Alexander Scanlon

Managing Director & CEO

Alex is the founder of Barton Gold and a financial economist with more than 15 years’ experience in financial analysis, consulting, structured finance and mining advisory, investment and management. He was previously Managing Director of PARQ Capital Management and a Director with Lusona Capital where he focused on corporate advisory and principal investments in the natural resources sector.

Alex is a graduate of Santa Clara University (BSc Finance Honours & BSc Economics Honours), the University of Oxford (MSc Financial Economics) and the University of Cambridge (MPhil Management).

Rebecca Broughton

Chief Financial Officer

Rebecca is a Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years’ experience in both public practice and commerce, with a significant focus in the natural resources sector. Rebecca commenced her career at Ernst and Young, and currently holds senior finance positions at several publicly listed mining companies.

Rebecca is a Chartered Accountant a graduate of the Curtin University of Technology (BCom Accounting and Banking).

Marc Twining

Exploration Manager

Marc is a geologist with more than 25 years’ global experience in resource development, with extensive experience in South Australia and gold, copper and copper-gold exploration. Marc has previously worked as an exploration geologist for global gold majors Normandy Mining and Newmont, an Exploration Manager for junior exploration companies, and as Senior Principal Geoscientist for the Geological Survey of South Australia. He has played lead roles in the discovery, feasibility analysis and regulatory permitting of significant mineral deposits and has a passion for exploration discovery.

Marc is a graduate of the University of Adelaide (BSc Geology Honours), has obtained a Graduate Certificate of Finance (Macquarie University), and is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), The Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) and the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG).

Shannon Coates

Company Secretary

Shannon is a qualified lawyer and Chartered Secretary with more than 25 years’ experience in corporate law and compliance to publicly listed companies across multiple jurisdictions.

Shannon is a graduate of Murdoch University (Bachelor of Laws), the AICD’s Company Directors course, was selected for the AICD Chairman’s Mentoring Program, and is a past recipient of the WA Women in Mining scholarship. She is currently company secretary to multiple ASX-listed companies.

Andrew Bales

General Manager Projects (Mining Plus)

Andrew is a geologist with over 22 years’ experience, including 10 years in management roles. Andrew is focused in the gold sector managing both early stage and major projects, including mining and exploration geology, resource modelling, grade control, environmental management and operations strategy.

Andrew is a graduate of the University of Ballarat (BAppSc Geology), and also holds an Honours Geology degree.