Hamilton has recently resigned as the CEO and Quest says it is in the process of finding a permanent replacement to him.

Barker has experience in mining and industrial engineering, including the technical, operational and processing production aspects.

He has also been involved in mine evaluation, project feasibility studies, project planning and scheduling and capital project control.

He was earlier associated with Anglo American and Ashanti Goldfields, TiWest Minerals Sands project north of Perth and Consolidated Rutile sands mine in Queensland.

Quest Minerals owns 100% interest in Victory Bore mine in Western Australia. In addition, it is undertaking drilling at the Perenjori iron ore project, in which it has a scope of earning 80% stake.