Directors & Management

Douglas Young   Chairman

Doug is a geologist with over 40 years experience in mineral exploration and is a specialist in gold and base metals, project generation and acquisition.

In 2005 Doug founded ActivEX Limited, a Queensland focused gold and copper explorer and was instrumental in the listing and development of the company as Managing Director through to 2014. Doug was responsible for acquisition of the company’s asset base, fund raising activities through equity and joint venture funding, government grants and research rebates.

From 2014 to 2015 along with private investors, Doug, as founding Managing Director was involved in the discovery of Australia’s largest graphite deposit, vending the project into an ASX listed company. Since 2015, Doug has been acquiring gold and base metals projects for Red Fox.

Juli Hugenholtz   Managing Director

Juli is a geologist with over 25 years experience in exploration for gold and base metals throughout Australia and New Zealand.

She was instrumental in the listing of ActivEX Limited in 2006 and was Exploration Manager for the company until 2017, responsible for all aspects of exploration through to resource definition. During the period the company acquired and defined three projects to resource status.

Juli has technical experience in a variety of corporate settings from junior to mid-tier explorers, consulting and contracting roles, tenure management, stakeholder liaison and exploration and project management including JORC reporting. She has corporate experience with company start-ups and IPOs through to secondary capital raising, joint venture negotiation, government grants and tax rebates.

Paul Crawford   Company Secretary and Non Executive Director

Paul is an accountant with over 35 years of commercial experience, including various technical and management roles within the minerals, coal and petroleum industries.

He is Principal of his own corporate consultancy firm, providing accounting, corporate governance, business advisory and commercial management services to a number of corporate clients since 2001.

Paul is also a Director and Company Secretary of the ASX listed Sayona Mining Limited (since 2000). He was a founding director and Company Secretary of Orecobre Limited from 2005 to 2013, Elementos Limited from 2009 to 2015 and ActivEX Limited from 2005 to 2017.

Leon Pretorius   Non Executive Director

Dr Pretorius brings a wealth of experience to the board of Red Fox. He is a Geochemist with 49 years’ international mineral and mining experience.

Since settling in Brisbane in 1978 he has worked on varied commodities with discovery success in gold, industrial minerals and uranium, both in Australasia (mainly Queensland) and southern Africa. Open pit mining and mineral processing experience has been gained in Gold, Industrial Minerals, Uranium and Tungsten.
Corporately, he has been involved as a public listed company director in Australia (and overseas) since 1985, more recently as a Director of Paladin Energy until April 2005; Managing Director of Deep Yellow Limited until March 2010; and Executive Chairman of Carbine Tungsten until July 2013. He joined the board of Green Critical Minerals (formerly Chase Mining and Krucible Metals Limited) in 2014 and has been its Executive Chairman since that date.