ULTRAMAG GEOPHYSICS TEAM
Philip has over 35 years experience at the forefront of the geophysics industry. He holds a BSc. in Exploration Geophysics and Geology from the University of Sydney and is a part-time lecturer at Macquarie University. Philip founded Ultramag in 1988, now one of the leading geophysics companies in Australia.
Daniel has over 15 years experience in the geophysics industry, geo-tech engineering and services industries. Daniel has held supervisory roles at many of Australias major mining sites for companies including BHP, Rio Tinto, FMG, Xstrada, Peabody andAnglo Coal
Mark de Kock
Mark de Kock has over 20 years’ experience in driving superior commercial outcomes through strategy and technology in companies such as Vocus Communications, Optus, Vodafone, Trident Subsea Cable and HP (Tandem/Compaq).
Mark started his career designing and developing money market and stock exchange trading systems such as the Helsinki Money Market System, full automation of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, and the design of the 3rd generation of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. From there Mark focussed on eCommerce systems, managing the development of the qantas.com.au platform as GM eCommerce IT for Qantas in 2000/1, which delivered $230m of 3 year NPV. After several subsequent roles in IT with BT Financial group, Optus and Vodafone, Mark joined Vocus Communications in its infancy as Head of Strategy. Mark was responsible for setting the strategy, the IPO of Vocus and the required acquisitions to execute against the stated strategy. During Mark’s tenure on the Board of Vocus Communications, the company grew from a $25m market capitalisation company to an ASX500 company. 5 years from listing, Vocus is now an ASX200 company.
Mark holds a B.Sc. (First class honours) in Electronic Engineering from University College London and an execMBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management and is a Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.
Gerard has over 30 years experience in finance, working in New york, London and Sydney. Gerad is the founder and CEO of EMpore Securities Group a boutique corporate advisory firm based in Sydney. Prior to founding Empire Securities Group, Gerard was a Managing Director for Merrill Lynch in New York.