Lyon is a resource geologist with 20 years’ mining industry experience, with a strong understanding of the link between reliable exploration data, geology interpretation and models, mine planning and ultimately, financial valuations and assessments. He is keenly aware that unlocking the value of a deposit is strongly correlated to correct interpretations of geology, and that reliable geological models are essential to developing projects and successful mining operations. Lyon’s technical expertise includes resource evaluation, estimation and reporting, technical audits, due diligence and database design, development and management. His technical experience covers a broad range of projects, geological settings and commodities. These include coal, iron sands, gold, iron ore and nickel laterite mines and projects in Australia, South Africa, Indonesia, New Zealand, USA and South America, Russian and Iran. Lyon is an expert user of a range of modelling software packages and a Competent Person for the purposes of JORC resource estimation and reporting.