Board of Directors

Mr Simon O'Loughlin

Mr. O’Loughlin is a Partner of O'Loughlins Lawyers Real Estate and Corporate & Commercial Groups. Simon holds a Law Society (SA) Certificate in Law as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Accounting) from the University of South Australia. He is admitted to the South Australian and New South Wales Supreme Courts and High Court of Australia. Simon was a Partner at O'Loughlin Robertson, and also Minter Ellison Baker O'Loughlin, where he was a member of the Executive Committee and the Finance Partner. He founded O'Loughlins Lawyers in 1993.

Mr. O'Loughlin was appointed to the Board as Non-Executive Chairman on 11 October 2016.

Mr. O'Loughlin is a member of the Audit Committee.


Mr Simon Taylor

Mr. Taylor is a geologist with over 25 years’ experience in exploration, project assessment and development in the resources sector. He has had a diversified international career as a resources professional at both a technical and corporate level. His experience spans a range of commodities including gold, fertilisers (phosphate and potash), base metals, nickel, uranium, coal and coal seam methane. He is currently Managing Director of Oklo Resources Limited and a non-executive director with Chesser Resources Limited. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and a graduate of Sydney University.

Mr. Taylor was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 11 October 2016.

Mr. Taylor is a member of the Audit Committee.


Mr Robert Willcocks

Mr Willcocks is a former senior partner with Mallesons Stephen Jaques, the major Australian law firm and is now a corporate adviser.

Mr Willcocks has represented clients in the energy and mining sectors for more than 30 years. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of APAC Resources Limited (a Hong Kong listed resource investment company), Living Cell Technologies Limited and Non-Executive Chairman of Trilogy Funds Management Limited.

Mr. Willcocks was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 14 July 2008.

Mr. Willcocks is Chairman of the Audit Committee.


Mr Andrew Cooke

Mr. Cooke holds a law degree from the University of Sydney and has over 20 years’ involvement in the corporate arena primarily engaged in the resource, biotech and property sectors. He has worked throughout the Australasian region and in North America and acquired extensive experience in capital raising, joint ventures, strategic alliances, project financing, corporate governance and listing requirements. He has worked with Arc Exploration Limited since 1992 and been extensively involved in its operations in both Australia and Indonesia.

Mr. Cooke was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 11 October 2016.