About Us

Sarytogan Graphite Limited through its 100% owned subsiduary company, Ushtogan LLP, is the 100% owner of the Sarytogan Graphite Project. The Sarytogan Graphite Project is located in the Karaganda region of Central Kazakhstan and the exploration concession covers 70 km2. As its name suggests, the Sarytogan Graphite Project is prospective for graphite and a meaningful initial JORC compliance resource has already been delineated on the project. Further details can be found under Projects.


Stephen Penrose Web

Stephen Penrose - Chairman


Mr Penrose is the managing partner of Tottle Partners, specialising in in corporate and commercial litigation. He graduated from UWA with a BCom/LLB and was admitted to practice in Western Australia in 1992. He acts for a broad range of commercial clients ranging from small family-owned businesses through to ASX-listed entities. His clients include mining companies, high-net-worth individuals, not-for-profit groups as well as professional services firms. He is an experienced non-executive director having served on the boards of a number of listed companies, however he is not currently a director of any other ASX listed companies at this time.

Sean Gregory Web

Sean Gregory - Managing Director

BSc (Hons), MBA

Mr Gregory is a seasoned mining executive with more than 20 years experience in minerals exploration, development and mining in Iron Ore, Lithium, Cobalt, Nickel, and Gold in Western Australia and abroad. The most recent 5 years has been at CEO and board level of listed ASX mining companies KFE, GSN, and BAR. This built on an early career with BHP, MMX and MIN developing iron ore operations. His practical mining experience is well complemented by a strong academic background including a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Geology (UWA), MBA (UWA), Advanced Mergers and Acquisitions Program (Melb Uni) and Corporate Company Directors Course Award (AICD).

Waldemar Mueller Web

Dr Waldemar Mueller - Technical Director

MSc, PhD (Geology), MAusIMM

Dr. Mueller has over 40 years’ experience in exploration and valuation of mineral resources. The last 20 years he has worked on various leadership positions with mineral exploration companies in Germany (projects in Brazil & Kazakhstan), in Canada (projects in Russia & Kazakhstan), in Australia (projects in Kyrgyzstan, Georgia & Kazakhstan). He has a strong background in gold and base metals deposits of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, he has visited and examined different mineral deposits worldwide through his consulting firm Kiintas Mining Management Ltd. He is a Competent Person as defined in JORC Code.  He was also the exploration director of the ASX company Central Asia Resources Ltd from 2005 to 2009.

Brendan Borg Web

Brendan Borg - Independent Non-Executive Director

B.Sc., MSc, M.AusIMM

Mr Borg has more than 20 years’ experience in management, operational and project development roles in the exploration and mining. He specialises in the battery materials sector and has participated in numerous successful projects in an investment and operational capacity.
Brendan is currently a Director/Principal Consultant at Borg Geoscience, a Non-Executive Director at Leo Lithium Ltd and a Non-Executive Director at Kuniko Ltd. He is formerly Managing Director at Tempus Resources Ltd and Non-Executive Director at Celsius Resources Ltd.
He holds a Master of Science in Hydrogeology and Groundwater Management at the University of Technology Sydney), a Bachelor of Science in Geology/Environmental Science (Monash University) and is a member of Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and The International Association of Hydrogeologists Australia.

Ian Hobson Web

Ian Hobson - Company Secretary and CFO

B.Bus, FCA, Grad. Dip. (Cor. Gov.)

Company Secretary, B.Bus, FCA, Grad. Dip. (Cor. Gov.)
Mr Hobson is a Fellow Chartered Accounted and Chartered Secretary. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the areas of corporate finance, governance, corporate accounting, company secretarial and restructuring advice. He was a director of PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ferrier Hodgson Chartered Accountants before specializing in providing company secretarial and corporate accounting services to listed entities.