Mr Fitzpatrick has over 20 years’ experience as a corporate finance consultant. In the last 15 years he has been instrumental in advising a number of companies on their acquisitions, funding and subsequent flotations. Mr Fitzpatrick was Chairman of Global Marine Energy plc, a listed oil services company. He is currently Chairman of RiskAlliance Group plc, Halcyon Oil & Gas Limited and Aboyne-Clyde Rubber Estates of Ceylon Limited. He is a non-executive director of Acorn Minerals plc. He is a member of the Audit Committee Institute. In the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2012, Mr. Fitzpatrick was awarded an MBE for services to education.
Mr Laiker has over 38 years experience as a stockbroker, the last 23 years of which have been largely focused on managing assets and advising a wide range of clients on UK equities as well as assisting companies to raise funds. He is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.