Ian Kiers

Independent Chairman

Mr Ian Kiers is an experienced private equity and mergers and acquisitions specialist. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of a Private Family Office (GBM Group) for 19 years, having previously held positions as Head of Mergers and Acquisitions and Head of Group Strategy. Ian currently serves as Non-Executive Director of Axel REE Limited, an unlisted public company focussed on rare earths in Brazil. He was also previously employed at National Australia Bank Limited (ASX: NAB) in its structured finance and project finance division in Melbourne. While at NAB, he worked on numerous project financings in the resources sector.

Ian holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria as a Barrister and Solicitor in 1989.