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.

David currently serves as executive chairman of Noronex Limited (ASX:LRM) and non-executive director of Comet Resources (ASX:CRL).

Piers Lewis
Executive Director

Piers Lewis has over 20 of years corporate advisory experience with various ASX and AIM listed companies and is a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.   Piers completed a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Western Australia and is a member of Chartered Secretaries Australia.  In 2001 he qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte (Perth), and brings to our clients extensive and diverse financial and corporate experience from previous senior management roles with Credit Suisse (London); Mizuho International, ABN Amro and NAB Capital and in 2011 Piers founded Smallcap Corporate, a Corporate Advisory services company.

Piers currently serves as chairman of Cycliq Group (ASX:CYQ), eSense Labs (ASX:ESE), and is company secretary for Grange Resources (ASX:GRR) and Ultima United (ASX:UUL).

Robert Klug
Non-Executive Director

Mr Klug is an experienced resources executive with a career spanning more than 20 years in corporate development, legal and commercial roles. Mr Klug has worked in small to mid-cap mining and exploration companies with his most recent role as Chief Commercial Officer and General Counsel of Sandfire Resources (Sandfire). At Sandfire, Mr Klug oversaw copper sales and marketing and was a key part of Sandfire’s successful acquisition of MOD Resources in Botswana.

Luke Hall  
Non-Executive Director

Luke Hall is a corporate and commercial lawyer.  He has experience in capital raising and structuring issues including Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rule compliance and governance issues, private mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, initial public offerings and backdoor listings.

Luke has formerly worked for major mining companies, engineering firms, and contractors in the mining and engineering sector, including Fluor Corporation, Rio Tinto and Mineral Resources Limited.  Prior to his career in the mining and engineering sector, he was employed by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) as a lawyer in the area of financial services regulation.