Board of Directors

Executive Chairman
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Julian Babarczy

Mr Babarczy is a finance industry professional, having worked at Regal Funds Management for the past 12 years, currently as a Portfolio Manager for the Regal Emerging Companies strategy. Mr Babarczy has extensive experience investing across all areas of the financial markets, with a particular focus on natural resource investments.

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Robert Benussi

Managing Director

Mr Benussi is a senior resource executive with extensive experience in finance, corporate advisory and business development.
Mr Benussi has held directorships and senior roles in listed resource companies, including Executive Director of Perpetual Resources from June 2018 to current, Chairman of Tawana Resources from Dec 2015 to Dec 2018, Founding shareholder and director of Bligh Resources from July 2011 to Oct 2015 - recently bought by SAR, and Company Secretary, CFO & CEO of listed Jupiter Mines from July 2006 to June 2011.


The Board considers Mr Benussi to not be an independent Director.

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Brett Grosvenor

Non- Executive Director

Mr Grosvenor is an experienced Senior Manager with over 25 years’ experience in the Mining and Power industry. Holding a dual tertiary qualification in Engineering and a Master in Business, Mr Grosvenor is currently the Director of Development of Primero Group, focused on the development of projects from an initial concept through to contract delivery and operation.

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Nicolas Katris

Company Secretary

Mr Katris joined Perpetual in December 2021, bringing over 15 years of experience in the resources sector with him. Together with his extensive experience in financial management with a number of ASX listed companies active in a range of commodities, precious metals, base metals and the industrial mining sector, Mr Katris has also held Directorships and Company Secretarial positions in listed and unlisted entities. He has worked with companies based in Australia, Canada, Europe and Africa.