Rizal Resources | TSX.V:RZL | Directors & Management
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Directors & Management

Rizal Resources Corporation is a mineral company engaged in the exploration of precious and base metal projects  (gold-silver-copper) with a high quality portfolio of mineral assets, located in Philippine Island of Mindanao, long recognized as one of the country’s most mineralized areas. Its corporate objective is to advance the exploration of each project where it can be developed economically, either by itself, or , in a development joint venture.

Mr. Neil Grimes

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Grimes has had vast experience working for many different mining companies including BHP, WMC Ltd, OZ Minerals and Indophil Resources. He has extensive knowledge of The Philippines. and many other South East Asian countries due to his current role as managing Director of Mannerim Capital where he consults with companies hoping to get an edge in this market. Mr Grimes has also been a long term reservist in the Australian Army which culminated in a deployment to the Solomon Islands in 2009 where he was put in charge of the Solomon Islands task force commanding 220 Army personnel from Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Tonga.

Mr. Steve Parnell

President and CEO

Mr Parnell is an experienced resource explorer, mining project developer and company director. Steve brings extensive technological and management experience. He has over 12 years-experience in exploration, mining management and previously ran a successful communications company. More recently he has focused on delivering value from undervalued assets that have historically been considered stranded, including founding the gold producer Maroon Gold Pty Ltd, gold explorer Northgate Resources and lithium focused explorer Mt Holland Mining Co Pty Ltd..

Mr. John Reynolds


Mr Reynolds has been practising law for more than 26 years and spent more than 13 years working internationally. He joined the Project Engineering, Energy and Infrastructure Group of Lovells (now Hogan Lovells) in London. Over the next 10 years John provided advice and managed international disputes for companies like Alstom, Mitsubishi, Fluor, Bechtel, Motorola, Thales and Anadarko Petroleum.
Mr Reynolds relocated back to Australia in 2011 and has spent the last 8 years working in several areas of the legal spectrum with the majority of the time spent working in the mining and energy space. This work included representing the traditional owners of James Price Point in Federal Court proceedings against the West Australian Government, Woodside and the Kimberley Land Council and working in a boutique legal practice focusing on providing legal advice to the mining industry at many levels.

Ms. Richelle L. Singson Michael


Ms. Singson Michael has developed an extensive working knowledge of various corporate and financial disclosure matters and deep working relationships with Australian, Singapore and Korean corporations. Ms. Singson Michael has been the Chief Executive Officer for Platinum Skies Aviation and North South Airlines for over 7 years and serves on the Boards of Satrap Mining Corporation, Northlander Real Estate & Development Inc., Satrap Power Corporation and Blemp Commercial of the Philippines. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture educated as a scholar at the University of the Philippines and is an award winning Architect as well as an aviation pilot.

Mr. Yuzheng Xie


Mr Xie has an extensive steel material marketing and trading background and is a seasoned dealmaker with experience in securing project finance and capitalizing small-mid cap mining companies.

Philippine Affiliate Companies

Tribal Mining Corporation
Agusan Mining Corporation
Batoto Resources Corporation
Tribal Processing Corporation


Advisors – Canada

Legal Counsel – Morton & Company
Auditors – Smythe Ratcliffe Chartered Accountants, Vancouver
Transfer Agent –  Computershare Trust Company of Canada, Vancouver

Advisors – Philippines

Legal Counsel – Fortun Narvasa & Salazar, Manila