Directors

Damian Black

Damian has significant financial markets and corporate advisory experience having worked in corporate finance/stockbroking for over 10 years, specialising in advising micro and small-cap companies, the ASX listing process, ECM transactions and the implementation of growth strategy.
Prior to founding Aesir Capital in 2016, Damian was a Director of Corporate Finance at Asia Principal Capital working primarily with technology companies in the unlisted space, focussing on financing, commercialisation and productisation. During this period, Damian worked to finance technologies being commercialised out of Lockheed Martin in Palo Alto.
Damian started his corporate finance career based in Perth, Western Australia, where he was primarily focused on natural resources and oil & gas sectors.
In addition to being a Director at Aesir Capital, Damian is currently a non-executive director at ASX-listed Minbos Resources and a non-executive director at Antilles Oil and Gas.
Damian holds a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment.

Sara Kelly

Bachelor of Laws, University of Notre Dame Australia
Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Marketing), University of Notre Dame Australia
Sara has significant transactional and industry experience having both worked in private practice, as a corporate advisor and as in house counsel. Sara regularly acts for ASX listed companies and their directors and officers, in relation to:
• capital raisings (including IPOs and back door listings, rights issues and placements);
• recapitalisations of ASX shells;
• asset acquisitions and disposals;
• Corporations Act and Listing Rules compliance;
• corporate reconstructions and insolvency; and
• directors’ duties, meeting procedure, and general corporate and commercial advice.
Sara established Occam Legal in 2014 and joined EMS Legal in December 2016.

Shannon Robinson

Shannon Robinson is a former corporate lawyer and corporate advisor with over 10 years’ international experience in providing general corporate, capital raising, transaction and strategic advice to numerous ASX listed and unlisted companies.
Shannon has also been a director of several ASX and AIM listed companies and is currently a director of Fastbrick Robotics Limited and Equator Resources Limited.