Board of Directors
Mr. Hamish Harris (Executive Chairman)
Mr. Harris holds a Bachelor of Commerce and has held positions within market risk management at a number of financial institutions including Nomura Group, Deutsche Bank AG and BZW plc in Singapore, Hong Kong and London. Hamish currently holds a position with Nivalis Capital a private equity vehicle which looks for opportunities in mining and agriculture in South America and Australia.
Mr. Spencer Wilson (Non-Executive Director)
Mr. Wilson is a financier and has been Chief Executive Officer at Markab Capital Limited (“Markab”), a boutique Middle East-focused investment bank and family office since 2010. Prior to joining Markab, Mr. Wilson worked as a Managing Partner at Churchill Merchant Capital, Inc. from 2000 to 2002 and then a Senior Managing Director at Newhaven Merchant Bankers from 2002 to 2010.
Mr. Daniel Maling (Non-Executive Director)
Dan Maling has over 15 years of senior commercial management experience primarily in the oil and gas and mining sectors. He has worked with several AIM, ASX and TSX listed companies providing corporate finance, business development and corporate governance advice and is currently Finance Director of AIM listed Solo Oil plc. Dan has a Bachelor of Accounting & Law and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
Mr. Nicholas Lee (Non-Executive Director)
Mr. Lee read Engineering at St. John's College, Cambridge and began his career at Coopers & Lybrand where he qualified as a chartered accountant. He then joined Dresdner Kleinwort where he worked in their corporate finance department advising a range of companies across a number of different sectors and most recently was a Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking for Dresdner Kleinwort's hedge fund/alternative asset manager clients. Nick is currently Non-Executive Chairman of AIM-listed Paternoster Resources plc ("Paternoster") and a Non-Executive Director of AIM-listed MX Oil plc and Pires Investments plc.