Board of Directors
Mr. Garry Lowrey -- Non - Executive Chairman
BBus, MAppFin, CA
Appointed: November 2015
Mr. Lowrey has over 30 years of experience in a variety of advisory and management roles for both private and public companies. Earlier in his career, he was a Director of Potter Warburg's Corporate Finance team, specialising in providing capital markets and mergers and acquisitions advice to small and mid-market companies. Mr. Lowrey was a Managing Director of Wilson HTM Investment Group, which is an ASX listed wealth management and business investment group. He also was a Managing Director of Barrepoint Advisory, a boutique advisory business servicing private and ASX listed small and mid-market companies. Most recently, Mr. Lowrey served as an Executive Director of Shaw and Partners Limited. Mr. Lowrey holds a Bachelor of Business degree from the NSW University of Technology and a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mr. Lowrey is currently the Chairman of Oak Tree Group Limited, a company which develops and operates retirement villages along the east coast of Australia. Mr. Lowrey was appointed a non-executive Director of Traffic Technologies Ltd in November 2015 and is Chairman of the Company. Mr. Lowrey is a member of the Corporate Governance, Audit & Risk and Nomination & Remuneration committees.
Mr. Con Liosatos -- Managing Director
Appointed: April 2003
Mr. Liosatos has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, including 25 years in the lighting industry specialising in research and design. He also has 12 years’ experience in the traffic industry. He has been involved with major design and manufacturing projects for clients such as MCG Lighting, Etihad Stadium, the Melbourne Sport and Aquatic Centre and the Vodafone Arena. He led the VicRoads LED Signals Upgrade, Hong Kong Highways Department (Bus and Roadway Interchange) Upgrade and the WA Main Roads LED Signals Upgrade. Mr. Liosatos has owned and managed a multinational project lighting company, Moonlighting Pty Ltd. Mr. Liosatos has qualifications in Mechanical Design and Lighting Engineering. Mr. Liosatos is Chairman of the ITS World Congress 2016 Sponsorship Committee and is active on Australian Standards AS 2144 and AS 1158. Mr. Liosatos is the Managing Director of Traffic Technologies Ltd. Mr. Liosatos was appointed a Director of Traffic Technologies Ltd in 2003. Mr. Liosatos is a member of the Corporate Governance committee.
Mr. Mark Hardgrave -- Non - Executive Director
B Com, ACA, MAICD
Appointed: January 2013
Mr. Hardgrave has a corporate advisory background. Earlier in his career he was executive Director of Brencorp Group, a private investment group. He was Vice President Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch, specialising in equity capital raising and mergers and acquisitions, after which he was senior investment manager with Thorney Investment Group. Mr. Hardgrave was previously Chief Executive Officer of Bennelong Group, which specialises in listed equities, property and private equity. Currently Mr. Hardgrave is Director of M&A Partners, a Melbourne based private investment and corporate finance group. Mr. Hardgrave is also a Director of Rivercorp Land and Water Limited. Mr. Hardgrave holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Queensland. He is a chartered accountant and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr. Hardgrave was appointed a non-executive Director of Traffic Technologies Ltd in 2013. Mr. Hardgrave is Chairman of the Audit & Risk and Nomination & Remuneration committees and a member of the Corporate Governance committee.
Mr. Peter Crafter -- Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer
LL.B (Hons), MBA, FCA, CA, MCT, FAICD, FCIS, FGIA
Appointed: March 2004 (Company Secretary) & October 2007 (Chief Financial Officer)
Mr. Crafter is a Chartered Accountant in both Australia and the UK and qualified Corporate Treasurer with extensive experience in financial management including several years with KPMG and Touche Ross in the United Kingdom. He holds an honours degree in Law from the University of London and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University, Scotland. He was Chief Financial Officer of ASX-listed Software Communication Group Limited from 1999 to 2002 and was Acting Chief Executive Officer of that Company from 2001 to 2002. He was Chief Financial Officer of ASX-listed CBD Energy Limited from 2002 to 2003. He was Company Secretary of ASX-listed The Swish Group Limited from 2003 to 2009. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Traffic Technologies Ltd in March 2004 and retired as Chief Financial Officer in February 2006. He was reappointed Chief Financial Officer of Traffic Technologies Ltd in October 2007.