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Wayne Seabrook

BE Hons (Chem), MAusIMM, F Fin

Wayne has more than 30 years of resources sector and corporate finance experience. He is a director of XLX Pty Ltd and Ironstone Capital Partners Pty Ltd. As Chairman, Wayne is responsible for leadership of the Board, for efficient organisation and conduct of the Board's function and the briefing of all Directors in relation to issues arising at Board meetings. As Chairperson, Wayne is also responsible for arranging Board performance evaluation.

Wayne holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical – 1st Hons) from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand and a Graduate Diploma from FINSIA. He is a fellow of FINSIA and a member of AUSIMM.

Wayne is also a member of the Company’s Environmental, Risk and Occupational Health and Safety and Audit Committees.

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Brian Beem

BA, Political Economy (Princeton University)

Brian has more than 16 years of global resources investment and corporate finance experience.  Brian worked on numerous transactions in the resources sector while working as investment banker at Merrill Lynch and a principal investor at First Reserve Corporation, a U.S. based energy private equity firm.  For the last 12 years Brian has held senior positions at the AMCI Group, a privately held global resources investor.  During his time at AMCI Brian has led numerous investments in the Australian coal sector, including Felix Resources, Whitehaven Coal, AMCI Australia and Fitzroy Resources.  Brian currently serves on the boards of Conuma Coal Resources Ltd, Fitzroy QLD Resources Ltd and AMCI Investments Pty Ltd, amongst others.

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Anthony (Tony) Galligan

BSc (Geology)

Tony has more than 40 years of experience in the Australian coal industry. He has held senior positions in the areas of geology, project approvals and development, mine safety, and mine-related infrastructure. His most recent position was General Manager Infrastructure with Whitehaven Coal Ltd. He was Chairman of Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group for more than 3 years during the feasibility, financing and construction of the new coal terminal and also played a pivotal role in the upgrade of the rail line to the Gunnedah Basin. Previous positions include Exploration Manager for Agip Coal, Chief Coal Geologist, Director Coal and Director Development with the NSW Government.

Tony holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology) from the University of Queensland.

Tony is also Chairman of the Company’s Environmental, Risk and Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

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Lindi-May Lochner


Lindi is a Chartered Accountant and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors with over 10 years of experience in assurance, consulting and finance. She is currently the Group Financial Controller for Malabar. Lindi holds a Bachelor of Accounting and Honours in Accounting from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Lindi is also a member of the Audit Committee.