Directors & Management
Steve Nicol
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director

STEVE-BW.jpgSteve is a mining engineer with some 25 years experience in the mining industry, initially in operations and subsequently in mine evaluation and development projects. He has held production supervisory roles in various underground and open pit mines in Australia and Europe, culminating in a two year period as Managing Director of an Italian based gold mining and exploration operation. Prior to joining Ormonde, Steve had been operating as an independent consultant working on gold and base metal mine evaluation projects in Romania, Greece, Italy, Guinea, Kazakhstan, Canada and the Congo. Steve was appointed to the Board in April 2008.

John Carroll
Company Secretary & Non-Executive Director

JOHN-BW.jpgJohn is a chartered secretary with over 30 years experience including seven years as a manager with KPMG in the Investment Company Department. He has widespread business contacts in Ireland and significant experience in the resource sector. He was appointed Company Secretary in March 2005. John is on the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

Mike Donoghue
Executive Chairman

MIKE-BW.jpgA mining engineer by profession, Mike has wide experience in the evaluation, funding, development and operation of mines in Europe, Africa, South-East Asia, Australia and the Americas. His executive management experience includes an eight-year period as General Manager - Operations for Delta Gold NL, Australia. Mike was appointed Chairman of Ormonde in April 2004. He is on the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

David Varian
Chief Financial Officer

DVarianBW.JPGDavid is an experienced Chartered Accountant & Head of Finance with in-depth knowledge of financial management. Between 1997 and 2001 he was Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary at MV Technology (MVT). Prior to MVT, he was Group Financial Controller and Company Secretary with Navan Resources plc during its formative years when it developed and operated mines in Bulgaria, Spain and Hungary.