James Merrillees

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James Merrillees

Managing Director

James Merrillees
Managing Director

Mr Merrillees is a professional geologist with more than 20 years’ global experience in minerals exploration and development. He has wide experience leading teams exploring and evaluating precious and base metals throughout Australia, Europe, South America, Asia and Africa.

After 12 years with BHP Billiton Exploration, Mr Merrillees worked in technical and corporate roles for both ASX-listed and private gold and base metals explorers and producers. He has extensive experience in exploring Archean and Proterozoic mineral systems and has been involved in the discovery of greenfields nickel, uranium and iron ore deposits in Scandinavia, and bauxite and gold in West Africa. He is a member of the AusIMM and holds Bachelor of Science (Geology) and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) degrees and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance.