Appointed: 3 June 2019
Mark brings significant board and executive management experience in the automotive industry, having served as Chairman and Managing Director of General Motors Holden Australia from 2015 to 2018.
Mark previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Shanghai-General Motors from 2011 to 2015. He is a non-executive director of Healthy Male, a not for-profit, since August 2020 and chair of their Audit and Risk Committee. He also serves as non-executive director of Bapcor (ASX:BAP) since March 2022.
Mark studied Transformational Management at Stanford University, has a MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION from Deakin University and a Business & Accounting degree from Monash University. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Appointed: 3 August 2018
Lucia Cade provides the Carbon Revolution board with Board and Executive Suite experience that spans Utilities, Technology and Innovation, industry-led Research and Development, Construction, global technical advisory and Infrastructure investment.
She currently serves on the boards of South East Water (Chair), Paintback (Chair), Urban Utilities, Future Fuels CRC, Engineers Australia, Methodist Ladies’ College Kew. She is a former director of Water Resources Group Limited (renamed to Purifloh Limited) (April 2018 to November 2019).
Lucia has a Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Economics and Master of Engineering Science from Monash University and a MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION from the Melbourne Business School. She also is a Fellow of Engineers Australia, a Fellow of Australian Institute of Company Directors, Member Chief Executive Women and the Chair of the Carbon Revolution plc Remuneration and Nominating Committee.
Appointed: 7 September 2023
Jacqueline “Jacqui” Dedo has more than 40 years of experience across a variety of Industry functions and verticals, with a focus on strategy development and creating customer value. Ms. Dedo is co-founder of Aware Mobility, LLC, an organization focused on Mobility Platforms and Ecosystem enablement through development, investing, partnering and application of both Electrified Propulsion and Connectivity.
She previously served as Chief Strategy and Supply Chain Officer for Dana Holding Corp. (NYSE: DAN), where she was responsible for leading the development of the company’s global growth strategy, in addition to supply chain and the Company’s strategic marketing initiatives. Ms. Dedo has held various leadership positions throughout her career at Piston Group, The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR), Motorola (NYSE:MSI), and Robert Bosch Corporation among others and has a proven background in managing full P&L responsibilities for major business units and entire companies responsible for up to $2 billion in revenue.
She currently sits on the Board of Directors of Cadillac Products Automotive Company, an internationally recognized leader in the plastics converting industry, Li-Cycle Holding Corp. (NYSE: LICY), a leading global lithium-ion battery resource recovery company and the Workhorse Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WKHS), an American technology company focused on pioneering the transition to zero emission commercial vehicles, both commercial electric delivery trucks and delivery drones. Ms. Dedo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Kettering University in Flint, Michigan and is an inventor on 23 granted patents. Jaqui is also Member of the Carbon Revolution plc Remuneration and Nominating Committee.
Appointed: 20 November 2008
Jake Dingle is one of the founders of Carbon Revolution, where he started in 2008 as one of the initial investors. He has experience in engineering, operations, strategy and M&A within Australian listed companies. He was former head of M&A and Corporate Development for Goodman Fielder and has also held positions at Boston Consulting Group, L.E.K. and Tenix Defence Systems.
Jake started at Carbon Revolution in 2008 as one of the initial investors and founders. He has a background in engineering, operations, strategy and M&A within Australian listed companies. He is the former head of M&A and Corporate Development for Goodman Fielder and has also held positions at BCG, L.E.K. and Tenix Defence Systems.
He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from RMIT with First Class Honours and an MBA from the Melbourne Business School (Dean’s List and Rupert Murdoch Fellow). Jake is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Appointed: 25 November 2011
James brings more than 25 years of investment banking and venture capital experience in Australia and the United States.
He is a partner of Co:Act Capital and non-executive director of Export Finance Australia.
Prior to his involvement in venture capital, James spent 15 years in investment banking, including as co-head of Global Banking at Citi (Australia) and Global Head of Consumer Products Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch in New York
James holds a Science degree and Law degree from Melbourne University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Appointed: 7 September 2023
Burt Jordan is the President of Atlantic Coastal Acquisition Corporation. Jordan retired from Ford Motor Company during the summer of 2020. Prior to this role he was the vice president, Global Purchasing Operations and Supply Chain Sustainability. He was responsible for driving strategy, transformational growth and efficiencies through program growth delivery, purchasing strategy and supply chain sustainability.
Prior to this role, Jordan was elected a corporate officer and named vice president, Global Vehicle and Powertrain Purchasing and Supplier Diversity, in 2013. Jordan was responsible for all commodity-related purchasing and supplier sourcing around the world equating to approximately $80 Billion.
Early on, Jordan served as executive director, Global Vehicle and Powertrain Purchasing, a position he held from July 1, 2010. His group was responsible for procurement of production and powertrain parts and commodities for Ford Motor Company operations worldwide. Jordan also oversaw Supplier Diversity Development and Global Supply Risk Management.
Jordan spent several years (Sept. 2001 – Oct 2004) working with Ford and Mazda purchasing in Asia. On Oct. 1, 2004, he was named director, purchasing, Ford Asia Pacific and Africa, where he managed overall purchasing activities for operations in Australia, India, South Africa, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. He was named deputy general manager of the purchasing division for Mazda in April 2002. He joined Ford in 1999 after stints with General Motors, Toyota and United Technologies.
Jordan serves on the board of directors of Xos, Inc. (a leading mfg. of commercial class 5-8 battery electric vehicles and powertrains and is a provider of charging infrastructure and fleet software), ABC Technologies (a global tier 1 supplier of automotive parts) and Hall Capital (a family-owned investment company). Jordan also serves on a number of civic and community focused organizations (Focus Hope, Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan, Rhonda Walker Foundation, CATCH and The National Multiple Sclerosis Michigan Chapter). He also serves as a trustee for Alma College.
Jordan earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Alma College in Alma, Michigan. He was also appointed to the United States Air Force Academy.
Burt is a member of the Carbon Revolution plc Remuneration and Nominating Committee.
Appointed: 7 September 2023
President and chief executive officer of Lutz Communications. He retired May 1, 2010, as vice chairman of General Motors, following a 47-year career in the global automotive industry that included senior leadership positions at BMW, Ford, and Chrysler.
Lutz received his bachelor's degree in production management from the University of California-Berkeley in 1961, where he earned distinction as a Phi Beta Kappa. He received a master's degree in marketing, with highest honors, from the University of California-Berkeley in 1962. He received an honorary degree of Doctor of Management from Kettering University on June 21, 2003, and an honorary Doctor of Law from Boston University in 1985. The SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Foundation named him the recipient of its 2006 Manufacturing Leadership Award, which recognizes individuals who have made meaningful contributions to the development of the automotive industry.
Lutz published in 1998 the book, Guts: The Seven Laws of Business That Made Chrysler the World's Hottest Car Company. Guts was revised and updated in 2003 and retitled, Guts: 8 Laws of Business from One of the Most Innovative Business Leaders of our Time. Lutz also published Car Guys vs. Bean Counters: The Battle for the Soul of American Business June 2011 and Icons and Idiots: Straight Talk on Leadership in June 2013.
Lutz served as a jet-attack aviator in the United States Marine Corps from 1954 to 1965 and attained the rank of captain. Lutz was born on February 12, 1932, in Zurich, Switzerland.
Appointed: 7 September 2023
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Catalent since July 2023. Catalent, and has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tenneco Automotive from August 2020 until November 2022. Mr. Masanovich brings to the Carbon Revolution plc Board extensive management and finance and accounting experience.
Prior to joining Tenneco Automotive, Mr. Masanovich was Chief Financial Officer of Superior Industries International, Inc. between September 2018 and August 2020. Previously, he was with General Cable Corporation, serving from November 2016 to July 2018 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Masanovich served as the short-term Vice President and Controller of International Automotive Components, an automotive interiors supplier, from August 2016 to October 2016.
From November 2013 to April 2016, Mr. Masanovich served as Global Vice President of Finance, Packard Electrical and Electronic Architecture (E/EA) Division in Shanghai, China at APTIV (formerly Delphi Automotive). Mr. Masanovich holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business Administration from the University of Windsor. He was also previously a chartered accountant with the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Appointed: 27 September 2018
Dale is the Director, Treasurer and Chair of Audit and Risk Committee of Museums Victoria and a Trustee of the Marion and EH Flack Trust. He formerly was senior partner at PwC with extensive experience serving listed companies in audit, accounting, corporate governance, risk management and capital markets matters. Dale also is a former member of the Australian Auditing Standards Board.
He holds a Bachelor of Business degree from Federation University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.
Dale is the Chair of the Carbon Revolution plc Audit and Risk Committee.