Paul Dickson – Executive Chairman
Mr Dickson has more than 20 years of experience in business management. His initial start as a management cadet with TNT progressed into broad, multifunctional senior roles across a range of disciplines both in Australia and overseas, including finance, logistics, operations, sales, marketing, and systems general management. Mr Dickson founded Dickson & Dickson Healthcare Limited, a public company competing in the healthcare (medical products) sectors in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
Mr Dickson has a proven track record of developing a start-up business into a thriving, profitable going concern, in a market dominated by strong global competitors. Further, taking that entity to the market and realising its maximum realisable value through a sale. Mr Dickson holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW and a Master of Transport Management at Sydney University.
Bevan Dooley – Chief Technical Director
Mr Dooley brings to FOY Group 15 years of experience in the energy, fuel and chemical processing industries. Mr Dooley has a solid engineering and management background that leads to a deep understanding of processing techniques for energy conversion, as well as the energy and fuels market in Australia and Asia. In 2001 Mr Dooley co-founded Australian Biodiesel Group Ltd, an entity that listed on ASX in 2005. Mr Dooley held various roles with Australian Biodiesel Group Ltd, including technical director, Chief Executive Officer and Director. Since 2009 Mr Dooley has held board positions on proprietary companies commercialising fuel and energy technologies.
Mr Dooley has been integral in the design, construction, commissioning and ongoing management of many energy, fuel and chemical processing facilities in Australia and around the world. Mr Dooley and his team have developed the core technologies within the IGE group, the entity with which FOY Group has signed its term sheet.
Mr Dooley holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons) from the Queensland University of Technology.
Cliff James – Non-Executive Director
Mr James is a geologist and business executive with over 35 years of technical and financial experience in the natural resource sector.
His work has taken him throughout North America, Africa and Asia where he held senior positions in oil, gas and mining companies. Since 1993, Mr James has spearheaded TVI Pacific Inc’s activities in the Philippines.
Mr James holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons), a Master of Science and a Doctorate in Geology.
David McIntosh – Non-Executive Director
David is the Principal of McIntosh & Associates, a boutique accounting firm consisting of three qualified accountants plus support staff. McIntosh & Associates provides accounting, audit, business structure, planning and taxation services and advice to large corporations, resident and non-resident individuals and a diverse array of small to medium companies and other entities.
David is a Chartered Accountant and the holder of a Certificate of Public Practice and the holder the following degrees: Master of Commerce (Accounting), Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical), Graduate Diploma (Chartered Accountant). His qualifications include being a Chartered Accountant, Registered Auditor (Superfunds), Tax Agent, and an ASIC Agent. Prior to moving into finance David gained exposure in the area of chemical engineering through his work with Shell Oil Company and Environment Australia.
Mr Kilroy Genia – Non-Executive Director
Mr Genia has broad experience in both private and government enterprises having spent nine year holding various Ministerial positions within the PNG cabinet, including Minister of Justice, Defence, Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Stuart Clark – Managing Director
In a career spanning more than 30 years, Mr Clark has gained extensive commercial, finance and management experience as well as significant capabilities in human resources, project management and change management, in addition to strong operational and strategic skills. He also has extensive experience selling professional services to SMEs.
Currently, he holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds Graduate status with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Clark earned a traineeship with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Scotland whilst still an undergraduate at University of New South Wales and ultimately graduated and gained his qualification as a Chartered Accountant whilst working with PWC in both Scotland and Australia.
He has held senior roles with publicly listed companies such as Global Television and Hoyts as well as major international conglomerates including Carlson Companies and the Walt Disney Company. Mr Clark also held senior finance roles with the start-up enterprises Nudie Foods and McElroy All Media during their inception phases. He played a key role in establishing these businesses, both of which continue to trade successfully today. He was recently Finance Director and Company Secretary for ComOps Limited and he was most recently Chief Operating Officer for Dickson & Dickson Healthcare Limited.
Joshua Herbertson – Company Secretary
Mr Herbertson has 10 years’ experience in financial management, chiefly in the professional service industry. Working in a range of finance and operations roles for both publicly listed and private companies, he has been involved in ASX listings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and financial due diligence, in addition to responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce, and is a Member of CPA Australia.