Liam McGrattan has a background in sales and finance, having successfully launched Custom Finance Ltd, a specialist leasing company. For the past ten years he has specialised in the small cap equities market, being involved in a number of highly successful private and publicly quoted companies on the PLUS-quoted market and the AIM of the London Stock Exchange.
Nial Ring (FCCA) graduated from Dublin City University with an Accounting/Finance Degree and began his career with Allied Irish Bank plc. He is a licentiate of the Institute of Bankers and has a Diploma in Financial Services Law from the National University of Ireland, Dublin. He has served as General Manager of Barrick Capital Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Barrick Gold, based in Dublin's International Financial Services Centre. Nial is a former director of Great Western Mining Corporation plc, listed on AIM. Nial has held senior banking positions with AIB plc and Bankgesellschaft, Berlin in Dublin, London and New York.
Glenn Millar holds both a PhD in Structural Geology and an MBA; his PhD research focused on structures in the Irish Carboniferous terrain. Glenn accumulated eighteen years professional experience as a geological consultant to the mining and hydrocarbon exploration industries worldwide. He has advised both major and junior mining companies in geological projects within Europe, the Middle East, Australia, and North and South America.
Laz Fleming has 40 years experience in various sectors of the Minerals and Mining Industry, including 27 years in Brazil. During the 90's he acted as Country Manager of Canadian Companies (South Western Gold Corp. and Hillsborough Resources Corp.) and an Irish Company (Ovoca Resources plc). His direction and supervision of exploration programmes in Brazil led to the discoveries of additional diamond and gold resources in Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais and Goias States.