Ion's Board of Directors and management team have extensive global industry experience. They are well qualified and resourced to steer the company to achieve the Company’s goals and objectives.
Rory is a qualified lawyer and holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia. Rory is a Director of Quantum Capital Partners, a corporate advisory firm based in Western Australia www.quantumcapital.com.au. Rory has broad experience in the energy and resources sector working on a range of corporate transactions as a lawyer and as an advisor. Rory has assisted with the early stage development of a number of mining and energy projects within Europe since 2010, with a focus on projects in Poland. He is currently a board advisor to ASX listed Pilot Energy Limited (ASX:PGY www.pilotenergy.com.au), a company that is developing a portfolio of oil and gas assets in Australia. Rory also holds board positions for a number of unlisted companies in the energy sector.
Gavin is a seasoned energy industry professional with over 40 years leadership experience in a number of international and domestic roles. His experience spans a broad range of leadership positions in many sectors of conventional and alternative energy companies. Much of his past experience was gained through 25 years with Chevron Corporation in a variety of project management and leadership roles, latterly on the giant Gorgon LNG project and as MD of gas business development for Chevron in Korea. Since retiring from Chevron he has been Director or Chairman of several companies, including: Sino Gas and Energy Limited (ASX SEH, ASX 300 Co sinogasenergy.com): NuEnergy Gas (ASX NGY) – both specialising in International unconventional TGS and CBM gas, Pilot Energy Limited (ASX:PGY) specialising in conventional exploration for oil and gas in Australia, Renewable Heat and Power through its Plantation Energy Australia subsidiary, specialising in the manufacture and export of biomass fuel pellets used primarily for co-firing with coal in European power generation. He is a member of AICD and has degrees from Kent and Strathclyde Universities in the UK.
Andrew is a qualified geologist with extensive mineral exploration experience in Poland and Australia. He has a PhD in Earth Sciences from the University of Queensland (Australia) and a MSc in geology from the University of Warsaw (Poland). In 1974-76 he worked as a resource geologist at the Polish Geological Institute. Since 1982, Andrew has been employed by the Northern Territory Geological Survey in Darwin as a mineral resource geologist. In his current position as a Senior Geologist and a Project Manager he is responsible for geoscientific work involving provision of geoscientific data and facilitation of mineral exploration in the Northern Territory of Australia.
Kevin is a practising lawyer with over 25 years of experience. Kevin is a partner of HopgoodGanim, a corporate law firm in Western Australia and he is also a director of Quantum Capital Partners. He specialises in commercial and corporate law (in particular, mergers and acquisitions) with experience in the mining sector, the service industry and the financial services industry. Kevin holds the position of non-executive director for 2 ASX listed companies, Imdex Limited www.imdexlimited.comand Red 5 Limited red5limited.com. He is a member of the Law Society of Western Australia, Law Council of Australia (Business Section), Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Fellow of Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants.