Brian Thomas B.Sc, MBA
Mr Thomas is the principal of a boutique corporate advisory practice working with small to mid-market capitalisation companies and investor groups predominantly in the resources industry advising on corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and investor relations, plus overseeing market oriented technical reviews.
He has held both Executive and Non-Executive Director roles with numerous ASX listed and unlisted companies, after an extensive career in the financial services sector in corporate stockbroking, investment banking, funds management and banking. He has more than 35 years of mining and exploration industry experience in a broad range of commodities from precious and base metals, battery, bulk and industrial minerals, diamonds plus oil and gas.
George Merhi B.AppSc, DipEd, Cert 4 (Workplace Training & Assessment), MAusIMM
Mr Merhi is a geologist with over 35 years’ of extensive experience and knowledge spent working in the Pilbara region. Mr Merhi previously held the position of Exploration Manager for both the Creasy Group and Novo Resources Limited and was responsible for identifying significant gold and iron ore occurrences throughout his time with both companies across their Pilbara tenements. Most recently, Mr Merhi has been involved in a number of junior exploration mining companies including Thor Mining PLC and Kairos Minerals Limited.
Mr Sabet is an established businessman with a track record of identifying and developing resource projects and following the acquisition of New Frontier Resources Pty Ltd (“NFR”) by Peregrine earlier this year, Mr Sabet became a major shareholder of Peregrine.
Mr Steven Wood B.Com, CA
Joint Company Secretary
Mr Wood specialises in corporate advisory, company secretarial and financial management services and is a Director of Grange Consulting. He is a Chartered Accountant, and since joining Grange he has been involved in various private and seed capital raisings as well as successful ASX listings, whilst also providing company secretarial and financial management services to both ASX and unlisted public and private companies.
Mr Wood started his career in the Perth office of Pitcher Partners where he spent several years in their corporate re-structuring division. Steven is currently Company Secretary for a number of ASX listed entities.
Mr Tom O’Rourke B.Com, M.Sc (Project Management), CA
Joint Company Secretary
Mr O’Rourke specialises in corporate advisory, company secretarial and financial management services. He is a CA as well as having a Master’s degree in Project Management. Previously Mr O’Rourke spent a number of years in the audit division of a leading international Audit, Tax & Advisory firm, focused on engagements across the natural resources, technology and industrial sectors.