Board of Directors

John Elkington - TNG Ltd Chair

John Elkington - Chairman

Mr Elkington has a broad experience in the mining industry from owning and operating analytical and metallurgical laboratories, Managing Director of a listed mining company, Operations and Mine Manager. He has consulted on a wide range of mining projects and metal types in many of the world’s mineral provinces.

His specialist area of expertise is cashflow modelling and financial analysis.

In addition he has managed feasibility studies, contributed to independent peer reviews, risk analysis and mining project financial valuation and optimisation through a multi-disciplinary approach.

Mr Elkington holds a Masters Degree in Mineral Economics from the Kalgoorlie School of Mines (Curtin University).

Mr Elkington is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Paul Burton - Managing Director and CEO

Mr Burton is an experienced mining executive, having worked throughout Australia and overseas. He holds a B.Sc Honours Geology and M.Sc from McGill University, Canada.  

He has been involved in the discovery and development of the Company's main projects, including their Flagship project Mount Peake and all projects spun out into Todd River Resources Ltd. (ASX:TRT). Previous career appointments include senior and executive roles at Anglo American, De Beers, Normandy Mining Ltd and Minotaur Exploration Ltd. 

Mr Burton was appointed to the Board in 2008. He  is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD); the Institute of Directors, London; the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM); the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM); and, Fellow of the Association of Applied Geochemists.

Greg Durack - Non-Executive Director

Mr Durack has over 35 years’ experience in the mining industry, in operations and project development both domestically and internationally.

He has held positions of General Manager in producing mine sites, in Country General Manager for the project development of the Perama Gold Project with Normandy Mining. Further Corporate experience was gained as Managing Director of Batavia Mining who under took the DFS on the Deflector Gold-Copper Project, undertaking the metallurgical test work program which unlocked its pathway to development. He also, as a Non- Executive Director of Thor Mining, unlocked the metallurgical process for the Molyhil Tungsten-Molybdenum Project, simplifying the flowsheet. 

As CEO of Jupiter Mines Ltd managed two Feasibility Studies in parallel on its Western Australian Iron ore projects, and was a member of three executives raising $100m to develop primarily its share of the Tshipi Manganese Project in South Africa and progress the Australian projects.

In recent times he managed the Definitive Feasibility Study for Pilbara Minerals’ Pilgangoora Lithium Tantalum Project, overseeing the process design and technical aspects of the Project. Mr Durack is currently Manager Technical-Process with the Project which is about to commence production of spodumene and tantalite concentrates. 

Mr Durack is a qualified Chemist, B. App. Sc. in App. Chem. from WAIT, now Curtin University, but in a practical sense worked as a Metallurgist in operations. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

John Davidson - Non-Executive Director

Mr Davidson is a highly-regarded renewable energy executive with more than 30 years’ experience leading major strategic business initiatives, business transformation and capital raising initiatives in a diverse range of industries, particularly the renewable energy and technology sectors.

He is the founder and Managing Director of Energy Made Clean (EMC), a leading Perth-based renewable energy company providing off-grid power and utility-scale solutions, which was acquired by ASX-listed Carnegie Clean Energy in 2016.

Mr Davidson has worked in strategic collaboration with TNG since 2015 on the promotion, development and growth of Australia’s emerging Vanadium Redox Flow Battery (VRF) market, which will help TNG to progress its strategy for full vertical integration of the vanadium supply chain. He was appointed to the Board in February 2017 as a Non-Executive Director. Mr Davidson is also an Executive Director of Carnegie Clean Energy (ASX: CCE).

Company Secretary 


Jason Giltay - Company Secretary

Mr Giltay is a senior financial manager with more than 17 years’ experience specialising in the areas of corporate finance and commercial management. This includes 13 years’ involvement in the resources industry in both consulting and in-house management roles, having worked for companies in the areas of exploration, project development, operations and mining services, and advised on corporate and fund raising transactions for a variety of companies. 

His experience extends to investor relations, corporate communications, strategy development and corporate compliance. Mr Giltay previously held a senior commercial position for the redevelopment and restart of mining and processing operations at the Windimurra Vanadium Mine.