Mr Holt has more than 30 years’ experience in corporate finance with a broad range of skills covering mergers and acquisitions, valuations, corporate reconstructions, fund raising, loss assessments and litigation support. Mr Holt has prepared over 100 Independent Expert’s Reports for shareholders in publicly listed companies in connection with schemes of arrangement, takeovers, mergers, related party transactions and other proposals.

Mr Holt was a Director in the Corporate Finance division of Coopers & Lybrand (which subsequently became PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Sydney, working in that division between 1985 to 1987 and 1991 to 2002.

During 1987 to 1990 he held a senior management position at the State Bank of NSW. His responsibilities included acting as a director of a private equity capital company, the prime focus of which was the provision of equity and debt finance to small to medium sized companies and businesses in the private sector.

In March 2002 Mr Holt joined LEA.

During the period June 2005 to December 2007 Mr Holt was a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Bolnisi Gold NL, an ASX 200 listed company. Mr Holt resigned these positions concurrent with the acquisition of Bolnisi Gold NL by Coeur d’Alene Mines in December 2007.

Bachelor of Economics (BEc) | Lancaster University (UK)

Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (FCAANZ)

Certificate of Public Practice* (CAANZ)

Senior Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (SA Fin)

* Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation