Carl Popal

Executive Chairman

Carl Popal (B. Bus) has more than 20 years entrepreneurial experience covering diverse range of commodities trading, corporate management, minerals exploration, asset management and construction to name some. Previously Carl was Chief Executive Director of ASX listed company Paynes Find Gold Ltd.  He is the Managing Director of Ghan Resources Pty Ltd and Popal Enterprise Pty Ltd. Since 2001, Mr Popal has managed several entities conducting international trading. He has more than 12 years’ experience in property development and has managed various commercial dealings within a network of companies around the world including in India, China and Malaysia.

Rodney Dale

Non Executive Director

Rodney Dale holds a Fellowship Diploma in Geology from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (FRMIT) and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (FAusIMM). His experience covers more than 60 years, working in many parts of Australia, Indonesia and Africa on gold, tin, wolfram, base metals and industrial mineral exploration and mining, including trial mining and export of high-grade quartz. He has worked in and managed small gold mines in Western Australia. Since 1970, Mr Dale has been an independent geological consultant with three periods as a director of ASX listed companies. More recently, Mr Dale has been involved with assessment of iron ore projects in Australia, South America, India, China and Africa.

Ibrar Idrees

Non Executive Director

Ibrar Idrees has a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Accounting and Finance) from Deakin University and has over 10 years professional and corporate experience gained in a diverse range of industries in Australian and South Asia.  Mr Idrees, a practicing accountant has worked in a variety of business development and financial positions in small and large companies.


Matthew Foy

Company Secretary

Matthew Foy is a professional company secretary and active member of the Governance Institute Australia (GIA). He has 14 years experience facilitating the listing and compliance of ASX companies and possesses core competencies in publicly listed company secretarial, operational and governance disciplines.