Board of Directors
Jude Upton
Managing Director and CEO
Appointed 16 April 2021

Mr Upton has a broad range of business managerial and technical engineering experience gained over a 20-year period working in the international automotive industry where he has amassed a network of international industry contacts.

Prior to this, Mr Upton gained a further 20 years’ experience in engineering management in the heavy mobile equipment sector and in both industrial and automotive high- performance engine engineering. ASX listed company directorships in the past 3 years: None

Li Chen
Independent Non-executive Director
Appointed 16 April 2021

Mr Chen has over 6 years’ experience from an engineer to a managing director in mechatronics research and development, business development, project management, scheduling, budget control and resource planning.

With a degree in Mechanical Engineering from University College London, Mr Chen is also qualified as a Senior New-energy Engineer (Ministry of Industry and information Technology, China). Mr Chen is fluent in Chinese and English. ASX listed company directorships in the past 3 years: None

Steven Apedaile
Non-Executive Chairman
Appointed 16 April 2021

Mr Apedaile has worked in the accounting profession for over 30 years, 25 years of which were spent in Hong Kong with the first 7 years with KPMG HK and then 18 years with Horwath HK. In his position as Senior Audit Partner, Mr Apedaile’s experience included management advice, risk analysis, strategic planning, public listings, forensic accounting, M&A and general business advice.

Mr Apedaile served on the Member Review Committee of Horwath International for 3 years performing quality control and risk assessments on a number of Asian based member firms. Mr Apedaile also served for two terms (2 years) on the Hong Kong Society of Accountants Audit Standards Review Committee. ASX listed company directorships in the past 3 years: · Nanoveu Limited – ASX: NVU

Michael van Uffelen
CFO and Company Secretary
Appointed 19 April 2021

Mr van Uffelen is an experienced director, CFO and company secretary actively engaged in managing companies. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia and is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ experience gained with major accounting firms, investment banks and public companies.