Brett is an experienced entrepreneur and corporate financier with expertise as an investment banker in capital markets, mergers, acquisitions and private equity, including positions at Credit Suisse, FBR Capital Markets and UBS. More recently, Brett has focused on project development in the resources industry, having founded and funded a number of Australian resource companies including DEI Ltd, Signature Gold Ltd, Chrysos Corporation Limited and Tellus Holdings Ltd. Brett currently heads up the joint venture partner of Agripower Australia Limited, a private equity backed industrial minerals company focused on silicon products. Agripower is one of Australia's largest industrial minerals companies, with an extensive R&D programme and global distribution network, and has a mining, processing and export operation in Queensland proximate to the Signature Gold projects.
Brett holds an undergraduate degree in Economics and Accounting from the University of Cape Town, an MBA from Duke University and is a CFA charterholder. Brett has international finance experience as a senior investment banker with UBS and Credit Suisse in London, New York and Sydney. He was appointed as a Director of the Company on 26 May 2015.