Matthew Howison – Non-Executive Chairman
Matthew Howison is a lawyer and investment banker who has held senior positions at NM Rothschild & Sons (Australia) Limited, Turnbulll & Partners, Goldman Sachs Australia and Salomon Smith Barney before establishing the private merchant banking firm Emerald Partners. In these roles he has been involved in advising on mergers and acquisitions and capital raising transactions for major Australian and international corporations and has extensive experience in contested public company takeovers. He has particular expertise in the metals and mining, energy, renewable energy, media and technology industries. He is an active investor in and adviser to a wide range of exploration companies.
Ian Stuart – Managing Director
Ian Stuart has experience in both the finance industry and mining. Mr Stuart holds an Honours degree in Geology and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. As a stockbroker, Mr Stuart has worked in the finance industry over the last eight years, most recently with Macquarie Private Wealth. Mr Stuart has extensive experience with capital raisings within the junior resource sector. Prior to this Mr Stuart was a senior geologist with experience throughout Australia and Africa, exploring for both gold and base metals including feasibility studies and project development.
Matthew Edmondson – Non-Executive Director
Matthew Edmondson is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary whose professional experience spans in excess of twenty five years and has involved commercial management, corporate regulation, governance and public accounting in Australia and in the United Kingdom. More recently, Mr Edmondson has provided commercial management, company secreatrial, financial and administrative services to a number of clients, both ASX listed and private.