Management

Flavio Garofalo

Flavio Garofalo

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Mr Garofalo is a finance and corporate executive with over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry. He was most recently Commercial Manager at Fortescue Metals Group and has held several other senior executive roles for ASX-listed mining companies, including General Manager of Finance, CFO and Company Secretary.

Mr Garofalo has extensive experience in project financing, capital raisings and investor relations for listed resources companies which have transitioned from exploration and development to production.

He holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting from Curtin University of Technology and is a CPA with operational experience in both major and junior mining companies working in various jurisdictions including Africa, China and Australia.


Brendan Cummins

Brendan Cummins

Chief Geologist

20 years experience in mine and exploration geology both within Australia, southern Africa, South America and China

Specialist in identifying exploration assets and developing them from greenfields through to resource definition and feasibility study.

Has managed exploration teams on a number of projects in Tanzania over the past 4 years.


Brendan Cummins

Mike Ferraro

Project Director - Development

Mr Ferraro is a resource industry professional with 30+ years’ experience. He is qualified as a metallurgist and also has a MBA. His experience includes significant roles in mineral sands with Doral (Managing Director) and MZI (Chief Operating Officer) as well as earlier technical and operational management roles with Cristal and Simcoa.

Specific to mineral sands he has managed operational readiness from greenfield for several operations and subsequent management thereof, as well as oversight on several expansions including design, approvals, project management and market development.


Peter Watson

Peter Watson

Principal Advisor - Strategy & Development

Mr Watson is a chemical engineer with more than 35 years’ experience in the global resources sector across senior technical, project, and management roles as well as corporate experience running ASX-listed companies. His experience includes project development, project delivery and mining facilities operations across multiple commodities and global jurisdictions, including Africa. At Strandline, he is responsible for supporting the business through the funding and development phase of the Company’s pipeline of projects with specific short-term focus on commercialising both the Fungoni and Coburn assets. 

Mr Watson was most recently the Managing Director and CEO of Sedgman Pty Limited, an ASX‐listed engineering, project delivery and operations company focussed on the global minerals sector. Mr Watson is also currently a Non-Executive Director of both New Century Resources and Resource Generation as well as Non-Executive Chairman of EvacGroup who provide evacuation and safety management consulting to industrial and commercial buildings throughout Australia.