Board and Senior Management
Michael Wright – Executive Chairman
Mr Wright has had over 25 years experience in the resource sector in a corporate and financial capacity. Whilst Executive Director at Herald Resources for 20 years he oversaw day to day running of the company, successful gold hedging and forward selling programs, large capital raisings to advance the Dairi Project, and managed the competitive takeover process that culminated in Herald being taken over for ~$0.5 B. Mr Wright has since been involved with Junior Resource Companies including Chairman of General Mining Ltd. Mr Wright brings to Corona keen financial and management acumen
Terrence Allen - Non -xecutive Director
Mr Allen has been involved in management of listed ASX companies for 30 years. Mr Allen has spearheaded the discovery and/or development of several mines in Western Australia including; Mt Percy in Kalgoorlie, Montague gold mine near Gidgee WA, Sandstone Gold Project in Sandstone WA, Three Mile Hill and In Coolgardie WA, Lynas Find Gold mine in the, Ellendale Diamond Mine in the Kimberley, and several significant discoveries world wide including the Gabi gold Project Ecuador, gold and zinc projects in Iran, gold projects in Sardinia, and projects in other countries including Kazakhstan, USA and Zambia and culminating in the Dairi Zn-Pb Project in Indonesia, which led to the ~$0.5B recommended takeover of Herald Resources Ltd, which he was Chairman and Managing Director of at the time. Mr Allen brings to Corona an ability to identify, progress and exploit world class mineral assets.
Brian Hurley – Non-executive Director
Mr Hurley is a mining engineer with some 40 years experience in the resources sector. Mr Hurley rose through the ranks at Western Mining Corp Ltd, starting as a mining engineer and ended up holding the position of General Manager of Western Mining Corp. – Nickel Division and Senior General Manager Western Australia. Since leaving General Mining Brian has been a Chairman and Director of a number of Junior and midcap mining companies operating in Australia and Oversees including Gascoyne Gold Mining Ltd, Defiance Gold Ltd, Sihayo Gold Ltd, Mundo Minerals Ltd, Jaguar Minerals Ltd and Herald resources Ltd . Mr Hurley brings to Corona a wealth of Managerial and operational knowledge .
Charles Hughes - Exploration Manager
Mr Hughes is a geologist with 9 years of experience in the resources sector. Mr Hughes has managed and explored mineral projects in WA, Tasmania and NSW working with a variety of commodities and mineralisation styles including Archean style gold, orogenic gold, porphyry-epithermal Cu-Au, polymetallic VHMS, MVT/SEDEX Zn-Pb-Ag, mesothermal Zn-Pb-Ag, and Sn-W and worked on project generation and evaluation on brownfield, advanced and greenfield projects in WA, TAS, NSW, SA, QLD, PNG, Zambia and New Zealand for a variety of commodities. With Corona, Mr Hughes has been responsible for the identification generation and acquisition of new mineral projects which has resulted in Coronas current project portfolio, the design, implementation and execution of exploration programs which has led to the discovery of Cu-Au mineralisation at South Darwin in Tasmania and new lode positions at Spargos Reward in Western Australia, co-responsible for day to day business management and business development. Mr Hughes brings to Corona enthusiasm, drive and keen technical and management acumen.
Terence Middleton- Consultant
Mr Middleton is a geologist and has been involved in the mining industry since 1964 in exploration, definition and development roles for a variety of Companies including Getty Oil, BMR, Anaconda, Pan Continental Mining, Union Carbide and Herald Resources . Mr Middleton has been involved in assessment, discovery delineation and development in a range of commodities including gold, tungsten-molybdenum, zinc-lead-silver, tin, copper, uranium, and nickel, in Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, Iran, USA, Italy, Ecuador and New Zealand. Mr Middleton has vast experience designing, implementing, directing and managing exploration, feasibility and development programs on greenfields, brownfields and operational assets dealing with very large scale and world class mineral deposits and brings to Corona his vast reservoir of knowledge and experience in industry matters.