Board of Directors and Management Bentley Capital Limited | Farooq Khan, Chairman

Farooq Khan LLB, BJuris (UWA)


Farooq Khan was appointed a director of Bentley Capital Limited on 2 December 2003, and then appointed Chairman on 10 February 2004.

Mr Khan is a qualified lawyer, having previously practised principally in the field of corporate law. Mr Khan has extensive experience in the securities industry, capital markets and the executive management of ASX listed companies. In particular, Mr Khan has guided the establishment and growth of a number of public listed companies in the investment, mining and financial services sectors. He has considerable experience in the fields of capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions and investments.

Farooq Khan is Chairman and Managing Director of Queste Communications Ltd (QUE). Farooq Khan is also Chairman of Orion Equities Limited (OEQ)

Farooq Khan was appointed as a Director on the board of Strike Resources Limited in October 2015

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William Johnson MA (Oxon), MBA

Non-Executive Director

Mr Johnson was appointed a Director on 13 March 2009.

Mr Johnson commenced his career in resource exploration and has held senior management and executive roles in a number of public companies in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Throughout his career, Mr Johnson has been actively involved in the strategic analysis of a diverse range of business and investment opportunities and the execution of many corporate transactions. Mr Johnson brings a considerable depth of experience in business strategy and investment analysis and execution.

Mr Johnson is Managing Director of Strike Resources Limited (SRK).


Simon Cato B.A. (USYD)

Non-Executive Director

Mr Cato was appointed a Director on 7 January 2015.

Mr Cato has had over 30 years capital markets experience in broking, regulatory roles and as director of listed companies. He initially was employed by the ASX in Sydney and then in Perth.

From 1991 until 2006 he was an executive director and/or responsible executive of three stockbroking firms and in those roles he has been involved in many aspects of broking, including management issues such as credit control and reporting to regulatory bodies in the securities industry. As a broker he was also involved in the underwriting of a number of IPO’s and has been through the process of IPO listing in the dual role of broker and director. Currently he holds a number of non-executive roles with other listed companies in Australia.

Mr Cato is also Chairman of the Bentley Capital Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mr Cato is also Chairman of ‎Advanced Share Registry Limited and a Director of Greenland Minerals and Energy Limited


Victor Ho BCom, LLB (UWA), CTA

Company Secretary

Mr Ho has been in Executive roles with a number of ASX listed companies across the investments, resources and technology sectors over the past 15+ years. Mr Ho is a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and previously had 9 years’ experience in the taxation profession with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) and in a specialist tax law firm. Mr Ho has been actively involved in the structuring and execution of a number of corporate, M&A and international joint venture (in South America, Indonesia and the Middle East) transactions, capital raisings and capital management initiatives and has extensive experience in public company administration, corporations’ law and stock exchange compliance and investor/shareholder relations.

Victor Ho's other Directorships:

Mr Ho is an Executive Director and Company Secretary with Orion Equities Limited

Mr Ho is an Executive Director and Company Secretary with Queste Communications Limited

Mr Ho was appointed to the board of Strike Resources Limited as a Non Executive Director in January 2014
and as Company Secretary in October 2015.