Board and Management
Jindalee is led by a management team with strong technical and commercial skills and with previous experience transforming junior explorers into successful mining companies. Brief profiles of the Directors and management team are given below:
B.Com/LL (Hons), LLM (Cantab), GAICD, SA FIN
Mr Mannolini was appointed to the Jindalee Board as a Non-Executive Director in September 2013 and was appointed Chairman in July 2016.
Mr Mannolini is a partner in the Corporate Advisory Group of Australian law firm Gilbert + Tobin. He was an Executive Director with Macquarie Capital, the investment banking division of the Macquarie Group from March 2016 to May 2016 and was responsible for cross-industry coverage of the Western Australian market. Prior to joining Macquarie, Mr Mannolini was Managing Director and head of Gresham Advisory Partners’ Perth office, and before that, a partner in the mergers and acquisitions group of Australian law firm Freehills. In May 2016 Mr Mannolini was appointed to the board of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, a $5B fund set up by the Australian Government to encourage population growth and economic development in northern Australia.
As a lawyer and investment banker, Mr Mannolini has more than 20 years experience in corporate finance ranging across industry sectors and product lines, including mergers and acquisitions transactions and general strategic advisory mandates for companies in the resources sector .
Mr Mannolini has a combined degree in Commerce and Law (with Honours) from the University of Western Australia and a Master of Laws from the University of Cambridge (Queens College).
M.Sc. (Geology), MBA, GAICD
Mr Darvall is a highly qualified geologist with a background in exploring for a range of commodities, both in Australia and overseas; and extensive management experience. More recently he was Senior Geologist, then Exploration Manager for Atlas Iron and oversaw a rapid growth in Atlas’ resource base from 2010 to 2014, before starting his own consultancy company specialising in resource project evaluation and management. Mr Darvall was CEO of the Company from October 2017 prior to being appointed Managing Director in May 2018.
Mr Darvall is also a member of the AusIMM, Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) and the Society of Economic Geologists, Inc, (SEG).
Mr Dudfield is a geologist with almost 40 years experience in multi-commodity exploration, primarily within Australia. He held senior positions with the mineral divisions of Amoco (1977-1979) and Exxon (1980-1987) and was closely involved with the delineation of the Scuddles zinc-copper mine at Golden Grove, WA.
In 1987 he became a founding Director of Dalrymple Resources NL and spent the following 8 years helping acquire and explore Dalrymple’s properties, leading to a number of greenfields discoveries. In late 1994 Mr Dudfield joined the Board of Horizon Mining NL (JIndalee’s predecessor) and has been responsible for managing Jindalee since inception.
Mr Dudfield is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the Australian Institute of Geoscientists, the Geological Society of Australia and the Society of Economic Geologists. He is also a Non-executive Director of Energy Metals Limited and Alchemy Resources Limited.
Patricia (Trish) Farr
GradCertProfAcc., GradDipACG., GAICD, FGIA/FCIS
Executive Director/Company Secretary
Ms Farr joined Jindalee when the Company listed in July 2002 and has been closely involved with the growth and development of the Company since listing.
Ms Farr is an experienced Chartered Secretary with over 20 years experience in the resources sector having provided company secretarial services to several ASX listed companies including Musgrave Minerals Limited and prior to that Energy Metals Limited and Fox Resources Limited.
Ms Farr is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Fellow member of Governance Institute of Australia (formerly Chartered Secretaries Australia) and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators. Ms Farr was appointed to the Jindalee Board in 2008.