Mr Newall is Investments Director of Intrepid Financial, regarded as one of the leading incubators of natural resource companies. Mr Newall currently sits on the board of Suparna Gold Corp (TSXV: SUG) and EShippers Management Ltd (TSXV: EPX) and previously on the board of Skana Capital Corp (until its recent merger with MENA Hydrocarbons TSXV:MNH). From 2007 to 2009 he was a founding director of GPN Capital a FSA authorised fund advisor specialising in junior resource companies. Before 2007 he was board director of BPL Global. Mr Newall is a graduate of Cambridge University and holds a Masters Degree in Law.