Tony Manini is a geologist with over 30 years diverse experience in the resources industry. His background covers a wide range of commodities in more than 20 countries and includes technical, commercial, senior management and executive roles in exploration, project evaluation, business development, strategy and operations with Rio Tinto, Oxiana / OZ Minerals, Tigers Realm Group and EMR Capital.

Mr Manini  is a founder and the CEO of private incubator company, Tigers Realm Group and is a co-founder of resources private equity firm, EMR Capital. He has been closely involved in the discovery and development of multiple mines and deposits in Laos, Indonesia, Australia and FE Russia and has listed three highly successful junior exploration companies each of which has made a major discovery (Tigers Realm Coal – ASX; Nexgen Energy – TSX and Asiamet Resources). Mr Manini is also currently an Executive Director of EMR Capital and a Director of C3 Metals Inc.

Mr Manini holds an Honours Degree in Geology and is a Fellow of the Australia Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Society of Economic Geologists.