Our Team

Responsible Entity and Project Manager

W.A. Blue Gum Limited

ACN 060 179 982

AFS Licence 246264

Level 6

140 William Street

Melbourne Victoria 3000

Directors of the Project Manager

Anthony Henry May

Leon Gorr

Angela Palermo

Custodian

Sandhurst Trustees Limited

ACN 004 030 737

Level 5, 120 Harbour Esplanade

Docklands Victoria 3008

Independent Forestry Expert

Mr D. Spriggins, Dip. For., B. Sc. For., F.I.F.A., MACFA. RPF

11 Wattle Street

Bunbury WA 6230

Solicitors to the Project Manager

Madgwicks Lawyers

Level 6

140 William Street

Melbourne Victoria 3000

Auditors of the Project Manager and the Project

William Buck

181 William Street

Melbourne Victoria 3000

Forestry Contractor

WACAP Treefarms Pty Ltd
Level 2,
53 Victoria Street
Bunbury WA 5231

Wood Purchaser

W.A. Chip & Pulp Co. Pty Ltd
Level 2,
53 Victoria Street
Bunbury WA 5231

Directors

Anthony Henry May

B.Ec. LL.B.

Mr May has been a solicitor in practice for over 40 years. For more than 30 years he has advised many clients who have become involved in forestry operations in various locations throughout Australia. He has also advised some of the largest forestry public company groups in relation to aspects of their activities.

 

Mr May has been an active grower of both softwood and hardwood timber on his own account and is a director of a number of timber growing companies. He has been a member of Australian Forest Growers (formerly called Australian Forestry Development Institute) for about 25 years and is a member of the Committee of the Melbourne branch. 

 

He was a member of the Board of the National Association of Forest Industries (now called Australian Forest Products Association) for 5 years. He has represented the forestry sector in negotiating with the Australian Government over taxation and regulatory issues on a number of occasions, including most recently in relation to the design and implementation of the Division 394 legislative package.

 

He was for over 25 years a member of the Council of Monash University and for much of that time was a trustee of the University Superannuation Scheme. He has been a director of W.A. Blue Gum Limited since its inception.

 

Leon Gorr

B.Juris LL.B. M.Admin

Mr Gorr has been a solicitor specialising in Corporate and Revenue Law for over 40 years. For more than 25 years he has advised forest plantation managers, promoters and participants concerning their various forestry operation activities. During this period, he has been active personally as a grower in the softwood and hardwood plantation industries.

 

He has been a director of W.A. Blue Gum Limited since its inception and during that time that company has been the Project Manager under annual Prospectuses / Product Disclosure Statements in relation to projects of a similar nature to this Project.

 

Angela Palermo

Ms Palermo was a senior member of the administration team at Herbert Geer Solicitors and for 16 years was involved with the firm’s mortgage system, accounting and special projects.

She has undertaken and supervised much of the back office functions for WABG since its commencement. She has also provided services for other forestry enterprises for over 20 years. She is fully familiar with modern administrative practices and systems.