Board of Directors


Peter Ernest Hatfull


Peter has over 40 years’ experience in a range of Board and senior executive positions with Australian and international companies.  He has an extensive skill-set in the areas of business optimisation, capital raising and Group restructuring. 
Peter is a professional Director and is currently the independent Chairman of several listed and unlisted companies. Peter specializes in corporate governance and strategic planning and has held senior financial and board positions in Australia, Africa and the UK.  Peter graduated as a Chartered Accountant in the United Kingdom where he worked for Coopers and Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers), and subsequently moved to Africa, where he spent 8 years in Malawi prior to moving to Australia.


Dr. James Ellingford DMgt, MBA, Post Grad Corp Man, AICD

Non- Executive Chairman

Dr. Ellingford’s professional life culminated in being President of an international publicly listed multi-billion dollar business with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and New York, USA. He has vast experience in the international arena and has successfully developed close ties with both financial institutions as well as governments throughout the world.

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Deborah Gilmour

External Director

Ms Deborah Gilmour is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ experience, specialising in management (both operational and financial), business advisory, systems applications and change, and reorganisation. Ms Gilmour is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma in Business. Ms Gilmour has experience ranging from public practice to commercial operations, including having held the Honorary Financial Controller position for the Special Olympics South Island. 


Maayan Bar

External Director

Maayan Bar is an experienced executive with a broad systemic vision which is demonstrated by her multidisciplinary management experience, business development, finance and sales. Her background covers everything from corporates to start-ups operating in the environmental, resource efficiency, renewable energy, agriculture and industrial spaces.

Ms Bar holds an Executive Master of Business Administration as well as a Law degree, and is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court and member of the Israel Bar Association. Ms Bar has served for six years as a board member with Gaon Group Ltd. (a public company traded on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange) where she was also a member of the Financial, Remuneration and Audit Committee.