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 Managing Director

Mr Frances is an international executive of nearly 30 years with a track record of transacting, discovering, funding, developing and operating assets in Australia and Africa. Mr Frances has been involved in the transformation of several companies including Mawson West (TSX:MWE) which he led from a micro-cap Western Australian based ASX Company which involved delisting the Company and then relisting on the Toronto Stock Exchange after completing the world’s largest base metals capital raise and IPO for 2010.

Mr Frances has served as Chairman – both executive and Non-Executive, Managing Director, and Non-Executive Director of a number of ASX and TSX listed and private Companies across a diverse range of business.

Patrick Burke  Non-Executive Chairman

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 grassroots 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.

Kylah Morrison   Non-Executive Director

Kylah has over 14 years of experience working in private companies in the oil & gas industry, indigenous organisations, not-for-profits, and start-ups. From 2016 to 2019 Kylah championed regional economic development as the President, then CEO of the Karratha & Districts Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and Founding Chairperson of the Pilbara Universities Centre.


Living and working for nine years in Karratha, Kylah has a deep understanding of risks and challenges experienced by corporates, government, local businesses and indigenous organisations operating in remote and regional Australia, particularly in North-Western Australia.


Kylah holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and Master of Engineering Management from Canterbury University. She is passionate about diversity and inclusion, indigenous affairs, corporate governance and sustainability

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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Right Time.


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