OUR TEAM

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Lee Bowers
Managing Director

Lee’s professional background is deeply entrenched in global resources finance and equity markets. His expertise includes minerals industry analysis, mining corporate strategy and business development, fundamental asset evaluation (including valuation), corporate financial and capital structure dynamics, equity capital raising/syndication in Australia and Canada, and institutional funds strategies. Lee’s previous roles include:

  • Division Director and Head of Australian Mining Equity Research at Macquarie Group
  • Head of Global Resources Sales at Macquarie Group
  • Director Mining Research at Royal Bank of Canada

Lee holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia.

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Michael Vaughan

Executive Director

Michael has spent 15 years providing investor relations, media relations and communications advice to mining companies and working in senior positions within the Australian resources business media. He has long standing media relationships, extensive experience representing mining companies within investment markets (particularly in high-profile M&A deals) and a strong grounding in corporate governance and ASX regulations applicable to the mining industry. Michael’s previous roles include:

  • Director of Investor Relations at Cannings Purple
  • Vice President Capital Markets at FTI Consulting
  • Resources Editor of the Australian Financial Review

Michael holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Australia, a Graduate Diploma in Journalism from Murdoch University, and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance from the Governance Institute of Australia.

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Andrew Prior

Director

Andrew’s background spans traded financial markets, corporate finance and investor relations. He has a deep understanding of financial risk management (including international equities, foreign exchange and interest rate securities), funding strategies (short term facilities, bank syndicated loans and debt capital market analysis) and metals and mining corporate strategy. Andrew’s previous roles include:

  • Manager Corporate Finance and Treasury Front Office at South32
  • Equity Proprietary Trading at Macquarie Group

Andrew holds a Master of Finance, Bachelor of Science (Physics) and Bachelor of Business Administration from Curtin University.

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ALIZANNE KELLY

Business and client relationship manager

Alizanne is a results-driven investor relations professional with diverse experience in communications, marketing, social media, events and operations. Joining Fivemark as Business and Client Relationship Manager, Ali collaborates closely with clients on conferences, events, and digital marketing initiatives. With a Bachelor of Commerce degree specializing in Marketing and Logistics, Ali has held several roles in marketing and operations, gaining extensive expertise in client and business relationship management, particularly within the resource sector.

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Chris Lim

Analyst

Chris is a graduate of the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Economics and Finance. He was previously based in Singapore where he acquired internship experience in both mergers and acquisitions and business restructuring services with exposure to South-East Asian markets. He has also passed the Chartered Financial Analyst Level 1 exam. Chris has a keen interest in financial modelling as well as business and corporate development.  He is eager to add value in the Australian mining and energy industries.

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Julia Petrovski

Graphic designer and marketing consultant

Julia is a graduate of Curtin University with a Bachelor of Design majoring in Graphic Design, and post-graduate certificate in Digital Marketing. She exhibits a strong passion for digital platforms, user experience and visual communication. Julia’s education and creative nature have instilled her with the ability to create impactful solutions that resonate on both aesthetic and strategic levels. She is committed to refining and adapting her skills to elevate clients’ presence within the industry.

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GRACE LAUDER

Digital Communications Coordinator

Grace is a seasoned communications and marketing professional specialising in digital communications. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce, with a double major in Marketing and Public Relations from The University of Notre Dame. Her diverse experience includes investor relations, public relations, large-scale events, and communication roles in commercial property and hospitality. Grace’s expertise in copywriting, social media management, website and app development, and digital content creation, combined with her strong initiative and attention to detail, make her a valuable asset to Fivemark Partners and our clients.