Our Team

Simon Bodensteiner

Chief Executive Officer

Simon holds a master’s degree in Mining Engineering and started his career with Rio Tinto Ltd. / Australia in 2008 where he held multiple technical roles in open pit and underground operations.

In 2013 he joined The Boston Consulting Group as an Industry Expert and subsequently took on the role of Chief Mining Engineer and Head of Metals & Mining with the German junior resource company Deutsche Rohstoff AG. In 2018 Simon left the company and became co-founder of Aumontis. Between March 2020 and May 2021 Simon was CEO of TSX-V listed Rock Tech Lithium Inc. and successfully re-positioned the company as an integrated cleantech company. He held  held non-executive director roles with Rock Tech Lithium Inc., Hammer Metals Ltd. (ASX) and Tin International AG (private).

Johannes Viehbacher

Johannes Viehbacher


Accredited attorney-at-law in Liechtenstein, Johannes founded the law and tax consultancy firm „VIEHBACHER Internationales Wirtschafts- und Steuerrecht“ in 2006 with offices in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein and Italy.

He is a widely recognized expert in international economic law and since 2014 holds the title of “Specialist Solicitor for International Commercial Law” awarded by the Munich bar association. Amongst others, Johannes is a member of the European Bar Association D.A.CH, the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and he represents Munich within the International Business Law Consortium (IBLC).


Peter Geerdts


Peter is a German and Australian citizen with wide ranging experience in the exploration, evaluation and development of resource projects worldwide, applying a holistic view and strong technical focus.

After having worked in senior and management positions and as a consultant in Mongolia, Australia, New Zealand, West – Africa, Botswana, Indonesia, Germany and the USA, he was co-founder, chief geologist and non-executive director of Alderan Resources Ltd in 2015 that listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 2017. He studied geology and mineralogy (Bsc, Msc) at the Universities of Göttingen, Freiburg (Germany) and Berkeley (USA).

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