Jon Dugdale is the managing director of Red Mountain Mining. He joined the Red Mountain board on the 1st November 2012 as part of the acquisition of the gold and copper gold assets from Mindoro Resources Ltd, where he was president and CEO. Mr Dugdale graduated as a geologist with first class honours from the University of Melbourne in 1986 and has 27 years mining and investment experience in Australia and the Asian region. Before Mindoro, he spent four years with Asian Lion, part of the Lion Selection Group, as an investment manager and analyst focussed on valuation and investment in mining projects in the Asian region. With MPI Mines from 1993 to 2004, he was involved with the exploration and development of several discoveries made by the MPI exploration team, including direct involvement in the 1 million ounce Golden Gift discovery at Stawell, Victoria for which he jointly received the Joe Harmes Medal for excellence in mineral exploration and contributions to hte discovery of ore deposits. Mr Dugdale's early career from 1986 to 1996 was with Western Mining Corporation in gold and nickel exploration and mine geology at Kambalda and Leinster in WA and in far north Queensland.