Board of Directors
Herbert (Bud) Scruggs
Mr Scruggs is an expert in business leadership, corporate recoveries and step change business improvement. A lawyer by training (BYU 1984), he has held a number of corporate, government, political and civic positions including Chief of Staff to the Governor of Utah and Chairman of the University of Utah Board of Trustees.
Mr Scruggs served on a number of boards of public as well as privately held companies including American Investment Bank, Barbados Light & Power, Deseret Morning News, Empire Insurance, MK Gold and Sangart - including service on multiple audit and executive committees.
Mr Scruggs served as CEO of Huntsman Financial Corporation as well as the Huntsman Cancer Foundation and previously worked for Leucadia Asset Management Group. He now provides, among other activities, business consulting services and serves on the board of the Australian Children’s Trust and is a Non-Executive Director of the Board of Fortescue Metals Group.
Mr Scruggs joined the Poseidon Nickel Board as an alternate in
Mr David Singleton
CEO & Managing Director
David Singleton became the CEO & MD of Poseidon Nickel in July 2007. David was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Clough Limited between August 2003 and January 2007. Prior to joining Clough, he was the Group Head of Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions for BAE Systems (formally British Aerospace) based in London. Mr Singleton spent three successful years as the Chief Executive Officer of Alenia Marconi Systems and was based in Rome, Italy. Mr Singleton has served as a member of the National Defence Industries Council in the UK, and as a board member and Vice-President of Defence for Intellect. He is a non-executive Director of Triton Gold which was one of the few successful resource IPO’s on the ASX in 2009 and is also a non-executive Director of Quickstep Holdings, which is a technology based GRP manufacturer to the Defence industry. Mr Singleton has over 20 years international business experience in senior executive roles, primarily in Europe, USA and Australia.
Mr. Singleton has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from University College London.
Geoff Brayshaw had over 35 years experience as a Chartered Accountant in public practice before retiring from practice in June 2005. He practiced primarily in audit and assurance, other areas of practice being corporate finance and litigation support. He gained wide experience in corporate and financial accounting for the exploration and mining industry, including iron ore and nickel. Geoff is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, and an associate member of the AICD. He was National President of the ICAA in 2002. He is a Non-executive Director and Chairman of the audit committee of Fortescue Metals Group Limited and AVEA Insurance Limited and a former member of the Board of the Small Business Development Corporation.
Chris Indermaur has over 30 years of experience in large Australian companies in Engineering or Commercial roles. Amongst these roles he was the Engineering and Contracts Manager for the QNI Nickel Refinery at Yabulu, Company Secretary for QAL and General Manager for Strategy and Development at Alinta Ltd.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and a Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Chemical) from the West Australian Institute of Technology (now Curtin University). Chris also holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University. Chris rejoined the Poseidon Board in April 2009.