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Australian company focused on the exploration and development of clean energy and energy materials projects

Directors & Management

Charles Whitfield

Mr Whitfield is the Principal Investment Officer at Drumrock Capital, an investment firm providing capital and advisory services to start-up and early round companies. He has undertaken board and supporting roles in several companies in the specialty resource and new energy space. He was formerly a Managing Director with Citigroup where he held the position of head of the corporate equity solutions group (Asia Pacific). Prior to this, he worked for Deutsche Bank where he was head of the strategic equity transactions group (Asia Pacific). Mr. Whitfield received his Masters in Business Administration (majoring in Finance and Strategy) from Columbia Business School (New York) in 1998 and his Bachelor of Economics from The University of Exeter (U.K).

Garry Plowright
Non-Executive Director

Mr Plowright has extensive experience in the resource sector, having a background in mining law and administration, as well as regulatory process and mine development. Mr Plowright has held board and senior management positions in both Australia and South Korea.

Justyn Stedwell
Non-Executive Director

Mr Stedwell is an experienced Company Secretary consultant and Director with close to 15 years’ experience with ASX listed companies in various industries including IT, telecommunications, mining and exploration, bio-technology and agriculture. Since January 2007, he has acted as Company Secretary for many ASX listed companies and has been involved in several successful IPO’s and back door listings. He is currently a Director of Lifespot Health Limited (ASX: LSH) and Fertoz Ltd (ASX: FTZ) and was previously a director of ECS Botanics Limited (ASX: ECS) and Tymlez Group Limited (ASX: TYM).

Mr Stedwell has a Bachelor of Commerce (Management & Economics) from Monash University, a Graduate Diploma of Accounting from Deakin University, Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance at the Governance Institute of Australia and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance at Kaplan Professional.


Lianne Grove
Chief Operating Officer

Ms Grove is an experienced executive with a wealth of commercial and finance experience and a strong track record in the development and implementation of business strategy, joint venture management and project planning and execution.

She has held senior positions in a number of Australian and international companies predominantly in mining and oil and gas, including AWE and Rio Tinto.

Ms Grove holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University, is a Certified Practicing Accountant and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Company Secretary

Rowan Caren

Mr Caren is a Chartered Accountant and graduated with a B.Com from the University of Western Australia. Mr Caren has over 20 years of experience in the minerals exploration industry and has provided financial and corporate services to several listed and unlisted companies involved in the resources sector.

He joined Hexagon as Company Secretary in September 2017.