Summit Minerals is focused on strategic exploration of niobium and rare earths in Brazil and projects across uranium, lithium and rare earths in Canada and Western Australia.


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Peretz Schapiro

Non-Executive Chairman


  • Masters degree in Applied Finance and has been a global investor for more than a decade.
  • Understands the fundamental parameters, strategic drivers, market requirements and what it takes for a high-growth business.
  • Diverse professional background, with deep experience in resource exploration, management consulting, marketing, fundraising and corporate finance.
  • Chairman of ASX-listed Loyal Lithium Ltd (ASX:LLI).
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Mr Jiahe “Gower” He

Managing Director

  • Highly respected and experienced mining executive and a certified CPA with over 20 years’ experience in the resources sector.
  • Has held various senior positions at Mitsui & Co (Australia) for over 16 years, overseeing Mitsui’s strategic trade and investment activities across a variety of commodities including Lithium, Nickel, and other battery related minerals.
  • Former Executive Director of Delta Lithium (ASX: DLI) and saw the transformation of the company from a junior gold explorer to a recognised Australian Lithium player.
  • Prior to joining Summit, he was CEO of Equinox Resources (ASX:EQN) and expanded his exposure to the EV industry in Canada.
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Bishoy Habib

Non-Executive Director

BSc (Software Engineering)

  • Mr Habib holds a Bachelor’s in Applied Science (Software Eng) and has been a global investor for more than a decade, with a particular focus in the resources sector.
  • A qualified and experienced leader, with over 15 years’ project delivery and management experience in large multinational organisations.
  • Mr Habib has a strong understanding of the resources sector, with access to a wide-reaching network and project delivery expertise across Africa, Middle East, Europe and South America.
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Stuart Peterson

Chief Geologist

BSc (Geological & Earth Sciences/Geosciences)

  • Mr Peterson has more than 17 years Geological and industry experience, including in the development of Lithium, Nickel and Rear Earth Projects across Australia and International regions.
  • In his previous role as GM Geology for Global Lithium (ASX: GL1) Stuart was instrumental in driving the success of the Manna Lithium Deposit.
  • Throughout his career, Mr Peterson has specialised in the development and execution of exploration programs with demonstrated success in asset valuation and value adding through targeted field operations. Mr Peterson holds a Bachelor of Science (specialising in Structural Geology) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (MAuzIMM).
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Jonathan King

Exploration Director

BSc Hons (Geology) MAIG

  • Geologist/geochemist, independent consultant and public company director that has been involved primarily in the international search for economic mineral deposits in technical, and corporate positions for 30 years.
  • Has led several major mapping, technical evaluation and geochemistry reinterpretation projects for greenfields and near-mine target generation and exploration programs in Korea, Fiji, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Brazil, China, Africa, Indonesia, USA, and Australia.
  • Member of the Australasian Institute of Geoscientists.


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