Leyshon Resources appoints Corey Nolan as managing director
Mr. Nolan is an experienced public company director and senior executive with more than 20 years' experience in advisory, commercial and business development roles focused on the acquisition, funding, and development of resource projects.
Most recently, Mr. Nolan was Executive Director (October 2013 - January 2014) and Managing Director (September 2009 - September 2013) of Elementos Limited. Elementos completed a merger to become an advanced developer of tin and tungsten resources in Tasmania, Australia, and he was instrumental in the identification, negotiation, due diligence, structuring and execution of the merger.
From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Nolan was Business Development and Commercial Manager for Aviva Corporation, responsible for the identification, evaluation and negotiation of coal and energy related acquisition and merger opportunities in Australia and Southern Africa.
Mr. Nolan commenced his career in the financial services industry as a resources equities analyst at firms including Wilson HTM and Morgan Stanley, and as a Director of the Corporate Finance practice of global firm PWC.
Mr. Nolan's qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce, and a Masters Degree in Mineral and Energy Economics. He is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr. Atherley graduated in mining engineering from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College in 1982 and has over 25 years industry operating experience. He was an Executive Director of the Investment Bank arm of HSBC Australia where he undertook a range of advisory roles in the resources sector. He has been based in Beijing since 2005. ■