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 Loren King has worked in finance and back office administration roles with ASX listed companies, stockbroking and corporate advisory services for the past 12 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 Director of Cicero Group’s Cicero Corporate Services Pty Ltd, Mrs King holds the positions of Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary at ASX listed companies Brookside Energy Limited (ASX: BRK), Blaze International Limited (ASX: BLZ) and Fiji Kava Limited (Pre-IPO). Additionally, Loren currently serves as the Company Secretary of Wangle Technologies Limited (ASX: WGL) and Andes Resources Limited.

Past Non-Executive Director and/or Company Secretarial positions include Fraser Range Metals Group Limited (ASX: FRN), 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 specialist Equity Capital Markets Advisor for Fleming Australia, a Corporate Advisory and Funds Management firm based in Perth, Western Australia. He has significant experience within fund 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 (ASX: DIS), Mr Puckridge structured the acquisition of the Canberra Casino and the relisting of the Company as Aquis Entertainment Limited (ASX: AQS). He was a founding Director and shareholder of Windward Resources Limited (ASX: WIN), seeding and listing the Company and retiring as a Director on the completion of the Company’s acquisition of its Fraser Range North and South projects and its $11m capital raise. Mr Puckridge was formerly a Non-Executive Director of Alcidion Group Limited (formerly, Naracoota Resources Limited) (ASX: ALC) where he was responsible for structuring and managing the company’s acquisition of its main undertaking; he has also been instrumental in Executive and Non-Executive capacities at Toptung Limited (ASX: TTW), Fraser Range Metals Group Limited (ASX: FRN) and Red Gum Resources Limited (ASX: RGX).

Currently, Mr Puckridge is a Non-Executive Director of Silver City Minerals Limited (ASX: SCI) and Blaze International Limited (ASX: BLZ); he also holds a number of private positions.