Board & Senior Executives
The Company’s Board comprises the following Directors.
Michael Fry – Chairman
Michael Fry holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia, is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and is a past member of the Australian Stock Exchange. Michael has extensive corporate and commercial experience, financial and capital market knowledge and a background in corporate treasury management. Michael is currently non-executive chairman of Technology Metals Australia Limited and Challenger Energy Limited.
David Prentice – Managing Director
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.
Mr Richard Homsany – Non-Executive Director
Richard Homsany is an experienced corporate lawyer and Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) with significant experience in the resources and energy sectors. He is Executive Chairman of ASX listed uranium exploration and development company Toro Energy Limited (ASX:TOE) and Executive Vice President, Australia of TSX listed uranium exploration company Mega Uranium Ltd (TSX:MGA) and the principal of Cardinals Lawyers and Consultants, a West Perth based corporate and resources law firm. Richard is also the Chairman of ASX listed copper exploration company Redstone Resources Limited (ASX:RDS) and TSX-V listed gold and iron ore explorer Central Iron Ore Limited (TSX-V:CIO). He is also Chairman of the Health Insurance Fund of Australia Ltd (HIF). Richard was previously a partner of major law firm DLA Phillips Fox (now known as global law firm DLA Piper).
Dr. Gracjan Lambert – Executive General Manager Commercial
Gracjan Lambert has a wealth of technical and commercial experience in the global oil and gas industry, built over more than 23 years working in Europe, Asia (including the Middle East), Australia, North and South America, and Africa. He spent 10 years at Exxon Mobil in diverse roles including managing global held operations and leading complex international commercial negotiations. Over the course of his career, Mr Lambert has leveraged his proven commercial track record and technical expertise to inform profitable decision making and leadership. He holds a PhD in Exploration Geophysics from Curtin University in Western Australia.
Loren King – Company Secretary
Loren King has worked in finance and back office administration roles with ASX listed companies, stockbroking and corporate advisory services for the past 14 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 Pty Ltd, Loren holds the positions of Company Secretary at ASX listed companies Brookside Energy Limited (ASX:BRK) and Lustrum Minerals Limited (ASX:LRM). Loren 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).