Mr Vern Tidy

Interim Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Vern Tidy

Mr Tidy joined Avanco in July 2015 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Mr Tidy’s skills encompass corporate governance, financial compliance and exceptional accounting, tax and audit knowledge.  He is well known in the Australian resources sector, having formerly been the Senior Audit Partner at Ernst & Young where he led the mining and metals industry group. He has worked extensively with the largest multinationals to junior explorers, in Australia, South America, Asia and Africa for companies listed on the ASX, LSE and TSX. Currently Mr Tidy consults to the sector and is involved in industry transactions , notably project identification and financing.

Mr Tidy has a BComm Business from the West Australian Institute of Technology. He is a qualified accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and an Associate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.