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. Between 2006 and 2011, Mr. Marks served as Executive Chairman of KarmelSonix Ltd.(now iSonea Ltd.), a medical devices company listed on the ASX that is focused on developing and commercializing a range of devices in the respiratory medicine sector.
Mr. Marks currently is a director of Peregrine Corporate Ltd., an Australian based investment bank and Chairman of Watermark Global Plc, an AIM listed investment company and is also a Director of Rivus TV, a company involved with syndicated streaming and digitisation of video content.
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, valuations, business strategies, acquisitions and international opportunities as well as securing funding.
Mr. Marks holds a Bachelor of Economics degree, a Bachelor of Law degree and Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law from Monash University inMelbourne, Australia, and an MBA degree from the Scottish School of Business at theUniversity of Edinburgh.