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



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.

Pat Burke  Non-Executive Director

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.

TOM LANGLEY   Non-Executive Director

Mr Langley has deep Western Australian experience focussed on the identification of prospective ground and early stage evaluation of mining projects. Mr Langley has been active in the Paterson region since 2013 and brings detailed understanding of the geology of the province.   Mr Langley has worked on large-scale gold resource definition programs throughout Western Australia with Northern Star as well as significant nickel discoveries such as Nova-Bollinger and Silver Knight deposits in the Fraser Range for Sirius Resources and Creasy Group. Mr Langley also brings operational management experience due to his founding of DT Sands, supplying waterwell drilling companies in the Pilbara. Mr Langley holds a BSc, Geology from the University of Western Australia and a MSc, Economic Geology from the University of Tasmania.

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.



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