|Graham Bradley - Chairman|
BA, LLB (Hons), LLM, FAICD, Age 64
Graham joined PVE as a director and Chairman in September 2004 and is based in Sydney. He is an experienced Chief Executive Officer and listed public company director. Graham previously served as Chief Executive Officer of one of Australia's major listed funds management and financial services groups, Perpetual Limited. He was formerly Managing Partner of a national law firm, Blake Dawson Waldron and was a senior Partner of McKinsey & Company. Mr Bradley is currently a director of Singapore Telecommunications Limited. He is currently Chairman of Stockland Corporation Limited, HSBC Bank Australia Limited and Anglo American Australia Limited. Graham is Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee and was a member of the Audit and Risk Committee until December 2010.
|Mr Giovanni Catalano - Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director|
MGeol, Age 59
Mr. Catalano holds a masters degree in Geology and has had almost thirty years in the upstream oil and gas industry. His last position held was as CEO with Mediterranean Oil & Gas plc in UK and Italy. Prior to that, he was with Woodside Energy Pty Ltd, Perth, Western Australia as Business Development Manager Far East and lately North Africa. Prior to Woodside, Mr Catalano was posted worldwide with AGIP and LASMO International. He is a former Director of Mediterranean OIl & Gas Plc, Director of Woodside Energy UK and AGIP Mauritania BV companies and former Chairman of Woodside Energias SA in Spain. He is member of SEAPEX and AAPG.
|Michael Masterman - Deputy Chairman|
BEcHons, Age 50
Michael is a co-founder of PVE. Michael took up the position of Executive Chairman and CEO of PVE and Northsun Italia S.p.A. in 2002 and resigned in October 2010 to take on an Executive role with Fortescue Metals Group Limited. Prior to joining PVE he was CFO and Executive Director of Anaconda Nickel (now Minara Resources). Michael oversaw the financing of the US$1 billion Murrin Murrin Nickel and Cobalt project in Western Australia, involving the negotiation of a US$220m joint venture agreement with Glencore International and the raising of US$420m in project finance from a US capital markets issue - the first of its kind for a green fields mining project. Prior to joining Anaconda Nickel, he spent 8 years at McKinsey & Company serving major international resources companies principally in the area of strategy and development. He is also Chairman of W Resources Plc, an AIM listed company with tungsten and gold assets in Spain and Portugal. Mr. Masterman became a member of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee from 1 January 2011.
|Byron Pirola - Non Executive Director|
BSc, PhD, Age 52
Byron is a co-founder ofPVE and is based in Sydney. He is currently a Director of Port Jackson Partners Limited, a Sydney based strategy management consulting firm. Prior to joining Port Jackson Partners in 1992, Byron spent six years with McKinsey & Company working out of the Sydney, New York and London Offices and across the Asian Region. He has extensive experience in advising CEOs and boards of both large public and small developing companies across a wide range of industries and geographies. Byron is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.
|Gregory Short - Non Executive Director|
BS (Geology), Age: 62
Greg Short was appointed Non Executive Director in July 2010. Greg is a geologist who worked with Exxon in exploration, development and production geosciences and management for 33 years in Australia, Malaysia, USA, Europe and Angola. During his time in Europe, Greg was actively involved in Exxon's activities in the Netherlands and Germany. Greg was Geoscience Director of Exxon's successful development of its Angola offshore operations. Greg retired from Exxon in 2006 and is a Non Executive director of ASX listed MEO Australia and Pryme Oil and Gas Limited.
|Kevin Eley - Non-Executive Director|
CA, F FIN, Age: 64
Kevin is based in Sydney and was the Chief Executive of HGL Limited for 25 years until his retirement in 2011. He brings management and investment experience in a broad range of industries including, manufacturing, mining, retail and financial services. In particular, Kevin has extensive experience in the direction of early stage companies and public company governance.
Kevin will also join the Audit & Risk Committee and, being a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, will be a valuable addition to that committee.
Kevin is currently a non executive director of HGL Ltd (ASX:HNG), Kresta Holdings Limited (ASX:KRS), Milton Corporation Limited (ASX:MLT) and Equity Trustees Limited (ASX:EQT).