DIRECTORS AND MANAGEMENT
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 Executive 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 a number of mining and technology companies during his career.
Former Chairman of the Council on Australian Latin American Relations (COALAR) established by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) from 2012 to 2018.
He is also 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 Gale is also a non-executive director of Westminster Resources Limited (TSXV: WMR) (appointed July 2018) and Executive Chairman of Oar Resources Limited (ASX: OAR).
Mr. Jones is an experienced financial services professional who has held operating roles at Woolworths, AFL, Civil Engineers - Ostojic Group and the National Tax and Accountants’ Association prior to his current management position.
Over the past 13 years, Mr. Jones has been the joint Managing Director of InterPrac Limited, an unlisted public company, specializing in providing the accounting industry access to financial services products and distribution capabilities.
Mr. Jones has a degree in information technology, 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.
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.