Senior Management


Yiu Kai (Guy)

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Kai graduated from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with a Bachelor of Business and Administration and has an MBA from the University of Hong Kong. For the past 4 years he has been Financial Controller of Gold Mountains (HK) International Mining Co, a subsidiary of Zijin Mining Co, overseeing the finance functions of overseas operations. Responsible for cash resources planning and fund raising activities he has co-hosted roadshows and client meetings to raise seed capital and was involved in the set up and operaton of an overseas mining fund of +US$100M.

He has previously held positions with Ernst & Young and John Lees & Associates involved in M&A activities, fund raising and financial analysis.



Richard P. Jones

General Counsel / Company Secretary

Mr Jones has been the General Counsel and Company Secretary of the Company since November 2012.  He has extensive in-house and private practice experience, including having worked for a top tier Australian law firm and in the Australian offices of one of the world’s largest gold companies. Mr Jones holds a Bachelors of Laws from the University of Western Australia.


Peter Ruzicka

General Manager - Geology & Exploration

Mr Ruzicka is a Geologist with 23 years’ experience in the mining industry focusing on Exploration and Resource Development of near mine areas.  He has 16 years’ with previous leading WA based gold producers, Sons of Gwalia Ltd and Dominion Mining Ltd.  Mr Ruzicka has several years experience as Exploration/ Geology Manager and in his most recent position prior to Norton Gold Fields, was Exploration Manager for CopperCo Limited, as part of the team responsible for significant increases in resource and reserve prior to mining start-up at Mt Isa, Queensland.

Mr Ruzicka has extensive local and international experience. Local experience within the Yilgarn Gold Province includes gold operations at Southern Cross, Leonora, Laverton and Meekatharra.  Internationally, Peter has had geographic exposure to gold and base metals deposits throughout Asia (China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines), Africa (Mozambique, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa), and the USA (Alaska).


Robert Ryan

General Manager – Operations

Mr Ryan is a Mining Engineer with over 15 years of experience in operating mines within the Goldfields region. Mr Ryan joined Norton Gold Fields in 2013 as the Technical Services Manager and was promoted to General Manager of Technical Services in 2015 and in 2017 was promoted to his current role as General Manager of Operations.

Mr Ryan brings a wealth of knowledge in both operational and planning aspects of mining and processing having previously been employed by Barrick Gold Corporation and Gold Fields Australia.



Corporate Head Office


Paddington Site
Menzies Highway
PO Box 1653
Kalgoorlie WA 6430

T +61 (8) 9080 6800
F +61 (8) 9080 6893