Board Of Directors


Jeremy Samuel Edelman, Executive Chairman

Jeremy Edelman holds Bachelor degrees in Commerce and Law together with a Masters degree in Applied Finance. Mr Edelman is admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Courts of Western Australia and New South Wales. Mr Edelman subsequently worked for some of the world's leading investment banks, including Bankers Trust and UBS Warburg in debt and acquisition finance. He has held consulting and director positions in listed companies in the UK and Australia, such as Mt Grace Resources NL, with a focus on resource exploration and development, including investment companies established with the specific objective of investing in resources projects.

He also has corporate finance experience, having been responsible for co-coordinating a number of companies in making acquisitions in a variety of resource sectors, including oil and gas, uranium, molybdenum, base metals and coal. He has worked in various regions of the world, including the Republic of Kazakhstan, Russia, South Africa and Australia. Mr Edelman served as a Director of Altona Energy Plc (also known as Altona Resources Plc) until July 4, 2006, Executive Director of Leni Gas & Oil PLC from August 2006 to December 2010 and Director of Braemore Resources Plc until July 27, 2005.

 

Anthony John Samaha, Executive Director

Anthony Samaha is a Chartered Accountant who has over 20 years’ experience in accounting and corporate finance, including resources development. Mr Samaha worked for over 10 years with international accounting firms, including Ernst & Young, principally in corporate finance, gaining significant experience in valuations, IPOs, independent expert reports, and mergers and acquisitions. He has extensive experience in the listing and management of AIM quoted companies, such as EquatoriL Palm Oil, Altona Energy Plc and Braemore Resources Plc, including fund raisings, project development and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr Samaha has been involved in acquisitions and resource projects in various regions of the world, including Australia, Kazakhstan, South Africa, West Africa, North America, India and People’s Republic of China. He holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics degrees from the University of Western Australia, and is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and an Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.