Tony Greenaway

Tony Greenaway
General Manager - Geology

Tony has over 25 years' experience in the resource industry, having conducted and managed exploration from grass roots evaluation and project generation through to advanced feasibility studies  for copper, gold, platinum group metals and iron ore across a broad range of geographical settings and mineralisation styles.

Prior to joining Talisman, Tony has held senior management positions with small and mid-tier ASX listed and private exploration and mining companies, exploring throughout the West Australia goldfields and Pilbara regions, South East Asia, South and West Africa and South America.

Tony is a current member of the Australasian Institute if Mining and Metallurgy (AUSIMM), having a BSc (Geology) from Curtin University and Grad DipEd from the University of Western Australia.

Shaun Vokes

Shaun Vokes
Commercial Manager / Company Secretary

Shaun was appointed as a full-time Commercial Manager of Talisman Mining on 1 April 2016. He is an accountant with over 25 years’ experience in the metalliferous resources industry gained predominantly in senior operational and management roles within Australia and Africa.

Prior to joining Talisman, Shaun spent five years as Manager, Business Services/CFO for Kabanga Nickel Company Ltd in Tanzania. Shaun’s experience includes project evaluation and financing, business development, contract negotiation, metals marketing, risk management and corporate and financial governance for both private and ASX-listed entities across a range of base and precious metals.

Shaun is a graduate of Curtin University and holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree and is a member of the Australian Society of CPAs.

Ben Wilson 
General Manager - Project Development

Ben has over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry in all facets of mining from project evaluations, pre-feasibility and feasibility study management through to the development and management of mining operations across commodities including, Nickel, Copper, Gold and Lead/Zinc.

Prior to joining Talisman Ben has worked in Australia and overseas including Asia and South America, with Gold Fields, OZ Minerals, Oxiana, Newmont and HWE.

Ben is a Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, has BEng (Mining) from the Western Australian School of Mines and holds a WA First Class Mine Managers’ Certificate of Competency.

Graham Leaver 
Exploration Manager

Graham has 20 years experience in the Western Australian nickel industry during which time he has worked in all aspects of resource projects covering exploration and targeting, discovery, development and production.

Prior to joining Talisman Graham spent ten years with Jubilee Mines and later Xstrata Nickel, most recently as Exploration Manager.  He was a senior geologist with the team that discovered and developed the Sinclair Nickel Project and Geology Manager during open pit operations.  Positions with WMC at Mt Keith and Black Swan Nickel provide experience across Western Australia’s prolific Norseman – Wiluna greenstone belt.

Graham is a graduate of the Western Australian School of Mines and a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.