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A management team with diverse international experience from exploration through to production, and a proven track record of realising project value for shareholders.

Directors and Management


Simon Noon MAICD, AFAIM 
Managing Director
Simon is an experienced executive having spent the past 10 years’ managing listed resources companies. Simon has a strong background in strategic management, business planning, building teams, finance and capital raising, and experience with a variety of commodities.

Simon's career highlights include managing Groote Resources Limited from a market capitalisation of less than $5M, to market highs in excess of $100M as the Executive Director. After leaving Groote, Simon co-founded West Rock Resources Limited where he held the position of Managing Director until the company was acquired by Pacifico in 2013. While managing West Rock, Simon secured and operated joint ventures and a strategic alliances with mid and top tier miners.

As the Managing Director at Pacifico, Simon has led the company from a greenfields explorer to a company that has the potential to become a significant global lead producer.

Simon is a passionate member of the WA resources industry, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.  


Richard Monti Bsc (Hons), Grad Dip Applied Finance and Investment, MAusIMM 
Chairman
Richard is a geologist with over thirty years' experience in many facets of the exploration and mining industry including technical, commercial, marketing, and finance. Prior to joining Pacifico, Richard held roles at several international and Australian companies including Anaconda Nickel, Azimuth Resources Limited, The North Group, Normandy Group, and RTZ Exploration. Richard gained extensive business experience through founding and working at Ventnor Capital Pty Ltd, a boutique consultancy firm providing corporate advisory and investment banking services to junior and mid cap listed resource companies.

Richard is currently a director at Black Dragon Gold Limited.


Peter Harold BAppSc (Chem), AFAICD
Non-Executive Director

Peter is a Process Engineer with over thirty years' experience in the minerals industry. Peter specialises in finance, marketing and business development and has extensive experience in the development and operation of base and precious metal projects.

Peter has held a number of senior executive positions, notably at Australian Consolidated Minerals Limited, MPI Mines Limited, Normandy Mining Limited, and Shell Australia. Peter co-founded Panoramic Resources Limited, a base metal exploration and development company, in 2001 and held the position of Managing Director until November 2019.

Peter is the Non-Executive Chairman at both Horizon Gold Limited and Ocean Grown Abalone Limited.


Andrew Parker LLB
Non-Executive Director

Andrew is a lawyer with significant experience in the exploration and mining industry and a wealth of expertise in corporate advisory, strategic consultancy and capital raisings. Before Andrew joined Pacifico, he co-founded Trident Capital Pty Ltd, a corporate advisory and venture capital firm where he held the position of Managing Director until 2008.


Barrie Bolton 
Project Development

Barrie brings a vast knowledge bank to the management team, gathered throughout a long and successful career within the mining industry. Before joining Pacifico, Barrie spent 18 years alternating between advising and managing BHP’s exploration program for manganese worldwide. Barrie's diverse global experience includes managing exploration for mesothermal gold in Ghana, porphyry copper gold exploration in Mongolia, and over 6 years' at the Ok Tedi copper gold mine in PNG. Barrie was also involved in the geological characterisation of the world-class Groote Eylandt manganese deposit for just under 10 years'.


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