Alex Waislitz

BEc, LLB
Non-executive Chairman

Alex Waislitz was appointed Chairman Thorney Technologies Ltd on 9 December 2016.

Mr Waislitz is Chairman of Thorney Opportunities Ltd [ASX:TOP] and is the founder and Chairman of Thorney Investment Group (TIG), one of Australia’s most successful private investment groups. He has extensive business and capital markets experience and has been on several public company boards.

He was Vice President of the Collingwood Football Club Limited where he served as director between 1998-2021.

He also served on the boards of Zoos Victoria Foundation Board and the Victorian State Government Zoological Parks and Gardens between 2010 and 2012. He joined the International Advisory Board of Maccabi World Union in 2012 and is a former member of the International Advisory Board for the MBA program at Ben Gurion University School of Management.

Mr Waislitz has established the Waislitz Foundation and the Waislitz Family Foundation. These registered charities focus on community projects, education, health, indigenous programs and the arts.

Mr Waislitz is a graduate of Monash University in Law and Commerce and a Graduate of the Harvard Business School OPM Program.

Alex Waislitz was appointed Chairman Thorney Technologies Ltd on 9 December 2016.

Mr Waislitz is Chairman of Thorney Opportunities Ltd [ASX:TOP] and is the founder and Chairman of Thorney Investment Group (TIG), one of Australia’s most successful private investment groups. He has extensive business and capital markets experience and has been on several public company boards.

He was Vice President of the Collingwood Football Club Limited where he served as director between 1998-2021.

He also served on the boards of Zoos Victoria Foundation Board and the Victorian State Government Zoological Parks and Gardens between 2010 and 2012. He joined the International Advisory Board of Maccabi World Union in 2012 and is a former member of the International Advisory Board for the MBA program at Ben Gurion University School of Management.

Mr Waislitz has established the Waislitz Foundation and the Waislitz Family Foundation. These registered charities focus on community projects, education, health, indigenous programs and the arts.

Mr Waislitz is a graduate of Monash University in Law and Commerce and a Graduate of the Harvard Business School OPM Program.

Jeremy Leibler

BComm, LLB(Hons)
Non-executive Director

Jeremy Leibler was appointed a Director of Thorney Technologies Ltd on 9 December 2016.

Mr Leibler is a partner at Arnold Bloch Leibler specialising in commercial and corporate law with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raisings and shareholder activism and board disputes.

Mr Leibler was recently re-appointed as a member of the Australian Takeovers Panel for his third term.  He is also a member of the Corporations Committee of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and a Governor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Jeremy Leibler was appointed a Director of Thorney Technologies Ltd on 9 December 2016.

Mr Leibler is a partner at Arnold Bloch Leibler specialising in commercial and corporate law with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raisings and shareholder activism and board disputes.

Mr Leibler was recently re-appointed as a member of the Australian Takeovers Panel for his third term.  He is also a member of the Corporations Committee of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and a Governor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Alan Fisher

BCom, FCA, MAICD
Non-executive Director

Alan Fisher was appointed a Director on 29 August 2014 and served as Chairman until 9 December 2016.

He was appointed Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee on 9 December 2016.

Mr Fisher is an experienced corporate advisor and public company director.  He as a proven track record of implementing strategies that enhance shareholder value.  His main areas of expertise include mergers, acquisitions, public and private equity raisings, business restructurings and strategic advice. 

Mr Fisher is currently a non-executive director and chair of Centrepoint Alliance Limited and IDT Australia Limited and is a non-executive director and chair of the audit and risk committee of Bionomics Limited and non-executive director of Simavita Limited. 

Mr Fisher holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Alan Fisher was appointed a Director on 29 August 2014 and served as Chairman until 9 December 2016.

He was appointed Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee on 9 December 2016.

Mr Fisher is an experienced corporate advisor and public company director.  He as a proven track record of
implementing strategies that enhance shareholder value.  His main areas of expertise include mergers, acquisitions, public and private equity raisings, business restructurings and strategic advice. 

Mr Fisher is currently a non-executive director and chair of Centrepoint Alliance Limited and IDT Australia Limited and is a non-executive director and chair of the audit and risk committee of Bionomics Limited and non-executive director of Simavita Limited. 

Mr Fisher holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Alan Fisher

BCom, FCA, MAICD
Non-executive Director

Alan Fisher was appointed a Director on 29 August 2014 and served as Chairman until 9 December 2016.

He was appointed Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee on 9 December 2016.

Mr Fisher has extensive and proven experience in restoring and enhancing shareholder value. He spent 24 years at world-leading accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand as Lead Advisory Partner where he headed and grew the Melbourne Corporate Finance Division. Following this tenure, he has spent the last 21 years acting independently as a corporate advisor and professional director specialising in M&A, strategic advice, business restructurings and capital raisings.

Mr Fisher is the current chairman of Centrepoint Alliance Limited and IDT Australia Limited and is a director and chair of audit and risk committee of Bionomics Limited and Simavita Limited.

Mr Fisher holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Alan Fisher was appointed a Director on 29 August 2014 and served as Chairman until 9 December 2016.

He was appointed Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee on 9 December 2016.

Mr Fisher has extensive and proven experience in restoring and enhancing shareholder value. He spent 24 years at world-leading accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand as Lead Advisory Partner where he headed and grew the Melbourne Corporate Finance Division. Following this tenure, he has spent the last 21 years acting independently as a corporate advisor and professional director specialising in M&A, strategic advice, business restructurings and capital raisings.

Mr Fisher is the current chairman of Centrepoint Alliance Limited and IDT Australia Limited and is a director and chair of audit and risk committee of Bionomics Limited and Simavita Limited.

Mr Fisher holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Martin Casey

BEc, LLB (Monash)
Non-executive Director

Martin Casey was appointed a Director of the Company on 22 June 2016.

Martin is a corporate adviser and director with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, investments and venture capital having previously been a partner in an international law firm and an investment banker at Credit Suisse.  

Martin is a long-term adviser to Thorney Investment Group, a partner in Venture Capital technology firm Rampersand, a director and adviser to a number of tech and investment companies including Fortlake Asset Management, Anaeco Ltd and ADG Global Ltd.

Martin Casey was appointed a Director of the Company on 22 June 2016.

Martin is a corporate adviser and director with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, investments and venture capital having previously been a partner in an international law firm and an investment banker at Credit Suisse.  

Martin is a long-term adviser to Thorney Investment Group, a partner in Venture Capital technology firm Rampersand, a director and adviser to a number of tech and investment companies including Fortlake Asset Management, Anaeco Ltd and ADG Global Ltd.

Craig Smith

B.Bus (Acct), GIA(Cert)
Secretary

Craig Smith was appointed a Secretary of the Company on 22 June 2016. Mr Smith has been company secretary of the private Thorney Investment Group since 2008 and the ASX Listed Investment Company, Thorney Opportunities Ltd, since 2013.

He was formerly CFO / Company Secretary of Baxter Group Limited and Tolhurst Noall Limited and was a director of TEK during 2016.

Craig Smith was appointed a Secretary of the Company on 22 June 2016. Mr Smith has been company secretary of the private Thorney Investment Group since 2008 and the ASX Listed Investment Company, Thorney Opportunities Ltd, since 2013.

He was formerly CFO / Company Secretary of Baxter Group Limited and Tolhurst Noall Limited and was a director of TEK during 2016.