Mark McAuliffe – Executive Chairman and Managing Director

Mr McAuliffe commenced his career with Downing & Downing becoming managing partner in 1987.  In 1989 Mr McAuliffe established his own legal advisory firm – McAuliffe & Associates and in 2011 that became McAuliffe Legal.  In addition to law Mr McAuliffe also has extensive and varied resources experience having being Executive Chairman of Hazelwood Resources for six years and enjoying non executive director roles with companies including Swick Drilling and Vital Metals.

Peter Stickland – Non Executive Director

Peter has over 25 years global experience in oil and gas exploration. Peter is currently a non-executive director of Melbana Energy Ltd (ASX:MAY) (“Melbana”) and was CEO of Melbana from 2014 until early 2018 during which time he led the restructuring of the company and secured the Block 9 PSC in Cuba. Peter was also CEO of Tap Oil Limited (ASX: TAP) from 2008 until late 2010 during which time he oversaw the evolution of the company into a South East Asia/Australia focused E&P Company. Earlier, Peter had a successful career with BHP Billiton including a range of technical and management roles. Peter is an Honorary Life Member of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Limited (APPEA) and was a member of the APPEA Board of from 2009 to 2017.

Tony Walsh – Non Executive Director

Tony Walsh has over 30 years’ experience in dealing with listed companies, ASX, ASIC and corporate transactions including 14 years with the ASX in Perth where he acted as ASX liaison with the JORC committee, four years as Chairman of an ASX listed mining explorer and as a director of a London AIM listed explorer.

Nerida Schmidt – Company Secretary

Nerida Schmidt is a corporate, company secretarial and financial consultant with over 23 years of experience. Extensive experience in capital raising, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and company secretarial work.