Graham Cubbin joined the Board of White Energy on 17 February 2010. He is the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from Monash University and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Graham Cubbin was a senior executive with Consolidated Press Holdings Limited (“CPH”) from 1990 until September 2005, including Chief Financial Officer for 13 years. Prior to joining CPH, he held senior finance positions in a number of major companies including Capita Financial Group and Ford Motor Company. He has over 20 years experience as a Director and Audit Committee member of public companies in Australia and the United States.
Brian Flannery was appointed to the Board and as Managing Director of White Energy on 17 September 2010. He is a mining engineer with more than 40 years experience in the development, engineering, construction and management of open-cut and underground mining projects in Australia and overseas. Brian Flannery was Managing Director of White Mining Limited prior to its merger with Felix Resources Limited in April 2005. Subsequent to that merger he held the position of Managing Director of Felix Resources ny. He has over 20 years experience as a Director and Audit Committee member of public companies in Australia and the United States.
Travers Duncan was appointed to the Board of White Energy on 25 June 2008 and then as Chairman on 17 September 2010. He is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration Committee. He is a civil engineer with over 40 years experience in the project management of large mining and infrastructure development projects in Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and India. Travers Duncan’s experience includes the successful financing and development of projects such as the Piparwar coal mine in India, the North Goonyella coal project in Queensland and the Ulan coal mine in New South Wales. More recently he was Chairman of the ASX listed coal company Felix Resources Limited prior to its takeover by Yancoal Australia Limited in December 2009.
Vincent O’Rourke joined the Board of White Energy on 29 September 2010. He holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of New England. He is an Honorary Doctor of the Queensland University of Technology and Griffith University. Vincent O’Rourke brings over 40 years of corporate and railway industry experience spanning operations, finance and business management. He was formerly Queensland Commissioner for Railways and the Chief Executive Officer of Queensland Rail.