Board of Directors
Kingsgate’s executives have a comprehensive range of skills and experience including mine development and operations, exploration, finance and administration.
They are supported by highly qualified specialists, whose backgrounds cover the full scope of mining resources activities. The members of Kingsgate’s Board of Directors are:
Ross Smyth-Kirk OAM B Com, CPA, F Fin
Ross Smyth-Kirk was a founding Director of the former leading investment management company, Clayton Robard Management Limited and has had extensive experience over a number of years in investment management including a close involvement with the minerals and mining sectors. He has been a Director of a number of companies over the past 43 years in Australia and the United Kingdom. Mr Smyth-Kirk is a former Chairman of the Australian Jockey Club Limited. He is Chairman of Kingsgate’s wholly owned subsidiary, Akara Resources Public Company Limited.
Chairman of the Board, member of the Audit Committee, Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees.
Peter Warren B Com, CPA
Peter Warren was Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Kingsgate Consolidated Limited for six years up until his retirement in 2011. He is a CPA of over 48 years standing, with an extensive involvement in the resources industry. He was Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer for Equatorial Mining Limited and of the Australian subsidiaries of the Swiss based Alusuisse Group and has held various financial and accounting positions for Peabody Resources and Hamersley Iron. Mr Warren is a Director of Kingsgate’s wholly owned subsidiary, Akara Resources Public Company Limited.
Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees.
Jamie Gibson GAICD
Jamie is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kingsgate Consolidated Limited and previously worked across corporate strategy and investor relations since joining the company in 2013.
Jamie is a highly experienced corporate professional and is a former Chief Advisor in the mining portfolios (metals and coal) for the Australian Government. He has high level trade and investment experience within Asia-Pacific and was a Board Member and Vice President of the Australia Thailand Business Council until June 2022.
Jamie holds business and management qualifications from Macquarie University and the Sydney Institute of Technology respectively, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Member of the Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.
Nucharee is currently the Chairman of LotusHall Mining Heavy Engineering Construction Co., Ltd., Chairman of Lotus Green Energy Co., Ltd., Thailand, and the owner of Pangluang Garden Resort & Restaurant, Thailand.Nucharee is a Thai business woman with strong mining credentials especially in effective mining management. Since 1983, she has worked in Gold, Copper, Quarry, Coal, Kaolin and Limestone mining operations, both in Thailand and in neighbouring countries, including the Sepon Gold & Copper Mine and Phubia Mining, located in Laos. In Thailand, Nucharee owns the FGD No.2 Project in partnership with EGAT ("the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand") and has been the mining contractor at the Chatree Gold Mine since operations commenced in 2001. Nucharee is also the President of the Business Woman’s Association of Lampang, Thailand, and works as a conciliator of Alternative Dispute Resolution for Lampang Court, Thailand, and has won many awards during her impressive career.