Mike Neville Non-executive chairman Mike Neville has extensive experience in the capital markets and is a director of a number of public and private companies. His background is in the telecommunications, technology and media arena, where he has worked for the last 20 years specialising in strategy, mergers and acquisitions and turnaround situations. He has worked for companies such as Cable & Wireless and United Utilities, where he has been involved in large and small scale fundraising as well as numerous merger and acquisition transactions in various parts of the world.
Samuel Malin Non-Executive Director Samuel Malin is a professional engineer with over 30 years' international business experience and strong project management and project origination capabilities. Currently, he is Chairman of Frigate Exploration, Chief Executive Officer of Avana Resources, a Director of Global Li-Ion Graphite Corp. and President of Burke’s Peerage. He founded Madagascar Oil, as CEO increasing the valuation of the company to over $1 billion and raising some $125 million. He also founded and was Chairman of Red Island Minerals (sold for total consideration approaching $100 million). Samuel has a strong communications and technology component to his background, having worked also for companies such as Dimension Data and DRI/Standard & Poor’s.