Mr Elias Khouri - Chairman

Mr. Khouri has been involved in international financial equity markets since 1987 through his involvement in a wide range of companies listed on the ASX, AIM, TSX, NYSE, NASDAQ, and/or the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Through Mr. Khouri’s extensive experience in the equity markets he has developed expertise in corporate finance, advisory, capital raisings, joint venture and farm-in negotiations for both listed and unlisted companies.

Mr Khouri has provided advisory services to a number of companies across a breadth of industries ranging from Bio-technology, funds management, telecommunications, media and entertainment, and the mining industry.

Mr Gabriel Lorentz - Non-Executive Director

Mr Lorentz was previously a director of Amad N.L. which discovered the Naberlek uranium deposit.  Another company where Mr Lorentz was previously a director, Pexa Oil N.L., was involved in the production of oil and gas in Queensland.  He was also a director of Wambo Mining N.L., which operates a coal mine near Singleton, NSW.  Mr Lorentz had a private mineral exploration company which discovered Porgera in Papua New Guinea, one of the world’s largest gold mines operating today.  This property was sold to a consortium consisting of Placer, MIM and Consolidated Goldfields.

Mr Joseph Obeid - Non-Executive Director

Mr Obeid has extensive business development, operational and management experience across a wide range of industries. He has particular expertise in identifying business opportunities together with the development and implementing of effective business strategies to ensure optimum profitability.  Mr Obeid is a recipient of the Australian National Medal.

Mr Winton Willesee - Company Secretary

Mr Willesee is an experienced director and company secretary.  Mr Willesee brings a broad range of skills and experience in strategy, company administration, corporate governance, company public listings, merger and acquisition transactions, reconstructions and corporate finance from his background with listed and unlisted public and other companies.

Mr Willesee holds a Master of Commerce, Post-Graduate Diploma in Business (Economics and Finance), a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, a Graduate Diploma in Education and a Bachelor of Business. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, a Graduate of the Institute of Company Directors, a Member of CPA Australia and a Chartered Secretary.