About Us

Board and Management

The Directors have the following backgrounds and credentials which will enable the Company to advance its strategic aspirations, whilst ensuring it protects the shareholders and Company through superior Corporate Governance.


Alexander Jason Elksmt-aje

Executive Chairman

Mr Elks’ most recent role was as Vice President with Rio Tinto, based in Montreal, managing the People and Organisation support areas throughout North and South America, Australia and New Zealand. Prior to this, Jason held senior roles with LGL, Zinifex, OneSteel and Kodak Australasia.

Mr Elks has extensive operational and corporate experience within large global companies as well as smaller national enterprises. His commodity experience includes coal, iron ore, zinc, lead and gold, along with a history in oil and gas exploration and heavy industry manufacturing.


Gary Harradine

Non-Executive Director

Mr Harradine has 30 years of international experience across the mining, metals, energy and infrastructure sectors. Gary has established and managed a number of successful businesses that provide engineering, design, construction, and technical advisory services both in Australia as well as S.E. Asia.

Mr Harradine has held various roles including that of Project & Executive Director for more than US$21bn worth of resources and infrastructure projects since 2001. Gary has conducted due diligence, feasibility studies, financial evaluations, approvals, expert witness, and strategic analyses for major mining & infrastructure projects in Australia, China, Mongolia, Central Africa, SE Asia, Russia, Mozambique, Columbia, Canada, USA, and India.

Mr Harradine currently provides technical advisory services and strategic advice to resources, mining, minerals, energy, infrastructure, and construction companies globally. As non-executive director of Moreton Resources Mr Harradine provides the company with decades of experience across several key functional areas that include project approvals, financial valuations, development and optimisation strategies, project funding and finance, stakeholder management, and business development.

Phillip Bryant

CEO Moreton Resources

Mr Bryant is an experienced resource industry professional with over 23 years of senior management, operational, technical and project development experience throughout the Australian mining industry.

He has held senior positions with BHP, Newmont, Anglo Coasl, Peabody Energy and New Hope Coal. His commodity experience includes coal, iron ore, gold, copper and base metals His roles have covered the full life cycle of resource projects from exploration and evaluation, through conceptual design, pre-feasbility, feasibility, construction, operation and management in both Open Pit and Underground environments.

Mr Bryant is a member with the Autralina Institue of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and is a compentent Person under the Joint Ore Resources Code (JORC) for coal resources.