Dr Paul D'Sylva - Non-Executive Chairman
At Empire Equity, Dr D’Sylva has led and arranged over A$500M in funding transactions since 2008 for a diverse range of resource and energy companies in equity, debt and structured financings on a proprietary basis as well as from a network of institutional funding partners. He is an invited consultant to the Gerson Lehrman Group in the United States and in this capacity consults to investment banks and industrial clients on a range of investment topics. Dr D'Sylva received a PhD from the University of Arizona in Public Finance and Econometrics
Mr Michael Reed - Managing Director
After being appointed to the Board on 15 March 2013, Mr Reed was appointed Managing Director on 15 April 2013, having previously held the role of Executive Director of Operations. He is a metallurgist with over 20 years’ experience over a wide range of commodities including precious and base metals. He has held senior positions including General Manager at the Twin Hills Minesite along with General Manager and Principal Metallurgist for Norseman Gold as well as other senior operational and corporate roles. Mr Reed's experience includes both open cut and narrow vein underground mining methods. This is complimented by intimate knowledge of processing facilities including refractory ore types and commissioning of new or refurbished processing plants. Mr Reed's proven track record will add experience and synergies between operations and corporate, to the Board
Mr Tim Morrison - Non-Executive Director
Mr Morrison is a Venture Partner at Empire Equity Ltd, a boutique corporate advisory group. He has extensive experience in structuring equity debt financing for mid-tier ASX listed companies and was previously CEO and Executive Chairman for listed and unlisted companies. He previously served as a member of the investment Committee for a superannuation funded private equity investment vehicle.
Mr Chow Fah THOO - Non-Executive Director
Mr Thoo, age 60 (birth year: 1953) was first appointed to the Board Notion VTec Berhad (MK:NVB) (Notion) on 8 February 2005. In his capacity as Executive Chairman, Mr Thoo's key role is strategic management and investors' relation of the Notion Group.
his career with Sime Darby Plantations in 1978, a Malaysian conglomerate.
Subsequently, in 1990 he joined Sinar Mas group, one of the largest private
plantation groups in Indonesia.