Norman Seckold graduated with a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Sydney in 1970. He has spent more than 26 years in the full time management of natural resource companies, both in Australia and overseas.
Mr Seckold has been the Chairman of a number of publicly listed companies including Moruya Gold Mines (1983) N.L., which acquired the Golden Reward heap leach gold deposit in South Dakota, USA, Pangea Resources Limited, which acquired and developed the Pauper's Dream gold mine in Montana, USA, Timberline Minerals, Inc. which acquired and completed a feasibility study for the development of the MacArthur copper deposit in Nevada, USA, Perseverance Corporation Limited, which discovered and developed the Nagambie gold mine in Victoria, Valdora Minerals N.L., which developed the Rustler's Roost gold mine in the Northern Territory and the Ballarat East Gold Mine in Victoria, Viking Gold Corporation, which discovered a high grade gold deposit in northern Sweden, Mogul Mining N.L., which drilled out the Magistral and Ocampo gold deposits in Mexico and Bolnisi Gold N.L, which discovered and developed the Palmarejo and Guadalupe gold and silver mines in Mexico and was previously Chairman of Cockatoo Coal Limited, an Australian coal mining, exploration and project development company.
Mr Seckold is currently Chairman of Planet Gas Limited, an energy explorer with interest in conventional and unconventional oil and gas resources operating in Australia and Santana Minerals Ltd., a precious metals exploration company with projects in Mexico. He is also a director of the unlisted public companies Mekong Minerals Ltd and Nickel Mines Limited.