Mike Rosenstreich is an international mining executive with more than 30 years of experience. Mr Rosenstreich started his career as an exploration and mine geologist, spending more than a decade with Homestake Gold and Dominion Mining; before a shift to corporate finance with Rothschild Australia where he spent six years as a resources banker. His career also included five years as principal of Keystone Resource Development providing corporate, technical and financial consulting services to mining and exploration companies, resource lenders, investors and corporate advisors.
From 2004 to 2013, Mr Rosenstreich was founding Managing Director of ASX-listed Bass Metals. He was involved in identifying, negotiating and acquiring the company’s projects, and led the Company from pre-IPO stage to its listing on the ASX and forging its exploration and resource development strategy towards success. He spent more than five years at the helm when the company commenced base and precious metals production, arranging project financing, equity raisings and hedging facilities as well as concentrate off-take agreements.
During his career, Mr Rosenstreich has been involved in a wide range of commodities from gold and base metals to industrials such as tantalum, feldspar and mineral sands and he has worked across the globe.
Mr Rosenstreich became Managing Director of Hexagon Resources in March 2017 and since then has been instrumental in charting Hexagon’s path to commercialise its McIntosh Graphite project, located in Western Australia. Having formed a joint venture with Mineral Resources Limited (MinRes) on the project, which sees McIntosh funded through to commercial production, Hexagon is focused on the downstream processing of its graphite concentrates to add value and its transitioning from exploration to an advanced materials business. Its work to date has achieved “five nines” (99.999%) purity from its McIntosh graphite.
Mr Rosenstreich is a Fellow of the AusIMM and a member of the AICD. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Geology from the University of Otago and Masters in Mineral and Energy Economics from Macquarie University