Board and Management

Dennis Karp

Dennis Karp

Executive Chairman

Mr Dennis Karp commenced his career in the Australian financial markets in 1983. He was the Head of Trading at HSBC Australia prior to joining Tennant Limited in 1997, one of Australia’s largest physical commodities trading companies with operations in Asia and Europe. He was a principal shareholder of Tennant Metals until 2010, and managing director until December 2014. Mr Karp founded ResCap in December 2014.

Over the past 11 years, Mr Karp has been involved in various resource projects and investment opportunities in base metals and bulk commodities which have had marketing rights attached.

Mr Karp holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Cape Town.

Alan Eggers

Executive Director

updated Alan Eggers photo

Alan is a geologist with over 40 years of local & international experience. He brings with him exceptional commercial expertise and was a founding director of Summit Resources Ltd which they built from listing on the NZX in 1987 into an ASX top 200 company and an ultimate takeover by Paladin Energy for A$1.2B in 2007. He holds a number of private directorships.

Alan holds Bachelor of Science, Honours and Masters of Science degrees from Victoria University of Wellington. He’s a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, & a member of AusIMM, & Australian Institute of Geoscientists

Anthony McPaul

Anthony McPaul

Non-Executive Director

Mr Anthony McPaul is a senior mining executive with over 40 years’ experience in mining operations and mineral processing. Mr McPaul has worked in and led both open cut and underground operations and was most recently the general manager for Newcrest’s Cadia Valley Operations, in Orange NSW.

Mr McPaul commenced his career as an automotive engineer and progressed to maintenance and then onto operations management at various companies, including CRA, Denehurst, MIM and more recently Newcrest. He has successfully managed a wide range of operating projects from base through to precious metals in both surface and underground mines and has been directly responsible for all aspects of production and scheduling.

Mr McPaul formally retired from Newcrest in July 2016 and has since devoted his time to non-executive and contract roles. Mr McPaul has represented Newcrest and the resources industry on many boards, such as NSW Minerals Council, NSW Minerals Council Executive Committee, and was the NSW Minerals Council representative on the Mine Safety Advisory Council. Mr McPaul has chaired many of these committees.

Mr McPaul is the current Chairman of the NSW Minerals Council Board and Executive Committee and a member of the recently formed Mineral Industry Advisory Council.

Mr McPaul has formal qualifications in automotive engineering from Goulburn TAFE.

John Seton

Non-Executive Director

John is an Auckland based lawyer with extensive experience in commercial law and the mineral resources sector. He was a director of Summit Resources Limited until its sale in 2007, as well as being a director of a number of other ASX and NZX listed companies and various private companies. He was a former Chairman of the Vietnam/New Zealand Business Council.

John holds a Bachelor of Laws from Victoria University, Wellington, and a Masters of Law (Honours) from the University of Auckland and is a Chartered Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Directors. 

Haydn Lynch

Haydn Lynch

Chief Operating Officer

Over 25 years of M&A, financial markets and private equity experience with a substantive track record in the origination and execution of domestic and cross-border transactions in various sectors including metals & mining and industrials covering counterparties and assets based in Australia, Africa, Japan, China, and Mongolia.

Senior management experience in successfully creating and leading teams of marketers, and corporate finance professionals in global investment banks including Bankers Trust Australia, Investec Bank, RBC Capital Markets and Southern Cross Equities. Co-founder of Metamor Capital Partners a bespoke investor to start-up technology firms.

Haydn has undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Economics from the University of Queensland and a Masters in Commerce from the University of New South Wales.

Rod Griffith

Rod Griffith

Mining and Technical Consultant


Rod has over 25 years mine management and engineering experience as COO and GM in a number of mid tier mining companies.  He has significant Central Western NSW experience with KBL Mining, Silver City Minerals, Girilambone Copper and Cobalt Blue across a number of commodity groups and mining styles.

Rod holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Surveying from University of Newcastle and a post graduate diploma in mining engineering from the University of Ballarat.