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Board of Directors

Tiger Resources Ltd is an Australian-based company focused on the discovery, development and exploration of high-grade copper/cobalt deposits in the world-renowned Katanga Copper Belt in the DRC.
Tiger has an interest in a number of highly prospective projects covering 1,550km2, including the Kipoi, Lupoto and La Patience projects.
Share price ASX: TGS

David Frances (Executive Chairman)

International mining executive of over 25 years with a track record of developing assets in Africa (Democratic Republic of Congo) with Mawson West (TSX: MWE) from 2006- 2012. Mr Frances developed MWE from a Western Australian gold hopeful into a significant international copper producer, developer, and explorer in the DRC.

After successfully completing a transaction with Anvil Mining and subsequently recommissioning and restarting the Dikulushi copper-silver mine Mr Frances then completed the largest base metals capital raise and IPO in the world for 2010 when MWE was listed on the TSX with a market capitalisation of approx. $250 million.

Mr Frances has also overseen other successful developments and his experience in successfully exploring, funding and developing projects, his proven corporate strategic skills, and his knowledge of equity capital and debt markets complement the highly experienced and successful team at Tiger.

Michael Griffiths (Non-Executive Director)

Mr Griffiths is a qualified geologist, a Fellow of AusIMM and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Griffiths has more than 35 years of experience in the minerals and energy sector in Australia and Africa, and adds valuable technical expertise and corporate skills to Tiger's Board.

Shawn McCormick (Non-Executive Director)

Mr McCormick is the Managing Director of a London-based boutique strategic consulting firm focused on mining and oil & gas sectors in Africa and Latin America. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of Piran Resources, a tin producer in Rwanda, and a Non-Executive Director of Rainbow Rare Earths, a London Stock Exchange listed Rare Earths producer in Burundi.  His previous roles include Corporate Vice President, International Affairs for TNK-BP in Moscow and Senior Global Affairs Advisor and Africa regional advisor for BP in London. He also served as Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council in The White House in Washington.

Mr McCormick joined the Tiger Board in July 2016 as the nominee of Resource Capital Funds (RCF) as part of the terms of the $10 million subscription agreement executed in late 2015.


David Wrigley (CFO)

Mr Wrigley joined Tiger Resources in June 2017 as an accomplished senior finance executive with 20 years' experience in international listed and private entities across multiple industry sectors.  He brings extensive experience in the resources industry, business transformation, strategy implementation and corporate governance. 

Mr Wrigley's previous experience includes CFO and senior finance executive roles for CuDeco Limited, Consolidated Minerals, Alacer Gold Corporation, Singapore Power's Australia subsidiary Jemena and Alinta Limited and commenced his professional career with PwC in Australia and the USA.

He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mathew Whyte (Company Secretary)

Mr Whyte is a CPA and a Chartered Secretary (FCIS).  He has over 25 years commercial experience as a professional Company Secretary of ASX listed companies.  He has held senior executive roles on a broad range of Australian listed entities with operations in Australia and overseas in the mining exploration, mining services, power infrastructure and technology development industries.

Mr Whyte is currently a Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary of Aurora Labs Ltd (ASX:A3D) and Company Secretary for Novo Litio Ltd (ASX: NLI) and Galileo Mining Ltd (ASX: GAL).  

Caroline Keats (Executive General Manager - Legal & Commercial)

Ms Keats has over 20 years of corporate and commercial experience.  For nearly 15 of those years she worked in the mining industry in both Australia and in foreign jurisdictions in various capacities including in-house corporate counsel and as external counsel while at top-tier national and boutique mining law firms.  Her responsibilities ranged from advising management and the Board in all areas of development and operations, contract negotiations, spearheading debt and off-take funding agreements, corporate advisory, M&A, governance, CSR and governmental relations. 

Ms Keats is a mining executive with significant experience working in Africa and in the DRC.  In her previous role at MRX Technologies, a Siemens business, Ms Keats had a broad remit which included the negotiations and purchase by Siemens of MRX Technologies when it was a privately-owned company.