John Prineas 

Executive Chairman

B.Ec LL.B F Fin

John is a founding shareholder and director of the Company. He has over 25 years experience in the banking and legal sectors, including a period as the head of a financial institution in Australia. He commenced his career as a lawyer at Allen, Allen & Hemsley, gaining extensive experience in commercial transactions and corporate advice in both Australia and Asia-Pacific. In 1994, he joined Dresdner Bank AG in Sydney and over the next 10 years occupied the roles of General Counsel, Chief Operating Officer and Country Head with a focus on project and acquisition finance for resources and infrastructure projects as well as associated capital markets and treasury products, including commodities trading. John has a diverse range of high level experience in finance, mining and corporate governance.

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John Dawson 

Non-Executive Director

Mr Dawson has over 30 years’ experience in the finance and mining sectors where he occupied very senior roles with global investment banks including Goldman Sachs and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.

At Goldman Sachs, Mr Dawson was a Managing Director of FICC (Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities) for Australia. At Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Mr Dawson was Global Head of Commodities as well as the Country Head for Australia.

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Sarah Shipway 

Non Executive Director

B.Com, CA

Sarah is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in advising on ASX company listings, financial reporting, corporate planning and equity and debt funding.

Sarah has a Bachelor of Commerce from the Murdoch University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

She was appointed Non‐Executive Director on 11 June 2015 and has been Company Secretary of the Company since 22 March 2012.

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Kecheng Cai 

Non-Executive Director

Mr Cai is a senior executive of Shanghai Jayson New Energy Co., Ltd (“Jayson”) which, through its wholly owned subsidiary Hong Kong Jayson Holding Co., Ltd, is the largest shareholder in St George with a current shareholding of 11.73%.

Jayson is the world’s leading producer of cathode precursor materials for lithium-ion batteries and has established a diversified vertical supply chain for clean energy materials that extends from upstream mining to downstream precursor manufacturing.

As the Head of Investment & Strategy for Jayson, Mr Cai has deep knowledge of the global lithium-ion battery sector and been involved in numerous cross-border M&A transactions entailing both upstream and downstream battery assets.

Mr Cai has more than 18 years’ experience in financial investment and corporate strategy, including roles in private equity and funds management.

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