Mr Peter Marks
BEc LLB Grad. Dip. Comm. Law MBA
Independent under ASX, SEC and NASDAQ
Mr Marks has served as a director of our company since July 2005. For the period November 21, 2006 to October 20, 2011, Mr. Marks has also served as Executive Chairman of iSonea Ltd, formally KarmelSonix Ltd, a medical devices company listed on the ASX that is focused on developing and commercializing a range of devices in the respiratory and medicine space.
For over 13 years until the end of August 2014, Mr. Marks was a Director of Peregrine Corporate Ltd, an Australian based investment bank. Mr. Marks is currently a Director of Armadale Capital Plc (formerly Watermark Global Plc), an AIM listed investment company, focused on natural resources projects based principally in Africa with its current major investments being a gold exploration company in DRC and a coal briquetting operation in South Africa. Mr. Marks is currently a principal of Henslow Pty Ltd (formerly Halcyon Corporate Pty Ltd), a corporate and capital markets advisory firm specializing in advising small to mid-cap companies. Mr. Marks is a non-executive Director of Emefcy Group Limited (formerly Savcor Group Limited), an ASX listed industrial technology business.
From September 1998 until March 2001, Mr. Marks was employed by KPMG Corporate Finance Ltd (Australia), where he rose to Director and was responsible for heading the equity capital markets group in Melbourne.
From January 1992 until July 1994, Mr. Marks served as Head of the Melbourne Companies Department at the ASX and was a founding Director of Momentum Funds Management Pty Ltd, an Australian venture capital firm.
From December 1990 until December 1991, Mr. Marks served as Director of Corporate Finance at Burdett Buckeridge & Young Ltd. in their Melbourne offices.
From August 1988 until November 1990, he held senior corporate finance positions at Barings Securities Ltd., and from July 1985 until July 1988, he served as an Associate Director of McIntosh Securities, now Merrill Lynch Australia.
In his roles with these various financial institutions, Mr. Marks was responsible for advising a substantial number of listed and unlisted companies on issues ranging from corporate and company structure, to valuation, business strategies, acquisitions and international opportunities.
Mr. Marks holds a Bachelor of Economics degree, a Bachelor of Law degree and Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and an MBA degree from the Scottish School of Business at the University of Edinburgh.