David Holden co-founded Firestrike Resources, Intra Energy Corp (formerly Atomic Resources), Ravensgate, and Shackleton Capital which is a private consulting company offering corporate assistance to the resource sector. He has mine experience in open cut and underground operations and played a senior role in developing deeper underground mechanical mining methods in South Africa. Mr Holden was involved in the discovery of the Mt Todd and Brocks Creek deposits (Northern Territory, Australia) and the Nimary/Jundee deposits in Western Australia. He is a consulting geologist, and a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy and CIM. Mr Holden has over 25 years of experience as an exploration geologist in Australia and New Zealand, and held a number of senior management roles including supervising geologist, chief geologist and technical director for many public companies including Prosperity Resources, Fulcrum Equity, AVZ Minerals and IGC Resources. Mr Holden is a Chartered Professional Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, and a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. He holds a Master of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Otago University, New Zealand and a Masters in Business and Masters in Management.