Mr David Vilensky
David Vilensky is a practising corporate lawyer and an experienced listed company director. He is the Managing Director of Perth law firm Bowen Buchbinder Vilensky and has more than 35 years’ experience in the areas of corporate and business law and in commercial and corporate management. Mr Vilensky practises in the areas of corporate and commercial law, corporate advisory, mergers and acquisitions, mining and resources and complex dispute resolution.
Mr Vilensky acts for a number of listed and public companies and advises on directors’ duties, due diligence, capital raisings, compliance with ASX Listing rules, corporate governance and corporate transactions generally.
Mr Vilensky is also a non-executive director of ASX listed telecommunications and technology company Vonex Ltd (ASX:VN8).
Christopher (Chris) Gale is the founder (2008) and Managing Director of Latin Resources. Mr Gale has extensive experience in senior management roles in both the public and private sectors, especially in commercial and financial roles. He has also held various board and executive roles at several mining and technology companies during his career.
Mr Gale is also a non-executive Chairman of Solis Minerals Ltd. (ASX:SLM TSXV: SLMN) (appointed July 2018) and Non-Executive Chairman of Oar Resources Limited (ASX: OAR). Chris is the former Chairman of the Council on Australian Latin American Relations (COALAR) from 2012 to 2018, which was established by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in 2001.
He is a founding director of Allegra Capital, a boutique corporate advisory firm based in Perth and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).
Mr. Jones is an experienced financial services professional who has held numerous directorships and managerial positions. Currently Mr Jones acts as the Head of Professional Services at Sequoia Financial Group (ASX:SEQ). A national supplier of diversified professional services to the Accounting and Advice industry. Prior to joining Sequoia, Mr Jones was a founder of InterPrac Ltd, a nationally recognised participant to the advice industry. InterPrac was sold to Sequoia in 2017 and is remains to be a leading Australian Financial Services License.
As a professional and personal investor Mr Jones has been involved in M&As, IPOs, capital raisings, early seed funding and development funding activities.
Mr. Jones has a degree in Information Technology from Monash University, is a member of the National Tax and Accountants Association and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).
Mr Tarantini has accumulated a broad professional experience in the mining industry. For two years, he has served as Executive Director of the Argentinian Bureau of Investment and International Trade, coordinating investment initiatives, and contributing with his vast experience in several industries and countries. In that role, Mr Tarantini worked together with mining companies settled in the country and supported the promotion of the mining activity in Argentina, along with the Argentinian Secretary of Mining.
He has served as President and Executive Director of SAPISA and Minera Don Nicolás, an Argentinian private fund and one of its investments in the mining sector, respectively. Minera Don Nicolas is the first mining project based on Argentinian capital. He has also served as M&A Director at General Electric and Advent International Corporation for Latin America, and as Manager at A.T. Kearney. In all these roles, he carried out businesses and projects at the regional level.
Mr Tarantini is a Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA). He has a Master in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
For the last 15 years Mr Oliver has been CEO/MD of Talison Lithium and then a corporate adviser to Tianqi Lithium. In this role he assisted Tianqi both in its M&A activity and in recruiting key personnel to establish Tianqi’s growing presence outside of China.
With a background in Chemistry Mr Oliver’s early career was in operational mining roles, with a focus on process improvements and structural optimisation. This included roles as General Manager of Talison’s Greenbushes and Wodgina mines and as COO of Talison.
Through his career Mr Oliver has built an extensive skill set in mining operations, developing and leading strong corporate teams, managing a public company, and acting as an adviser in corporate structures and global M&A and financing.
Sarah Smith (Sarah) holds a Bachelor of Business and is a Chartered Accountant with significant experience in the administration of ASX listed companies, as well as capital raisings and IPOs, due diligence reviews and ASIC compliance. Sarah has acted as the Company Secretary for a number of ASX listed companies.
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Mr. Greenaway is a senior geologist with over 25 years of international mining and exploration experience in Australia, Latin America (Chile & Mexico), Asia (Indonesia) and Africa. He has been involved with the exploration, development and production of copper and gold projects with Hancock Prospecting, Iron Ore Mining, White Star Resources and Talisman Mining. Mr. Greenaway is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and has a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Curtin University and Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Western Australia.