Board of Directors

Dr Chris Giles


BSc(Hons),PhD, MAIG

Technical Director

Dr Chris Giles is an experienced exploration geologist having worked on exploration teams that have been directly responsible for the discovery of several operating gold mines in various parts of the world, including Indonesia, East Africa and Australia. He has been jointly responsible for the formation of Havilah and the development and execution of the Company’s exploration and corporate strategy. Dr Giles is a resident of Adelaide and a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.

Victor Previn


B.Eng (Electrical)

Non-executive Director

Victor Previn is a professional engineer and one of the original founders of Nova Eye Medical Limited (formerly Ellex Medical Lasers Limited). His career spans more than 30 years in the laser industry. Victor was responsible for developing and commercialising the technology platform that is now the core of Nova's current production. It is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (‘ASX’) as EYE. Victor is a long-term shareholder of Havilah Resources Limited and resides in Adelaide.

Simon Gray



Director and Company Secretary

Simon has over 35 years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant and 20 years as a Partner with Grant Thornton, a national accounting firm. During his last five years at the firm, he was responsible for the Grant Thornton Mining and Energy group. Simon retired from active practice during July 2015. His key expertise lies in audit and risk, valuations, due diligence and ASX Listings. Simon is currently Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee of the Flinders Medical Research Foundation and a Member of the Audit and Finance Committee of the South Australia Medical Research Foundation and is a Director of several unlisted companies. Simon is a resident of Adelaide.