About Us

Meet the Ellipsis Team.

John Canaris

John is an exploration geologist and mining executive with more than 30 years’ experience in the Australian resource industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology with Honours in Geomorphology from the University of Adelaide. His wide-ranging technical capabilities encompass both minerals and hydrocarbon exploration in Australia and overseas, and all aspects and techniques in airborne survey and remote mapping. In addition, John has also successfully founded a major industrial mineral opportunity in the Pilbara; Leichhardt Industrials will be Australia’s lowest cost, highest purity industrial salt operation. The Company was recently awarded Lead Agency status by the WA government.

Clayton Cross

Clayton is an experienced mining executive with a background in corporate and mining law. He holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws, is the principal of corporate advisory and administration at Cross Consult Corporate, and has extensive experience in equity capital, corporate finance, structuring, asset acquisition, corporate governance, and external stakeholder relations.