Rambler Metals & Mining


Brad Mills
Non-Executive Director and Chairman

Mr. Mills has over 40 years of experience in the resource industry. He is the founder and managing director of Plinian Capital and its CE Mining family of funds. This is a private equity firm whose principal business is investment in natural resources projects and companies. Mr. Mills formerly held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Mandalay Resources, a TSX listed gold production company and prior to that was the CEO of Lonmin Plc, the world’s number three producer of platinum and platinum group metals.. Prior to Lonmin, Mr. Mills served as President of BHP Billiton’s global base metals group and was the Chief Strategic officer of BHP group. Mr. Mills currently holds directorships with Mandalay Resources, Helio Resources, Consolidated Nickel Mines and Circum Minerals. He is a former director of Norilsk Nickel. Mr. Mills is a member of the advisory board to the Stanford University School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences.

Andre Booyzen
President and CEO

Mr. Booyzen graduated in Information and Computer technologies from the Durban Institute of Technology, as well as the Executive Development Program at The Wits Business School.  Mr. Booyzen has over 15 of years of experience in positions of growing accountability in the mining sector. He has a history of consistent delivery of safety improvements, operational performance improvements, and financial turnarounds at underground mines, most recently at Mandalay Resources’ Costerfield mine, Australia.

Mark Sander
Non-Executive Director

Dr. Sander holds a PhD in Ore Deposits and Exploration from Stanford University (USA) and has been active in the mineral resource industry for over 30 years in operations, strategy and exploration, with a focus on copper, gold and platinum projects. Dr. Sander has previous industry experience as President and CEO of Mandalay Resources, Partner and Co-Founder of Plinian Capital, and Vice President of Strategy and Planning for BHP Billiton’s copper group.

Glenn Poulter
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Glenn Poulter has a strong background in global equities focusing on strategic positioning, scenario planning and leadership. Having over 30 years of experience within financial services in the City of London he has held a number of senior positions including Director of Nat West Markets, Director of UBS, Managing Director of Citi, Co-CEO of ICAP Equities and Director of Oriel Securities. Glenn is now Head of European Brokerage at Northern Trust, a Chicago based custody bank.

Belinda Labatte, CFA, MBA, ICD.D
Non-Executive Director

Ms. Labatte holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and is a CFA charter holder. She is the Founder of The Capital Lab Inc. and currently Chief Development Officer, with Mandalay Resources having assumed this and other roles with the Company since 2009. Ms. Labatte has extensive experience with global IR and capital markets advisory mandates, transaction negotiations and implementing corporate responsibility, risk and crisis management strategies within the extractive sector. She was nominated to the Board of Directors of the PDAC in March 2015 and is a member of the Audit Committee.  Belinda is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, ICD.D since June 2018.

Terrell Iver Ackerman
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Ackerman was interim Chief Executive Officer of Stillwater Mining Company until 2013, having joined the Company in March 2000 as Director of Corporate Planning.  During 1998 and 1999, Mr. Ackerman conducted feasibility studies, operational and mine planning reviews for various underground operations. Prior to this time, Mr. Ackerman was Vice President and General Manager of BHP Copper’s San Manuel Operation in Arizona. Mr. Ackerman held increasing roles of accountability for Magma Copper Company starting as an underground engineer in training in 1976. Mr. Ackerman received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mine Engineering from the University of Idaho College of Mines.

Eason Cong Chen
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Eason Chen, a chartered professional accountant by profession, is an independent business advisor for Tinma group of companies and other public listed companies. Through his years of experience, Mr. Chen has held senior and managerial positions at MNP LLP, Ernst & Young LLP and Procon Mining & Tunnelling Ltd with extensive knowledge and experience in Canadian and cross-border listings, financial reporting, merger and acquisition, corporate governance and internal controls.