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Mr Paul Summers

Executive Chairman

Mr Paul Summers has been a legal practitioner since 1985, and founded his own firm, Summers Legal in 1989.

Paul has been the company’s counsel for more than 10 years and has provided extensive advice and service during the recent takeover of Cascade Resources Ltd. Paul is currently Lead Counsel-Commercial, Corporate and Property of Summers Legal and is familiar with the company’s affairs, projects and strategy.

For more than 30 years Paul has provided his clients advice on complex property developments and transactions, syndication, joint ventures and financing; structuring of new business projects, complex commercial and corporate contracts and structures and a wide range of estates and asset structuring matters including the resources sector. Paul will be active on the board with particular responsibility for the corporate governance of the day to day affairs of the company.

Mr Peretz Schapiro

Executive Director

Mr Peretz Schapiro has a proven track record of developing and growing successful B2B SaaS platforms and consulting services, built on strong partnerships with some of Australia’s most reputable institutions. He is the Managing Director of Charidy.com, Australia’s premier crowdfunding platform and fundraising and marketing consultancy, raising over $100 million in the last two years alone.

Peretz has been a global investor for almost a decade and understands the fundamental parameters, strategic drivers, market requirements and what it takes for a high growth business.  Peretz has a professional background in management consulting, marketing, and fundraising.

Peretz holds a Masters degree in Applied Finance.

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Mathew Longworth

Non-Executive Director

Mathew Longworth is a geologist with over 35 years’ experience including large projects, exploration, discoveries and   18 years on Boards, with strong technical and corporate skills across multiple commodities and jurisdictions.

Over the last 13 years Mat has held non-executive roles alongside executive positions and is currently Chairman of ASX listed Ardea Resources Limited and public unlisted Greenfields Exploration Limited and Non-executive Chairman of Northam Resources. As a director and chairman, Mat has guided companies through challenging corporate times including IPO listings, takeovers, major capital raisings, 249D notices and joint venture negotiations while maximizing value for shareholders. 

He has led multidisciplinary teams in exploration, development, consulting and due diligence as Exploration Manager, COO/CEO of Australian listed companies, and General Manager of a national consulting business. Mat led expert evidence on exploration, valuation and due diligence in matters before the Federal Court and Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Mat’s has significant gold, copper, nickel (sulphide and laterite), base metals, iron ore and coal experience in Australia, Greenland, Africa, South America and the Pacific. As General Manager of Xstract Mining Consultants, he provided clients with tailored “fit for purpose” solutions to their projects and supported funders in their technical review of projects. Mat managed and was responsible for technical quality of consultants work across geology, mining, metallurgy, geotechnical and corporate (valuations, IGR and listings). Mat presented public training sessions on the JORC Code, exploration, geology, iron ore and gold.

Mr Longworth continues to provide consulting service to the industry and has a strong track record of exploration success through the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia with over a 30 year association with the province.

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Mr Leonard Math

Company Secretary

Mr Leonard Math is a Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years of resources industry experience. He previously worked as an auditor at Deloitte and is experienced with public company responsibilities including ASX and ASIC compliance, control and implementation of corporate governance, statutory financial reporting and shareholder relations. Mr Math previously held Company Secretary and directorship roles for a number of ASX listed companies.