David GreenNon-Executive Chairman
David is admitted to legal practice in Victoria and South Australia. He is also a qualified accountant. He has spent much of his career in professional firms, and has served as a partner of Deloitte in Australia, Arthur Andersen in Australia, Hong Kong and Macau and PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hong Kong and Macau. David served for more than seven years on the Board of South Australia’s Gaming Supervisory Authority, and its successor, the Independent Gambling Authority. He was Chairman of the Authority from March 1999 until his resignation in August 2002. He also served for three years on the National Tax Liaison Group, chaired by the Federal Commissioner of Taxation. His community involvement includes service as a Board member of both Operation Flinders Foundation, and the Child Health Research Institute, prior to his departure from South Australia in 2001. His commercial involvement has included several Board positions with both private and unlisted public companies, and service as a Director of the State Government Insurance Commission of South Australia. David holds a B.Comm, LL.B (Hons), LL.M, from the University of Melbourne; a MBA (Hons) from IMD, in Lausanne, Switzerland; David is also a Fellow of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Institute of Public Accountants.
Mike BolsoverManaging Director and CEO
Mike is a co-founder of Silver Heritage. Mike was born in Hong Kong, and educated in England and the United States. Mike has an in-depth understanding of Asian gaming operations and previously worked for online gaming operator Victor Chandler in the trading and business development departments from 1999 to 2003. Mike became an executive director of Silver Heritage in 2005 and was appointed CEO in 2008. In 2015 Mike was voted one of Asia’s Top 50 most influential people in the Asian gaming industry (Asian Gaming Magazine). Mike is also a member of the 2016 Class of 40 under 40 (Global Gaming Business), and received a G2E Emerging Leader Scholarship in conjunction with Innovation Group. Mike holds a degree in Finance and Marketing from Emory University in Atlanta GA, USA.
Richard BarkerIndependent Non-Executive Director
Richard Barker has spent most of his professional life in financial markets, primarily in investment banking and stockbroking. Although originally trained as an accountant, he has specialised in mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and corporate financial advice. He has previously worked for Potter Warburg, Morgan Grenfell (both in Australia and the United Kingdom), NM Rothschild & Sons Australia and RBC Capital Markets, the investment banking arm of the Royal Bank of Canada. Richard has a strong understanding of the capital markets’ investment landscape. In addition, he was previously CEO of Betcorp, an ASX listed online gaming company with operations in Australia and the Caribbean, during 2003 and 2004. Richard is currently a Non-Executive Director of unlisted resources companies Batchfire Resources and Australian Future Energy. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Economics and Financial Studies, majoring in Accountancy) from Macquarie University, Sydney and is a Fellow of both the Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA) and CPA Australia.
Matthew HunterIndependent Non-Executive Director
Matthew has in excess of 20 years' experience in the finance industry, most recently over 10 years' experience in private equity investment. Matthew is the founder and managing director of Rivendell Capital, which arranges private equity investments and provides advisory services. Prior to founding Rivendell Capital, Matthew was Managing Director of global private equity firm, The Carlyle Group, during which time he served on the Board as a Non-Executive Director of both Coates Hire and Healthscope, two of the largest private equity transactions in Australia. Matthew holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), Accounting and Finance from The University of New South Wales.
Robert BenussiIndependent Non-Executive Director
Robert Benussi is currently the non-executive chairman of Tawana Resources NL (ASX: TAW). Robert was the founding shareholder and director of Bligh Resources Limited (ASX: BGH) holding the positions of Managing Director / Chief Financial Officer from 1 July 2011 to 8 October 2015. Prior to this role he held various positions at Jupiter Mines Limited as Chief Financial Officer, Company Secretary and General Manager, Corporate from July 2006 to June 2011 and was a non-executive director of Resource Star Limited from July 2009 to March 2013. Robert brings extensive experience in finance, corporate advisory, stockbroking and business development to the Silver Heritage Board.
Silver Heritage is currently developing its first luxury casino resort in southern Nepal, aimed at serving one of the largest untapped gaming market in the world: India.