Tim Carstens

Managing Director

Base Resources Ltd


Mr Carstens is an experienced mining executive, with a career spanning more than 15 years in senior
resources‐sector roles both in Australia and overseas. A chartered accountant by profession, he has
successfully managed all aspects of business strategy development and implementation, acquisitions and
divestments, debt and equity financing, major project construction, organisational development and
operational performance.

Mr Carstens has been Managing Director of Base Resources Limited since the Company’s inception in May
2008. In the past five years, Base Resources’ has transitioned from a small‐cap exploration company, to a
globally significant mineral sands producer. During this time, it has acquired, designed, funded and developed
the $300 million Kwale Mineral Sands Project, Kenya’s first large scale mining project, which is now in

Prior to founding Base Resources, he was Executive General Manager – Operations and Development with
Perilya Limited, where he had responsibility for all operational and project development activities in the
Broken Hill field, comprising two operating mines and three advanced development projects. His previous
senior executive roles were with North Limited, Robe River Iron Associates, Iron Ore Company of Canada and
St Barbara Mines Limited in operations, strategy, corporate development and finance.

Tim Carstens