Board of Directors and Management Bentley Capital Limited
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.
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William Johnson MA (Oxon), MBA
Mr Johnson was appointed a Director on 13 March 2009.
Mr. Johnson holds a Masters degree in engineering science from Oxford University, England and an MBA from Victoria University, New Zealand. His 30 year business career spans multiple industries and countries, with executive/CEO experience in oil and gas exploration (North Africa and Australia), mineral exploration and investment (Australia, Peru, Chile, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Indonesia), telecommunications infrastructure investment (New Zealand, India, Thailand and Malaysia) and information technology and Internet ventures (New Zealand, Philippines and Australia). Mr Johnson is a highly experienced public company director and has considerable depth of experience in business strategy, investment analysis, finance and execution.
Simon Cato B.A. (USYD)
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 a director of listed companies. He was initially 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.
Victor Ho BCom LLB (UWA), CTA
Mr Ho has been in Executive roles with a number of ASX listed companies across the investments, resources and technology sectors over the past 16+ 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.
Besides his directorships Mr Ho is the Company Secretary of Keybridge Capital Limited.