Board & Management


David Hutton

Managing Director and CEO

David was appointed a Non-Executive Director of the Board in October 2021. He is a geologist who has over 30 years’ experience in both exploration and mining throughout Australia and overseas who has been involved with the discovery and / or delineation of numerous precious and base metal deposits. As MD / CEO of ASX listed exploration companies for over 10 years he also has significant corporate strategy, business networking and stakeholder engagement skills.

David is a Fellow of the AusIMM and a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG).

Ian McCubbing

Ian McCubbing

Non-Executive Chairman

Ian McCubbing was appointed Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Board in 2016, bringing a strong commercial background in the resources industry to the Company.

He has over 30 years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant with industrial and mining companies, principally in the areas of corporate finance and mergers and acquisition. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from UWA and Executive MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM). He is also a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Mr McCubbing is currently a Non-Executive Director of Swick Mining Services Ltd and Prominence Energy (Chairman).


Andrew Knox

Non-Executive Director

Andrew was appointed Non-Executive Director of the Board in March 2020 and brings a strong commercial background in strategy and fund raising for micro and low capital companies in the oil and gas and mining industries.

He has over 35 years of experience throughout Australasia, South East Asia and North America. Andrew provides additional significant experience in financial and commercial activities, involving acquisitions, Merger and Acquisition (M&A) and capital raisings. He is a chartered accountant (CA ANZ), public accountant (CPA Australia) and a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD).

Andrew was formerly a Non-Executive Director of Rimfire from 2005 to 2011. Currently Andrew is the CEO and Managing Director of ASX listed company, Red Sky Energy Ltd.

stefan ross

Stefan Ross

Company Secretary

Stefan has over 10 years of experience in accounting and secretarial services for ASX Listed companies. His extensive experience includes ASX compliance, corporate governance control and implementation, statutory financial reporting, shareholder meeting requirements, capital raising management, preparation of Prospectus’ and board and secretarial support. Stefan has a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Accounting.

Greg Keane

Greg Keane

Chief Financial Officer

Greg was appointed Rimfire’s Chief Financial Officer in May 2017. As an experienced commercial and financial professional, Greg has had significant experience and exposure in defining and implementing operational, commercial and financial strategy. His career has involved hands-on management of resources companies accounting, information technology, human resources, logistics, supply and contracts and other support services functions, both within Australia and overseas.

Greg holds an MBA from Deakin University and is a qualified Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).


Dr Peter Crowhurst

Exploration Manager

Peter has extensive Mining and Petroleum exploration experience across Australia, Asia and SW Pacific including research work with CSIRO on industry projects and as Director / Principal Geologist with Geodiscovery Group. His work with a diverse range of junior to major companies such as BHP, Highlands Pacific, Santos, Teck Cominco CopperMoly and Nautilus Minerals. covers multiple commodities and geological settings including Cu-Au porphyries, seafloor massive Cu-Zn-Pb-Ag sulphides, mineral sands, lithium and petroleum settings.

Peter is a member of Australian Institute of Geoscientists and Society for Economic Geologists

Michael Love

Michael Love

Geological Consultant

Michael has extensive experience in mineral exploration and underground mine geology. He moved to Parkes, NSW in 1978, where he was involved in the early exploration and development of the Northparkes porphyry copper project, currently operated by China Molybdenum Co Ltd. He later headed the team that discovered the gold mineralisation at the Evolution-operated Lake Cowal. His team also discovered and evaluated a very large rare earth prospect near Dubbo, currently owned by Alkane Resources.

Michael is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Geoscience.

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Paul Wright

Geological Consultant

Paul has over 30 years of exploration experience including at Cadia, where he was involved in the early exploration work that took Cadia East from a soil anomaly into a significant resource. Paul has key expertise in porphyry Cu-Au systems and multitude of Au-only systems.