Directors & Management

 

Rebecca Holland-Kennedy

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

Rebecca Holland-Kennedy was a founding director of PepinNini Lithium 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.

Philip Clifford

Non-Executive Director
B.Sc(Geology), MAusIMM

Phil Clifford has been a Non-Executive Director with the company since 2017, prior to this he was Technical Director from 2013 and Exploration Manager for PepinNini Lithium Limited since 2004 in charge of the South Australian Musgrave and Curnamona Projects and the company’s West Australian iron ore joint venture project at Robinson Range. Before joining PepinNini Lithium Limited he was a project geologist and team leader with CRA Exploration and Rio Tinto Exploration for 15 years in projects exploring for magmatic nickel sulphide, PGE’s, gold, diamonds, base metals, uranium and coal. He is a Director of NiCul Minerals Ltd.

Andre Wessels

Non-Executive Director

BEng(Mining), 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.

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.

 

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