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Ryan Shelswell

Chairman

Ryan was appointed Chairman of the board of Directors upon ICG’s investment in Everlight in 2017, and after a hiatus has been re-appointed as Chairman in 2019.

Ryan is the Chief Operating Officer for Asia-Pacific, and Head of Australia and New Zealand, for Intermediate Capital Group’s Mezzanine and Equity Investment Funds. Ryan has an MBA from London Business School, BSc from Macquarie University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Joseph Wong

Non-Executive Director

Joseph has been a Director of Everlight since 2017, and is a Manager at ICG, Everlight’s institutional shareholder. He is currently a Director of SCF Group, a leading Australian supplier of container equipment for rail cargo, liquid transport and portable storage.  Prior to joining ICG in 2012, he held various M&A and commercial roles at Wesfarmers Limited and started his career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs.

Tim Carr

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Tim has been CFO and Company Secretary of Everlight since 2015. He is an FCPA & MBA qualified accountant with over 23 years experience leading finance functions for ASX listed property and financial services organisations.

Alexander van der Laan

Group Chief Executive Officer

Alexander has been CEO of Everlight since 2012, succeeding the founders. In 2016 he lead an MBO of the business with backing from ICG, a UK institutional investor. Formerly, he was CEO of SEMA Group, an Australian BPO company, and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company New York. He has an MBA from INSEAD, and a father who is a doctor.

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