Experienced management with a proven track record of delivering successful outcomes.

Board of Directors


Founding shareholder of LPI with over 30 years’ experience in the finance industry with a focus on property, mining and international investing. Founding director and former chairman of Atlas Iron Ltd., which grew to over A$3B market capitalisation. Mr. Hannon has operated a private Investment group, Chifley Investor Group Pty Limited, for over 15 years.

Mr David Hannon

Chairman | BEc, FINSIA

Mining engineer with over 40 years’ experience globally. Former COO of Wheaton River - Goldcorp when the quickly evolving company grew from a market capitalisation of several hundred million dollars to CAD$22 billion and became the third largest gold company in the world by market capitalisation. Previously served as CEO of Newcrest Mining and was with Placer Dome Inc. for 16 years.

Mr. Russell C Barwick

Non-Executive Director | Dip Min Eng, FAusIMM, FAICD

Senior executive with over 30 years’ international commercial experience across mining, property, healthcare and services sectors. Mr. Fertig is the CEO of Adrenna Property Group Limited, and Chairman of Quyn International Outsource, a South African-based human resource group that has over 3,000 employees in Southern Africa, servicing the mining, construction and commercial industries.

Mr. Reccared (Ricky) P. Fertig

Non-Executive Director

Over 25 years’ commercial and financial experience internationally. Mr. Phillips previously held senior management positions number of public and multinational companies including Aristocrat, Allianz, Hoya Lens and Sequoia Financial Group and has additional board experience in the small cap resources sector.

Mr. Andrew G Phillips

Non-Executive Director, Company Secretary & Chief Financial Officer | BBS

Over 40 years’ experience in mining exploration and environmental studies. Dr. Silva has managed projects in Central and South America and was the former Deputy Manager of Geology at SERNAGEOMIM. He also served as Exploration and General Manager for Talison’s Salares-7 lithium project and has worked with some of the largest mining companies in the world.

Dr. Luis Ignacio Silva P

Non-Executive Director & Latin America Regional Manager | PGeo, PhD, CEng

Technical Team

Our technical team offers combined expertise across the Mining, Finance, Geology, and HR sectors.


Geologist with over 25 years of experience, specialising in lithium brine over the last 7 years. Mr. Brooker has lead teams in Argentina, Chile and Australia and most recently was the JORC Competent Person for Orocobre Lithium brine projects in Argentina. He is highly experienced in managing development projects, project evaluations, project generation and CP/QP reporting.

Mr. Murray Brooker

Group Technical & Exploration Advisor | BSc (Hons), MSc (Geology), MSc (Hydrogeology)