Jonathan (Jon) Price is a metallurgist with over 20 years’ experience in the resources industry in Australia. He joined Sons of Gwalia Ltd in 1992 and undertook a range of roles at their Leonora, Laverton and Bullfinch gold operations. In the late 1990s he was responsible for their combined Southern Cross operations treatment facilities at Marvel Loch. During this time he successfully completed a major upgrade to the plant, increasing throughput to +2.5 million tonnes per annum. Mr Price then joined St Ives Gold Mines (part of Goldfields Limited) in Kambalda and was responsible for the development of new heap leach operations of 3 million tonnes per annum and the construction and commissioning of their new 5 million tonnes per annum processing facility. He then took on the role of General Manager, managing all aspects of the 500,000 ounces per annum operation. Mr Price joined Norton Gold in 2007 as General Manager Operations for the Kalgoorlie region. In this position he was responsible for their 3 million tonne per annum Paddington facility with numerous producing mines. Mr Price has a Bachelor of Engineering (Metallurgy) and a Master of Science (Mineral Economics).