AusQuest Limited


Graeme Drew.

(B.Sc.Hons., FAIMM, MASEG) – Managing Director

Graeme has over 40 years experience in the exploration industry in Australia and overseas. Prior to co-founding AusQuest he was an Exploration Manager for CRA Exploration Pty Ltd and Rio Tinto Exploration Pty Ltd in Western Australia (9 years) and Eastern Australia (4 years). He has wide experience in the search for, and evaluation of, most base and precious metals (notably nickel, gold, uranium, zinc, diamonds). As a co-founder he now works solely for AusQuest.

Greg Hancock.

(BA Econs, B.Ed Hons, F.Fin) – Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Hancock is Managing Director of Hancock Corporate Investments Pty Ltd, a specialist Corporate Advisory practice.  He has been a Non-Executive Director of AusQuest since it’s listing in 2003. He was founding director and first Chairman of Cooper Energy Ltd.  He is Chairman of BMG Resources Ltd, Non Executive Director of Zeta Petroleum Plc, Strata-X Energy Ltd , Golden State Mining Ltd and Cobra Resources Ltd.  Mr Hancock maintains an active and ongoing engagement with capital markets both in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Chris Ellis.

(BSc Hons) – Non-Executive Director

Chris has over 40 years experience in the exploration and mining industry in Australia and overseas. Prior to joining AusQuest Chris was an Executive Director (Project Development) of the highly successful coal mining company Excel Coal Limited. Chris was a co-founder of the company and developed it into Australia’s largest independent coal mining company, producing 12 mtpa of coal sales from 5 mines. Excel, which was valued at $2 Billion, was taken over by Peabody Energy Inc. in October 2006.  Chris has core skills in geology, mining engineering and minerals processing and has had overall responsibility for the design and engineering of four new mines during his career with Excel.


The company is currently exploring within Australia & Peru and holds in excess of 6,000 km² of exploration title (granted tenements and tenement applications).


Company office & mailing address:
8 Kearns Crescent, Ardross WA 6153
Phone: 08 9364 3866
Fax: 08 9364 4892

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