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The company has an industry focused, skilled and experienced board and management team with a track record of delivering high quality exploration results and project development at low costs.

The board

Alex Borrelli, FCA
Non-executive Chairman
Alex is Chairman of Greatland Gold plc. Alex qualified as a Chartered Accountant and has many years’ experience in investment banking encompassing flotations, takeovers, and mergers and acquisitions for private and quoted companies. Alex is also Chairman of Xpediator plc, an AIM-listed company.
Gervaise Heddle, CFA
Chief Executive Officer
Gervaise is Chief Executive Officer of Greatland Gold plc. Previously, Gervaise was a Non-executive Director of Thor Mining plc, a Non-executive Director of MetalNRG plc, a Division Director of Macquarie Bank and a Fund Manager at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. Gervaise is a CFA charterholder and has extensive financial markets experience.
Callum Baxter, MSc (Ore Deposit Geology), MAIG, MAusIMM
Chief Technical Director
 Callum is Chief Technical Officer of Greatland Gold PLC and Chairman/CEO of investee company Starvest PLC. Callum is an experienced geologist and investor with over twenty years exposure to capital markets and the natural resources sector specialising in early stage exploration.


Clive Latcham, BE (Hons), MSc (Mineral Economics)
Non-Executive Director
Clive is a chemical engineer and mineral economist with over thirty years’ experience in senior roles in the mining sector. Clive joined Greatland from ERM – Environmental Resource Management, the world’s leading sustainability consultancy group, where he is currently Senior External Advisor, and advisor to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his role at ERM, Clive worked as an independent advisor to private equity and mining consultancy firms, and spent nine years in senior roles with Rio Tinto plc. During his time at Rio Tinto, Clive spent four years as Copper Group Mining Executive, where he was responsible for managing Rio Tinto’s investments in the operating businesses of Escondida in Chile, Grasberg in Indonesia, and Palabora in South Africa and for the initial development of new projects and acquisitions, including La Granja in Peru and La Sampala in Indonesia.


Audit Committee
The audit committee comprises Alex Borrelli and Clive Latcham. The audit committee determines the application of financial reporting and internal control principles, including reviewing the effectiveness of the Enlarged Group’s financial reporting, internal control and risk management procedures and the scope, quality and results of the external audit.
Remuneration Committee
The remuneration committee comprises Alex Borrelli and Clive Latcham. It reviews the performance of the executive directors and sets their remuneration, determines the payment of bonuses to executive directors and considers bonus and option schemes. Each of the executive directors takes no part in discussions concerning their remuneration. The remuneration committee is chaired by Alex Borrelli. The remuneration of the non-executive directors is reviewed by the board.


Senior Management

Gemma Cryan, B.Sc (Hon) CMS, FGS
Geology Manager
Gemma  has over 15 years industry experience in mineral exploration where she has worked with private and public companies throughout North America, Europe, Australasia and Africa. Her time has been spent in the field, and in management roles assisting with corporate matters. Gemma is also an executive director of investee company Starvest PLC.