BOARD & EXECUTIVE
Board of Directors
Warwick is a highly respected and experienced mining analyst, with an intimate knowledge of all market-related aspects of the mining industry. He is a graduate of the Australian National University, having completed degrees in law and economics.
After working with Jackson, Graham, Moore and Partners, Warwick became the founding partner at Pembroke Securities and later the Senior Analyst at County NatWest Securities. He left County in 1991 to found Far East Capital Limited a specialist mining company financier and corporate adviser.
Warwick was Executive Chairman of Canaccord Genuity Australia Ltd from 2008 until 2014, before returning to Far East Capital Limited in 2014.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & COMPANY SECRETARY
Peter is a Chartered Accountant who has extensive experience within the resources, oil and gas services industry.
For many years Peter has held a number of senior management positions and directorships for publicly listed and private companies in Australia and overseas.
Peter is a founding Director of First Graphene Ltd.
Dr Andy Goodwin
SENIOR SCIENTIFIC ADVISOR, NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Andy has a successful track record in innovation and technology development roles within the speciality chemicals industry.
Andy has extensive leadership experience with Sanofi, Dow Corning Corporation and Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd. He has a PhD in polymer chemistry and an MTE Diploma from the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Andy has been actively involved in the development of the graphene materials industry since 2012. He joined First Graphene Ltd. in 2017 and is based in Manchester, UK.
Mr Quinert, who is based in Melbourne, is a founding partner of Quinert Rodda Lawyers, practicing commercial and corporate law with a focus on capital raising and listing rule compliance.
Over the past 20 years Michael has been successfully involved with a number of ASX-listed companies in the capacity as legal counsel and as a director, in the mining and technology sectors.
Mr Quinert is the Non-Executive Chairman of West Wits Mining Ltd and a Non-Executive Director First Au Limited.
Mr Michael Bell
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mike has over 20 years’ experience in engineering and business management and significant international experience driving business growth.
He comes to First Graphene from Singapore-based ST Engineering Group where he served as Senior Vice-President.
Mike has also held roles as Director for Navman Wireless, a global Telematics company which was acquired by the Danaher Corporation, and as General Manager with Singapore-based shipbuilder Strategic Marine.
Mr Paul Ladislaus
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Paul is a Chartered Chemical Engineer with 20 years’ experience in operational, design, project management and research and development roles in the Chemicals Industry.
Paul has experience of team leadership and management, as well as successfully delivering product and process development projects. He has worked as a Chemical Engineer with Huntsman Pigments, Thomas Swan & Co Ltd and has also worked with the Royal Naval as a Reservist Officer. Paul holds a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge.
Paul has been involved in the process technology and product development in a range of Nanomaterials since 2013. He joined First Graphene Ltd. in 2018 and is based in Manchester, UK.
Mr Aditya Asthana
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER & COMPANY SECRETARY
Aditya has over 14 years’ experience in finance and business management, with significant international experience.
He comes to First Graphene from Orica Ltd where he served as Regional Head of Finance APAC, in WA.
While with Orica he also held roles as Interim Vice President Finance Australia Asia, in Victoria, CFO / Finance Director – Indonesia and Finance Manager SEA, Singapore.