Ross is an experienced natural resources executive. He has held executive and non-executive director roles in several public companies listed on AIM and the ASX and a number of private companies. He has been involved in ventures with interests in operated and non-operated oil and gas assets in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma and upstream and gas to power projects in Indonesia. He practiced as a corporate finance lawyer with Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Perth and Melbourne and Clifford Chance in London.
Trent brings to the Board significant ASX corporate experience, expertise in geoscience, exploration and project development as well as significant recent experience in the USA.
Trent has over twenty years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry in exploration, appraisal and development. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons)(National Centre for Petroleum Geology & Geophysics, University of Adelaide) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has originated numerous projects from concept or acquisition through to discovery, appraisal, successful development and exit in Australia, SE Asia, the Gulf of Mexico and the US onshore. Trent specializes in new ventures and project execution and has expertise in hydrocarbon and helium systems analysis.
Neil’s successful career in the finance sector spans more than two decades, starting as an Investment Advisor at one of Australia’s premier investment firms. He then spent considerable time working in Europe where he was the founding Managing Director of Truestone Capital Limited, a London based Corporate Advisory firm focused on delivering results for companies in the Australian resources sector.
Neil was appointed CEO at ASX listed Aziana Limited, a multi commodity, exploration company focused on assets in Madagascar and Louisiana, USA and was instrumental in recommending and completing the reverse takeover of Aziana Limited by Brainchip Limited (ASX:BRN.) He maintained a Non-Executive Director position with the company during a transition period until he resigned in November 2016. Neil has considerable experience in capital raising, asset acquisition and disposals, company structuring and positioning companies for growth.