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Key Management Team

Clive Donner


Mr Donner is an experienced mining private equity and financing expert who has financed over 50 mines globally . He founded 2 private equity funds which focussed on emerging and mid-tier mining companies. Previously a Director of Rothschild Australia responsible for mine development financing.  Mr Donner has been engaged by the Board to develop the assets and lead the Company’s focus on all corporate and development initiatives.

Milan Jerkovic


Mr Jerkovic career has been based around building resource companies from early stage, under-financed geological opportunities to fully engineered, built operations and capitalized companies.  Mr Jerkovic has been engaged by the Board to build the technical team and deliver the execution of the development of Nifty.

Peter van Luyt

Chief Geologist

Mr van Luyt is a geologist with 30 years’ experience in mining, development and exploration geology. He commenced his career as a mine geologist working in gold mines. Since 2004 he has been a contract and consultant geologist specialising in the development of and exploration for base metals and gold projects in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Canada.

Gavin Hammer

GM – Nifty Copper Project

Mr Hammer is a maintenance professional with over 30 years’ experience, including constructing, commissioning, optimisation, asset management of process plants and mobile fleets. Prior to joining Cyprium Metals, Mr Hammer worked with Finders Resources Ltd follow by 2 years in Western Africa in operational and project construction roles.

Mike Efthymiou

Chief Metallurgist

Mr Efthymiou is a metallurgical engineer with 50 years’ global experience in providing sophisticated mineral processing and project development services in the mining industry. Mr Efthymiou has previously worked in senior roles at BHP Group Ltd, WMC Resources Ltd MIM Holdings Ltd, Freeport-McMoRan Incorporated and Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Ltd.