At Parkway, we believe technology holds the key to solving the toughest global water related challenges. In order to address some of these challenges, as a public company, we have invested heavily in research & development, resulting in several important breakthroughs, including the development of a world-class wastewater processing technology portfolio.
We periodically provide details about recent developments and our strategic direction and priorities, usually in the form of investor presentations released by Parkway to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), including presentations presented at shareholder meetings including the Annual General Meeting, Investor Days and at Industry Conferences. Presentations can be found in the investor centre section of this site, and can also be accessed directly from the Parkway Corporate Limited (ASX:PWN) company page at the ASX website.
The Parkway group is committed to achieving optimal environmental, social & governance (ESG) outcomes, including achieving and maintaining high levels of corporate governance compliance. As part of our ongoing commitment to industry best practices and continuous improvement, Parkway group has recently achieved certification for:
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The Parkway group consists of the group parent company, Parkway Corporate Limited which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and three primary subsidiaries, Parkway Process Solutions, Parkway Process Technologies and Parkway Ventures. These subsidiaries are primarily responsible for managing the operations, technology interests and strategic investments of the group, respectively.
BOARD & MANAGEMENT
Parkway is led by an accomplished team of cleantech professionals at both the board and management level, with extensive experience in business management, corporate development, mergers & acquisitions, as well as capital markets. In addition, the members of the board of directors have broad experience in all aspects of technology development and commercialisation, a key focus for Parkway, as we progress on our journey to become a leading provider of innovative water treatment products, services, solutions & technology.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Stephen van der Sluys
BBuild, FAusIMM, FAICD
NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN & INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR
Mr van der Sluys is a highly credentialed investment banker and business executive, with extensive international experience in capital markets and strategic transactions, including mergers & acquisitions. Mr van der Sluys has held a number of senior investment banking roles (predominantly in Australia and the United States of America), including with Citibank, JP Morgan Chase & Co, Bank of New Zealand and as CEO of CIBC Wood Gundy Australia. In addition to his investment banking experience, Mr van der Sluys has also held various senior executive roles, at a range of large companies which operate in the mining and resources industry, including as executive director of Queensland Nickel during the period which the company successfully listed as an ASX100 company. More recently, Mr van der Sluys has assisted a number of junior resources companies achieve corporate success. In particular, Mr van der Sluys was executive chairman and subsequently managing director of Jervois Mining Limited (now Jervois Global Limited, ASX: JRV), having played a pivotal role in a successful transformation of the company.
Mr van der Sluys was originally appointed as an independent non-executive director of Parkway on 31 August 2022, and was subsequently appointed as Parkway’s non-executive chairman on 19 September 2022.
BSc, MABus, DipFin(Inv.), MAICD
GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR & CEO
Mr Bahay Ozcakmak is a highly experienced executive having been engaged as a corporate adviser by more than 50 companies operating in a range of sectors, during the last 15 years. Mr Ozcakmak has extensive corporate development expertise, including M&A experience in the technology, energy and mining sectors, where he has led the successful acquisition, development and/or commercialisation of several flagship projects, including major corporate transactions, mostly with publicly listed companies. In addition to extensive corporate experience in business and corporate strategy development in the energy and mining sectors, including in a diverse range of commodities, Mr Ozcakmak has also been focused on creating value through the commercialisation of innovative and sustainable technologies in these sectors.
During two decades of successful technology commercialisation experience, Mr Ozcakmak has also founded several technology companies, including Activated Water Technologies and was the CEO of AWT’s parent company, Consolidated Potash Corporation, up until its acquisition by Parkway. Bahay is considered a technology commercialisation expert, having successfully led the commercialisation of numerous technologies in the agtech, biotechnology, desalination, energy and mining sectors. Since 2015, Mr Ozcakmak has also led a highly successful collaboration with leading researchers at Victoria University. In recognition of the contributions made by Mr Ozcakmak to the Institute of Sustainable Industries & Liveable Cities located at the Werribee campus of Victoria University, in May 2020, the honorary title of Adjunct Associate Professor was conferred upon Mr. Ozcakmak.
Mr Ozcakmak has extensive equity capital market experience, is currently a director of several private and public companies and has previously held directorships and C-suite roles with numerous companies listed in Australia (ASX), Canada (TSX) and the UK (AIM).
Mr Bahay Ozcakmak was appointed managing director of Parkway on 28 November 2019, prior to which he was executive director from 19 September – 28 November 2019.
BA & LLB (Hons) MAICD
Ms Creswell is a highly experienced lawyer, with 25+ years of professional experience, including ~10 years at Allens (one of Australia’s most prestigious top-tier law firms) and most recently ~7 years as the leading in-house legal counsel for all planning and environmental legal matters at Cleanaway Waste Management Limited (ASX:CWY), Australia’s largest waste management company. Ms Creswell is currently the Head of Environment and Regulatory Compliance at Cleanaway, a national role she has held since December 2021. Ms Creswell also brings ~4 years of experience at the Northern Land Council in the Northern Territory, as well as experience as a secondee General Counsel at Melbourne Water, to her role with the Company. While her professional career has spanned diverse areas of law, her key focus over the last 15 years has been infrastructure projects, planning and environmental law, including in the waste and water sectors.
Ms Creswell was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of Parkway on 26 October 2021.
BCom, MAPF, CPA
Ms Saridas is a results-driven finance executive with over 30 years of international experience across a broad range of industries including in oil and gas, mining, retail, infrastructure, property, and financial services. Ms Saridas is a proven leader with an established reputation in the financial markets, with a solid track record in the investment community and brings commercial acumen and strength in strategic thinking and delivering solutions for complex financial situations.
Ms Saridas has until recently held CFO and executive roles with Coronado Global Resources, Santos Ltd, AWE Limited and Woolworths amongst other ASX listed companies. Ms Saridas’s core strengths include working with companies to develop disciplined capital allocation strategies, drive growth through strategic positioning and execution of business plans to deliver sustainable profits. Ms Saridas has led the development of corporate strategy, M&A and IPO transactions, corporate defence and multi-billion dollar capital raisings in support of these achievements.
Ms Saridas was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of Parkway on 12 October 2022.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr Mike Hodgkinson is a highly accomplished cleantech executive with a wealth of experience in sustainability and innovation. Throughout his career, he has consistently demonstrated his ability to create shareholder value through raising capital, forging strategic partnerships, managing high-growth companies, and successfully commercialising various technologies and engineered products. For example, at Citigroup in London, UK, Mike founded and led the finance and legal divisions of Orbian, creating a successful joint venture with SAP for a global trade finance platform that has now settled over $240 billion.
Throughout his career, Mike has also played pivotal roles in securing major contracts and partnerships and managing commercial activities. Mike has worked for multinationals including Comalco, Alcatel, and Citigroup, as well as several dynamic VC-backed companies including RayGen and Relectrify.
Mike is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA Australia), has an Executive MBA from Columbia and London Business Schools, and degrees in Economics and Law (with honours) from Monash University.
Mike was appointed as Chief Commercial Officer of Parkway on 29 May 2023 and Chief Financial Officer of Parkway on 27 October 2023.
Ms Amanda Wilton-Heald is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of accounting, auditing (of both listed and non-listed companies) and company secretarial experience within Australia and the UK. Ms Wilton-Heald has been involved in the listing of junior explorer companies on the ASX and has experience in corporate advisory and company secretarial services.
Ms Amanda Wilton-Heald was appointed company secretary of Parkway on 7 March 2018.
Details in this corporate directory relate specifically to the group parent company, Parkway Corporate Limited. Additional corporate details regarding group entities, directors and governance, is outlined in the Group Structure, Board & Management and Corporate Governance sections, respectively.
Registered Company Name
Parkway Corporate Limited
62 147 346 334
Warehouse 5, 45 Bunnett Street
Sunshine North, VIC, 3020
P: +61(0) 8 9479 5386
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Level 20, 240 St Georges Tce
Perth, WA, 6000
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Advanced Share Registry
110 Stirling Highway
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P: +61(0) 8 9389 8033
PO Box 1156
Nedlands, WA, 6909
Level 3 / 88 William Street
Perth, WA, 6000
P: +61(0) 8 9463 2463
Parkway is committed to achieving and maintaining high levels of corporate governance compliance. Details about Parkway’s corporate governance statement, charter and various policies, are outlined in the respective documents, below.
Corporate Governance Plan
Corporate Governance Statement – FY23