+61 3 9855 1885 info@botswanametals.com.au


Directors and Management

Mr Pat Volpe (Executive Chairman)
Mr Volpe has over 20 years experience in public company, corporate and strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions in Australia, Asia and Africa, and his experience includes the stock broking and mining exploration industry. Mr Volpe is the company’s executive and has been instrumental in securing the company’s exploration portfolio, negotiating the company’s joint ventures and raising capital.

Dr Paul Woolrich (Director)
Dr Woolrich is a geologist who also has a PhD in Metallurgy and also has a Master of Science in Geochemistry. He also has over 30 years experience in the mineral exploration and mining industry, with the last 15 years spent in senior management positions including; acting as a consultant in charge of the Feasibility Study of the Pilanesberg PGE Project for Platmin Ltd in South Africa. He was Exploration Manager for Ranger Minerals Limited where Paul led the team in the discovery of the Damang gold mine. Dr Woolrich brings a vast knowledge of project development to the board that will be crucial as BML attempts to progress from explorer to producer over the coming years.

Mr Massimo Cellante (Director)
Mr Cellante is experienced in negotiation, investment analysis, capital raisings, capital returns and corporate acquisitions. He is Chairman and Managing Director of Bell IXL Investments Limited, a strategic investment company, where his role includes identifying and investing in undervalued publicly-listed companies. He has a Bachelor of Commerce and is a Member of the Audit and Compliance Committee.

Mr Ramon Jimenez (Company Secretary)
Mr Jimenez has a Bachelor of Commerce degree with an Accounting major.  He also has a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.  He is Company Secretary of a number of listed and unlisted companies.