Management Team

Management Team

An experienced team of proven mining professionals with a track record of successfully identifying and developing undervalued projects


Dr Nicole Adshead-Bell

B.Sc. (Hons), PhD

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Dr Adshead-Bell is a geologist with over 20 years of capital markets and natural resource sector experience.  From  2015 to 2018, she was the President of Cupel Advisory Corp., an advisory firm focused on investments in the natural resource sector. From 2012 to 2015, Dr Adshead-Bell was the Director of Mining Research at Sun Valley Gold LLC (SVG), a US-based Securities Exchange Commission registered investment advisor focused on the precious metals sector.  Prior roles include: Managing Director, Investment Banking at Haywood Securities, where she concentrated on building the company’s M&A and financing business in the mining sector; sell-side analyst at Dundee Securities; and buy-side analyst at SVG.


Mr Greg Barrett

CA, FFin, B.Comm

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Mr Barrett is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. He has over 20 years of management, corporate advisory, finance and accounting experience, working for several listed and unlisted companies for which he has held positions as Director, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary. He is the former Finance Executive and Company Secretary for Agincourt Resources Ltd and Nova Energy Ltd and had previously worked for KPMG before specialising in the mining industry.

Management Team

Ms Aoife McGrath

BScGeol, MScMinExpl, MScEngGeol

Head of Exploration and Geology

Ms McGrath has 20 years of experience in the mining industry, having worked in multiple jurisdictions globally and predominantly in gold mining and exploration. Most recently, Ms McGrath spent more than five years with Alamos Gold as Vice President Exploration and prior to that Director of Exploration and Corporate Development, being responsible for six exploration departments in four countries and managed annual budgets of up to USD$36million. Prior to joining Alamos, Ms McGrath was Executive Director of Exploration at Carbine Resources, where she built the exploration team from scratch and directed the initial exploration programs in Burkina Faso. She also worked for Red Back Mining as Exploration Manager of the Chirano Mine in Ghana, where she led the team to the discovery of the Akwaaba Underground Deposit and as a Senior Exploration Geologist for AngloGold Ashanti at the Geita Gold Mine in Tanzania.


Mr Graham Donahue

CFA, B.Comm

Head of Corporate Development

Mr Donahue has over 20 years of global financial markets experience.  Most recently, Mr Donahue spent 10 years with Scotia Bank where he held the roles of Managing Director, Head of European Sales and Trading and Managing Director, Equity Capital Markets – Natural Resources. Mr Donahue spent the majority of the last decade raising money for natural resource companies globally. Mr Donahue has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph and is a CFA charter holder.



Mr Luis Pablo Diaz


Country Manager – Beadell Brasil Ltda

Mr Diaz is a mining engineer with over 18 years’ international experience ranging from open pit and underground mine planning, production and management; advancing new projects through feasibility and into construction; contract mining and mining consulting. Pablo is a Brazilian national, nationalised Australian, resides in Brazil and speaks fluent Portuguese, English and Spanish.


Mr Julio Cesar Carneiro

CA, B.Comm

Finance Director – Beadell Brasil Ltda

Mr Carneiro is a chartered accountant with a post-graduate degree in taxation and software development. He has over 20 years of experience in budgeting, internal controls, financial modelling, Brazilian tax regime and other accounting areas. He has worked for oil and gas, mining and telecom companies.

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