Mr Bill Moss

Mr Bill Moss AO is a well-respected and highly regarded Australian businessman and philanthropist.

Bill’s business career has extended over 40 years in the areas of Banking, Real Estate, Funds Management, Energy, Tourism and Leisure, Medical Research and Business Investments.

Bill spent 23 years as a senior executive and Executive Director with Macquarie Group, where he founded Macquarie’s Banking and Real Estate Group which managed or financed over 30 billion dollars of real estate globally. Bill was responsible for building Macquarie businesses in mortgage securitization, property finance, real estate, funds managements, tourism and leisure throughout China, India, USA, Mexico, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, The United Kingdom, Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

At Macquarie, Bill was a director of 8 listed funds management entities and over 50 unlisted trust with assets located around the world. Since leaving Macquarie in 2006 Bill has been a director of three listed companies in the areas of Funds Management, Mining and Energy. Bill is Chairman and Founder of the Boston Group of companies which are involved in energy, real state and tourism.

Bill is Chairman and Founder of The FSHD Global Research Foundation and has had a long history in Indigenous affairs having advised and invested in Indigenous projects.

Prof. M. Stanley Whittingham

Professor Whittingham has over four decades of experience in the Lithium-ion battery industry and is best known for being the inventor of the Lithium-ion battery technology which earned him a nomination for the Nobel Science Prize.

During his illustrious career Professor Whittingham has headed large projects for the US Department of Energy, Exxon and Schlumberger. He has 16 US patents and has been involved in writing over 300 pieces of scientific and engineering literature.

Currently, Professor Whittingham is a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and a Director of both the Materials Research and Materials Science and Engineering program at Binghamton University which is part of the State University of New York. Professor Whittingham is also Director of the Northeast Center for Chemical Energy Storage (NECCES), which is an effort being led by Binghamton University, and includes as partners Rutgers University, Argonne National Laboratory, Cambridge University, MIT, University of Michigan, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of California at Berkeley, San Diego and Santa Barbara.

Dr Frank Houllis

Dr Frank Houllis is an expert in metallurgical processing which has earn him much praise and success through his career.

With over 25 years of experience in the development and engineering of metallurgical processes in a wide range of resource projects locally and overseas including graphite, lithium, uranium, rare earths and base metals.

Dr Houllis has worked in senior executive positions for the likes of BHP Billiton and ANSTO.