Board of Directors

Graham Dowland – Chairman, B.Comm, CA

Mr Dowland has over 25 years corporate finance and management experience predominantly in the oil and gas industry. He has previously held director or senior management or advisory positions in Australian, Canadian and UK-listed companies within a variety of industries including oil and gas, biotechnology, mining and aquaculture.

Andrew Thompson – Deputy Chairman, LLB FAICD M AusIMM

Andrew is a Consultant at Minter Ellison’s Perth office and formerly a senior partner and member of its Corporate Energy & Resources team. He has over 35 years business and commercial legal experience working for, and advising, leading Australian and international companies.   He is recognised as a leading lawyer in the Asia Pacific region in energy and resources (The Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers Global). He has served as President of the Western Australian Branches of the Australian Mining & Petroleum Association and Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia, and as President and Honorary Life Member of the Chamber of Commerce & Industry WA Inc.

Geoff Anderson – Director, B.Comm, FAICD

Mr Anderson has spent over 20 years in the stockbroking and financial services sectors where he served as a Director and Manager of the Private Client divisions of both Hartley Poynton Ltd and Eyres Reed McIntosh Ltd. He also served on the Board of Silver Chain Nursing Association for 11 years from 1997. During this time he was appointed Chairman of their Finance and Audit Committee from 2002-2004 and Chairman of the Board from 2004-2008. Geoff is currently Chairman of a private Perth property developer, Gold Estates Holdings Pty Ltd, which has been developing property in Western Australia for more than 100 years. He also chairs the Finance Committee at Lake Karrinyup Golf Club.

Dr Elizabeth Davis – Director, MBBS, FRACP PhD

Associate Professor Liz Davis is head of the Diabetes and Obesity services at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children with adjunct positions at The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research and School of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Western Australia. She is a paediatric endocrinologist and hormone specialist and is actively involved in research in the areas of diabetes, obesity and the metabolic syndrome in children.

Tony Barber – Director & Secretary, B.Bus, CA

Tony Barber is an accountant with his own Chartered Accounting practice and is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) as well as being a Chartered Accountant.  After growing up on a farm, Mr Barber worked in a large rural-based chartered firm, in a variety of roles in towns throughout Western Australia. In 2000 he started his own practice in Perth which provides services to small business in a variety of industries, including farming, professional, service, trade, wholesale and retail businesses.