Mark Licciardo has served as our independent and non-executive director since October 2016. Mr. Licciardo B Bus(Acc), GradDip CSP, FGIA, FAICD is the founder and Managing Director of Mertons Corporate Services. A former company secretary of Top 50 ASX listed companies Transurban Group and Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited, his expertise includes working with boards of directors in the areas of corporate governance, administration and company secretarial. Mark is also the former Chairman of the Governance Institute of Australia Victoria division and Melbourne Fringe Festival and a current non-executive director of a number of public and private companies.
Chris Lobb has served as our independent and non-executive director since December 2016. Mr. Lobb is currently Manager, Corporate Governance with corporate governance specialists, Mertons Corporate Services Pty Ltd. Prior to this, Mr. Lobb has been a Chartered Secretary for over 20 years having first held the role with the Gandel Group of Companies, an entity with interests in property (listed and un-listed), investment and funds management. After this initial role he has held positions with Colonial First State, MSF Sugar Limited and GSG Limited in both listed and non-listed environments. In addition to these appointments, Mr. Lobb was a member of the National Board of Chartered Secretaries Australia (now Governance Institute of Australia) including serving as Chairman of the Victorian Division. Mr. Lobb was also a non-executive director of Box Hill Institute of TAFE from 2005 to 2010 and holds a degree in accounting.
Dinesh Ratnam is Chief of Staff to the CEO at Catcha Group, where he provides critical support in evaluating key strategic decisions and driving execution across the Group’s main priorities. Prior to Catcha Group, Dinesh spent over 6 years as an investment banker with J.P. Morgan in its London and San Francisco offices focused on the Technology, Media and Telecommunications space. While at J.P. Morgan, Dinesh helped advise on over $25 billion worth of capital raising and transformative M&A transactions including Nokia’s handset division sale to Microsoft and the buyout of Nokia Siemens Networks, as well as Yahoo’s sale to Verizon. Dinesh graduated from Imperial College with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering.