Board Of Directors
Mr Mark Basso-Brusa (B.E. (Hons))
Managing Director and Chairman
Mr Basso-Brusa has a Bachelor of Engineering degree completed in 1983 from the University of Western Australia. After graduating he was involved in the design and construction phases of projects such as the Perth International Airport, LNG Storage Tanks on the Burrup, Iron Ore Ship Unloader Romania (commissioning), HV Substations Cape Lambert and Pannawonica, and CHLOR Alkaline Plant CSBP. In 1992 he formed a construction company with his two brothers which continues to prosper.
Mr Basso-Brusa has developed extensive business management skills over the last 15 years. Mr Basso-Brusa’s engineering background provides him with the ability to liaise with consultants, thereby ensuring that projects proceed in a logical, cost effective and timely manner.
Mr Ranko Matic (B.BUS, CA)
Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary
Mr Matic is a Chartered Accountant with over 18 years experience in the areas of financial and executive management, accounting, audit, business and corporate advisory. Mr Matic has considerable experience in a range of industries with particular exposure to publically listed companies and large private enterprises.
Mr Matic is a director of a chartered accounting firm and a corporate advisory company based in West Perth, and has specialist expertise and exposure in areas of audit, corporate
services, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, and valuations. Through these positions Mr Matic has been involved in an advisory capacity to over 35 initial public offerings on the
ASX in the last 5 years.
Mr Matic has also acted as chief financial officer and company secretary for companies in the private sector and currently holds company secretarial roles with publically listed companies,
including Golden State Resources Ltd and Accent Resources NL.
Mr Rex Littlewood (B.Sc, MAICS)
Mr Littlewood, under his company, Australian Carbon Assets, consults in most aspects of coal mine evaluation, coal technology and marketing and was formerly vice president of Noble Energy, a subsidiary of Noble Group. He was responsible for their Asian coal and coke platform, and for developing the Australian operations.
Mr Littlewood has more than 30 years experience in the international coal market, where he was involved in the development of mines as well as mining and export infrastructure. At Noble he designed and implemented a fully integrated, computerised coal management system from mine to customer, capturing all data in a “paperless” process.
Mr Chris Thoroughgood (B.Sc)
Alternate Non-Executive Director
Mr Thoroughgood joined the Noble Group in 2000 and is currently Executive Director – Hard Commodities for Australia and New Zealand. Mr Thoroughgood has over 20 years experience across commodities marketing, business development, project management and technical marketing.
Mr Thoroughgood graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Science and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.