Hedley Widdup graduated as a geologist with first class honours from the University of Melbourne in 2000. Upon finishing his degree, Hedley joined WMC Resources as a geologist working at the Mt Keith Nickel Mine. Hedley has extensive mine and resource geology experience spanning WMC Resources at the Mt Keith Nickel Mine, Olympic Dam, Mt Isa and St Ives Gold Mine before joining Lion Manager in July 2007.
Hedley completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance in 2011, and became an Executive Director of Lion Manager Pty Limited in September 2012.
Hedley was previously a Non-Executive Director of EganStreet Resources Limited and Kasbah Resources Limited, and is a Non-Executive Director of Erdene Resource Development Corp.
Craig Smyth graduated from the Victoria University of Wellington with a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration and completed his Masters of Applied Finance at the University of Melbourne. Craig’s financial background includes Coopers & Lybrand, Credit Suisse First Boston (London) and ANZ Investment Bank. Craig is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand.
Craig is an Executive Director of Lion Manager Pty Ltd.