Noel Ong is a geologist with over 21 years of experience in the resource industry. He has extensive mineral exploration and project management experience in the gold, lithium, iron ore (hematite and magnetite), tantalum and the diamond industry. Since 1992, Mr Ong has worked predominantly in the goldfields of Western Australia, Pilbara iron ore fields and the Northern Territory. He has worked with Ashton Mining, Great Central Mines, and held management roles with API Management, Galaxy Resources, Citic Pacific Mining and Silver Lake Resources. Mr Ong is a member of the AusIMM and the Australian Instritute of Geoscientists.