Board of Directors


Chairman (Appointed October 2013)
Non-Executive Director (Appointed 1 February 2008)
BSc (Hons), MAusIMM
Chairman of the Non-Financial Risk Committee; Member of the Remuneration Committee

Jeremy Read has 23 years domestic and international minerals exploration experience and was previously the Manager of BHP’s Australian Exploration Team. He has extensive exploration experience for nickel and copper sulphides and played a critical role in the discovery of Kabanga North Nickel Deposit in Tanzania.

Jeremy was the founding managing director of Discovery Metals from its incorporation in May 2003, until his appointment as a non-executive director on 1 February 2008.  Mr Read secured the Boseto Copper Project for the Company and was responsible for all Discovery Metals’ fund raising activities and for listing Discovery Metals on the Australian Securities Exchange, Botswana Stock Exchange and the Alternative Investment Market in London.  He was also the founding managing director of Meridian Minerals Limited.


Bob Fulker

Managing Director (Appointed 24 December 2014)
Chief Executive Officer (Appointed September 2014)
B.Eng, Mine Managers Cert. of Competency

Bob Fulker is a highly experienced mining engineer with more than 20 years senior leadership experience in the minerals industry in both operational and technical roles.  He has a broad foundation of experience in metalliferous, coal and ferrous commodities in underground and open pit operations and focuses on improving mining business efficiency.  Bob was the Asset President at BHP’s Cannington Mine before joining Discovery Metals as the Chief Operating Officer.  He has since been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.


Royston Denysschen

Non-Executive Director (Appointed 9 July 2014)

Royston Denysschen has 18 years’ experience in commerce and logistics in Southern Africa.  He has played a key role in the start-up, development and management of successful logistics and peripheral businesses throughout Southern Africa and has held directorships with these companies. Royston joined Transamine in 2010, specifically to focus on the trading of non-ferrous metals and minerals, where he has been overseeing the Transamine Trading S.A. interest in Discovery Metals and it’s off-take operations.


Kerry Parker

Chief Financial Officer / Company Secretary (Appointed August 2014)
B.Bus (Accounting), ACA, MAICD, Finsia

Kerry is a chartered accountant with more than 25 years’ experience in business advisory, and financial and commercial roles in Australia and internationally.  He most recently held the position of Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer with ASX listed Inova Resources Limited.  Kerry has previously held the roles of Managing Director of ASX listed Panax Geothermal Limited (now Raya Group Limited) and Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of Arrow Energy Limited.  Kerry has also held senior finance positions with CH4 Gas Limited, Santos Limited and Downer Group.