Executive Director and Investment Committee
BSc Hons (Geology), FAusIMM FSEG
Tony Manini is a geologist and business development executive with over 25 years’ exploration, development and operations experience in the resources industry. His experience covers a diverse range of commodities in more than 20 countries globally.
He worked with Rio Tinto for 14 years in various technical, commercial and management positions before joining Oxiana Limited in 2000 where he pioneered the entry and establishment of Oxiana’s businesses in six countries and was instrumental in the discovery and development of the Sepon copper and gold mines in Laos, the early stage acquisition and development of the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia, several new brownfields discoveries at Golden Grove in Western Australia and discovery of the Okvau gold district in Cambodia.
More recently, Tony was the Executive General Manager for exploration and business development at OZ Minerals Limited with responsibility for exploration, business development and strategic planning.
Tony is a co-founder and current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Tigers Realm Minerals Group involved in developing coking coal discoveries in Far Eastern Russia, copper and gold assets in Asia and the Americas, and uranium in Canada. He is also Executive Chairman of AIM listed Asiamet Resources Limited, an Indonesian focused exploration and development company.
Tony qualified with an Honours Degree in Geology from Latrobe University, Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Society of Economic Geologists.