Board Members

Stuart Carmichael 

Non-Executive Chairman 

Mr Carmichael has extensive international corporate advisory, mergers and acquisitions, and operational experience. Mr Carmichael held various senior executive leadership positions with UGL, DTZ, AJG and KPMG Corporate Finance. Mr Carmichael has extensive corporate and operational experience across multiple geographies having lived and worked in the US, UK, Europe, the Middle East and Australia.

Mr Carmichael’s sector experience includes the construction, transportation and logistics, facilities management, corporate real estate and professional services sectors. Mr Carmichael graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Accounting and Finance and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. Mr Carmichael is also a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed company De.mem Limited (ASX:DEM) and Non-Executive Chairman of Schrole Limited (ASX:SCL).

Colm O’Brien

Non-Executive Director 

Mr O’Brien has over 20 year’s executive level experience in financial services (Barclays Bank), management consulting (Andersen Consulting) and media industries. He has led ASX listed company Aspermont Limited (ASX: ASP) as CEO and transformed that business from a local print mining publication to a global, digitally led resources media business including world leading events, business intelligence and paid subscription services.

Mr O’Brien is currently a Director of Carrington Partners, a management consultancy firm focused on providing practical strategic and board/executive support, including business growth, cost review and turnarounds, transformational change, acquisition/partnership structures and funding introductions. Mr O’Brien also acts as non-executive director of Pacific Star Network Limited (ASX: PNW), an ASX listed media company with market leading niche assets in broadcasting and publishing, including SEN Radio, Frankie Magazine, Smith Journal and Surfing Life Australia.

Michael Edwards 

Non-Executive Director 

Mr Edwards is a Geologist and Economist with over 20 years of experience in Senior Management in both the private and public sector. He has a Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) from Curtin University of Technology and a Bachelor of Science (Geology) from the University of Western Australia.

Mr Edwards spent three years with Barclays Australia in their corporate finance department and then eight years as an exploration and mine geologist with companies such as Gold Mines of Australia Ltd, Eagle Mining Corporation NL and International Mineral Resources NL. Mr Edwards is also a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed companies De.mem Limited (ASX:DEM), Norwood Systems Limited (ASX:NOR) and Dawine Limited (ASX:DW8).