Jim Malone has over 30 years of experience in the mining, resources, financial, stockbroking and sporting industries. He has worked in Perth, Melbourne, London, Santiago, Lima and New York. Prior to starting in the resources industry in 2000, Mr Malone was an accountant, financial analyst and a stockbroker before becoming a marketing executive at the West Coast Eagles Football Club from 1992-1994 and chief executive of Richmond Football Club from 1994-2000. Mr Malone holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia and is an associate of the Australian Society of CPAs. He has been involved with the startup, listing and the successful ongoing management of numerous ASX-listed and non-listed resource companies with a diverse range of commodities including gold, base metals, uranium, oil and gas and industrial minerals.