Board of Directors

Patrick JD Elliott

Patrick JD Elliott

Independent, Non-Executive Chairman

Chairman of Argonaut since 2003, Mr Elliott is an investment banker with 40 years’ experience in financial management and resource investment and development.


Lindsay Owler

Lindsay Owler

Exploration Director and CEO

Mr Owler is a geologist and geophysicist with over 20 years’ experience in mineral exploration and development and over 10 years’ experience in public company administration. Mr Owler has established and led mineral exploration operations in South East Asia, Africa, North America and Australia.

He holds a Bachelor of Science and is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.


Andrew Bursill

Andrew Bursill

Director and Secretary

Mr Bursill is a Chartered Accountant with more than 18 years' experience as a Director and Company Secretary of numerous publicly listed entities.

In addition to his appointment at Argonaut, Mr Bursill is currently the company secretary of Aguia Resources Limited, Austral Gold Limited, Elk Petroleum Limited Netccentric Limited, Nvoi Limited, ShareRoot Limited, zipMoney Limited and several other unlisted public and private companies.


Malcolm Richmond

Malcolm Richmond

Independent, Non-Executive Director

Professor Richmond is a qualified metallurgist and economist with extensive board experience in the resource and technology industries. He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering and the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Professor Richmond spent 30 years with Rio Tinto and CRA Groups including the position of managing director of research and development and vice president strategy and acquisitions. Immediately prior to his retirement he held the position of managing director of development at Hamersley Iron Pty Limited. Professor Richmond serves as a visiting professor at the University of Western Australia teaching in the MBA programme.