Our People

SensOre is headed by a highly experienced board and management team spanning the minerals and technology sectors. Collectively, the SensOre team is focused on optimising long-term success.

Board

Robert Peck AM

BArch MBA

Non-executive chairman

Robert is a founding Principal of peckvonhartel architects with 50 years’ experience in the architectural, development and infrastructure sectors, and the building industry nationally and in South East Asia. He is former President of the Australian Association of Consulting Architects, founding director of Japara Healthcare, former Chair of iVvy and director of the RVF Group.

Richard Taylor

GAICD MBA LLM BEc/LLB

Executive director & CEO

Richard has held senior executive roles in the resource sector for more than 15 years. Prior to SensOre, he was CEO of ASX-listed Terramin Australia Ltd and held senior roles with Mineral Deposits Limited, PanAust, MMG Ltd and Oxiana Ltd specialising in business development, strategy and governance. Richard is a qualified lawyer. He holds an MBA from the University of Cambridge and a Master degree in Law from ANU.

Robert Rowe

BSc (Hons) MAusIMM RPG AIG & MSEG

Executive director and COO

Robbie has +30 years of experience in gold and copper exploration from greenfield to mining environment. He was former Chief Geologist and VP Exploration Australia Africa Asia Pacific region with Barrick Gold Corporation. He is an UNCOVER executive and from 2014 to 2019 was an independent consultant to the mining industry, government and academia. Robbie is responsible for the acquisition of new data sources and for managing execution of field exploration programs for technology validation.

Adrian Manger

BBus CPA MBA

Non-executive director

Adrian is a senior business executive with 30 years’ minerals industry experience, including 20 years in executive roles with BHP. He has founded and successfully commercialised private Australian, Chilean and Peruvian mineral exploration companies, including investment financing and joint ventures with majors. He was a founding board member of the Australia Colombia Business Council and is the Chairman of recently Canadian Securities Exchange listed Pampa Metals.

Anthony O’Sullivan

BSc (Hons) MSc FAusIMM FSEG

Non-executive director

Anthony is Chief Development Officer of recently Nasdaq-listed The Metals Company and has over 30 years’ experience in mineral exploration, technology and project development. He is a former BHP Global Exploration Leadership team member and has been involved in multiple start-ups including QPX Exploration, focused on deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning to improving mineral exploration outcomes.

NIC LIMB

BSc (Hons) MAusIMM

Non-executive director

Nic has overseen various ASX listed mining and exploration companies as managing director, executive chairman and non-executive chairman. Those companies were mainly in the gold, mineral sands and oil & gas industries, operating in Australia and internationally. Nic is a professionally qualified geoscientist, has developed significant leadership, financial and negotiating skills, and has extensive risk oversight, governance and management expertise.

Management

SensOre’s management team comprises executive directors Richard Taylor (CEO) and Robbie Rowe (COO) (see Board bios) as well as:

Alfred Eggo

BSc (Hons)

Chief technology officer

Alf has 40 years of leading roles in technical excellence, including 16 years with Rio Tinto and 24 years as an independent consultant. His core skills are in geochemistry and a focus on the application of machine learning to large, multi-disciplinary databases to support mineral exploration. Alf is responsible for the technical development and deployment of DPT including the data cube build and automation of the platform DPT modules.

Greg Bell

BCom CA

Chief financial officer

Greg Bell joined SensOre in 2021 from roles with Taurus in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Chief Financial Officer of Mineral Deposits Limited where he was responsible for all financial aspects of the Company including finance strategy, funding, taxation and financial reporting. He has over 20 years of accounting and corporate finance experience. Greg has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand.

James Potter

BSc (Hons) MBA MAIG MAusIMM

Exploration manager

James is an explorationist with 20 years’ experience in exploration and development within Australia and abroad. James brings hands-on field management expertise gained from former senior roles with La Mancha Australia, CSA Global and Evolution Mining. He has a strong background in project management, across multiple commodities and corporate exposure through acquisitions, divestments and joint venture management.

Michaela Evans

BA (Hons) PhD AGIA

Company secretary

Michaela comes to SensOre with extensive cross-sector secretarial and governance experience following senior appointments with ASX listed Mineral Deposits Limited and private fintech eNett International. Michaela has also worked in the oil and gas sector and been employed in various research capacities by Curtin University and the University of Western Australia. Michaela is an Associate Member of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Technology & Exploration Team

Our team of experienced specialists are dedicated to advancing new exploration techniques and deploying those techniques in the field:

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ANDREW BAIRD

Senior geologist

BSc MAusIMM

ANDREW BAIRD

Andrew has conducted greenfields exploration for gold, uranium and Ni/PGE in Australia, Finland, DRC and Ethiopia and supervised resource drillouts for gold, coal and iron ore in Australia, Malaysia and Pakistan.

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CHRIS MCINTYRE

Principal geoscientist

BSc (Hons) MSc

CHRIS MCINTYRE

Chris manages the acquisition, import, update and storage of geological data sets for SensOre. She is an experienced geological data manager.

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DANE BURKETT

Principal geochemist

BSc (Hons) PhD

DANE BURKETT

Dane’s primary role is to realise the key strategic value that geochemistry has to SensOre. He came to SensOre from Olympus where he worked on application development for the Olympus portable XRD analyser.

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JO ANN HILARIO

Data research geologist

BSc

JO ANN HILARIO

Jo Ann co-ordinates and manages the acquisition, improvement and storage of specific Company data sets. An experienced researcher and geologist, Jo Ann joined SensOre from S&P Global.

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MATTHEW ROWE

Technical geologist

BSc (Hons)

MATTHEW ROWE

Matthew works on the technical development and deployment of DPT technology. He is a geologist, petrologist and isotope geochemist specialising in layered mafic intrusions and granitic magmas related to Ni-Cu-PGE and Au.

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SEAN RYAN

Exploration geologist

BSc

SEAN RYAN

Sean has +10 years’ experience in the resources industry, specialising in pioneering iron ore exploration and resource drill outs. He enjoys field geology and mapping, comes from a strong mechanical background and is passionate about the environment.

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THONG HUYNH

Principal Geophysicist

BSc MSc

THONG HUYNH

Thong is a diversified geophysics specialist experienced in undertaking significant resource exploration projects across both the minerals and petroleum industries.