Province Resources is a multicommodity exploration company with projects in Western Australia and Sweden, we have assembled a team of highly skilled professionals in the mining and exploration sector.


David Frances Chairman (Managing Director elect)

Mr Frances is a Perth based, international mining executive of nearly 30 years with a track record of transacting, discovering and developing assets in Australia and Africa. Mr Frances led Mawson West (TSX: MWE) from 2006-2012, which included acquiring and recommissioning the Dikulushi copper-silver mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and relisting on the Toronto Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of ~$250 million, completing the world’s largest base metals capital raise and IPO in 2010.


Mr Frances served as Chairman and Managing Director of ASX listed Tawana Resources and Winward Resources, which was acquired by Independence Group Ltd (ASX:IGO) in 2016.  Recently, Mr Frances has served as Managing Director for Dakota Minerals and Executive Chairman of Tiger Resources.

Patrick Burke  Non-Executive Director (Chairman elect)

Mr Burke has extensive legal and corporate advisory experience and over the last 15 years has acted as a Director for a large number of ASX listed companies. His legal expertise is in corporate and securities law in particular, capital raisings and mergers and acquisitions.  His corporate advisory experience includes identification and assessment of acquisition targets, strategic advice, deal structuring and pricing, funding, due diligence and execution. He is currently Executive Chairman of Meteoric Resources NL, Non-Executive Chairman of Mandrake Resources Limited and Non-Executive Director of Triton Minerals Ltd.

Thomas Langley   Non-Executive Director

Thomas has a passion for geology and the environment, completing a BSc Geology at The University of Western Australia with a focus on environmental and resource economics. In conjunction with employment at resource companies including BHP Nickel West, Northern Star Resources and Creasy Group, Tom completed a MSc Economic Geology at The University of Tasmania (CODES) in 2018.


Thomas has extensive experience in both exploration and mining geology. His technical skills include overseeing large scale resource definition drill programs, early-stage project evaluation, project generation and grass roots exploration programs across multiple commodities and deposit types. These exploration programs include nickel and copper in the Proterozoic Albany- Fraser Range, gold and copper in the Proterozoic Paterson Province and gold in the Archean Yilgarn Craton.

Ian Hobson  Company Secretary

A Fellow Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary, Mr Hobson has more than 30 years’ experience in the areas of corporate finance, governance, corporate accounting, company secretarial and restructuring advice. Mr Hobson was a director of PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ferrier Hodgson Chartered Accountants before specializing in providing company secretarial and corporate accounting services to listed entities.



Right People. Right Place.

Right Time.


World-Class Provinces, World-Class Potential

ian@provinceresources.com | Tel: +61 8 9388 8290