Mr Finlayson has over thirty years experience in Australia and overseas. Over 24 years with Rio Tinto, Mr Finlayson held a number of key executive roles including regional exploration manager for Canada, Director of Exploration for the Australasian region and 5 years as Global Head of Exploration based in London. Mr Finlayson also served as CEO of Rio Tinto Coal Mozambique following Rio Tinto's takeover of Riversdale Mining in 2011. Mr Finlayson is currently President of High Power Exploration. He is holding directorship with Cordoba Minerals Corp., Kaizen Discovery Inc., Sama Resources Inc. and VRB Energy.