Dr Paul Woolrich

Non-Executive Director

Dr Woolrich’s brings over 50 years of experience in the international exploration and mining industry and has led maiden discoveries in Africa (including Botswana), Brazil and Australia.

Since 2000, Dr Woolrich has acted as an independent Consultant and Director to the exploration and mining industry for several clients including Perilya Ltd, Boyton Investments SA, Botswana Metals Ltd (now Si6) as a Non-Executive Director from 2007 until 2018, was a Director of A-Cap Resources from 2007—2018, was Chairman of Minergy Ltd which developed the Masama Coal Mine in Southern Botswana in late 2019 supplying Botswana, South Africa and some of the European coal market.

Dr Woolrich was previously involved with, and has significant knowledge of, Si6’s Botswana projects and has also been involved in the acquisition and exploration of the portfolio of licenses that now form Si6’s Brazilian JV with Foxfire Metals Pty Ltd.

Dr Woolrich has a BSC (Honours) in Geology from Durham University (1967), a MSc in Geochemistry from Leeds University (1969) and a PhD in Metallurgy from Leeds University (1973).