board and management

Barnaby Egerton-Warburton

Executive Chairman & CEO

Barnaby has over 20 years of trading, investment banking, international investment and market experience with positions at JP Morgan, BNP Equities (New York) and Prudential Securities (New York). An experienced investment banker and corporate advisor, having held managing director and non-executive director positions in the investment banking, oil & gas and resource sectors. He holds a degree in economics, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.

Tim Goldsmith

Non-Executive Director

  • CEO of Rincon Mining Pty Limited until the asset was sold to Rio Tinto for US$825m in March 2022. 4
  • During his tenure, Rincon signi´Čücantly increased its resource to overt 11Mt of LCE, changed its DLE process, constructed & operated a DLC pilot plan on site, prepared a PFE study and concluded a sale process.
  • Pantera will leverage his experience to assist in developing its lithium brine potential.

Matthew Hansen

Non-Executive Director

Matt is a Noongar man and lawyer with over 10 years broad experience. For the past 6 years Matt has acted as a sole practitioner advising on energy, resources and regulatory matters providing legal advice to resources companies, such as Northern Star Resources, Billabong Gold, Western Areas and De Grey Mining. Matt has also completed in house roles with Newmont Asia Pacific, Sodexo and Rio Tinto Exploration. Prior to this Matt held the role of Legal and Indigenous Affairs Manager at New Standard Energy. As well as his general commercial skill-set, Matt has extensive expertise in relation to native title, Indigenous affairs, and land access matters. Matt holds a Directorship with MADALAH, not-for-profit providing scholarships to WA Indigenous secondary students to attend private schools.

Nick Payne

Head of Exploration

  • 25+ years as a geologist with extensive exploration and mining experience in Australia, Canada and the USA.
  • Experienced in drilling technology, downhole sensor technology and geological software development.
  • Member of the AICD, Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Member of the Society of Economic Geologists.