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Leadership
  • George Lucan

    Challenger, Non-Executive Director

    George Lucan is an experienced finance professional with over thirty years’ behind him in debt and equity markets.  After leaving Cambridge University, George began his career at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson where he spent 10 years, mainly within the Structured Finance team, and continued in alternative fund management.  He brings, in addition, private equity experience in the fields of energy and alternative energy.  George is presently Managing Director of Angus Energy plc.

  • Rupert Baring

    Challenger, Non-Executive Director

    More than 20 years of entrepreneurial experience working with government authorities to negotiate and secure licenses for companies primarily in the resource sector in Africa.

    Mr. Baring also has direct experience in raising capital for and building junior companies.

    He is actively developing government relationships, raising capital and consulting to several companies based in London, Dubai, Madagascar and Houston.  

  • MARK GUSTAFSON

    Challenger, Chief Executive Officer

    CEO of Challenger Acquisitions

    Seasoned public company executive in CEO, CFO and COO roles
    Built 3 public companies 0 to > $100 M revenue
    Former public company auditor with PWC

     

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