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Darren Cooper– Non-Executive Chairman

Darren Cooper spent in excess of 20 years with various companies in management and senior executive roles, and has a Bachelor of Business from Curtin University, a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Darren now holds a number of Board and Strategic Advisory roles across a range of industries including property, construction, labour hire, professional services and telecommunications. He is also an investor in and director of a range of technology & media-based startup businesses.

In addition, Darren undertakes a number of volunteer roles, including with Foundation Housing (Community Housing), Bethanie (Aged Care) and Nature Play WA Inc (Childhood Wellbeing).

Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University

Gerard Dyson – Managing Director
Gerard Dyson is a seasoned Managing Director and prior to joining Spectur held the role of Executive Vice President and Regional Managing Director, Americas for Advisian, a global consulting and advisory firm of WorleyParsons Limited (ASX:WOR), from 2015 to 2018.
Mr Dyson has held a number of global, regional and local roles with WorleyParsons in Australia, USA, Canada, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, including as Group Managing Director, Infrastructure in 2014 to 2015 and Director of Consulting, Australia & New Zealand from 2011 to 2014.
Mr Dyson has also led sales teams, developed and implemented strategy and has strong experience in infrastructure, environment, mining, power and chemicals sectors.
Mr Dyson holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Engineering & Commerce, a PhD in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Western Australia, an Advanced Diploma in Business Management from Federation University in Victoria and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Stephen Bodeker – Non-Executive Director

Stephen Bodeker is an accomplished senior finance executive with over 20 years’ experience in the corporate sector, working within several industries including professional services, logistics, manufacturing, health services and media.  He has held senior finance roles in organisations including KPMG, Nestor Healthcare, Britvic PLC, Carbon Conscious Limited (now Alterra Limited) and others.  He is currently the Group Financial Manager for Silver Chain Group.

Stephen’s experience spans external and internal audit, financial control, staff management, taxation, financial modelling, cost control, risk management, company secretarial and corporate governance.

Stephen is an associate member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, a practising CPA, a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Bachelor of Accounting Science from the University of South Africa, Associate General Accountant (South Africa), Certified Practising Accountant, Chartered Management Accountant.

Bilyana Smith – Non-Executive Director

Bilyana Smith brings to the Spectur board extensive international experience as a company director, CEO

and strategic advisor in the technology, property development and media industries.

Bilyana is currently a director of Fishburners Ltd, Australia’s leading technology startup hub. She runs her own advisory practice specialising in business strategy, with clients in technology, media, property/development and healthcare sectors.

Previously the CEO of Emerystudio, Executive Director with Clemenger Group Ltd, and Director of Marketing and Communications at Barangaroo Delivery Authority,

Bilyana holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Sydney, a Bachelor of Architecture and is a Graduate member of the AICD Company Directors (GAICD).

Suzie Foreman - Company Secretary

Suzie Foreman is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience within the UK and Australia, including 11 years combined experience with a Big 4, and a boutique advisory firm, specialising in the areas of audit and corporate services. Suzie has extensive experience as a Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary for ASX listed and start-up companies.  Suzie is skilled in cash flow, enterprise risk management, financial reporting, audit, and company secretarial work.

Suzie is currently the Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer for Jameson Resources Ltd (ASX:JAL) and has previously held several Company Secretary and/or Chief Financial Officer positions for ASX listed entities.

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Sheffield (CA)

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