.

Mr Turner is a recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for his services in the autism sector.

Mr Turner was appointed as a Director on 3 January 2017.

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