Board of Directors

MST’s board of directors and senior executives are Sydney based, and oversee MST’s global operations.

Gareth Banks

Chairman

Gareth is Managing Director at Odyssey Private Equity and he has 15 years’ experience in private equity. He was a Director of CHAMP Ventures across a number of funds. Prior roles include two years with Livingbridge in the UK.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Manchester University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Gareth has been a Council Member of AVCAL since January 2011 and was Chairman between 2014 and 2016.

 gareth@odysseype.com.au
 +61 (0)404 682 866
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George Penklis

Director

George is Managing Director at Odyssey Private Equity and he has 25 years’ experience in private equity. He was founding partner of Quadrant, having raised and invested six private equity funds, totalling in excess of $1.7 billion across 54 investee companies.

He holds a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University and was a 30-year Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

George was Chairman of AVCAL in 2001.

 george@odysseype.com.au
 +61 (0)419 310 922
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Haydn Roberts

Director

Haydn is the CEO of MST Global. Haydn commenced his career in underground gold mines in South Africa before joining Rio Tinto with roles in manufacturing, smelting and mining in the UK and USA. He has held senior leadership roles with Groundprobe and Komatsu Modular Mining Systems based in the US and Australia. Prior to MST Global, Haydn was the CEO of Leica Mining and COO of Hexagon Mining. He has extensive experience in executive management, mining technology and best practice. Haydn has a Mining Engineering degree from Cardiff University, Wales and a Master’s Degree in Systems Management from the University of Southern California.

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Shaheed Muhammed

Director 

Shaheed is the CFO of MST Global. Shaheed has held senior positions at Siemens and various accounting practices. Prior to joining MST, Shaheed was the CFO and Finance Director with Hexagon Mining. Shaheed holds a Bachelor’s Degree, majoring in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of the South Pacific.

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