Providing the materials to meaningfully contribute to the future of clean energy
Alum shale at the Andrarum Quarry
ScandiVanadium was founded with the intent of providing high quality vanadium to the world from a clean, ethical and reliable source. We believe passionately in the capacity for technology to combat climate change and are committed to the principles of sustainability when developing our projects.
ScandiVanadium has ~220km2 of granted exploration permits covering all of the known prospective areas for vanadium in Skåne where the formation outcrops or is thought to be within 100m from surface.
ScandiVanadium have assembled a team of highly skilled professionals with a combined experience of over 120 years in the mining and exploration sector.
BRANDON MUNRO Chairman
Brandon Munro has 20 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer and resources executive. Brandon is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Bannerman Resources Ltd, an ASX-listed company focused on developing the Etango uranium project in Namibia.
Brandon’s honorary board roles include as Trustee of high-profile conservation NGO, Save the Rhino Trust Namibia. His industry roles include Strategic Advisor–Mining Charter to the Namibian Chamber of Mines and Co-Chair of the World Nuclear Association’s uranium demand working group.
Brandon has degrees in economics and law and post graduate qualifications in finance. He is known for his endorsement of corporate social investment and thought leadership in community engagement.
DAVID MINCHIN CEO
David Minchin is a geologist with 15 years’ experience working in exploration and mining. He holds a Masters Degree in Geology from the University of Southampton.
David has worked for Rio Tinto and the British Geological Survey, as well working as Senior Exploration Geologist for ICL-Boulby where he was instrumental in the discovery of the 3.2Bt Polyhalite Deposit that was subsequently put into production and with an extended operating mine life of over 30 years.
Since 2013 David has worked as Director of Geology for AMED Funds, a Private Equity group that focuses on exploration projects in Africa. In this role David has been responsible for investing and monitoring approximately $450 million in projects from exploration through to feasibility and across a range of commodities.
IAN BURVILL Non-Executive Director
Ian has over 30 years of mining industry experience, with an emphasis on financing and development of mineral projects. He started his career as a mechanical engineer, then worked as a merchant banker before becoming a senior executive in private equity. He is a former Partner of Resource Capital Funds and a past Associate Director of Rothschild Australia Limited.
Ian has particular expertise in mineral processing, mine project development, and debt and equity finance.
SIMON ROBERTSON Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary
Simon Robertson gained a Bachelor of Business from Curtin University in Western Australia and Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University in New South Wales. He is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and the Governance Institute of Australia.
Simon currently holds and has previously held the position of company secretary for a number of ASX-listed companies, including TNG Limited, Antipa Minerals Limited, Todd River Resources Limited, BBX Minerals Limited, Egan Street Resources Limited and Galaxy Resources Limited.
He has experience in corporate finance, accounting and administration, capital raisings and ASX compliance and regulatory requirements.
JOHN TURNEY Specialist Metallurgical Consultant
John Turney is a chemical engineer and project director with more than 40 years’ experience in the resources industry. John’s more recent roles include General Manager Leaching at Bateman Engineering and Project Director at Bannerman Resources Ltd.
In addition to his metallurgical expertise, John offers extensive project development experience, from feasibility to construction. He led the successful development of the Cowal gold project in Australia and the Tulawaka gold project in Tanzania, as well as other development and capital project roles for both Homestake and Barrick, where John was Vice-President Capital Projects.
ALEX WALKER General Manager
Alex Walker is a finance professional with 13 years' experience investing in natural resources. He holds a Masters Degree in Mineral and Energy Economics from Curtin University, Perth.
Alex started his career with Paterson Securities in Perth before moving to the London office in 2013. He has worked for Brandon Hill Capital and most recently for Norwegian bank Pareto Securities. He has expertise in many aspects of corporate finance including capital raising, corporate bonds and off-take funding.
Alex Walker and David Minchin are co-founders of ScandiVanadium Ltd.
Micon International Ltd – International mining consultancy providing independent professional advice and Qualified Person approval for resource development and feasibility studies
Golder Associates, Stockholm – Global organisation providing consulting, design and construction services in the area of earth, environment and energy. Currently advising on our environmental work programme and operational advice regarding licenses and other work programmes
Scott Geological – In country specialist geologist assisting with license applications and work programme submissions