Virgo Resources Limited is a Company based in Perth, Western Australia. The Company aims to be listed on the Australian Securities Exchange with highly prospective copper and gold interests that include a 2012 JORC compliant copper and gold resource in Namibia, as well as prospective copper assets in Botswana.

Get to know our strong Board of Directors and management team.


Ian Murray (Non-Executive Chairman)

Mr Murray graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) from the University of Cape Town, is a member of both the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is an Oxford AMLP graduate.

Over the past 12 years, Mr Murray was Executive Chairman, then Managing Director and CEO, of ASX-listed Gold Road Resources, growing the company’s market cap. from ~$5million to >$1 billion.

He has held senior management positions for companies such as KPMG, Price Waterhouse, Bioclones, DRDGold Ltd, and Gold Road Resources. More recently, as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, he successfully delivered Gold Road Resources’ (ASX: GOR) Gruyere Project and has significant African experience through DRDGold.

Dr Quinton Hills (Managing Director)

Bachelor, Masters and Ph.D. of Geology/Earth Science

Quinton is a qualified geologist and minerals industry executive with 15 years experience in project generation, exploration and project development across a broad range of base, precious and tech metals in Australia, Botswana, Sweden and Finland.

Previously, Quinton has held senior management roles including CEO of Metalsearch Limited; Exploration Manager and Interim CEO of Avalon Minerals Limited; Exploration Manager of Meridian Minerals Limited; and Senior Geologist of Discovery Metals Limited.

Quinton has a PhD in Structural Geology and was responsible for the discovery of ~100 million tonnes of copper mineral resources at Boseto in north-western Botswana.

Eric Lilford (Non-Executive Director)

B.Eng, PhD Minerals Economics, FAusIMM

Eric has more than 25 years of mining, investment banking and brokering experience focused on the global natural resource sector. He has been the managing director, chairman and non-executive director of various listed and unlisted mining entities.

He has mining experience in bulk commodities, precious metals and copper. He has directly managed five major PFS and DFS studies and numerous scoping studies, which raised in excess of $500 million.

Eric has previously been a partner in Corporate Finance and the National Head of Mining for Deloitte.

Martin Stein (CFO & Company Secretary)

B. Bus, Chartered Accountant, Chartered Company Secretary

Martin is a financial and corporate executive and has previously held senior positions at Anvil Mining Limited, a dual listed copper producer with its principal operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as well as PwC in London.

Martin has held CFO and Company Secretary positions for several ASX listed companies.

Christian Cordier (Head of Mergers and Acquisitions)

Christian has extensive experience in both public and private mining and exploration companies listed on the Australian and London Stock Exchanges. His career in corporate finance and investments in mining and exploration companies has stretched for more than 18 years. He is a qualified accountant.

Modisana Botsile (Consultant / Metallurgist – Botswana)

M.Sc in Minerals and Energy Economics, B.Eng in Metallurgy and Material Science Engineering

Modisana brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in mining. He has commenced greenfield projects and brought them to successful completion. He has worked for GeoFlux, Bateman (as a consultant metallurgist) and the Government of Botswana in the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Resources.

In the Botswana Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Resources, he was responsible for, amongst other things, the formation of the Mineral State Company and the transfer of the mining assets to that Company. In that regard, he brings strong experience in mergers and acquisitions



Our vision is to be a highly respected and successful mineral exploration and development project company that grows through the safe and responsible development of a high-quality portfolio of base and precious metal assets.


Our business mission is to create sustainable value through the safe and responsible exploration, development and operation of our mineral project assets in affiliation with all stakeholders (employees, contractors, shareholders, business partners, etc) and communities.


Work safely
We never compromise the health and safety of our employees, contractors or the people in the communities in which we operate.

Treat people with dignity and respect
Our actions and communications foster people's sense of value and worth by conscientiously receiving and considering everyone's contributions.

Respect the environment
We manage our environmental footprint in a responsible manner and operate as sustainably as possible by continually adopting available best practices and advance new technologies where appropriate.

Hold ourselves accountable to deliver on our commitments
We are transparent in our communications, clearly define our plans for the future and report progress against these plans. We are accountable for our actions within the workplace and in our interactions with our stakeholders.

Create lasting prosperity in the communities where we operate
We assist the communities in which we operate to create sustainable community benefits. We actively engage with community members to foster communication, strengthen relationships, build understanding and, wherever possible, to align our interests.

Generate value from our assets
We endeavour to provide superior returns to our shareholders and benefits to our stakeholders by delivering on our exploration and project development plans, as well as continually seeking out the best employees, technologies and business partners. Our employees work persistently to maximize value for our stakeholders.