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Francis Galbally

LLB (Hons) - Chairman
Mr Francis Galbally has over 35 years’ experience in international business and commercial law. He is a graduate (first-class honours) in Law at Melbourne University and worked in professional legal practice for 19 years, specialising in business law. He was a partner in the leading law firm Galbally & O’Bryan during which time he successfully led a number of landmark commercial litigation cases. He left the law and engaged in business in 1995.

As a leading corporate lawyer and litigator Mr Galbally was responsible for recovering more than $1 billion in investor funds ($1 for $1) lost as a result of the major corporate failures (Pyramid Building Societies, Estate Mortgage Trusts) in the early 1990s. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Galbally is an investor and corporate advisor and is the sole shareholder and chairman of Southbank Capital.

In his role as a corporate advisor, Mr Galbally has been engaged in the restructuring of many Australian small caps publicly listed companies. He has an extensive global business network and has acted as an advisor to local and overseas government agencies and business enterprises. These include the Italian Government-owned Finsida Industrial Group.

Mr Galbally has had significant interests in the property and construction industry including chairing the publicly listed Berela Constructions Ltd and Bestway Holdings Ltd in the 1990s. He has built hotels in Australia, Indonesia and China.

Mr Galbally is the founder, substantial shareholder and Chairman of Senetas Corporation Ltd, ASX: SEN).  Senetas is a leading developer of network data encryption solutions for enterprise, government, defence and technology service providers. From certified high-assurance encryption hardware and virtualised encryption to the most secure file sharing application providing data sovereignty control.

Senetas’ technology is deployed across more than 40 countries and has been trusted to protect much of the world’s most sensitive information for nearly 20 years. They are used to protect everything from government and defence data and secrets to intellectual property and business data, to financial transactions, CCTV networks, SCADA critical infrastructure control systems and citizen identities.

Mr Galbally is the Victorian convenor of the Constitution Education Fund of Australia – a non-political charity dedicated to advancing knowledge of the Australian constitution within the community. He is also a board member of the Cabrini Hospital Foundation based in Melbourne Australia.

Mr Galbally currently also sits on the board of the following operating businesses:

1. Votiro Cybersec Global Ltd. Votiro is an Israeli founded company and pioneer in CDR technology that allows users to safely open email attachments, download and transfer files, share content, and use removable media while keeping performance and functionality intact. With over 500 customers globally, Votiro has offices in the US, Singapore, Australia, and Israel.

2. VDL Gold Pty Ltd, a gold exploration company operating in central Victoria.


Timothy Joseph Langdon

Authorised Representative

Mr Langdon is an experienced financial market professional that has held senior positions in both dealing and management roles in a number of major corporations and financial institutions including National Australia Bank Ltd, British Petroleum Finance Australia Ltd, Bank of America Corporation, Indosuez Australia Ltd and Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank Ltd.
Mr Langdon is an experienced dealer in foreign exchange; trading in the spot and forward markets for Australian dollars, New Zealand dollars and Canadian dollars and the related cross-currency pairs; and trading in the major currencies including Japanese Yen, Great Britain Pounds, United States Dollars and Euros.
He holds a Bachelor of Economics, a Master of Business Administration, a Diploma of Financial Services and is a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional.


Lee Jabara

Authorised Representative
BA Mgmt.; Dip Marketing; MPRIA

Lee Jabara has over 30 years’ experience in Australia and International with media and corporate marketing strategy and investor relations. He has represented many blue chip corporations over the years and has particular expertise in crises and media issues management.

Lee is also on the world advisory board of STS Capital, an International Mergers & Acquisitions company. https://stscapital.com/

He also spent considerable time in New York with NASDAQ listings, which allowed him to build an extensive network of contacts in the USA and Europe.

Lee has also advised companies on M&A strategy; acquisition opportunities; introduced potential investors (over AUD$5 billion in acquisitions and funding) and partners through his network of business relationships both domestically and internationally.

Lee has an interest in Mycelium Biotechnology and exporting private label wine to China.


Richard Jabara

Authorised Representative

Richard Jabara has over 30 years’ experience in Australia and International in a corporate advisory. He has represented many blue chip corporations over the years and has particular expertise in media and brand positioning.

Currently, Richard is the Australian Ambassador for International Deal Gateway, which is a peer-to-peer global network of entrepreneurs. ( https://dealgateway.com/ )

He was also the Founding President of the Melbourne Chapter of the Young Entrepreneurs Organization (YEO now EO https://www.eonetwork.org/ ) and was an International Board Member of YEO in the USA and is now on their Alumni Board.

Richard was President of The Australian American Association (Victoria) and has many contacts in the US State Department as a dual Australian and American citizen. ( https://australianamerican.org/ )

Richard has also advised companies on marketing sales strategies; acquisition opportunities; introduced potential investors and partners through his network of business relationships both domestically and internationally.

Richard has an interest in Mycelium Biotechnology and exporting private label wine to China.


Kellie Tyson

Financial Manager and Compliance Officer

Kellie has twenty years’ experience in corporate, administrative and financial roles. Her experience ranges from General Manager Australia for a multi national software company, providing company secretarial for listed and unlisted companies, dealing with regulators including ASX, ASIC and ATO, leading a teams providing corporate support in, inter alia, human resource functions, including:

Recruitment, staffing, training and professional development, performance management, employee safety and health and wellbeing, which have set and maintained the company value and managing the financial administration of companies.

Kellie has been Southbank’s financial manager since its inception.

Warren David Sinclair


Warren started his business life in the accounting profession where he worked for several years specialising in business structuring, taxation, superannuation and financing of real estate projects. From here he moved into Mergers and Acquisitions has assisted with a number of IPO’s and reverse takeovers.

Warren started developing property in the early 1980s and was involved in the pioneering of Strata titled resort hotels in Queensland. Warren listed his property development business on the ASX inviting Francis Galbally to the role of Chairman. The business was rebranded and significant Asian funding obtained to target potential China and Singapore property and hotel opportunities.

Warren sold his interests in the listed entity and moved into a consulting role with a Private Equity and Management Consulting group advising on and project managing a number of strategic acquisitions and business turn arounds. He was then headhunted by a UK PLC active in the B2B Internet space, he moved to the UK and joined the company as group CEO growing its global business.

He was later to return to the UK as Group Executive Chairman for an Australian Telecoms business where he established the companies UK operations and resided for several years. Warren remains Non-Executive Chairman of this group advising them on strategy and governance.

Warren currently is an executive of an Australia tech company with patents on its technology in both Australia and the USA. Warren has extensive experience in working with a wide range of financing and capital raising products and strategies.

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