Red Metal Limited


Red Metal has a high calibre board and senior management team with strong technical, operational and corporate experience.

Russell Christopher Barwick

Dip. Min Eng, FAusIMM, FAICD
Non-Executive Chairman

Russell Barwick is a mining engineer with over 40 years technical, managerial and corporate experience in various commodities. He initially worked for Bougainville Copper Limited[CRA], Pancontinental Mining Limited [Jabiluka Uranium] and CSR Ltd [Hail Creek Coal]. Following this, Russell spent 17 years with Placer Dome Inc. occupying a number of key development, operational and corporate roles in numerous countries culminating in being appointed Managing Director of Placer Nuigini Ltd. He then served as Chief Executive Officer of Newcrest Mining Limited where he achieved strong market support. For the four year period up to the end of 2006 Russell was the Chief Operating Officer of Wheaton River Minerals and Goldcorp Inc. during which the quickly evolving company grew from market capitalisation of several hundred million dollars to $22 billion and became the third largest gold company in the world by market capitalisation.  He is currently a non-executive director of Mount Gibson Iron Limited, Lithium Power International Limited and the non-listed associated Minera Salar Blanco S.A. (Chile).

Russell provides Red Metal with a strong development and corporate background and provides the Company with leadership recognised by the international resources investment community. Russell chairs the Board of the Company and together with the other Board members be responsible for maintaining and establishing corporate strategies to achieve the Company’s objectives.

Robert Alexander Rutherford

BSc (Geol), Masters.Econ.Geol., MAIG
Managing Director

Rob Rutherford is a geologist with over 30 years Australian and international exploration experience and has been involved in generative, feasibility and management roles in the copper, gold and base metal exploration industry. He was formerly employed by Phelps Dodge Australasia, Inc. for over 9 years where he was promoted to Australian Exploration Manager and internal expert on Iron Oxide Copper-Gold hydrothermal systems and Sediment-Hosted copper deposits. Rob initiated and negotiated the alliance with Phelps Dodge, founded Red Metal Limited and generated the current ground package. Rob is responsible for the management of the Company’s exploration activities, future project generation and implementation of strategies set by the Board. Rob is also a non-executive director of Maronan Metals Limited.

Joshua Norman Pitt

BSc (Geol), M.AusIMM, MAIG
Non-Executive Director

Joshua Pitt is a geologist with over 40 years experience in exploration and corporate management. He has had a successful career in providing seed capital and corporate services to new mining and exploration ventures, which include Golden Grove Mining NL, Aztec Mining Limited, Helix Resources NL, Forrestania Gold NL and Dalrymple Resources NL. He is currently Chairman of Hampton Hill Mining NL, Traka Resources Ltd and Red Hill Iron Limited. Josh, together with the other Board members, is responsible for maintaining and establishing corporate strategies that achieve the Company’s objectives.

Patrick John Flint

Company Secretary

Patrick Flint is a qualified accountant and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Patrick has been involved in the resources sector for the past 25 years as a director or company secretary of ASX and Toronto Stock Exchange listed companies with mineral projects in Australia, Africa and Asia. He has significant experience in the management and administration of publicly listed mineral exploration companies.