Board of Directors Orion Equities Limited

Farooq Khan LLB, BJuris (UWA)

Executive Chairman

Farooq Khan was appointed a director of Orion Equities Limited on 23 October 2006.

Farooq Khan is a qualified lawyer having previously practised principally in the field of corporate law. Mr Khan has extensive experience in the securities industry, capital markets and the executive management of ASX-listed companies. In particular, Mr Khan has guided the establishment and growth of a number of public listed companies in the investment, mining and financial services sector. He has considerable experience in the fields of capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions and investments.

Farooq Khan is currently an Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Queste Communications Ltd (ASX:QUE) (since 10 March 1998) and Executive Chairman of Bentley Capital Limited (ASX: BEL) (Director since 2 December 2003).

Mr Khan was appointed as Executive Chairman (on 18 December 2015) of Strike Resources Limited (ASX:SRK)(Director since 1 October 2015). He is also an Executive Director of Lithium Energy Limited (ASX:LEL) (since 14 January 2021).


Victor Ho BCom, LLB, (UWA), CTA

Executive Director and Company Secretary

Victor Ho was appointed as a company secretary of Orion Equities Limited on 2 August 2000, and then appointed as an Executive Director on 4 July 2003.

Victor Ho has been in Executive roles with a number of ASX-listed companies across the investments, resources and technology sectors over the past 23+ years. Mr Ho is a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and previously had 9 years’ experience in the taxation profession with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) and in a specialist tax law firm. Mr Ho has been actively involved in the investment management of listed investment companies (as an Executive Director and/or a member of the Investment Committee), the structuring and execution of a number of corporate, M&A and international joint venture (in South America (Peru, Chile and Argentina), Indonesia and the Middle East (Saudi Arabia and Oman)) transactions, capital raisings, resources project (debt) financing, spin-outs/demergers and IPO’s/re-listings on ASX and capital management initiatives and has extensive experience in public company administration, corporations’ law, ASIC/ASX compliance and investor/shareholder relations.

Victor Ho is a member of the Orion Equities Limited Investment Committee.

Mr Ho is an Executive Director & Company Secretary of Queste Communications Ltd (ASX:QUE)(Director since 3 April 2013; Company Secretary since 30 August 2000) and Strike Resources Limited (ASX:SRK)(Director since 24 January 2014; Company Secretary since 1 October 2015). He is also a Company Secretary of Bentley Capital Limited (ASX:BEL) (since 5 February 2004) and Lithium Energy Limited (ASX:LEL) (since 14 January 2021).

Yaqoob Khan BCom (UWA), Master of Science in Industrial Administration (CMU)

Non-Executive Director

Yaqoob Khan was appointed a non-executive director of Orion Equities Limited on 5 November 1999.

Mr Khan holds a Master’s degree in Business and has worked as a senior executive responsible for product marketing, costing systems and production management. Mr Khan has been involved in the structuring and ASX listing of a number of public companies and in subsequent executive management. Mr Khan brings considerable international experience in corporate finance and the strategic analysis of listed investments.

Mr Khan is a Non-Executive Director of Queste Communications Ltd (ASX:QUE) (since 10 March 1998).