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Lanthanein Resources (ASX.LNR) is a mineral exploration company with a focus on the discovery of critical minerals of Lithium and Rare Earth Elements (REE’s) in tier 1 mining jurisdictions of Western Australia and South Australia.

These minerals are vital to the future decarbonisation of the global economy as they enable new sustainable technologies.


David Frances

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Frances is an international executive of nearly 30 years with a track record of transacting, discovering, funding, developing and operating assets in Australia and Africa. He has been a key figure in the transformation of several companies.

Mr Frances has served as Chairman – both Executive and Non-Executive, President, Managing Director and Non-Executive Director for a variety of ASX and TSX listed and private Companies across a diverse range of business. He has dealt with multiple governments at all levels and specialises in the delivery of tough projects in complex jurisdictions.

He has been extensively involved in the early development of Green Hydrogen projects in Western Australia and is committed to seeing Companies move towards reporting of ESG metrics.

Anees Sabet

Non-Executive Director

Anees is an established businessman with a track record of identifying and developing resources projects. He is the founder and CEO of Syndicate Minerals Pty, a globally diversified private exploration company focused on exploring large mineral systems for metals crucial to the energy transition.




Thomas Langley

Non-Executive Director

Mr Langley holds a BSc Geology from the University of Western Australia and a MSc Economic Geology from the University of Tasmania (CODES). He has >10 years experience working for several resource companies including BHP Nickel West, Northern Star Resources and Creasy Group. 

Thomas has extensive experience in both exploration and mining geology, including overseeing large scale resource definition drill programs, early-stage project evaluation, project generation and grassroots exploration programs across multiple commodities and deposit types in the Proterozoic Albany – Fraser Range, Proterozoic Paterson Province and the Archean Yilgarn Craton.

Brian Thomas

Technical Director

Mr Thomas is a highly experienced Director and Corporate Executive with significant domestic and international resources management experience. He is the principal of a boutique corporate advisory practice working with small to mid-market capitalisation companies and investor groups predominantly in the resources industry overseeing market oriented technical reviews plus advising on corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and investor relations. He has held both Executive and Non-Executive Director roles with numerous ASX listed and unlisted companies after an extensive career in the financial services sector in corporate stockbroking, investment banking, funds management and corporate banking. He has more than 35 years of mining and exploration industry experience in a broad range of commodities from precious and base metals, bulk and industrial minerals, diamonds plus oil and gas.

Mr Thomas graduated from the University of Adelaide with a BSc in Geology and Mineral Economics, the University of Western Australia Business School with an MBA and the Securities Institute of Australia (now FinSIA) with a certificate in Applied Finance and Investment.

Matthew Foy

Company Secretary

Matthew is a professional company secretary and active member of the WA State Governance Council of the Governance Institute Australia (GIA). He has spent twelve years facilitating the listing and compliance of ASX companies and possess core competencies in publicly listed company secretarial, operational and governance disciplines.

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