Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Staunton has worked in the City of London for more than 40 years, in roles including Audit Partner, Corporate Finance Partner and Equity Partner in various accounting firms.
Mr Staunton is a qualified Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and has a Diploma in Corporate Finance. Having worked as Equity Partner and Head of Capital Markets for Chantrey Vellacott DFK LLP and a Senior Equity Partner for Moore Stephens during the last 25 years, Ian provides Rockfire with an extremely strong level of accounting and audit experience. Such high-level accounting, audit and compliance capability fulfils Rockfire’s ambition to broaden its corporate skill base and to bring unparalleled experience from London onto the board. Mr Staunton will Chair the Audit Committee of Rockfire Resources.
Pat Elliott is an experienced resources and industrial company director. In a career spanning over 45 years, he has held senior executive positions with Consolidated Gold Fields (Australia) Limited and Morgan Grenfell Australia Limited. Pat has an MBA in Mineral Economics from Macquarie University, and a B Comm from the University of New South Wales. He has extensive management experience in a range of fields including manufacturing, mineral exploration and oil and gas exploration.Pat is currently Executive Chairman of Argonaut Resources NL (an ASX-listed copper explorer), Cap-XX Limited and Tamboran Resources Ltd (an unlisted Australian oil and gas explorer). He is also a Non-Executive Director of Ioneer Limited (formerly Global Geoscience, an ASX-listed lithium/boron developer of the Rhyolite Ridge project in Nevada, USA) and Kirrama Resources Limited (an unlisted explorer and developer of chromite and manganese projects in Madagascar).
Mr Walley has a business background spanning multiple industries including agriculture, property, construction, plant hire, food and beverage packaging, leisure and charitable work. Nicholas has critical skills in logistics, infrastructure, organisational management and sales.