Rambler Metals & Mining


Brad Mills
Non-Executive Director and Chairman

Mr. Mills has over 40 years of experience in the resource industry. He is the founder and managing director of Plinian Capital and its CE Mining family of funds. This is a private equity firm whose principal business is investment in natural resources projects and companies. Mr. Mills formerly held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Mandalay Resources, a TSX listed gold production company and prior to that was the CEO of Lonmin Plc, the world’s number three producer of platinum and platinum group metals.. Prior to Lonmin, Mr. Mills served as President of BHP Billiton’s global base metals group and was the Chief Strategic officer of BHP group. Mr. Mills currently holds directorships with Mandalay Resources, Helio Resources, Consolidated Nickel Mines and Circum Minerals. He is a former director of Norilsk Nickel. Mr. Mills is a member of the advisory board to the Stanford University School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences.

Toby Bradbury
President and CEO

Dr. Toby Bradbury is a mining engineer with over 35 years leadership and advisory experience in the mining sector.  He was most recently Chief Executive Officer and director of AIM listed Shanta Gold with whom he was instrumental in leading the feasibility, development and successful delivery of a transformational business plan including the transition to a predominantly underground operation.  Previous roles have included Senior Vice President with AngloGold Ashanti, Chief Operations Officer for Anvil Mining, a copper producer in the DRC, and General Manager Surface Operations with Glencore Coal Australia. Toby has a BSc and PhD in mining from University of Wales and a Masters’ degree in Business Leadership from University of South Africa.  He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining, Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mark Sander
Non-Executive Director

Dr. Sander holds a PhD in Ore Deposits and Exploration from Stanford University (USA) and has been active in the mineral resource industry for over 30 years in operations, strategy and exploration, with a focus on copper, gold and platinum projects. Dr. Sander has previous industry experience as President and CEO of Mandalay Resources, Partner and Co-Founder of Plinian Capital, and Vice President of Strategy and Planning for BHP Billiton’s copper group.

Terrell Iver Ackerman
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Ackerman was interim Chief Executive Officer of Stillwater Mining Company until 2013, having joined the Company in March 2000 as Director of Corporate Planning.  During 1998 and 1999, Mr. Ackerman conducted feasibility studies, operational and mine planning reviews for various underground operations. Prior to this time, Mr. Ackerman was Vice President and General Manager of BHP Copper’s San Manuel Operation in Arizona. Mr. Ackerman held increasing roles of accountability for Magma Copper Company starting as an underground engineer in training in 1976. Mr. Ackerman received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mine Engineering from the University of Idaho College of Mines.

Eason Cong Chen

Mr. Eason Chen, a chartered professional accountant by profession, is an independent business advisor for Tinma group of companies and other public listed companies. Through his years of experience, Mr. Chen has held senior and managerial positions at MNP LLP, Ernst & Young LLP and Procon Mining & Tunnelling Ltd with extensive knowledge and experience in Canadian and cross-border listings, financial reporting, merger and acquisition, corporate governance and internal controls.


Richard Round
Non-executive Director

Mr Round was an independent non-executive director at Anglo Asian Mining PLC, an AIM listed gold miner in Azerbaijan, for over 12 years. He chaired the Audit Committee during that time and is now retained as a Board Adviser.  He has gained significant board experience during his career as CFO of several mining and AIM listed companies and as Acting Chief Executive at Novera Energy PLC when he oversaw the process of a recommended offer for over £100m. Mr Round has also been Non-Executive Chairman at Cyberhawk Holdings, a private equity backed global inspection company, and a Director of West Cumbria Mining since his last full time executive role as CEO of Green Highland Renewables where the shareholders achieved a successful exit. Mr. Round qualified with the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.

Priya Patil
Non-executive Director

Ms. Patil is a senior capital markets and legal professional. She brings 25+ years of experience in the financial services; natural resources and public companies in Canada, the U.S. and India. She was a senior executive at Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange (global diversified industries); Managing Director both at PI Financial and Loewen, Ondaatje, McCutcheon, full service investment banks. Her legal career was as the General Counsel & Corporate Secretary - Breakwater Resources; Business & Finance Attorney- Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, Palo Alto, California; Corporate Counsel - General Motors (Canada); Dundee and GMP Securities; and merchant banker at State Bank of India, Mumbai. She was a director and chair of the audit committee at Alexandria Minerals (TSX-V merged with O3 Mining); director/advisory at Faculty of Law at University of Ottawa; Council of the Great Lakes Region; DMZ at Ryerson University; ACG.Org (American PE industry organization); TiE, a Silicon Valley organization for global entrepreneurship and YWCA Toronto.  

A member of the California and Ontario Bars and ICD.D charterholder since 2014. Earned a J.D. (cum laude) from the University of Ottawa and B.Sc. (Honours) (Computer Sciences and Statistics) from the University of Bombay. Her personal interests are varied – trade, international affairs; capital markets; the arts and ancient culture; travel; preservation of historical treasures and environment; animal welfare; mentoring.