Robert F. Baldock, CA(M), FCPA, FCMC
Chairman of the Board, Executive Chairman
Mr. Baldock is the founder of Monument Mining and is an experienced mining executive and a qualified accountant with decades of hands on management of public and private corporations across a wide range of industries, focused on the mining industry. Mr. Baldock has previously, since 1998 been a Director and CEO of the listed corporate entity that became Monument in 2007. He was also President of the Golconda Group which included a controlled subsidiary, Nevada Goldfields Corporation building several operating gold mines in Nevada, USA. Mr. Baldock’s role with the Golconda Group also included the role of Managing Director of Duketon Exploration Limited which made a grass roots discovery of the Duketon gold mine project in Western Australia, built the mine and mill and operated the project.
Cathy Zhai, CPA-CGA, B.Sc.
Director, President & CEO
Ms. Zhai has been the President and CEO since January 2018, and formerly the Chief Financial Officer at Monument Mining Limited since 2001 (formally Moncoa Corporation). Ms. Zhai has over 20 years of extensive experience at executive and senior positions covering executive management, business strategic planning, corporate finance and corporate secretary mainly in the mining industry and other business sectors including: high tech, manufacturing and biotech industries across North America, China, South-East Asia and Australia. She has played a major role in the company’s corporate development and financing, as well as directly participating in the establishment of the Selinsing Gold Mine from its start up. Ms. Zhai is a designated Chartered Professional Accountant (“CPA”) and holds a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics.
Zaidi Harun, B.Sc.
Director, Vice President, Business Development
Mr. Harun is an experienced exploration geologist with 24 years of experience in international mining industry field work as well as extensive mine geological exploration experience. He has extensive knowledge of the Malaysian mining industry and has been a key senior person in mineral property research, liaison with government and local communities, and implementing the CSR programs. Mr. Harun has spent the last 18 years working on the Selinsing Project site developing the present reserves and resource. He has been involved from the outset in Monument’s preliminary mine planning and initial development for the Selinsing Gold Mine project. He is also a council member of Malaysian Chambers of Mine.
Matthew Antill, BE (Mining)
General Manager, Operations
Mr. Antill has over 28 years of mining experience including 15 years as Mine Manager in both open pit and underground operations, with juniors and multi-nationals, and over a wide range of commodities and mining methods including extensive work in narrow vein and nugget style gold. Mr. Antill has undertaken leadership roles in several successful operational mining startups in Australia and overseas including Lafayette Mining Philippines operations, Fox Resources Radio Hill Mine, Citic Pacific’s Sino Iron Project, and Saracen Mineral’s Thunderbox Mine. Mr. Antill with his hands on management style has led by example and built diverse and effective teams supported by his solid experience in the full suite of mining operational and technical roles including generation of block models, pit optimization, and innovative underground mine design solutions. Mr. Antill holds B Eng Mining from University of Queensland, and Western Australia First Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency, and a New South Wales Production Manager’s Certificate.
Andrew Charles Northfield, B.Sc. (Hons), ACSM
General Manager, Selinsing Gold Mine
Mr. Northfield is a mineral processing engineer with over 35 years of experience in the mining industry. He has gained extensive experience in gold processing techniques, tungsten and tin processing, tantalum, graphite and gemstones. He started at Selinsing as gold plant processing manager in 2009 and played a major role in the construction and operation of the process plant at Selinsing and each expansion phase. Mr. Northfield was promoted to the general manager of the Selinsing operation in 2011. Mr. Northfield has worked in Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Ghana, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, UK, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Sierra Leone. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mineral Processing Technology and Associateship from the Camborne School of Mines, UK.
Neil Rauert, BE (Mining). MEng Sc. FAusIMM(CP)
Senior Project Manager, Technical Support
Mr. Rauert has extensive underground mine planning experience and has worked on numerous projects mining different commodities authoring numerous publications. He is qualified under JORC and NI43-101 codes with extensive experience as a qualified person for reserve estimation, and with FAusIMM (CP) certification. His experience includes managing the Wiluna mining operations for Newmont and Agincourt, as well as study manager for various studies with Barrick Gold. More recently he was manager of mining services leading a team of some 15 mining professionals providing a technical shared service role to the Barrick Gold Yilgarn Operations for the Granny Smith, Darlot, Lawlers and Plutonic operations. Mr. Rauert is Fellow Member of the AusIMM.
Roger L. Stangler, B.Sc., MEng, MAusIMM, MAIG
Chief Managing Geologist
Mr. Stangler is working as the Chief Managing Geologist for Monument Mining since 2015, and he continued the same role through Golder Associates Pty Ltd. since June 2019. He has over 27 years of experience in the mining industry including geostatistics research, exploration, mine geology and geometallurgy. His expertise includes project management, technical coordination, and he is a Qualified Person for NI43-101 reporting. Previously he has worked for a diverse group of companies such as Vale, Anglo American, Snowden and Coffey, including operations and projects worldwide. Mr. Stangler is a JORC Competent Person and is qualified as QP for NI 43-101.
Luther Nip, CPA, CA
Mr. Nip has over 20 years of financial reporting, audit and business advisory experience primarily in mining industry. Previously, he has worked for Grant Thornton LLP as Senior Manager, and Ernst and Young LLP as Manager of Assurance Services. He also provided accounting and tax services for Campbell, Saunders & Co. and other industries. Mr. Nip is a CPA, CA and has a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics from the University of Hong Kong.