Peter Armitage – Non Executive Director


Peter began his professional career more than 40 years ago with an international accounting firm specialising in start-ups and work-outs. He was soon invited into partnership of a national firm, and later on launched his own accounting practice in 1978, where he remains principal.

Since the early 1980s, Peter has held directorships in a number of listed exploration companies in both Australia and New Zealand, concentrating on the economics of project modelling and capital raising. Recently, Peter has been responsible for several IPOs supervising due diligence, corporate governance and compliance matters, and has consulted for Fortune 500 companies in China, Hong Kong, Canada, the USA and UK.


Peter is currently Chairman of unlisted public company Shoreline Minerals Limited, which holds iron sand interests in Chile.


Anthony Rechner – Executive Director

Anthony Rechner has over forty years’ experience in Australia and overseas working in mineral and petroleum exploration and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and Physics from the University of Adelaide.

Mr Rechner’s role as Chairman and/or Managing Director of Windsor Resources NL, Brunswick NL and Geographe Resources Ltd resulted in these companies evolving from small explorers to major gold producers at Mount Percy, Galtee More and Chalice respectively. Mr Rechner also played a key role in the discovery and ongoing development of two mineral sands mines in Western Australia for Falcon Minerals Ltd.

Previously a director of SER from 1991 to 2007 Mr Rechner was responsible for the acquisition of the Uley Graphite mine and the Cultana project.


Stuart Rechner – Non Executive Director

Mr Stuart Rechner is an experienced company director with a background in project generation and acquisition in Australia and overseas. Mr Rechner holds degrees in both geology and law and is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. For over ten years Mr Rechner was an Australian diplomat responsible for the resources sector with postings to Beijing and Jakarta.


Melanie Leydin – Company Secretary

Melanie is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a registered Company Auditor with 19 years of experience in the accounting profession. In 2000, she established her own chartered accounting practice, Leydin Freyer, specialising in audit and public company consulting.

Melanie holds the role of Company Secretary for a number of ASX-listed junior mining, oil and gas and exploration entities.