Our Team

Our Team

Board Of Directors
(Parent Co.)

Josh Hunt

Non-Executive Chairman

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Kevin Coutinho

Managing Director and CEO

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Derrick De Souza

Non-Executive Director

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  • Josh Hunt

    Non-Executive Director

    Josh has almost 20 years experience in law, and experience in advising clients upon Corporate and M&A issues and fundraising transactions with a focus upon larger private and mid-cap Listed entities with projects throughout Australia and internationally. He advises in resources, technology and the emerging area of Fintech, cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger financial technologies.

    Josh is a member of the Western Australian working group and advisory board for the

    Australian Digital Commerce Association (ADCA) since 2017.

    Josh has extensive experience in all aspects of mining and energy project acquisitions and disposals including drafting and negotiation of acquisition documents, conducting due diligence into resources assets and general mining legislation compliance throughout Australia and also focussing upon Africa and emerging markets.

    Josh has further advised on numerous IPOs and fundraisings and has a wide range of experience in many different types of acquisitions by both public and private companies.

    In addition, Josh provides stock exchange and listing rule compliance advice, capital markets, corporate and strategic advice, general securities and commercial law advice.

  • Kevin made friends with computers and started programming at the age of 8 and has been a constant contributor to the open source developer community including the likes of GNU/LINUX, Firefox and Shells to name a few.

    Kevin have also founded three companies that are here to serve a larger vision for how technology, its existence and its inclusivity will come together through Layer-One.X, Rewalty and Humanbot.

    Founder and CTO of Layer-One.X which is a truly decentralised ledger solution that offers scalability and interoperability at its base layer with its innovative Proof-of-Participation based consensus mechanism powered by handheld and everyday computing devices. It offers the first of its kind interoperability (cross chain and cross blockchain) with its innovative custom atomic swap technology that can facilitate the growing need of Transactions per second and enable micro based payments and value transfer (through tokenisation).

    Founder and CEO of Rewalty; Australia’s first and only blockchain based Loyalty program which provides an ecosystem for the hospitality industry with lowest food ordering merchant commissions in the world. In the process of growing Rewalty to be the only go-to hospitality app for customers and merchants.

    Founder and CEO of Humanbot; Australian IT firm specialising in blockchain development.

    Kevin is an expert in Core OS Development, Data Structures and Algorithms, Encryption Model Programming to name a few. Ability to code and program in more than 13 Languages.

    His Academics are focussed towards how technology, it’s commercialisation and regulation can help achieve the progressive balance in creating a better world.

    Academics Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s of Computer Applications
    • Masters of Public Administration
    • Masters of Accounting
    • Research Associate (Pathway to PhD) at UWA (Computer Science and Software Engineering)
  • Derrick De Souza

    Non-Executive Director

    Derrick De Souza has a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Singapore (1976) and has successfully completed the Executive Development Year program run jointly by the Institute of Corporate Managers, Secretaries and Administrators and the University of New South Wales (1989). He has also completed the 2 year post graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment of the Securities Institute of Australia recognised by the Australian banking and finance industry and the Post Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning) recognised by the financial planning and wealth management industry in Australia. Derrick is an associate member of CPA Australia.

    Derrick is a consultant to businesses for the past 17 years and his work experience includes working in various capacities in accounting, Australian and international taxation, auditing, international banking, insurance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring for stock market listings, valuations and strategic planning and financial advisory. He has worked in banking and finance in Singapore, Malaysia, London, Korea, Hong Kong, and Australia. He advises Asian clients on in-bound Australian investments and Australian clients on out-bound off-shore business investments.

    From 2006 to 2013 Derrick was the Managing Partner of a mid-tier Accounting practice in Sydney. He is currently a non-executive director of Timah Resources Limited (ASX code: TML) and of Actcelerate Investment Group Ltd (NSX code: AIG) and several private companies in Australia and has listed company board experience. Derrick is a Registered Tax Agent with the Australian Tax Agents Board and also holds a New South Wales Real Estate Licence.