Senior Management

Senior Management

Allan Ritchie – Chief Executive Officer

Allan graduated from the University of Technology in Sydney in 1986 with a Bachelor of Business and subsequently attained a post graduate Diploma in Applied Finance from the Financial Services Institute of Australia.

Allan’s distinguished career spans 30 years in both the energy and resources sectors, in investment banking and leadership roles in both private and publicly listed companies.

Allan currently serves as Non-Executive Director of ASX listed Hydrocarbon Dynamics Limited (HCD:ASX) and has previously served as Executive Director and Deputy CEO of HK Listed energy group EPI Holdings Limited (0689.HKEX).

Allan’s investment banking background includes structuring commercial transactions in the energy and resources sector. Senior roles include positions within Westpac, ANZ Bank, HSBC and BNP Paribas in Australia, London, New York and Asia Pacific.

Allan’s career achievements have been recognised several times in BRW’s annual poll of bankers.

Geoff Brayshaw – Chief Financial Officer – AM FCA FAICD

Geoff Brayshaw practiced as a Chartered Accountant for 35 years. His area of expertise was primarily in audit and assurance including corporate finance. At the time of his semi retirement from practice in 2005, Geoff was an Audit and Assurance partner for and former managing partner of the Perth based practice of BDO.

Geoff was National President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 2002 and awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in 2007.

Geoff is a former Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of both Fortescue Metals Group Limited and Poseidon Nickel Limited (he was chairman of Poseidon in 2018 and 2019).  He was a member of the Companies Auditors and Liquidators Disciplinary Board, and was previously a Board member of the Small Business Development Corporation in Perth, and chaired the trustee aboriginal corporation Gumala Investments Pty Ltd.