Our People

Jason Bontempo

Executive Director

Mr Bontempo has 22 years’ experience in public company management, corporate advisory, investment banking and public company accounting, qualifying as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young. Mr Bontempo has worked primarily serving on the board and the executive management of minerals and resources public companies focusing on advancing and developing mineral resource assets and business development. Mr Bontempo also provides corporate advice services and the financing of resource companies across multiple capital markets including resource asset acquisitions and divestments. He was most recently Executive Director of Cobalt One Limited until its recent takeover by First Cobalt Corporation where is remains as a Non-Executive Director.

 

Justin Tremain

Non-Executive Director

Mr Tremain graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Mr Tremain cofounded ASX listed Renaissance Minerals Limited in June 2010 and served as Managing Director until its takeover by Emerald Resources NL in November 2016. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Emerald Resources (ASX:EMR) and the Non-Executive Chairman of Berkut Minerals Limited (ASX:BMT). Prior to founding Renaissance Minerals Limited, he had over 10 years’ investment banking experience in the natural resources sector. He has held positions with Investec, NM Rothschild & Sons and Macquarie Bank and has extensive experience in the funding of natural resource projects in the junior to mid-tier resource sector. He has undertaken numerous advisory assignments for resource companies, including acquisition and disposal assignments and project advisory roles.

Aaron Bertolatti

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary
 
Mr Bertolatti is a qualified chartered accountant and company secretary with over 10 years’ experience in the mining industry and accounting profession. Mr Bertolatti has both local and international experience and provides assistance to a number of resource companies with financial accounting and stock exchange compliance. Mr Bertolatti has significant experience in the administration of ASX listed companies, financial accounting, corporate governance and corporate finance. Mr Bertolatti was previously Australian Chief Financial Officer of Highfield Resources Ltd (ASX:HFR), Mr Bertolatti acts as Company Secretary for listed ASX companies Red Emperor Resources NL (ASX:RMP), Orca Energy Ltd (ASX:OGY), American Pacific Borate & Lithium Ltd (ASX:ABR) and Berkut Minerals Limited (ASX:BMT).

Simon Mottram

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Mottram is a geologist with over 25 years’ experience predominantly in base and precious metals.
Mr Mottram has held both executive and senior management positions with several successful mining companies both in Australia and overseas and has seen a number of discoveries advanced through to commercial mine development and has been central to several significant exploration successes.
Prior to Odin he was as part of the successful executive team that took Avanco Resources Limited from a small junior through discovery and into production, building a successful mining company with an impressive portfolio, that was subsequently purchased on market by mid-tier Australian copper producer OZ Minerals for circa $440M in 2018.
His experience aligns extremely well with Odin's Sturgeon Lake Zinc-Copper project and business plan.
Mr Mottram is an expert in the application of modern exploration techniques, economic geology and development, large-scale drill programmes and feasibility studies. Mr Mottram is a graduate of Melbourne RMIT University and a Fellow of the AusIMM.

Mark Shutty

Canadian Exploration Manager

Mr. Mark Shutty

Mr. Shutty is a Certified Professional Geologist with over fifteen years of experience in exploration, environmental and mining geology. Mr. Shutty’s experience includes working with, or consulting for: Golden Predator, Phelps Dodge, BHP, Newcrest, Energy Metals Corp., Uranium One, Callinex Mines and Alicanto Minerals. His key areas of focus include geological data synthesis, sample analytics, applied geostatistics and resource estimation.

Mr. Shutty is a Member of the Geological Society of Nevada, the Society of Economic Geologists and the American Institute of Professional Geologists. He holds a B. Sc. in Geology from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, and has a Citation in Applied Geostatistics from University of Alberta.

Mr. Shutty is a Qualified Person for geological evaluation and mineral resource estimation for National Instrument 43-101 technical disclosure.