Mark J Ashley
Non – Executive Chairman
Mr. Ashley is a senior resource executive with an over 30-year career launching, turning around, and optimizing internationally listed organizations mostly in Mining and Natural Resource Sectors. Mr. Ashley has a wide ranging and in-depth knowledge of the technical, commercial and financial aspects of the Resource sector (precious metals, base metals and bulk commodities) having held senior executive roles of a number of internationally listed entities including Normandy Mining, Cluff Resources, LionOre Mining International, Kagara Zinc, Apex Minerals and many others. He has significant international experience having worked in London, Shanghai, Turkey, Africa, Australia and now the USA. Mr. Ashley is a citizen of the USA, Australia and the UK and currently resides in California.
Mr Thomas holds a Bachelor of Commerce from UWA majoring in Corporate Finance. Mr Thomas is an Executive Director and Founding Partner of GTT a leading boutique corporate advisory firm based in Australia.
Mr Thomas has worked in the financial service industry for more than a decade and has extensive experience in capital markets as well as the structuring of corporate transactions.
Mr Thomas has significant experience sitting on numerous ASX boards spanning the mining, resources and technology space.
Mr Thomas’s previous directorships include among others AVZ Minerals Ltd (ASX:AVZ), Liberty Resources Ltd (ASX:LBY), Force Commodities Limited (ASX:4CE) and Applabs Technologies Ltd (ASX:ALA) where he was responsible for the sourcing and funding of numerous projects.
George was admitted to practice in 2011 and has been a Partner at corporate law firms in Perth since 2016. In 2019, George established AGH Law.
George primarily acts for clients in relation to capital raisings (including IPOs, back door listings and secondary offerings), mergers and acquisitions (including takeovers and private share or asset sales), and ASIC and ASX compliance. George has particular experience in the resources and technology sectors, for both local and international clients.
George graduated from the University of Western Australia with degrees in Law and Commerce (Corporate Finance and Financial Accounting). Since graduating, George has also obtained a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance at Kaplan Higher Education.
Mrs. Anna Maria Mackintosh, B.Com (UWA) CPA also serves as Company Secretary of TAO Commodities Ltd (ASX:TAO) , Baraka Energy & Resources Ltd (ASX:BKP) and joint Company Secretary for XS Resources Limited.
She has over 26 years commercial experience including 11 years with BHP, 10 years with AFSL holder Kirke Securities Ltd as Compliance Manager, Finance Manager and Responsible Executive. Mrs. Mackintosh was previously the Company Secretary/CFO of Kalia Limited (ASX:KLH) (2009 -2018 formerly GB Energy Limited), Applabs Technologies Ltd , XTV Limited, and Financial Controller at Force Commodities Ltd.