Board and Management
Bronwyn Barnes B.A, Grad Dip Bus, GAICD
Bronwyn has had an extensive career in the resources sector, having worked with companies ranging from Western Mining Corporation and BHP to emerging juniors in directorship, executive leadership, and operational roles in Australia and internationally. Bronwyn is currently Non-Executive Chair of Indiana Resources, (ASX: IDA), Non-Executive Director of MOD Resources, Managing Director of Scorpion Minerals Pty Ltd and an Independent Director of Perth Racing. Bronwyn is also a member of the Executive Council of the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC), the Advisory Council for Curtin University School of Business, Western Australia and a Member of the Board of Management of the Foundation for St Mary’s Anglican Girls School.
Bob Adam BSc Hons, MAICD, MAusIMM
Bob is a senior executive with 40 years of experience in the resources industry. Bob has a proven record of achievement in project development, management and operational improvement. He has worked extensively in West Africa with a demonstrable record of success in multi-cultural and multi-lingual environments. Previous roles include 11 years leading an independent bauxite development company operating in Guinea, Managing Director of an international mining consultancy, and a senior management role with BHP Nickel West.
Bob has been involved in project developments in Guinea, Ghana, Mali, Zambia, Tanzania, Mauritania and Zimbabwe, principally in gold but also copper and iron ore.
General Manager Exploration
Simon brings an extensive career in the resources sector, encompassing executive and senior leadership roles spanning exploration, project evaluation and acquisition, resource development, metallurgy and mining. Simon also has extensive operating experience in Africa having worked in multiple countries including Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire and Tanzania.
Simon has held several senior management roles with ASX listed companies including Managing Director and CEO of Echo Resources Ltd (ASX: EAR) where he was responsible for growing the Company from an explorer with an $8 million market capitalisation to an emerging gold producer with a market capitalisation of $182 million prior to its takeover by Northern Star Resources. Between 2015 and 2018, Simon oversaw the development of Echo’s gold resource from 100,000oz to a total resource base of 1.7Moz of gold and a maiden reserve of 800,000oz.
Heavenlight Kavishe MSc (Mech. Eng.) PhD (Eng.)
Country Manager – Tanzania
Kavishe was born and raised in Tanzania and has lived, studied and worked in various countries including Bulgaria, UK, Japan, Canada and the United States. Prior to joining Indiana Resources in 2013 he held various influential leadership positions within Tanzanian government agencies, including the National Development Corporation (NDC) and the Parastatal Sector Reform Commission (PSRC). In 2006 Kavishe established a private technology business, Kicheko Ltd and is regularly invited as a guest lecturer on entrepreneurship at various Tanzanian universities and centres of higher learning.
He holds degrees in Engineering and Business Administration and post-graduate qualifications in business administration, project management, privatization and utility regulation.