Board of Directors


  • Matthew Boyes

    Managing Director

    Mr Boyes is qualified Geologist and Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy with 25 years industry experience with a strong background in minerals resources, project development, construction and operations management. Mr Boyes has recently served as COO for AIM listed Patagonia Gold successfully overseeing the development and construction of two standalone Gold-Silver heap leach projects in southern Argentina. Mr Boyes has significant experience is product evaluations and financing with a focus on the junior market sector.

  • Alex Hewlett


    Qualified geologist highly skilled at project identification and acquisition and was previously Chairman of Spectrum Metals Limited, overseeing its growth from mid-2018 to being taken over by Ramelius Resources in early 2020.

  • Mr Jiahe (Gower) He

    Executive Director

    Mr He is a highly regarded finance and commercial professional with over 20 years’ experience in the resource sector. He has a strong track record in business development, marketing, and commercial strategy execution. Prior to joining Red Dirt, Mr He held various senior positions working for Mitsui & Co (Aust) executing various Lithium related, trading, off-take and strategic marketing initiatives across Australia, Japan and China. Gower is a qualified CPA and holds a Bachelor of Accounting and Finance.

  • Tim Manners

    Non-Executive Director

    Mr Manners is a finance professional with over 25 years’ experience in corporate finance, accounting, financial management and business development functions within the resources industry. Mr Manners has been involved in exploration, developing, and producing companies both in Australia and overseas. Mr Manners has held senior financial positions in various sectors including precious and base metals, industrial minerals, (including lithium and tantalum experience at the Greenbushes and Wodgina operations) and in bulk commodities. Mr Manners is currently the Chief Financial Officer of ASX 200 Ramelius Resources Ltd.

  • Mr James Croser

    Non-Executive Director

    Qualified mining engineer with 20 years’ operational, technical and management experience in the Australian mining sector, Served as an executive on the boards of Spectrum Metals Ltd, Kalgoorlie Mining Company Ltd and Resources & Energy Group Ltd.

  • Mr Nader El Sayed

    Non-Executive Director

    Holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Banking & Finance) and a Masters (Accounting) from Curtin University of Technology in Western Australia and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Multiplant Holdings, a mining and civil services business based in Perth.

  • Steven Wood

    Company Secretary

    Steven is a Director of Grange Consulting, where he specialises in corporate advisory, company secretarial and financial management services. Steven is a Chartered Accountant, and since joining Grange in 2011 he has been involved in various private and seed capital raising as well as successful ASX listings, whilst also providing company secretarial and financial management services to both ASX and unlisted public and private companies.  Prior to joining Grange, Steven started his career in the Perth office of Pitcher Partners where he spent several years in their corporate re-structuring division. Steven is currently Company Secretary for a number of ASX listed entities.