Board

Dr Kevin Moriarty

BSc (Hons), PhD, MAusIMM

Executive Chairman

Kevin has over 40 years of mining and oil exploration and development experience and 29 years of corporate experience in roles including Chairman and Managing Director of listed companies. He founded and led several companies to develop mines in Australia and Africa. He has served as director and chairman of a number of ASX listed companies guiding their restructure and relisting. He has researched deep sea sediments, cave and fossil deposits and published papers on climate change. He is an honorary research fellow of Flinders University and the Australian National University.

Jamie Summons

B Eng, B Eco&Fin, MAppFin 

Managing Director

Jamie has multi-faceted experience gained from senior management positions at TXU, Energy Australia, Barclays Capital and, prior to 1414 Degrees, at Swiss Re, where he was responsible for Swiss Re’s weather and energy business across Asia Pacific. He has an in-depth understanding of the challenges and opportunities for companies in today’s volatile economic climate.

His diverse range of skills in people management, strategy, energy trading, business development, and M&A enhances 1414 Degrees’ technical and commercial future while his experience with renewable energy joint-ventures, connection agreements and network risk modelling benefit the Aurora Solar Energy Project.

Richard Willson

BAc, FCPA, FAICD

Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary

Richard Willson is an experienced, Non-Executive Director, Company Secretary and CFO with more than 20 years’ experience with both publicly listed and private companies. Richard has a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of South Australia, is a Fellow of CPA Australia, and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a Non-Executive Director of Titomic Limited (ASX:TTT), AusTin Mining Limited (ASX:ANW), Thomson Resources Limited (ASX:TMZ), Graphene Technology Solutions Limited, and Variety SA; and Company Secretary of a number of ASX Listed Companies. Richard is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Titomic Limited, AusTin Mining Limited, and Unity Housing Company, and is the Chairman of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee of Titomic Limited.

Dana Larson

B.Sc Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Non-Executive Director

Dana is an energy expert with 16 years of experience primarily focusing on acquisitions, reservoir engineering, financial modelling, and engineering management.

He has a passion for cultivating a culture of success and for leveraging technical knowledge to create and optimise value for companies.

He consults for hedge funds and wealthy individuals on exploration & production, mining, and renewable energy and is currently running an energy acquisition and divestiture consultancy.

Peter Gan

Non-Executive Director

Peter has held Managing Director, CEO, Company Secretary, and other senior management positions in a variety of listed public and private companies. His roles have spanned multiple industries including technology start-ups, financial services and energy markets in Australia, USA, UK, Netherland, Belgium, Ireland, China, Hong Kong and South East Asia.

Peter’s previous experience includes Managing Director of ASX listed Green Pacific Energy Ltd; Envirogen Pty Ltd; and UK based Grantham Asset Management, more recently, Peter was Executive General Manager – Strategy and Investment for the AIMS Group prior to taking up the Company Secretary role at the Sydney Stock Exchange. He is currently CEO of Royal Wins Ltd.