Board of Directors
Gerard King | Chairman
Gerard King graduated in law from the University of Western Australia, then after articles with Sir John Lavan, was admitted as a solicitor in 1965. He became a partner in the law firm Lavan & Walsh, senior partner in 1978. In 1985 the firm became Phillips Fox Perth (It is now Lavan Legal).
Gerard practised law in the areas of commercial contracting/property, banking/finance, revenue/tax, corporate and ASX compliance and mining law. He taught part-time at UWA law school for 5 years, joined the Taxation Institute, and the Australian Mining & Petroleum Lawyers Association, served on the Law Society of WA and its committees. Gerard was involved in the management of his law firm from 1968 to 1991. He retired from the firm in 1997.
He has been a director of a number of listed public companies including Australian Mining Investments 1983 to 2002, and is currently Chairman of Directors of ASX listed Astron Limited. He was honorary chairman of the WA St.John Ambulance Service Board, 1987 – 1996, then honorary Chairman of the WA St. John Ambulance State Council until retiring in 2016.
Gerard and his family have beneficial interests in 163,477,516 Greenpower shares and 10,000,000 Greenpower share options.
Cameron Mclean | Proposed CEO & Managing Director
Cameron McLean has more than 20 years’ experience leading and managing a range of commercial activities, including co-directing London business, iBase Limited in the geo-technology sector and as CFO at Snowden Mining Industry Consultants, Kagara Limited and Atrum Coal. Mr McLean has a background in accounting and finance with experience originating at Western Mining in Melbourne. Mr McLean is the founder and major shareholder of the mining investment platform, Mineral Intelligence. Through Mineral Intelligence Mr McLean has facilitated over $100M in mining transactions over the past 5 years. Mr McLean identified, secured and introduced the cobalt and vanadium projects through Ion Minerals of which he is Managing Director.
Alistair Williams | Proposed Non-Executive Director
Alistair Williams is an experienced London based finance executive with a background in natural resources as a result of management roles undertaken at BG Group and Rio Tinto. His last major corporate role was Deputy CFO at BG Group where, in addition to running the Finance function for the Group, he was also Chair of the Investment and Energy Trading and Risk Committees. Since leaving the large corporate world in 2011, Mr Williams has pursued a successful career as an entrepreneur and private investor in early stage companies and has developed a diversified portfolio of investments in natural resources, life sciences and IM technology. In Australia, he has served as a Director of Ion Minerals since inception and has also been a Director of Goldfield Argonaut Pty Ltd since 2015. Goldfield Argonaut recently concluded the sale of its interest in the Mulwarrie gold exploration licence to Spitfire Materials.
Simon Peters | Non-Executive Director
Mr Peters is a mining executive working for both contractors and exploration/mining companies in both hard and soft rock mining industry. He has 12 years in management positions across 3 continents (Africa, Australia & Asia)in 3 main commodities (Iron Ore, Gold and Industrial Minerals), covering all sections of the exploration & mining development process, including large scale and complex feasibility studies, stakeholder engagement, permits and approvals.
More recently he was project executive for a ASX listed entity Astron Ltd and a director of 3 subsidiaries including a joint venture subsidiary involved in funding and commissioning an African mineral sands operation and gold exploration programs. He has gained experience in production of industrial minerals, chemicals, iron ore and gold and has held senior operational and management positons within Rio Tinto and Henry Walker Eltin. He holds a bachelor of engineering (mining) with Honors from Federation University Australia and an unrestricted WA quarry managers certificate.
Simon is Managing Director of the currently listed public gold exploration company E2 Metals Ltd, and a partner of Sustainable Project Services which provides strategic & technical management consultancy advice to government, mining and agricultural sectors.
Simon and his family have beneficial interests in 75,000 Greenpower shares and 3,000,000 Greenpower share options.