Board and Management

Board

Stephen Bizzell (Executive Chairman)

B.Com, ACA, MAICD, SIA(AFF)

Stephen is the chairman of a boutique corporate advisory and funds management group Bizzell Capital Partners Pty Ltd, and director of a number of ASX listed companies. Stephen has considerable experience and success in the fields of corporate restructuring, debt and equity financing, and mergers and acquisitions and has over 25 years’ corporate finance and public company management experience. Stephen was an Executive Director of Arrow Energy, a company he co-founded in 1999, and sold to a JV between Shell and PetroChina in 2010 for $3.5 billion.


Rick Anthon (Non-Executive Director)

BA, LLB, MAICD

Rick Anthon is a practicing lawyer with over 30 years experience in both corporate and commercial law. Mr Anthon also has extensive experience in the resource sector, as a director of a number of resource companies and as legal advisor, including acquisition and development, capital raising and corporate governance.  


Mark Baker (Non-Executive Director)

BA, GAICD

Mark is the Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Press Club and a former senior editor and national editorial executive with Fairfax Media. Mark has extensive experience working across Asia and in government relations at a national and state level. He is a board member of the Defence Reserves Support Council (Victoria), has a Bachelor of Arts degree and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Management

Paul Marshall (Company Secretary and CFO)

LLB, Grad Dip Acc & Fin, CA

Paul is a Chartered Accountant. He holds a Bachelor of Law degree, and a post Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance. He has over 30 years experience having worked for Ernst and Young for ten years and subsequently more than twenty years spent in commercial roles as Company Secretary and/or CFO for a number of listed and unlisted companies mainly in the resources sector. He has extensive experience in all aspects of company financial reporting, corporate regulatory and governance areas, business acquisition and disposal due diligence, capital raising and company listings and company secretarial responsibilities.



Scott Hall (Exploration Manager)

B.Sc (Hons), AusIMM (Member)

Scott is a qualified Geologist with a double major in Chemistry and Geology with honours in Geology from the University of Melbourne. Scott has more than 20 years experience in exploration and mining operations within Australia. Scott’s experience covers all facets of mining and exploration for a large variety of minerals including managing and hands-on involvement in gold and coal exploration projects for Laneway in NSW, NT and QLD. During his tenure in the NT, Scott was successful in the role of Mine Operations Manager for an underground gold mine and responsible for its metallurgical processes. Scott is also the competent person responsible for the Mineral Resource Statements issued by Laneway.