Board & Management

Mr Clayton Dodd

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Clayton Dodd is a chartered accountant with more than 35 years’ experience in finance and the resources sector in Australia, South Africa, South America, the UK and North America. He has held directorships in public companies listed on AIM, the ASX, the TSX and the JSE. He is currently Executive Chairman of Podium Minerals Limited (ASX:POD).

Mr Damon O’Meara

Non-Executive Director

Over 40 years experience in the mining industry having worked for Denis O’Meara Prospecting, founders of Atlas Iron, Kalamazoo Resources and De Grey Mining, and former ASX-Listed MiralgaMining NL. Co-founder of Outback Trees of Australia which has been contracting to prominent mining groups such as Rio Tinto, BHP & FMG for over 30 years. He is currently is a non-executive director of First Au Limited (ASX:FAU) and Narryer Metals Ltd (ASX:NYM).

Mr Bevan Wakelam

Managing Director / CEO

A resource industry executive with over 25 years’ experience, holding senior geological and marketing roles across a number of commodities. He spent over 10 years with Rio Tinto and was part of the start-up team at Roy Hill Iron Ore. Bevan has the right blend of technical and corporate experience to lead a dedicated team that will build on an existing portfolio of tenements. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Mr Feiyu (SAM) QI

Non-Executive Director

Mr Qi is the current CEO of Fuyang New Energy Development Co. Ltd (“Fuyang”), a company that holds a 15% share in Octava Minerals Limited and a key cornerstone investor. Mr Qi graduated from Shanghai University with a major in Project Management and has more than 20 years’ experience in this field. He has provided professional business advice to a number of international companies including King Power Group (Hong Kong) and Luolai Home Textiles. Mr Qi’s broad range of relevant industry experience will add significant value to the Board of Octava.