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.