MANAGEMENT

Mr. Drew Madacsi

Non Executive Chairman

Mr. Madacsi has over two decades of senior experience assisting private and international companies, providing key oversight, specialty skill sets in corporate restructuring, broad-based business strategy and established relationships within key markets; primarily Asia, North America and Africa. During this time, he has forged a proven track record of leading multidimensional corporate structures, with diversified investments, having built a reputation for developing business strategies, incubating new business models, and revenue-generating mechanisms.

Mr. Madacsi’s personal career has spanned retail, services and operations, with international organisations such as Toyota and Oakley, through to High Net Worth private companies, allowing him to gain an unusually broad base of experience with which to realign corporate business structures. Mr. Madacsi currently holds a number of leadership positions, including Senior Partner of Lighthouse Strategic Group Limited – a Development, Merger, Acquisition and Venture Capital (DMAV) firm, and as a Director of Allington Advisory Pte Ltd (Allington), a Singapore based corporate advisory firm.

Outside of his corporate career, Mr. Madacsi provides strategic assistance to internationally focussed brand development companies and existing retail operations, on global execution strategies, growth trends and partnership synergies. Additionally, he has created several successful brands, from concept through to profitable trading models, providing free carry equity opportunities for younger startup operators within this sector.

Paul Crosio

Executive Director

Mr. Crosio is the Managing Partner and founder of Emerald Resources, concentrating on projects in the infrastructure, energy, resources and ICT sectors. Previously, Mr. Crosio has been on the board and a senior manager of a major international NASDAQ listed telecommunications company, as well as Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) listed entities. His work experience has included leadership roles in corporate restructuring, corporate M&A, and operations management. Mr. Crosio has carried out significant M&A assignments with organisations such as Abbott Laboratories, Colgate-Palmolive, Citibank, MCI-WorldCom, Global Crossing, Pacific Internet and Telstra International as well as extensive operations experience in the consumer, energy and finance sectors.

In the 1990s, Mr. Crosio worked as a consultant with several UN agencies in infrastructure development in China and Vietnam, and has been based in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Thailand over the past 28 years.

Mr. Crosio holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration. He obtained his undergraduate degrees in Law, as well as Economics (Hons) from Sydney University in Australia, has completed advanced post-graduate qualifications in Economics and Finance, and has been admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in Australia. Mr. Crosio also holds the pre-requisite qualifications in Sharia Financing.

Mr. Christopher Peck

Non Executive Director

Mr. Peck has been a senior banking professional for nearly 20 years, and previously held the most senior risk management positions for two and nine years respectively at two large United States Securities Exchange Commission and Japanese Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission and FSA regulated institutions, namely Lehman Brothers and Deutsche Bank.

Mr. Peck also possesses a Certificate in Anti Money Laundering from the International Compliance Association. For 14 years, he was licenced Level 1 and 2 by the Japan Securities Dealers Association, and has served as the Internal Control Manager at Deutsche Securities Incorporated in Tokyo, Japan since 2010, responsible for the firm’s trading and interface with the SESC and JSDA for all routine inspections, as well as ad hoc inquiries. In his lengthy career, he has advised stakeholders in various regulated bodies on compliance and reputational risk matters. Currently, he is a substantial shareholder and a director of a registered fund management company in Singapore, which is regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. The firm has large and diversified investments globally, including a comprehensive portfolio in energy and debt financing in Japan.

Outside of his corporate career, Mr. Peck founded and is the Representative Director of Annupuri Village K.K. in Niseko, which holds a Japanese Real Estate Licence, and is extremely active within the Hokkaido and Japanese real estate markets, with over 14 years experience. Mr. Peck has developed strong operating relationships with both regional and national regulatory authorities within Japan, holding steadfast in a vision of adding growth, within a Japanese context. By combining a strong knowledge of the Japanese debt and mezzanine finance markets, established relationships with regulatory authorities and operating property experience, Mr. Peck has an ability to secure assets within Japan, not normally available to the retail market.