Laurie has over 38 years business experience (including about 20 years in the legal profession) with start-ups, mergers and acquisitions, public company listings, industry disruption, consolidation and integration in various industries, including mineral resources, sustainable food production and agribusiness.
Former Chairman of Platypus Minerals Limited (ASX:PLP) now Lepidico Limited (ASX: LPD), Co- founder and Founding Chairman of Inca Minerals Limited (now ASX: ICG), Founder and CEO of Aqafood Limited.
Laurie has several decades of experience in disrupting industries and industry sectors including:
• Recognizing the strategic inflection point and substantially consolidating the Western Australian Property Conveyancing industry in the 1980’s.
• Being an integral part in the start-up of the Company that started a lateritic nickel boom in Australia in the 1990’s.
• Being founder and CEO of the Company which became a major advocate and catalyst for industry consolidation in the Australian Seafood industry (and particularly the Australian Pacific Oyster Sector) in the early 2000’s.
• Co-founding the Ube Ltd and entering the global Blockchain Revolution starting with a major disruption of the global Reciprocal Trade (Barter) Industry.