Directors and Management

Ross Ashton 

Non-Executive Chairman


Ross was appointed to the Board on 16 August 2019 as part of Los Cerros merger with Andes Resources where he also held the role of Chairman.  Mr Ashton has over 45 years’ experience as a geologist specialising in mineral exploration and resource development internationally. He was founder of Red Back Mining Limited, a company subsequently acquired by Kinross Gold Corporation for US$7.2 billion in 2010. He was also a director of TSX/ASX listed PMI Gold Ltd and ASX listed Brockman Resources Ltd. Both companies were involved in corporate transactions following the discovery of significant mineral resources.

Jason Stirbinskis

Managing Director


Jason was appointed Managing Director on 16 August 2019 as part of Los Cerros merger with Andes Resources where he also held the role of Managing Director. Originally a Geologist, Jason Stirbinskis is a Corporate Executive with 12+ years’ experience leading both private and public companies in the mining and mining services space. He is experienced across a number of commodities including gold, zinc, lead, copper, and nickel and has managed projects ranging from greenfield to DFS/Development in West Africa, Scandinavia, Australia and Central Asia. Jason is well networked across international and Australian capital markets and skilled in leading multidisciplinary, international teams.

Kevin Wilson

Non-Executive Director


Kevin was appointed to the Board on 23 March 2018. He has over 30 years' experience in the minerals and finance industries, including as Managing Director of Leviathan Resources, a Victorian gold mining company. Over the last 8 years Kevin was Managing Director of Rey Resources, an Australian energy exploration company. He has prior experience as a geologist with the Anglo American Group in Africa and North America and as a stockbroking analyst and investment banker with CS First Boston and Merrill Lynch in Australia and USA.