About Us

Anax Metals is an ASX-listed exploration and development company, with a vision to deliver outstanding shareholder return through innovation in exploration and resource development. Headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, the company has three active projects within the state. In addition, Anax has defined the following new project criteria for strategic business development:

  • Projects that provide a cost effective, leveraged entry to development projects and near term production utilising available (remote) processing assets
  • Commodities that have low marketing risk.  Focus will be gold and base metals (massive sulphides mineralogy's of particular interest)
  • Jurisdictions with low development risk – staged approach of local then broadening the net
  • Project opportunities overlooked by others (typically non-core assets)
  • Brownfields projects with near term production prospects preferred
  • A different project approach using smart technology

Anax Metals has investment in:

  • Predictive Discovery Limited (ASX: PDI) which holds prospective gold assets in the Birimian greenstone belts of Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Guinea, West Africa.
  • Xantippe Resources Limited (ASX:XTC), exploring for gold near Southern Cross, Western Australia.

Corporate Strategy


To leverage innovation opportunities in resource development to generate value for our communities.


To be leaders in innovation for the future development and sustainability of our industry.


Doing the right thing when no one is looking and going beyond basic compliance.
Doing the right thing when no one is looking and going beyond basic compliance.


Actively seeking to improve on standard practices and forging a new pathway by applying emerging technology.
Actively seeking to improve on standard practices and forging a new pathway by applying emerging technology.


Engaging with key stakeholders to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.
Engaging with key stakeholders to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.


Taking ownership of our decisions and actions.
Taking ownership of our decisions and actions.


Doing what we do, to the best of our ability.
Doing what we do, to the best of our ability.


Our Directors

Phillip Jackson


Phillip is a barrister and solicitor with significant legal and international corporate experience. He was legal manager of Western Mining Limited working on the exploration for, development of and marketing of minerals, including gold, nickel and copper. Subsequently, he was Managing Region Legal Counsel for Asia-Pacific with Baker Hughes Inc a major oil-field services company. He was recently General Counsel of a major oil and gas company. Phillip has been a director of a number of Australian public companies and has management experience in administration, finance, accounting and human resources. He is currently Chairman of Predictive Discovery Limited (ASX: PDI) and Xantippe Resources Limited (ASX: XTC) and a director of Scotgold Limited (AIM: SGZ).

Geoff Laing


Geoff is a Chemical Engineer with over 25 years' experience in the mining sector across a variety of commodities in Australia, Africa, Europe and South America. Geoff has experience in project funding and mine development through to production. Previously, as Managing Director and GM Corporate for Exco Resources, Geoff was involved in the successful development and divestment of the Cloncurry Copper Project in North Queensland and the highly successful White Dam Gold Mine in South Australia. Geoff manages a private consulting business, Nexus Bonum, and most recently managed Exterra Resources through the successful merger with Anova Metals, where he remained a director until 30 September 2019.

Peter Cordin

BEng (Civil) (UWA) MIEAust CPEng FAusIMM (CP)

Peter is a civil engineer with over 45 years' global experience in mining and exploration both at operational and senior management level. He has direct experience in the construction and management of diamond and gold operations in Australia, Fenno-Scandinavia and Indonesia. Since 2006, he served as Managing Director before becoming the Chairman of current Hong Kong listed (previously ASX listed) Dragon Mining Limited, playing an instrumental role in turning around the company, creating a successful +60,000oz/year gold producer in Fenno-Scandinavia.

Peter was previously the Managing Director of Grant's Patch Mining Limited (100,000 ounce gold per year production) and was Director of Operations of Forsayth NL, responsible for the Group's operations in Australia, including the annual production of 320,000 ounces of gold from five mines. He has also been involved in the development of resource projects in Kazakhstan and New Caledonia.

Mr Cordin was previously a Non-Executive Director of MC Mining Limited (previously known as Coal of Africa Limited) (ASX: MCM) and Vital Metals Limited (ASX: VML).

Phil Warren

Phil Warren

Phil is the Managing Director at Corporate Advisory firm, Grange Consulting Group, where he specialises in capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions and board governance. Phil is an experienced Company Director and has been involved in founding and advising on a number of successful ASX listings. Phil is a qualified Chartered Accountant and spent a number of years working overseas for major international investment banks having started his career in the Perth office of Arthur Andersen in the business consulting division. Phil is currently a Non-Executive Director of Family Zone Cyber Safety Limited and Rent.com.au Limited and was a founding director of Cassini Resources Ltd.

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Corporate Governance

The Board of Directors of Anax Metals Limited (the “Company”) is responsible for monitoring the business undertakings of the Company and protecting the rights and interests of shareholders. High standards of corporate governance are considered essential to give effect to these responsibilities. The Company’s corporate governance policies are set and reviewed from time to time by the Board having regard to any changing circumstances of the Company and the best interests of shareholders.

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Accordingly, the Company has, where appropriate, sought to adopt the ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations (the ‘Principles’). The corporate governance principles and practices adopted by the Company may differ from those set out in the ASX Recommendations where the Board considers that adherence is not appropriate, having regard to the nature, complexity and size of the Company’s business.

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