Chairman – Stephen Bizzell (BCom MAICD)
Stephen started his career at Coopers & Lybrand in their Corporate Taxation division, then worked at Ernst & Young in their Corporate Finance division and qualified as a Chartered Accountant.
He has worked independently since 1994 and work performed by Stephen has included acting as lead adviser and as principal on numerous transactions and providing advice on corporate structuring issues, private and public capital raisings, ASX listings, valuations, mergers, acquisitions and divestments and strategic and general corporate advice to a large range of clients in a variety of industries.
Major industry specialisations include minerals, energy and financial services sectors.
As a result of his participation in various transactions, Stephen has maintained executive and directorship roles with a number of companies focusing predominantly on strategic issues, business development and finance matters.
Stephen was previously an Executive Director of Arrow Energy, a position he held from 1999 until its takeover in 2010 by a JV between Shell and PetroChina for $3.5 billion. He was instrumental in Arrow’s corporate and commercial successes and its growth from a junior explorer to a large integrated energy company.
He was also a director of Bow Energy Ltd from its incorporation in 2004 until its takeover in 2012 for $550 million.
Stephen’s current ASX listed company directorships Include Dart Energy Ltd, Laneway Resources Ltd (Chairman), Titan Energy Services Ltd, Armour Energy Ltd, Hot Rock Ltd, Stanmore Coal Ltd, Renaissance Uranium Ltd (Chairman) and Diversa Ltd.
He is also a director of Queensland Treasury Corporation and is a member of the Queensland Advisory Council for Mission Australia.
Portfolio Manager - Peter Wright (B Ec/B Comm, B AppFin)
Peter manages the BCP Alpha Investments fund with Stephen Bizzell. Prior to joining BCP Peter has spent 13 years in Equity markets, firstly at State Street and then at Burrell Stockbroking in Brisbane for 12 years beginning as a seats operator before moving Into principal trading.
Over the twelve years at Burrell’s Peters focus has been the ASX Mining Sector in the first instance as a principle trader and subsequently as an analyst focusing on the Mid Cap Mining Sector with specialities being Iron Ore, Copper and Coal.
Peter holds both a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics from the ANU in Canberra and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment.