Board & Management

The Board of Kalia aims to grow shareholder value through the discovery of economic deposits of precious and base resources.

Board of Directors

David Johnston

Mr David Johnston

Non-Executive Chairman

B.Juris LLB

The Honourable David Johnston, former Senator, practiced law in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia specialising in mining conveyancing and tenement disputation. He practiced in Western Australia for 20 years before being elected to the Australian Parliament as a Senator for Western Australia. Mr Johnston was in Parliament for 14 years, and during that time was the Minister for Justice and Customs, the Shadow Minister for Minerals Energy and Tourism, The Shadow Minister for Defence and then the Minister for Defence.

Sean O’Brien

Sean O’Brien

Non-Executive Director

AdvDip Accounting (RMIT University Melbourne)

Mr Sean O’Brien has experience in finance and general management across a broad range of primary industries. Mr O’Brien has extensive experience overseeing a portfolio of listed and unlisted investments including many in the natural resources sector. Mr O’Brien is currently a Director of Remasys Pty Ltd, a managed services software business based in Australia.

Mike Johnston

Executive Director

Mr Mike Johnston is the executive director responsible for Corporate Development and Strategy. Mr Johnston has extensive experience in PNG, having been Technical Services Manager at the giant Porgera Gold Mine during the 1990s, then General Manager of Placer Dome’s exploration for all of Australia and Asia Pacific in the early 2000s. Most recently Mike was President and CEO of Nautilus Minerals, where he managed the development of the world’s first publicly listed (TSX) seafloor mining company and was responsible for raising over A$300 million in finance.

Jonathan Reynolds

Non-Executive Director

Mr Reynolds is a chartered accountant with more than 25 years’ experience across many sectors spent mostly in financial management roles. He is currently finance director with Allegiance Coal Ltd (ASX:AHQ), an ASX listed company focused on investing in advanced, near production or producing metallurgical coal projects. Prior to that, he was finance director of a resource investment house, managing investments across a range of commodities and in a range of countries.