Directors & Management

Mr Carl Dumbrell – Chief Executive Officer

Carl Dumbrell is a partner in a Sydney accounting firm with 20 years’ experience in taxation and assurance services in Australia and England, and with an on-going involvement in the raising of finance and the divestment of assets for listed companies.

Carl has Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Taxation Law degrees, and is a Chartered Accountant in both Australia and in England & Wales, as well as being a Chartered Tax Advisor, Registered Company Auditor, Registered Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Auditor, and Member of the Australia Institute of Company Directors.

Carl is Director  of Emperor Energy Limited  (ASX: EMP).

Mr Jeffrey Williams – Non Executive Chairman

Jeffrey Williams has over 40 years’ industry experience with 16 years’ experience as a professional mining engineer in Australia and seven years in the stockbroking industry, and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. His mining experience ranges from mine planning, underground management and feasibility studies through to mine development.

Jeffrey was the Managing Director of Mineral Deposits Ltd for 15 years and departed in late 2011. He secured the Sabodala gold and Grande Cote zircon projects in Senegal in West Africa, and commenced gold production in March 2009. The market capitalisation of Mineral Deposits Limited increased from AUD$6 million in 2003 to over AUD$1000 million in 2011. Jeffrey has since been involved in other smaller mining companies on the ASX to develop exploration plans mostly in Australia.

Jeffrey is currently Managing Director of MacPhersons Resources Limited (ASX:MRP).

Graham Duncan is a chartered accountant with more than 20 years’ capital markets experience. He also holds the Corporate Finance Diploma issued by the ICAEW. He specialises in advising listed companies regarding financial reporting and corporate governance compliance.

Mr Graham Duncan  – Non Executive Director

Graham has worked in Europe, Asia and Australia covering transactions in Natural Resources, technology, property, retail and leisure.  He has been a director of listed companies in the UK and Australia and is currently non-executive chairman of AIQ Limited, a special purpose acquisition company which joined the Standard Listing Segment of the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market for Listed Securities in January 2018.

He was previously a capital markets director with Mazars LLP in London. He has also worked for an international firm of chartered accountants in Asia and was based in Hong Kong between 1993 and 1996.

Company Secretary

Mr David Little

David Little is a business lawyers and Partner of the firm Bishop & Sewell.   His work involves corporate transactions across a broad range of business sectors, with a particular focus on the technology, marketing and media, sport and leisure, and professional services sectors. David will be responsible for legal matters and overall compliance of SOPlc, and in particular in the preparation of the prospectus and liaison with UKLA in connection with admission to trading.