Independent Non-Executive Director (External Director)
James (Chaim) Farkas has served as an Independent Non-Executive Director (“Dachatz”) of the Board and a member of the Company’s Audit Committee since April 2009. He has served as Chairman of the Company's Remuneration and Compensation Committee since 2013.
James is the Founder and Principal of the boutique Investment and Advisory firm Babcock & Farkas Ltd, having previously been the Investment Director in the Corporate & Structured Finance Group of the international bank and asset manager Babcock & Brown.
James has over 18 years’ international experience in corporate advisory, merchant banking, private equity investments and law, including in Australia, the UK and Israel. He serves as a Director on a number of public and private company Boards.
James holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degrees from the University of New South Wales, and is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia.