Our executive team comprises three experienced senior advisers and executive support staff. The Directors come from a diverse background with experience in a wide variety of industries.
Michael Ramsden / Chairman
Michael is a qualified lawyer with more than 20 years experience as a corporate adviser, he has been involved with all forms of finance, including money markets, futures trading, lease finance, trade finance and foreign exchange. Michael has worked for a Lloyds broker in London and a number of major international companies including CIBC Australia, JP Morgan and Scandinavian Pacific Investments Limited. Michael was a Director of D&D Tolhurst Stockbrokers and Tolhurst Corporate Ltd, and is experienced in funds management, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, equity raising and the general provision of corporate advice. Michael is currently Chairman of Australia Mines Limited (ASX:AUZ), African Mahogany Australia Pty Ltd, Managing Director of Terrain Capital and a Director of the Victoria Racing Club.
Oliver Carton / Director
Oliver is a qualified lawyer with over 22 years of experience in a variety of corporate roles. He currently runs his own consulting business and was previously a Director of the Chartered Accounting firm KPMG. Prior to that, he was a senior legal officer with ASIC. Oliver has significant corporate governance experience and is currently director and company secretary of a number of listed and unlisted companies, ranging from Cremorne Capital Ltd to the not for profit Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Pty Ltd.
Don Carroll / Director
Don has extensive experience in the international resources business primarily in the marketing and development of minerals. In a career spanning 29 years with BHP Billiton, and prior to that Rio Tinto, he has held a number of senior positions including President BHP Billiton Japan, President BHP Billiton India and Group General Manager Marketing Asia based in Hong Kong. He has been active in the development of coal, bauxite and iron ore resources as well as the marketing of most mineral and energy products. He has experience in the merger and acquisitions sector including the merger of BHP with Billiton. Don holds a degree in mining engineering from Sydney University and is a long-standing member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.