Board of Directors

David Prentice
Non-Executive Chairman

David Prentice has more than 25 years’ experience in commercial management and business development within the natural resources sector, working for some of Australia’s leading resource companies. This has included high-level commercial and operational roles with a number of publicly listed and unlisted resource companies. The last 10 years have seen David gather extensive experience (both corporate and operational) in the US on-shore oil and gas exploration and production sector with a particular focus on the mid-continent region.

Loren King
Non-Executive Director

Mrs King has worked in finance and back office administration roles with ASX listed companies, stockbroking and corporate advisory services for the past 11 years. During this time, she has gained invaluable experience in dealing with all aspects of corporate governance and compliance, specialising in initial public offerings (IPO), backdoor listings, private capital raising and business development.

As well as being a Partner at and Company Secretary of the Cicero Group, Mrs King holds the positions of Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary at Brookside Energy Limited (ASX: BRK), Blaze International Limited (ASX: BLZ), Lustrum Minerals Limited (Proposed ASX: LRM) and Red Fox Capital Limited (Pre-IPO). Additionally, Loren currently serves as the Company Secretary of Wangle Technologies Limited (ASX: WGL), Fraser Range Metals Group Limited (ASX: FRN) and Andes Resources Limited. Past Non-Executive Director and/or Company Secretarial positions include Intiger Group Limited (ASX: IAM), MMJ Phytotech Limited (ASX: MMJ), Property Connect Holdings Limited (ASX: PCH), Alcidion Group Limited (ASX: ALC) and ZipTel Limited (ASX: ZIP).

Mrs King has a Bachelor of Psychology, is a Fellow Member of the Governance Institute of Australia holding a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance and has a Certificate IV in Financial Services (Bookkeeping).

Josh Puckridge
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Puckridge is a Corporate Finance Executive formerly working as a specialist Equity Capital Markets Advisor for Fleming Australia, a Corporate Advisory and Funds Management firm. He has significant experience within funds management, capital raising, mergers, acquisitions and divestments of projects by companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.

Formerly Executive Director and Chief Executive of Discovery Resources Limited, Mr. Puckridge structured the acquisition of the Canberra Casino and the relisting of the Company as Aquis Entertainment Limited. He was a founding Director of Windward Resources Limited, seeding and listing the Company, raising more than $11m for the Company. Recently, Mr. Puckridge coordinated the change of Board of TopTung Limited (then, Krucible Metals Limited), returning $5m to its shareholders in 2015; subsequently, the Company acquired a NSW based tungsten project.

He currently serves as Non-Executive Director of MCS Services Group Limited (ASX: MSG) and Alcidion Group Limited (ASX: ALC) and as Chairman of Blaze International Limited and (ASX: BLZ) and Fraser Range Metals Group Limited (ASX: FRN). Mr. Puckridge also holds various positions on private company boards.

Mr. Puckridge has also acted as a Company Secretary for multiple listed Companies and is also an experienced Australian Financial Services Licence Responsible Manager (currently Director and Responsible Manager of AFSL 482 173).