Meet the Team

Northern Cobalt Ltd is an emerging resource company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of cobalt mineral projects. The company is led by an experienced and diverse board of directors and management team with proven success in corporate finance, operational management, engineering and exploration project management. Their combined experience and commitment provides Northern Cobalt with the tools to capitalise on the growing demands of the cobalt and energy storage markets.


Michael Schwarz

Managing Director

Mr Schwarz has over 20 years’ senior experience in mineral exploration spanning industry and government as a geologist and director of several exploration companies.

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Len Dean


Mr Dean has over 50 years’ experience across various operational, marketing and management roles in the resources industry covering a number of jurisdictions.


Duncan Chessell


Mr Chessell is a geologist with over 20 years’ experience in business and in oil, gas and mineral exploration.


Andrew Shearer


Mr Shearer is a qualified geoscientist with degrees in Geology and Geophysics and he has a MBA.  He has been involved in the mining and finance industries for 23 years.