Our Board and Management team are highly experienced in the broader resources industry. They have played leading roles previously in the exploration and development of several large and diverse mining projects in Australia and Africa. In this regard, key Alliance Nickel personnel have a demonstrated track record of success in identifying, acquiring, defining, funding, developing and operating quality mineral assets of significant scale.


Peter Sullivan, Alliance Nickel Ltd

Peter Sullivan

Mr Sullivan was appointed Chairman in March 2017. Mr Sullivan is an engineer and has been involved in the management and strategic development of resource companies and projects for more than 20 years.

Mr Sullivan is also a director of Resolute Mining, Zeta Resources Limited and Panoramic Resources Limited.

Mr Sullivan is Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Paul Kopejtka, Managing Director and CEO Alliance Nickel
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Paul Kopejtka

Mr Kopejtka is a Chemical Engineer and Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has three decades of leadership experience in the Australian and international resources and mining industries.

Mr Kopejtka has led numerous companies and most recently served as the Managing Director and CEO of unlisted mining company Alliance Mining Commodities Limited which owned the World class Koumbia bauxite project in Guinea, West Africa. Paul has direct experience in Nickel laterites having been involved in the development and commissioning of the Bulong Nickel Cobalt project in Western Australia. Paul is an experienced mining executive and well connected into the equity / capital and debt markets.



Klervi Ménahèze

Klervi Ménahèze joined the Alliance Nickel Board in February 2024.  Klervi has a distinguished career of nearly two decades at STELLANTIS / PSA. Currently serving as the Vice President of Sustainability ESG and Eco Design in the Raw Materials Division, she plays a pivotal role in securing Stellantis' raw materials supply under stringent Social and Environmental responsibility guidelines.

Klervi began her journey with PSA in 2003, progressing through various roles within the Electronic Division, managing global launches and serving as PSA's Deputy for the DongFeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile Joint Venture in Wuhan. Before joining PSA, she graduated from the prestigious engineering school Ecole Centrale in Lyon and she served as a Safety Analyst in a consulting company, playing a crucial role in defining processes for life cycle costs in Airbus Helicopter companies.

Jamie Sullivan, Alliance Nickel

James Sullivan

Mr Sullivan has over 25 years’ experience in commerce, providing services to the mining and allied industries, including 15 years’ experience in corporate management and administration of resource companies.

Mr Sullivan was instrumental in establishing and maintaining the Golden Cliffs Prospecting Syndicate which acquired and pegged a number of prospective tenements in the Eastern Goldfields including several of the nickel tenements that make up the  NiWest project. The Golden Cliffs Prospecting Syndicate was subsequently acquired by GME Resources in 1996.

Over the past three decades, Mr Sullivan has developed extensive knowledge in mining and the mining services sector, in particular on matters involving tenement administration, native title negotiation and supply and logistics of services.  Mr Sullivan’s practical knowledge in these areas is of great benefit to the Company as it seeks to develop its assets for the benefit of its shareholders.


David Edwards, CFO, Alliance Nickel
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David Edwards is a Chartered accountant with over 30 years international experience with a broad skillset spanning debt and equity financing, financial management, corporate strategy, construction and mining operations.

He is the former CFO and Company Secretary at Burgundy Diamond Mines, interim CEO and CFO of Triton Minerals, General Manager Finance at Clough and Group Financial Controller at Fortescue Metals Group.





Lloyd Dolman

Lloyd Dolman is a Minerals Engineer, with over 25 years of experience in management, operations and project development.

Commodity experience includes gold, iron ore, bauxite and nickel, with recent management roles in project design and development in projects across Australia and Africa





Logistics Manager

Jason Gray

Jason Gray is a Professional Engineer (MEng) and Geologist (BSc Geology) with over 28 years’ experience in Mining, Project Management, Consulting Engineering and Major Infrastructure Industries. Jason’s expertise lies in the areas of developing and managing diverse cross-disciplinary teams, as well as commercial, operational and project management. Jason has been involved in Project Management and Directorship for projects and feasibility studies in the mining and civil industries, as well as business unit operations, commercial management and leadership.

Jason has gained operational, commercial, project management and technical experience in Australia as well as overseas projects in India, Malaysia, Mexico and China.


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Terry Quaife

Terry Quaife is an Engineering professional (BE Mech) with 40 years experience in the mining and minerals industry incorporating project feasibility studies and project delivery (design, construction and commissioning).

He has extensive experience across a range of commodities including iron ore, gold, copper and nickel (as design manager for the Cawse Nickel Project). He has worked for a number of majors including Newcrest, Newmont, Glencore, Roy Hill and FMG on major projects in Australia and Africa.




Mining Manager

Linton Kirk

Linton Kirk is a Chartered Professional Mining Engineer (BE(Min) FAusIMM(CP)) with over 40 years varied experience in mining, earthmoving and management.  Operating experience includes gold, iron ore and copper in five countries prior to becoming a consultant in 1997.  Operation roles culminated in two General Manager positions on operating gold mines.

Main consulting areas include project audits and reviews, feasibility studies, supply and service tenders and contracts.  Linton has also been a Non-Executive Director of two ASX listed companies, including MACA Ltd for 9 years up until November 2021.



Financial Controller

Daniel Goldhahn

Daniel Goldhahn is a Chartered Accountant with nearly 20 years experience in audit and commerce roles specialising in financial reporting, treasury and governance functions.

After starting out in audit with Moore Australia (WA), Daniel was previously a Finance Manager at Alliance Mining Commodities Limited and Bauxite Resources Limited.