Directors & Management

 

Rebecca Holland-Kennedy

Managing Director

B.Sc(Geology), MAusIMM, B.Arts(Humanities), GAICD

Rebecca Holland-Kennedy was a founding director of PepinNini Minerals Limited and has been a board member since 2002.  She has more than 30 years experience in exploration company administration and data management.  She has held positions with Robertson Research, Macquarie University, NSW Department of Mines and Energy as well as acting as exploration and data management consultant to AGL, Amax, BHP, AGIP, Shell, CRA, Caltex and Meekatharrra Mineral Limited.  She is a Director of NiCul Minerals Ltd, PepinNini Robinson Range Pty Ltd, PepinNini Resources Queensland Pty Ltd, PepinNini Minerals International Pty Ltd and PepinNini Resources Curnamona Pty Ltd.

Andre Wessels

Non-Executive Director

BEng (Industrial), MBA, MAusIMM, GAICD

Andre Wessels has more than 28 years professional experience within multiple industries across mining (iron ore, coal, aggregates, manganese, copper, gold and lithium brine), metals, engineering, technology and services in many countries. Held significant leadership roles, including executive and non-executive director roles, in public and private companies.

He was formerly Vice President of Rincon Ltd, responsible for managing Rincon Mining Ltd, a subsidiary of Rincon Ltd, to advance the commercialisation of the lithium brine direct extraction project. Included delivery of DFS, FEED, tender preparation and all engineering, as well as administrative office and operation of the Rincon Salar Lithium Carbonate(LCE) demonstration plant in Salta Province, Argentina. Previously Mr Wessels was CEO for Era Resources Inc copper-gold project in PNG and served as a Non-Executive Director for TSX-V listed Meridian Mining SE with a manganese mining operation in Brazil. He is a Director for NiCul Minerals Ltd and PepinNini Minerals International Pty Ltd.

Luis Fernando Norman Kennedy

Non-Executive Director

Luis is a qualified lawyer and Chartered Accountant and is the son of founding Director Norman Kennedy and currently a Manager, Mergers and Acquisitions at Deloitte Australia.

Luis has been with Deloitte for seven years and has had a wide range of experience including Merger and Acquisitions transactions (pre-deal due diligence, carve-outs, post-merger integration), business reviews (independent, pre-lend and debt advisory for Financiers and Private sector clients, funding and financial viability for Public sector clients), and management support and implementation (turnaround, restructuring and project management).

Dom Francese

Company Secretary
BEc, FCA, FFin, FCIS, FGIA

Dom is a Chartered Accountant and a Corporate Governance professional with extensive experience as a Company Secretary of more than 17 years and Chief Financial Officer for 12 years of ASX listed mining and exploration companies. He has background experience in audit and investigations with a medium sized Chartered Accounting firm and also in regulation and supervision with the Australian Stock Exchange Limited.  He is the Company Secretary of NiCul Minerals Ltd, PepinNini Robinson Range Pty Ltd, PepinNini Resources Queensland Pty Ltd, PepinNini Minerals International Pty Ltd and PepinNini Resources Curnamona Pty Ltd.

Directors and Management Skills Matrix

Directors and Management Skills Matrix

 

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