BSc (Honours), GSA, MAusIMM
Mr Adrian Griffin, an Australian-trained mining professional, has had exposure to metal mining and processing worldwide during a career spanning more than three decades. A pioneer of the lateritic nickel processing industry, he has helped develop extraction technologies for a range of minerals over the years. Today, Adrian specialises in mine management and production. He is a former Chief Executive Officer of Dwyka Diamonds Limited, an AIM- and ASX-listed diamond producer, was a founding director and executive of Washington Resources Limited and also a founding director of Empire Resources Limited, Ferrum Crescent Limited and Reedy Lagoon Corporation Limited. Moreover, Mr Griffin was a founding director of ASX-listed Northern Minerals, of which company he is currently a non-executive director. He is also managing director of ASX-listed Lithium Australia NL.
Mr Adrian Griffin was appointed non-executive chairman of Parkway on 12 November 2010 and is also a member of the Audit & Risk Committee, Remuneration Committee (Chairman) and the Nomination Committee.
BSc, MABus, DipFin(Inv.), MAICD
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.
BSc (Mech Eng), MSc (Tech & Dev), FAIE, FAICD
Mr. Beresford has over 30 years’ experience in the international energy natural gas and renewable energy industries. Mr. Beresford served as a director of Eden Energy Limited. Mr. Beresford held the position of Executive Chairman of Green Rock Energy Limited (ASX: BKT), a Perth based energy explorer and developer from 2012 to 2015. Prior to his appointment as Executive Chairman he was the Managing Director and a non-executive director from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Beresford was Head of Gas Strategy and Development of CLP Power Hong Kong Limited from 2005 to 2007. Mr. Beresford spent five years with Woodside Petroleum Limited and 12 years with British Gas Plc.
Mr Richard Beresford was appointed non-executive director of Parkway on 12 March 2020.
Mr Patrick Power was a founding director of Western Potash and was instrumental in securing substantial investment for the company and advancing the innovative Milestone potash project in Saskatchewan, Canada. Mr Power brings over 25 years' experience in mining finance, management and venture capital. Mr Power is currently President and CEO of Arctic Star Exploration, a diamond exploration company. He has served as a director of other mineral exploration companies including Amarillo Gold Corp., First Narrows Resources Corp., and Goldtex Resources Ltd.
Mr Patrick Power was appointed non-executive director of Parkway on 17 September 2019.
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.
Mr Alexander Cook . . . details TBA.
Mr Alexander Cook was appointed legal counsel of Parkway on 6 July 2021.
Robert Van der Laan
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr Robert Van der Laan is a qualified accountant with more than 25 years’ experience in the management of financial and risk management systems of public and private companies, in the resources and engineering sectors.
Mr Robert Van der Laan was appointed chief financial officer of Parkway on 13 May 2011.