Board & Management

Adrian Griffin

BSc (Hons) MAusIMM, MGSA, TMS

 

Non-executive Chairman

Adrian is an Australian-trained mining professional, has had exposure to metal mining and processing worldwide during a career spanning more than three decades. A pioneer of the lateritic nickel processing industry, he has helped develop extraction technologies for a range of minerals over the years.

Adrian is a former chief executive officer of Dwyka Diamonds Limited, an AIM and ASX-listed diamond producer, was a founding director and executive of Washington Resources Limited and also a founding director of Empire Resources Limited, Ferrum Crescent Limited and Reedy Lagoon Corporation Limited. Moreover, Adrian was a founding director of ASX-listed Northern Minerals Limited, where he is currently a non-executive director. He is also managing director of ASX-listed Lithium Australia NL, a company focused on lithium extraction, battery technology and lithium recycling.

Bahay Ozcakmak

BSc, MABus, DipFin(Inv.), MAIH, MAICD

 

Managing Director

Bahay is the founder of Activated Water Technologies and the CEO of AWT’s parent company, Consolidated Potash Corp. (CPC). In addition to two decades of successful technology commercialisation experience, Bahay has extensive corporate development expertise, including M&A, particularly in the energy and mining sectors, where he has led the successful acquisition of several flagship projects and major corporate transactions, particularly with listed companies.

 

Bahay has broad corporate experience ranging from business and corporate strategy development through to CEO and director level roles in the energy and mining sectors. Recent experience with resources companies have been focused on gold, copper, nickel, cobalt, lithium, potash and uranium projects. Bahay is currently a director of several private and public companies and is currently the executive chairman of TSX-Venture listed Fidelity Minerals Corp.

Richard Beresford

BSc (Mechanical Engineering), MSc (Technology and Development), FAIE, FAICD

 

Non-Exectutive Director

Richard brings over 30 years of international experience in strategic planning, business development, M&A, operations and general management and governance experience, to his appointment with Parkway Minerals.

 

Richard spent 12 years with British Gas in a number of senior roles, before joining Woodside Petroleum in 1996 where he was general manager of business development, before being appointed the managing director of Metasource, Woodside’s green energy subsidiary, until 2001. Richard subsequently joined CLP Power Hong Kong up until 2007 as the Head of Gas Strategy and Development. More recently, Richard has held a number of director and chairman roles with a number of ASX-listed companies including Eden Innovations and Green Rock Energy.

Richard is currently a non-executive director of LNG Limited (ASX: LNG) and was the chairman from 2010 – 2016, during which time the company underwent significant growth, including expansion into North America. He is also the non-executive chairman of unlisted Bombora Wave Power Pty Ltd.

Patrick Power

Non-Executive Director

Patrick is the founder of Western Potash, and was instrumental in securing substantial investment for the company and advancing the Milestone (under construction) project in Saskatchewan, Canada. 

Patrick brings over 25 years experience in mining finance, management and venture capital. Patrick is currently a director of Western Potash and President and CEO of Arctic Star Exploration, a diamond exploration company. He has served as a director of other mineral exploration companies including Amarillo Gold Corp., First Narrows Resources Corp., and Goldtex Resources Ltd.

Amanda Wilton-Heald

Company Secretary

Amanda is a Chartered Accountant with over 19 years of accounting, auditing (of both listed and non-listed companies) and company secretarial experience within Australia and the UK.

Robert Van der Laan

Chief Financial Officer

Bob is a qualified accountant with more than 25 years’ experience in the management of financial and risk management systems of public and private companies, in the resources and engineering sectors.

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