Board of Directors

Mr Nicholas Rowley

Mr. Rowley holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Notre Dame, Western Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. Mr Rowley previously worked as an Investment Advisor for a major Australian stockbroking firm for 9 years where he gained widespread experience in corporate advisory, M&A transactions and equities markets, advising domestic and international Institutional sales and high net worth individuals. He also advised on the equity financings of numerous ASX and TSX listed companies predominantly in the mining and resource space.

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 Andrew Cooke

Mr. Cooke holds a law degree from the University of Sydney and has over 30 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 governance, 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.   

Mr Marcello Cardaci

Mr. Cardaci is a partner in the Australian legal practice of Gilbert & Tobin. Mr. Cardaci holds degrees in law and commerce and is experienced in a wide range of corporate and commercial matters with a particular emphasis on public and private equity raisings and mergers and acquisitions. Gilbert & Tobin specialises in the provision of legal advice to companies involved in various industries including resources and manufacturing.


Mr Aaron Bertolatti 

Mr Bertolatti was appointed as Company Secretary on 31 May 2018.