Peter Wall – Chairman
Peter is a lawyer with a wide range of experience in all forms of mergers and acquisitions, including takeovers and schemes of arrangement. He has advised on numerous successful IPOs and back door listings on the ASX.
Peter also specialises in corporate reconstructions and recapitalisations of listed entities, acting as principal or alternatively an adviser to the transaction. His other core areas of practice include energy and resources, capital markets, corporate and strategic advice, securities law, commercial law and contract law.
Peter graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1998 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance). He has also completed a Masters of Applied Finance and Investment with FINSIA (formerly the Securities Institute of Australia).
Peter is a Partner at leading Australian law firm Steinepreis Paganin, as well as being a non-executive director of numerous ASX-listed companies.
Jeremy Read – Managing Director
Jeremy Read is a seasoned minerals resource industry executive who has worked on a broad range of precious and base metals projects in Australia, Africa, North America, India and Scandinavia.
Jeremy played critical roles in the discovery of the Kabanga North nickel deposit in Tanzania, the Cairn Hill magnetite-copper deposit in South Australia and the Boseto Copper deposit in Botswana. He is skilled in developing new technical teams, the management of technical and specialist service groups, project generation activities, risk management and multi-commodity mineral exploration.
Since 2003 Jeremy has concentrated on developing junior mineral resource companies, creating and capturing value for shareholders. He has been the Managing Director of four ASX-listed resource companies: Discovery Metals, Meridian Minerals, Avalon Minerals and MinQuest Limited. Jeremy is a Member of The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (“AusIMM’”).
Adam Blumenthal – Director
Adam has over 10 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience. He has deep exposure to Australian and international markets, having provided capital raising and financing solutions to an extensive number of unlisted and listed companies.
Adam has played a lead role in advising and supporting multiple organisations across a broad spectrum of industries. He has successfully brought to market several companies and is actively involved in mining, cyber security, agricultural technology, medicinal cannabis, pharmaceuticals and information technology.
Adam holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Masters of International Relations and a Masters of Business Administration.
Ian Wallace – Director
Ian Wallace has a long career in mining, project development and exploration across base and precious metals, coal and coal seam gas.
Ian has held business, commercial and stakeholder engagement management positions with a number of junior, mid-tier and global resource companies for over 17 years as well as a further 10 years with BHP and five years with Anglo American.
Ian intimately understands the benefits that flow from partnering with Indigenous people, property owners and the communities in which exploration and mining is being undertaken. Ian has negotiated many joint ventures, project sales and acquisitions across a mix of resource projects and has concluded many successful transactions with government, optimising resource project development outcomes for the companies he has worked for.