Senior Management

Senior Management

Tony Veitch - Executive Director

Tony has more than 25 years' experience in the corporate advisory and resources sectors. As a founding director of Atlantic Vanadium Pty Ltd, he led the management team that negotiated and secured the restructure and acquisition of the Windimurra project in 2016.

Tony is currently a director of MACH Energy, a major coal mining business that owns the Mount Pleasant coal mine in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales. Tony was one of the founding directors of MACH Energy and part of the management team that negotiated and secured the acquisition of the Mount Pleasant project from Rio Tinto and the subsequent development of the project at a cost of over $500 million.

Prior to joining Atlantic, Tony was an Executive Director of Citadel Capital and Manager of Corporate Projects for the London Stock Exchange plc.

Tony has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters in Business Administration.

Peter Manton - General Manager Operations

Peter joined Atlantic in August 2016 as the General Manager Operations.  He has over 25 years' experience in the resources industry across a range of commodities including diamonds, gold, copper, oil and vanadium. Prior to joining Atlantic, Peter's more recent positions included General Manager Operations at Millennium Minerals and General Manager Metallurgy with Newcrest Mining Limited. He also has considerable experience with the Windimurra vanadium project having worked for almost three years as the Senior Operations Superintendent and Registered Manager for Xstrata at the original Windimurra operation from 1999 to 2001.  

Peter has a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Extractive Metallurgy and Environmental Science from Murdoch University (WA).

Scott Nicholas – Chief Financial Officer

Scott joined Atlantic in January 2010 as Corporate Development Manager and was appointed CFO in July 2013.  In these roles he was instrumental in raising over $500 million in finance for Atlantic in the acquisition, construction and operation of the Windimurra vanadium project.  Scott has over 15 years experience in mining, oil and gas and utilities industries.  He previously worked for Ernst & Young corporate finance advising mining clients on corporate transactions and capital raisings.  Prior to that, Scott worked for KPMG in the assurance and advisory division. 

Scott holds a Bachelor of Law and Commerce, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Senior Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.