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ERM Power - Coal Seam Gas

ERM Power
- ASX code

The directors of the Company during the year and up to the date of this report are:
Anthony (Tony) Bellas Independent Non-Executive Chairman 1
Trevor St Baker Non-Executive Deputy Chairman and Founder 2
Martin Greenberg Independent Non-Executive Director
Brett Heading Independent Non-Executive Director
Antonino (Tony) Iannello Independent Non-Executive Director
Philip St Baker Managing Director and CEO

1 Tony Bellas replaced Trevor St Baker as Chairman on 21 October 2011
2 Trevor St Baker was appointed Deputy Chairman on 22 February 2012

Information on Directors and Company Secretaries

Anthony Bellas
Tony was appointed as Chairman of the Company on 21 October 2011, having served as director since December 2009. He brings almost 25 years of policy and operational experience in the energy industry to the business. Tony was previously CEO of the Seymour Group, one of Queensland’s largest private investment and development companies.
Prior to joining the Seymour Group, Tony held the position of CEO of Ergon Energy, a Queensland Government-owned corporation involved in electricity distribution and retailing.
Before that, he was CEO of CS Energy, also a Queensland Government-owned corporation and the State’s largest electricity generation company, operating over 3,500 MW of gas-fired and coal-fired plant at four locations.
Tony had a long career with Queensland Treasury, achieving the position of Deputy Under Treasurer. In 2000, as an  Assistant Under Treasurer, he was responsible for the Industry and Energy Division of Queensland Treasury and was heavily involved in formulating the State Government’s energy strategy.
Tony is a director of the listed companies shown below and is also a director of Australian Water Queensland Pty Ltd, Gasfields Water Management Pty Ltd, Loch Explorations Pty Ltd, QIP Coal Pty Ltd, West Bengal Resources (Australia) Pty Ltd and the Endeavour Foundation.

Other listed company directorships in the last three years
Corporate Travel Management Limited Since June 2010
Guilford Coal Limited (December 2010 - June 2012)
Watpac Limited (December 2007 - October 2010)
Special Responsibilities
Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability Committee.

Trevor St Baker
Trevor was Executive Chairman of the Company from January 2000, until he was appointed Non-Executive Chairman in June 2009. Currently the Non-Executive Deputy Chairman, Trevor continues to provide mentoring and strategic planning assistance to senior executives of the Group.
Trevor founded the Group in 1980 as a development company (Energy Resource Managers Pty Ltd) and an energy consulting practice (E.R.M. Consultants Pty Ltd).
These companies consulted to major energy and resource companies on energy development planning including the undertaking of a number of international Australian aid projects in the energy sector on behalf of the Australian Government. Trevor has more than 50 years of national and international energy industry experience including the establishment of Queensland’s first Generation Planning Department for the Southern Electric Authority of Queensland in the early 1970s. He later worked on establishing the Resources Division of the State Electricity Commission of Queensland, managing the deregulation of power station coal procurement in Queensland and negotiating coal supply contracts for Queensland power stations up to 1980.
Trevor is the Company’s member representative, Chairman of National Generators Forum Limited, a director of Master Electricians Australia Limited, and a director on the board of Queensland Resources Council Ltd. He also co-founded St Baker Wilkes Indigenous Educational Foundation Limited, of which he is the Chairman.
Trevor has been a Director of Oakey Power Holdings Pty Ltd since 2000 and chairman of the operating committee of NewGen Neerabup Partnership since 2007.
Special Responsibilities
Member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Nomination Committee.

Martin Greenberg
Martin was appointed as a director in July 2007, bringing finance credentials and business experience spanning 35 years. Martin is currently the Managing Director of Apollan Investments Group, a Sydney based company specialising in venture capital, corporate finance, securities, and general investment. He is also the current Chairman of Selector Funds Management Ltd and Liquid Capital Management (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
From 1986 to 1999, Martin was a director of Babcock & Brown, an international investment bank. Prior to this he was a director of Morgan Grenfell Australia Limited and a Senior Vice President with Security Pacific Group in London. Martin has been a director of several public companies in Australia and New Zealand and has an extensive range of national and international contacts and experience, accumulated over the past 35 years.
Special Responsibilities
Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee, and member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee.

Brett Heading
BCom, LLB (Hons), FAICD
Brett was appointed as a director in October 2010 bringing extensive experience as a corporate lawyer and company director.
Brett has specialised in corporate law for 25 years, including mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, ASX listings and advising boards of listed and unlisted public companies and government-owned corporations. He has been a partner of McCullough Robertson Lawyers since 1985 and was appointed Chairman of Partners in 2004.
Brett has been a director of the listed companies shown below and a number of unlisted companies. He has also held roles on Federal Government boards, having been a longstanding member of the Takeovers Panel (1998 to 2009) and the Board of Taxation (2000 to 2009).
Other listed company directorships in the last three years
CBio Limited Since February 2012
Trinity Limited Since August 2009
ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals Limited (June 2002 - July 2011)
Australian Agricultural Company Limited (June 2008 - June 2009)
Special Responsibilities
Member of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.

Antonino Iannello
BCom, FCPA, SFFSIA, Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program, FAICD
Tony was appointed as a director in July 2010, bringing to the business more than 30 years of banking and energy experience.
He is a director of the listed companies shown below. He is the Non-Executive Chairman of HBF Health Ltd, MG Kailis Group, and Intium Energy Ltd, and a director of St Baker Wilkes Indigenous Educational Foundation Limited and a member of The Murdoch University Senate. Prior to embarking on a career as a non-executive director, Tony was the Managing Director of Western Power Corporation until its separation into four separate businesses. Previously he held a number of senior executive positions at BankWest.
Other listed company directorships in the last three years
Energia Minerals Limited Since March 2010
SP Ausnet* Since June 2006
Aviva Corporation Limited (February 2008 - November 2010)
* The SP Ausnet “stapled group’ of companies comprises SP Australia Networks (Distribution) Ltd, SP Australia Networks (Transmission) Ltd & SP Australia Networks (Finance) Trust.
Special Responsibilities
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Nomination Committee.

Philip St Baker BEng, MAICD
Phil was appointed as Managing Director and CEO in July 2006 and has leveraged his extensive experience in transforming ERM Power from an emerging power development business into one of Australia’s leading diversified energy businesses.
Phil has more than 20 years of international experience in the resources and energy industry including exploration, mining, processing, smelting, refining, power and gas. Previously, Phil had a 15 year career with BHP, where he progressed to the role of Global Maintenance Manager, supporting BHP’s 100+ businesses worldwide. For five years, Phil led an international team tasked with facilitating operational business improvement across the entire group. Prior roles also include Vice President of Queensland Nickel QNI and CEO of NewGen Power.
Special Responsibilities
Chairman of Oakey Power Holdings Pty Ltd and chairman of the Heath, Safety, Environment and Sustainability Committee.

The following table sets out the 20 largest shareholders in ERM Power Limited (“the Company”) (when multiple holdings are grouped together) and the percentage each holds as at 3 September 2012:

Name Number held Issued Shares % of
  Energy Resource Managers Holdings Pty Ltd 43,549,489 25.85
  Sunset Power Pty Ltd 20,274,642 12.04
  Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited  9,996,123 5.93
  Gaffwick Pty Ltd 9,156,133 5.44
  Ilwella Pty Limited 8,785,381 5.22
  National Nominees Limited 5,515,353 3.27
  Sunset Power A Pty Ltd 5,160,934 3.06
  Sunset Power B Pty Ltd 5,160,934 3.06 5,160,934 3.06
  Sunset Power C Pty Ltd 5,160,934 3.06 5,160,934 3.06
  Sunset Power D Pty Ltd 5,160,934 3.06 5,160,934 3.06
  HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 4,000,746 2.37
  Trinity Management Pty Ltd 3,822,392 2.27
  Philip St Baker & Peta St Baker  3,310,159 1.97
  St Baker Investments Pty Ltd 2,002,088 1.19
  Andrew James St Baker & Cathryn Jeanne St Baker 1,918,096 1.14
  BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd 1,838,476 1.09
  AMP Life Limited 1,612,484 0.96
  WH & LL St Baker Pty Ltd 1,597,100 0.95
  St Baker-Childs Investments Pty Ltd 1,199,532 0.71
  J P Morgan Nominees Australia Limited 1,030,141 0.61


140,252,071 83.25

As at 3 September 2012 there were 168,445,039 shares on issue.


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