Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Todd Hannigan has over 25 years of global experience in natural resources as company founder, chief executive officer, private capital investor and non-executive director. In these lead roles Mr. Hannigan has helped build multiple billion-dollar companies in the private and public markets. Mr. Hannigan has worked internationally in the extraction and resources sector for Aston Resources, Xstrata Coal, Hanson PLC, BHP Billiton and MIM. Mr. Hannigan holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from The University of Queensland and an MBA from INSEAD.
Managing Director & CEO
Anastasios (Taso) Arima is a US-based resource executive with a strong history of identifying company-making resource projects in North America and Europe. He is currently the Managing Director and CEO of IperionX (ASX:IPX), a metals technology company focused on creating an All-American, sustainable, low-cost, low-carbon Titanium supply chain. Prior to this, Mr. Arima founded Piedmont Lithium (NASDAQ: PLL) and was instrumental in securing the funding that enabled the company to grow into one of the most critical lithium chemical projects in the United States and ultimately list on the NASDAQ stock exchange. Mr. Arima was born in Greece and emigrated to Perth, Western Australia where he attended the University of Western Australia and studied a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Engineering.
Mr. Taylor has extensive experience investing growth equity capital into operating companies and private market assets globally across a range of sectors (Healthcare, Financial Services, Funds Management, Real Estate, Telecommunications and Infrastructure), particularly in Australia and the United States. Mr. Taylor is an active private investor and Board member of a number of leading organisations across Australia and the US.
Mr Taylor previously held the role of Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer of AMB Capital Partners, the global investment arm of the Bennett Family (whose wealth is tied to the Australian Iron Ore industry.) Mr Taylor was with AMB from the formation over 12 years ago and was responsible for developing and executing on the investment strategy, expanding the investment platform and portfolio, overseeing the operations and portfolio on a day-to-day basis and sourcing new investment opportunities.
Mr. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and a Master of Business (Real Estate) from RMIT University and gained further accreditation at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland (USA). Mr. Taylor also holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from FINSIA and is a member of FINSIA and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Ms. Martin has 35 years of experience in aerospace, including leading and developing complex global aircraft programs as a senior executive at Lockheed Martin. Ms. Martin was Executive Vice President and Deputy of Rotary and Mission Systems where she led a team of 34,000 global employees in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Taiwan, Japan, United Kingdom, Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Australia with operations in more than 75 worldwide facilities. In this role, she spearheaded the successful operational and cultural integration of Sikorsky, a global leader in helicopters.
Ms. Wyse has over 30 years of senior leadership in the aerospace industry with Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company. Ms. Wyse was the President of Shared Services, a +7,000-person, multi-billion dollar operating group that provides internal services across Boeing’s global enterprises in more than 65 countries. Previously, Ms. Wyse was the Vice President & General Manager of Boeing South Carolina, a major engineering design, manufacturing, assembly, and delivery site for Boeing that included the 787 Dreamliner Aft-body and Mid-body operations, 787 final assembly, delivery and test operations.
Ms. Waller is the former Deputy Treasurer and Chief of Staff for the North Carolina Department of State Treasury, where she successfully oversaw Department strategic planning, operations, and public-policy implementation, along with a staff of more than 400 employees, including the North Carolina Retirement Systems, the pension fund for the state and the tenth largest public pension fund in the United States, with assets in excess of $90 billion.