Directors

Mr Mike Hill – Executive Chairman
Mike has more than 20 years’ experience working on corporate and private equity transactions in Australia and the UK. He is a former partner of Ernst & Young in their M&A team and a former partner of Ironbridge, a leading Sydney based private equity firm with $1.5bn of funds under management. Mike worked as a senior member of the investment team at Ironbridge for more than 10 years covering deal assessment, investment management and exit planning across a number of portfolio companies.

Mike has experience across numerous industries where he has served on company boards involved in the technology, retail, healthcare, media, waste services, tourism, hospitality and manufacturing sectors. His involvement with companies in these industries has been to work closely with founders and executive management teams to execute strategic growth objectives.
Mike is currently the Executive Chairman of rhipe Limited (ASX:RHP), Chairman of HJB Corporation Limited (ASX:HJB), Chairman of LiveTiles Limited (ASX:LVT), Chairman of AHAlife Holdings Limited (ASX:AHL) and a non-executive director of JustKapital Litigation Partners Limited (ASX:JKL) and Prime Media Group Limited (ASX:PRT). He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. In 2015, Mike founded Bombora Group with Michael Everett and Brett Chenoweth.
 

Mr Brett Chenoweth – Executive Director
Brett has 25 years of professional experience in the media, technology, telecommunications and digital sectors. He was most recently the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of APN News and Media Limited, prior to which he held senior executive roles at the Silverfern Group (Head of Asia and Managing Director), Telecom New Zealand (including Head of Group Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions; Head of Australian Consumer Group; Director on a number of TCNZ group company Boards), the Publishing and Broadcasting Limited group (ecorp Ltd and ninemsn Pty Ltd: Head of Business Development) and Village Roadshow Pictures Pty Ltd (General Manager and Vice President).

Brett has been a director of a number of private and public companies over the past 15 years in the media, telecommunications, technology and entertainment sectors, in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the United States. He is currently Chairman of Yellow Pages Group (NZ), and Chairman of the Advisory Board of H.R.L Morrison & Co. Limited. He is a non-executive director of eftpos Payments Australia Limited and Surfing Australia Limited, Managing Director of HJB Corporation Limited (ASX:HJB) and a Founder and Principal of Bombora Group.

Mr Jonathan Pager – Finance Director

Jonathan has over 20 years’ experience as an adviser across a wide range of industries in Australia and overseas and is currently Managing Director of Pager Partners Business Consultants and Pager Partners Corporate Advisory. He has a Masters of Economics and qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte, where he commenced his career. Jonathan has recapitalised several ASX-listed companies across both the resources and industrial sectors.

He is currently a director of UCW Limited (ASX:UCW) and Montech Holdings Limited (ASX:MOQ) and was a former director of rhipe Limited (ASX:RHP), AHAlife Holdings Limited (ASX:AHL), Metalicity Limited (ASX:MCT) and Prospect Resources Limited (ASX:PSC).

Set out below is a summary of the background of the members of the Noble Advisory Committee:

 

Advisory Committee


Mr Michael Pollak

Michael holds a bachelor of Commerce, is a chartered accountant and has an MBA in strategy from the Australian Graduate School of Management. Michael commenced his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers over 15 years ago. Michael has gained valuable experience in both Sydney and London in general management, audit, insolvency, corporate advisory and strategy across a wide range of industries, including financial services, professional services, retail, mining and manufacturing. Michael is currently a director of ASX-listed Montech Holdings Limited (ASX:MOQ), HJB Corporation Limited (ASX:HJB) and UCW Limited (ASX:UCW), and was previously a director of rhipe Limited (ASX:RHP), Disruptive Investment Group Limited (ASX:DVI), Prospect Resources Limited (ASX:PSC) and Metalicity Limited (ASX:MCT), being companies he previously recapitalised. In addition to these, Michael has been involved in the restructuring, recapitalisation and relisting of a number of other ASX listed entities.
 
Mr Quentin Olde
Quentin is a highly regarded restructuring and insolvency practitioner who provides strategic advice to clients on numerous complex informal and formal restructuring, insolvencies and workouts. Quentin has broad industry expertise and is the Retail and Consumer Products Industry Leader Australia and also regarded as a leader in the property, hospitality, mining and mining services and technology sectors.  Quentin is a Senior Managing Director in the Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice of FTI Consulting and is based in Sydney and leads the Australian aspect of the firm's global initiatives around Private Equity Capital.