Board of Directors & Management

ASIMWE KABUNGA | NON EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Asimwe Kabunga

Mr Kabunga is a Tanzanian born Australian entrepreneur who holds a Bachelor of Science, Mathematics and Physics and has over 19 years technical and commercial experience in Tanzania, the United States and Australia.Mr Kabunga has extensive experience in the mining industry, logistics, land access, tenure negotiation and acquisition, as well as a developer of technology businesses. Mr Kabunga has been instrumental in establishing the Tanzania Community of Western Australia Inc., and served as its first President. Mr Kabunga was also a founding member of Rafiki Surgical Missions and Safina Foundation, both NGOs dedicated to helping children in Tanzania.

Mr Kabunga is also the non executive chairman of Lindian Resources Limited (ASX.LIN)

TREVOR MATTHEWS | MANAGING DIRECTOR

Volt Resources CEO Trevor Matthews
Mr Matthews has an accounting and finance background with over 25 years experience in the resources industry including roles with North and WMC Resources in executive-level positions. More recently, his last two roles were as MD for MZI Resources (2012-16) and Murchison Metals (2005-11). During his career Mr Matthews has gained considerable experience managing a number of nascent resource projects through to production.

Consequently, he has extensive executive management experience of feasibility studies, project planning/development, coordination and leveraging capital markets effectively to secure the appropriate mix of debt/equity funding, to successfully complete a mining project.

Mr Matthews role in overseeing an exploration company into production which was valued at approximately $2Bn in market capitalisation was viewed by the Volt Board as an excellent prerequisite. This experience will be valuable to Volt as it moves forward to bringing it’s Bunyu project into production. Mr Matthews has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Western Australia, a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

GIACOMO FAZIO | NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Fazio is a highly experienced project, construction and contract/commercial management professional having held senior project management roles with Primero Group Limited, Laing O’Rourke and Forge Group Ltd.

His experience ranges from feasibility studies through to engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning of diverse mining resources, infrastructure, oil & gas and energy projects.

DAVID SUMICH | CHIEF OPERATOR OFFICER/CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Mr. Sumich has over 25 years experienced in the mining industry, having held senior leadership and executive positions with ASX listed entities, and additionally, he has held numerous financial consulting and advisory roles covering corporate finance, capital raising, and accounting.

For approximately 10 years Mr. Sumich was Managing Director of ASX listed iron ore operations in West Africa. Notably, he oversaw the acquisition of the Mayoko Iron Ore Project in The Republic of Congo, the development of the Project exploration programs, negotiated the rail and port agreements, oversaw feasibility studies on the Project, and finally orchestrated the on-market cash takeover of the company. Recently, Mr. Sumich was part of the Development and Production Team of Rio Tinto at the Marandoo Iron Ore expansion in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

SUSAN HUNTER | COMPANY SECRETARY

Ms Hunter has over 20 years’ experience in the corporate finance industry. She is founder and managing director of consulting firm Hunter Corporate Pty Ltd, which specialises in provision of corporate governance and company secretarial advice to listed and unlisted companies, and has previously held senior management roles at Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Bankwest both in Perth and Sydney.

Ms Hunter holds a Bachelor of Commerce, is a Member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an Associate of the Governance Institute of Australia Ltd. She is currently Company Secretary of several ASX Listing companies.