• B Emmett (640x426)

    Brent Emmett

    • B.Sc (Hons)


      Director for 15 years.  40 years experience in petroleum exploration, E&P management and investment banking.

      Chief Executive Officer, member of Risk Management and Disclosure Committees.

Non-Executive Directors

  • J Humphrey (640x426)

    Professor John Humphrey

    • LL.B., SF Fin



      Director for 25 years.   Executive Dean of the Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology.  Director of Downer EDI Limited and Auswide  Bank Ltd (formerly Wide Bay Australia), and a former member of the Australian Takeovers Panel.


      Chairman of Board; Chairman of Remuneration, Nomination and Disclosure Committees, Member of Audit and Risk Management Committees.

  • G de Nys (640x426)

    Gerrit J de Nys

    • B.Tech, FIEAust, FAICD, CPEng


      Director for 8 years.   44 years experience in civil engineering, construction, oil field contracting and natural resource investment management.   Director at SOCAM Development Limited and IMC Pan Asia Alliance Group subsidiaries (a related party of Austral Asia Energy Pty Ltd a substantial shareholder of Horizon Oil Limited). Former Director of Red Sky Energy Limited.


      Member of Risk Management and Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

  • A Stock (640x426)

    Andrew Stock

    • B.Eng (Chem) (Hons), FAIE


      Director for 4 years.  Over 36 years of development, operations and commercial experience in energy industries in Australia and overseas.  Former Director and Executive General Manager for Major Development Projects for Origin Energy Limited.


      Non-executive director of Geodynamics Limited and Silex Systems Limited; a Board Member of Alinta Holdings and Clean Energy Finance Corporation and a member of the Engineering Faculty and Energy Advisory Boards at University of Adelaide.


      Chairman of Risk Management; member of Audit Committee and Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

  • S Birkensleigh (640x426)

    Sandra Birkensleigh

    • BCom, ICAA, GAICD

      Mrs Sandra Birkensleigh has been appointed as non-executive director of the Company on 2 February 2016.  Mrs Birkensleigh is also chairman to the audit committee, member of Remuneration and Nomination Committee, Risk Management and Disclosure Committees.


      Mrs Birkensleigh has extensive experience in financial services particularly in respect to risk management, compliance and corporate governance. Mrs Birkensleigh’s career includes 24 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where she was formerly a Global Lead for Governance Risk & Compliance; a National Lead Partner Risk and Controls Solutions and a Service Team Leader for Performance Improvement.


      She is currently a non-executive director of several companies including Auswide Bank Limited, MLC Limited and Plum Financial Services Limited, a company that provides superannuation solutions to medium and large Australian organisations.  She is chair of the board audit committee and a member of the board risk committee for those companies and is an independent member of the audit committee of the Reserve Bank of Australia and a member of the audit and risk committee of the University of the Sunshine Coast.

  • Greg Bittar Portrait

    Greg Bittar

    • BEc., LL.B., (Hons) M.Sc., (LBS)

      Mr Bittar has been appointed as non-executive director on 6 March 2017.


      Mr Bittar has extensive experience in public and private markets mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and strategic advisory assignments across a range of sectors including general industrials, metals and mining, mining services and energy.  He is currently Chairman of Millennium Minerals Limited and Trek Metals Limited and a non-executive director of ECM Limited.


      Mr Bittar has a Bachelor Economics and Bachelor of Laws (University of Sydney) and Masters in Finance (London Business School), and has over 15 years investment banking and resource sector experience in Australia and overseas – having worked for Bankers Trust, Baring Brothers Burrows and following the completion of his Masters in Finance in 2000, he joined Morgan Stanley for 10 years, working in London, Melbourne and Sydney.


      Mr Bittar was nominated as a director by IMC Resources Investments Pte Ltd (IMC) under the terms of the Company’s subordinated secured debt facility and, accordingly, is considered not to be an independent director.

  • Bruno Lorenzon (Alternate Director)

    • Mr Bittar has appointed Mr Bruno Lorenzon as his alternate.  Mr Lorenzon is Head, Group Corporate Finance for the IMC Group and has more than 15 years’ experience in investments, strategy and corporate finance in the resources sector both in Australia and overseas. He has worked for the IMC Group for the past nine years and previously worked for Vale in Brazil and Rio Tinto in Australia in roles encompassing strategic planning, M&A and business development.  Mr Lorenzon has a Bachelor of Civil Engineering, MBA and is a CFA chartholder. Mr Lorenzon is also an alternate director representing the IMC Group on the Board of Millennium Minerals Ltd.

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