Our Team

Here are the team members that spearhead the services of Novo Resources.

All Golds offered here are natural and untreated.
We are specialized in natural Golds.
They are among the rarest and therefore very precious.

Michael Spreadborough

Executive Co-Chairman

Mr Spreadborough has a mining engineer background with over 20 years’ experience in mining lead, zinc, uranium, copper, gold and iron ore. He has held roles across the scope of the industry from business and project development to operations and exploration. In recent times he has held the position of CEO of Metals X Limited, Managing Director & CEO of Nusantara Resources and Non-Executive Director of CleanTeQ Holdings. Mr Spreadborough has also held positions as the General Manager – Mining for WMC, Vice President – Mining for BHP Billiton at the world-class Olympic Dam Mine in South Australia and the General Manager – Coastal Operations for Rio Tinto, responsible for port operations and Pannawonica mine site. Previous to those roles he also held the positions of Chief Operating Officer for Inova Resources Ltd (formerly Ivanhoe Australia) and Sandfire Resources.

Mr Spreadborough holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering from the University of Queensland, an MBA from Deakin University, and a WA First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency. Additionally, he is a member of the AusIMM and also the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Dr. Quinton Hennigh

Non-Executive Co-Chairman

Dr Hennigh is an economic geologist with 25 years of exploration experience, mainly gold related. Early in his career, he explored for major mining firms including Homestake Mining Company, Newcrest Mining Ltd and Newmont Mining Corporation. Dr Hennigh joined the junior mining sector in 2007 and has been involved with a number of Canadian listed gold companies including Gold Canyon Resources where he led exploration at the Springpole alkaline gold project near Red Lake Ontario, a 5 million ounce gold deposit. In 2010 he helped start Novo Resources and began assembling its Australian exploration portfolio, where he holds the position of President and Co-Chairman.

Dr Hennigh obtained a Ph.D. in Geology/Geochemistry from the Colorado School of Mines.

Michael Barrett

Lead Independent Director & Audit Committee Chair

Mr Barrett is a chartered accountant with over 28 years’ experience and is a highly regarded former CFO with extensive board-level strategic experience, combined with hands-on operational experience and deep international capital market experience. During the period of 2004 – 2015 Mr Barret was based in the United States as a CFO of Rio Tinto’s energy coal business and led its listing on the NYSE in 2009. Most recently, he was National Lead Partner for Deloitte’s energy and resources risk advisory practice, before establishing his own consulting business.

Amy Jo Stefonick

Independent Director & Nomination and Compensation Committee Chair

Ms Stefonick has nearly 20 years of experience as a corporate and securities attorney across multiple industries where she advises public companies and their boards of directors on multi-jurisdictional corporate governance matters, U.S. securities laws and complex M&A transactions. Ms Stefonick is currently engaged as a senior legal talent for Axiom Global Inc., a global leader in high-caliber, on-demand legal talent, where she is serving as a Senior Corporate and Securities Counsel for two Nasdaq-listed biotechnology firms, advising on complex corporate and securities matters. Previously, she served as assistant vice president and senior corporate counsel for Janus Henderson Group plc, a global asset management firm headquartered in London and dual-listed on the NYSE and ASX, and was corporate secretary and corporate counsel for Cloud Peak Energy Inc., a coal mining company listed on the NYSE with operations in Wyoming and Montana. Ms Stefonick holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Jamestown College (now University of Jamestown) and received her Law Degree from the University of Denver College of Law.


At De Novo Res Wholesale & Imports, our uncompromising approach to service brings you peace of mind; reliable supply, unfailing expertise and a relationship based on integrity.As a company, we build long-term relationships based on trust according to the highest standards, reliable supply, forward-looking market demands and fast, reliable service. While offering the best value in the most precious of stones, we bring our expertise and personal approach to each client and tailor each relationship to best meet your specific and unique requirements. Whether you are a private individual, a jewellery shop, a jewellery designer, a jewellery manufacturer, a goldsmith, a craft jeweller, a Gold merchant or a Gold wholesaler, we take your request very seriously, from the very beginning to delighted customers and exquisite jewellery.

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Gone are the days when buying Golds was just a means to beautify oneself. Today, it is much smarter to buy a Gold and turn it into an investment!

Nowadays, many people have started to consider buying Golds as an investment. This alternative way of making a profit in the Gold industry has become popular following the financial crises that have shaken the world economy.

In addition, Golds as an investment have experienced steady growth in value over the past few years - almost 5% per year! Unlike volatile stocks, this characteristic of Golds is profitable enough to be taken seriously.

If you, as an individual jeweler, wish to invest in natural Golds, a good option is to go to a reliable retailer or to find a good company online that specializes in these operations. But this is not enough. As with the stock market, you need to learn all the rules of the industry and compare the many options to buy a Gold safely and in the right way.

At De Novo Res, importer and exporter of Golds, you can be sure to buy your Gold at the best price. You buy directly from the Gold dealer in Antwerp at unbeatable prices.

The Golds chosen here have been carefully selected to guarantee you a good investment.

The careful selection of our Golds even allows us to take back your Golds after the 3rd year.

On our site you will find mainly Golds because they are for us the safest value to invest in Golds. You will also find other colors whose intensity and quality have been carefully selected for your optimal return.

If you have any other requests, please do not hesitate to contact us, we can also offer you other Golds not present on this site at very interesting prices.

Contrary to other investment sites, here you are the owner of your Gold. You have therefore all the leisure to resell it or to have a magnificent jewel made.

Then do not hesitate any more, buy our Golds, that will enable us to propose others and thus to be able to satisfy even more of your requests.


What clients say about

“Several purchases on this site and always delighted... TOP”

Emily Johnson


“I have searched on the net but the prices are incomparable, the ratio/quality is not to be demonstrated!”

Michael Patel


“We wanted to invest in Golds and finally we sold some on an auction site. Result: a nice gain in only 2 weeks. Thank you Novo Resources ”

Daniel Brown