Value outcomes through innovation and pragmatic response to opportunities

Transition Resources Pty Ltd is a registered proprietary company limited by shares and was incorporated in March 2018.

Its primary assets include exploration and mining tenements near the regional Queensland township of Cloncurry, within the world class Mt Isa Inlier.

At October 2023, Transition had 112 million shares on issue and 59 shareholders. The top 10 shareholders hold 75% of all shares on issue.



Highly capable in earth sciences, research, exploration, mine planning, development and corporate acumen.

Executive and senior management include personnel who have lived or worked in the Cloncurry area for a combined 45 years, with proven capabilities in innovative exploration methodologies, resource delineation and mineral development.
Thought leaders in mineral system characterisation and identifying previously unknown regional opportunities.  Highly capable in resource analysis, mine planning and development, and corporate acumen to deliver value to shareholders through a strong earnings per share focus.
Transition’s executive team are committed to an ongoing positive contribution to the local community, environment and economy, and through a unique and strategic blend of capabilities, collectively present a well-balanced Executive.

David Wilson

Executive Director

Founder and Managing Director

David is a successful exploration and mining executive with 14 years’ experience in the Cloncurry region of Queensland Australia and prior executive roles in multiple industries over more than thirty years.

Recent senior roles include steering exploration, discovery, resource definition and mine planning at the large‐scale Rocklands copper‐cobalt‐gold project, from discovery to first production (11‐yrs).

Previously, David was a self‐funded professional investor specialising in Australian resources sector (8‐yrs), prior to which he was Managing Director and Principal Designer at Axiom, an industry leading architectural design and presentation studio (15‐yrs).

David is a highly skilled explorer (40‐yrs concurrently) with a pragmatic focus on merging modern exploration methods with traditional prospecting. Through the application of innovation and lateral thinking David has made several discoveries in the Cloncurry region of Queensland Australia including the recent new world first greenfields discovery of the Highway Au‐W‐REE+Y‐Co‐Sc mineral system.

Dr Andrew Stocky

Non-Executive Director

Corporate Governance and Health

Dr Andrew Stocky MBBS, MPM, FRANZCP is a psychiatrist with extensive clinical, governance and entrepreneurial experience and brings a unique balance to Transition. 

A graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) course, he is a board member of the not-for-profit Fit2Drive Foundation. Dr Stocky also co-founded a medical data joint venture with one of the “Big 4” professional services firms. 

Dr Andrew Stocky heads corporate governance matters, provides critical guidance and support to Transition’s Board and Managing Director, and brings a unique balance to Transition’s strategic and operational functions. 

Prof Ken Collerson

Non-Executive Director

Research and Development

Emeritus Professor Ken Collerson (BSc. Hons.) PhD, FAusIMM has degrees from the University of New England and Adelaide University (Ph.D.) in Australia. 

A thought leader and lateral thinker with in depth knowledge of the geology and mineral systems in Queensland’s North West mineral province. High‐level technical knowledge provides a scientific basis for predictive mineral system exploration.

Professor Collerson established an international career in academia at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada; the Research School of Earth Sciences at the Australian National University (ANU), Australia; the University of Regina, Canada; and the University of California Santa Cruz, USA. 

From 1992 until 2010, as Head of Earth Sciences at the University of Queensland in Australia, he restructured the Department and established a world class isotope and trace element geochemical facility. Professor Collerson now works as a Mineral Exploration Consultant. 

Professor Collerson is an authority on REE and technology metal mineralisation, shoshonite-hosted epithermal Au-Ag (PGM) systems and application of biogeochemistry to define exploration targets. 

Professor Collerson is a Competent Person to JORC 2012 Guidelines and heads Transition’s Research and Development Programmes.