Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary
Mr Sabo-Walsh has over 12 years’ experience in corporate finance. He was employed by a full-service merchant bank providing ongoing financial and back-office support to public companies and served as the Chief Financial Officer of a mineral exploration company listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange prior to joining Novo. Mr Sabo-Walsh has extensive experience with public listings, merger transactions, and public company management, with a focus on natural resources.
Mr Sabo-Walsh holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in finance from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
VP, Corporate Communications
Mr Karabelas is the Founder and President of Focus Communications, a Toronto based investor relations, corporate communications and advisory firm. He has over 12 years of experience working with private and public companies in various sectors with a focus on natural resources. Mr Karabelas bridges the gap between companies and the investment community, developing IR strategies that help clients raise visibility in the capital markets and improve liquidity. Leo has managed countless analyst and investor days and executed hundreds of investor road shows throughout the world. In addition to his role at Focus communications he is also a Director of Labrador Gold Corp.
Mr Karabelas has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Management and Enterprise Development from Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
General Manager- Nullagine Gold Operations
Mr Mardon is a mining engineer with over 30 years of operational experience across a broad range of commodities (lithium, coal, iron ore, base metals), however primarily focussed on gold. He has worked extensively throughout the Western Australian gold industry, and has overseas experience having worked in Mongolia, Africa and New Zealand at various stages of his career. He has held senior operational management roles in multiple companies (Westgold, Delta Gold, Croesus Mining, Reed Resources) and was Managing Director of Modun Resources, an ASX listed company focused on acquisition and development of mining opportunities in Mongolia. Mr Mardon joined Novo in April 2020 and has been instrumental in the planning, refurbishment and restart of the Nullagine Gold Project.
Mr Mardon holds a Bachelor of Engineer (Mining) from the Western Australian School of Mines and is also a member of the AusIMM.
Kas De Luca
General Manager- Exploration
Mrs De Luca has an extensive career in exploration and mining spanning more than 30 years. She joined Novo Resources most recently from Newcrest Mining Limited where she held the role of Regional Exploration Manager, Asia Pacific. In this role she was responsible for strategic planning, project management and generative portfolios. Prior to her stint at Newcrest, she worked for a number of domestic and international mining and exploration companies including Dundee Precious Metals, Thani-Ashanti, Placer Dome, and KCGM, and was also one of the founding directors of successful specialist geological consultancy Jigsaw Geoscience.
Mrs De Luca is a highly qualified exploration specialist with excellent technical, business, and people skills and with a record of effectively establishing and managing high performance teams to success in both near-mine and greenfield environments.
General Manager- Environment & Heritage
Mr Goti is an environmental management professional managing the environmental and land access portfolio for Novo Resources since 2017. Mr Goti has over 10 years of experience in managing environmental approvals, operational compliance and Native Title considerations for West Australian gold mining operations.
Prior to joining Novo in 2017, he managed the environmental department at Millennium Minerals Ltd for 4 years.
Mr Goti holds a degree in MSc Environmental Management and BSc (Hons) Environmental Science.