Senior Management

Alma Metals Alasdair Cooke

Alasdair COOKE

Executive Chairman

Alasdair has over 30 years’ experience in the resource exploration and mining industry throughout Australia and internationally, initially as part of BHP Minerals Business Development Group and with the last fourteen years managing public resource companies as part of the Mitchell River Group. Mitchell River Group has been responsible for a number of successful mining operations and resource companies developed over the past twelve years, including African Energy Resources Ltd, Exco Resources Ltd, Albidon Ltd, Sally Malay Mining Ltd (now Panoramic Resources Ltd), Mirabella Nickel Ltd and Caravel Minerals Ltd. Alasdair holds a first-class honours degree in Geology and a bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Western Australia and is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. He is an Australian citizen and resides in Perth, Western Australia.

Alma Metals Fraser Tabeart


Managing Director

Frazer is a geologist with over 30 years’ experience in the international resources sector, encompassing exploration and corporate roles related to copper, gold, uranium, nickel and coal across five continents. Since 2005, Frazer has been employed by Alma Metals discovering and developing projects in Zambia, Botswana and most recently, Australia. Prior to joining Alma Metals, he held the position of Principal Geoscientist at Western Mining Corporation for 16 years, during which he held various positions and developed expertise in porphyry copper systems. Frazer holds a first-class honours degree and a PhD from the Royal School of Mines in London. He is a member of both the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and the Society of Economic Geologists.

Alma Metals Dan Davis


Company Secretary 

Dan is a resources industry professional with 20 years experience in finance roles for resources businesses across all stages from exploration to development, construction and mining. He is the current CFO and Company secretary of Caravel Minerals and has previously worked for Albidon, Exterra Resources and EVE Investments.