Board and Management

Our people are the key to our future success.

Battery Age Minerals has a highly credentialed, well-respected team with experience in exploration, development and operating mining projects. The team has significant experience in the development of projects from discovery to production in rapid timeframes.

Board of Directors

  • Robert Martin

    Non-Executive Director and Non-Executive Chairman

    Mr Martin is an accomplished company Director with over 25 years’ experience across a broad range of sectors including mining and mining services, manufacturing, and capital markets. Mr Martin has profound insight into corporate strategy, capital orientation, management integration and business structures and efficiencies.

    Recently, Mr Martin owned and operated a large and highly successful mining services business, with offices in multiple jurisdictions globally, which was acquired by a prominent Perth business after year-on-year growth and profitability.

    Mr Martin currently runs a family office in Western Australia, with a focus on investing and supporting emerging private and public businesses, as well as holding positions of Non-Executive Chairman at Equinox Resources Ltd (ASX:EQN), Non-Executive Chairman for Critical Resources (ASX:CRR), Non-Executive Director for Parkd Ltd (ASX:PKD) and Non-Executive Director for TSX-V listed Volt Carbon Technologies (TSX-V:VCT).

  • Gerry Fahey

    Non-Executive Director

    Mr Fahey has over 40 years’ experience in both the international and local minerals industry. He is a specialist in mining geology, mine development and training and worked for 10 years as Chief Geologist Mining for Delta Gold where he was actively involved with the development of the Eureka, Chaka, Globe and Phoenix gold mines and the following Australian gold projects: the Kanowna Belle, Golden Feather, Sunrise and Wallaby.

    Mr Fahey is currently a Director of Prospect Resources which in April 2022 sold its 87% stake in its Arcadia Lithium Project located in Zimbabwe for approximately US$378 million cash to Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt. He is also a director of Focus Minerals Ltd and formerly a Director of CSA Global Pty Ltd, and member of the Joint Ore Reserve Committee (JORC).

  • Dr. David Pevcic

    Non-Executive Director

    Dr David Pevcic is a successful investor and businessman, with a principal focus on the mining and resources sector. Dr Pevcic is the founding director of several privately owned mineral exploration companies, which have executed transactions with both ASX and TSX-listed companies, including Infini Resources Pty Ltd’s acquisition of the Des Herbiers uranium project from Globex Mining Enterprises Inc and Four Cores Pty Ltd, who was an indirect vendor of the AHD Group Projects that were acquired by Viridis Mining and Minerals Limited. Additionally, Dr Pevcic is an advisor to Good Earth Dairy, Western Australia’s first and leading camel dairy.

    Dr Pevcic holds a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Western Australia and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Senior Management

  • Nigel Broomham

    Chief Executive Officer & General Manager Exploration

    Mr Broomham is a geologist with over 12 years industry experience, including over 10 years in the battery metals sector, specifically in lithium and manganese. Prior to joining Battery Age Minerals, Mr Broomham held leadership roles with ASX-50 lithium producer Pilbara Minerals (ASX: PLS) in exploration, resource development and mining production.  As Head of Geology at Pilgangoora, he was extensively involved in the exploration and development of the world-class Pilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum Project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia and was tasked with leading the geology team from exploration through to production.  Mr Broomham has also held several other leadership roles at Pilgangoora, including Mining Manager, lead of the Direct Shipping Ore development project and Production Superintendent. Earlier in his career, he has also worked at Mineral Resources Limited, Consolidated Minerals Manganese, Hancock Prospecting (Roy Hill) and Golder Associates.

  • Paul Hughes

    Chief Financial Officer

    Mr Hughes is an experienced finance & accounting professional with a demonstrated track record of success in financial leadership and strategic decision making. With experience across a range of sectors including the last 12 years within ASX listed mining environment, Mr Hughes has consistently delivered exception results, driving financial performance and operational excellence.

    Prior to joining Battery Age, Mr Hughes held multiple finance positions within Pilbara Minerals, most recently overseeing the Corporate, Planning & Investment function.  In this role, he was responsible for delivering integrated mine, financial, and business planning encompassing vital aspects such as life-of-mine modelling, expansion plans, capital, funding, and financing strategies, which recently delivered final investment decisions for the expansion projects at the Pilgangoora mine site.

    Mr Hughes has also held senior finance positions at Orica (Mining Explosives), Downer Mining (Mining Contractor) and early career experience in the finance and banking sectors. Mr Hughes holds a Bachelor of Accounting and Finance and is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).

  • Harry Spindler

    Company Secretary

    Mr Spindler is an experienced corporate professional with a broad range of corporate governance and capital markets experience. Over the past 20 years’, Mr Spindler has held various company secretary positions across a diverse range of ASX-listed companies and been involved with several public company listings, merger and acquisition transactions and capital raisings.

    Mr Spindler is a member of the institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australia. Since 2010, Mr Spindler has worked for corporate advisory firms and has advised a number of clients across a range of industries. Prior to this, Mr Spindler had a career in corporate recovery and restructuring at KPMG.

  • Nicholas Mitchell

    Exploration Manager – Canada

    Mr Mitchell is an exploration geologist with over twenty years industry experience and holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Victoria, Canada. He played a key role in the supervision and executive of the Phase II drilling at Falcon East extension with a view to provide integral guidance and technical support to both the Falcon Lake Lithium project and to the Bleiberg Germanium project.

    Prior to working with Battery Age, Mr. Mitchell worked with several highly successful junior miners and contracting companies, including Fronteer Gold, and Cantex Mine Development Corp, and as a senior consultant to both junior exploration and mid-tier mining companies.

  • Coast Mountain Geological

    Geological Consulting Partner

    Battery Age Minerals is pleased to strategically partner with Coast Mountain Geological Ltd. (CMG) that have been delivering premium international geological services since 1987. CMG’s teams have been deeply involved with developing and delivering exploration and project management solutions for Rare-metal LCT pegmatite and lithium brine projects in Canada, Ireland and Argentina for more than 13 years.