View the profile of the Pura Vida Energy directors below

Mr Bevan Tarratt - Non-Executive Chairman


Mr Tarratt has an extensive background in the corporate and financial services industries having worked in various accounting and corporate broking firms for the past 15 years. Mr Tarratt has significant experience in the recapitalisation, restructuring and acquisition of assets for numerous ASX companies and was a Client Advisor at Patersons Securities and Partner of a venture capital firm. Mr Tarratt is currently a director of Emergent Resources Limited (ASX: EMG) and Protean Energy Limited (ASX: POW).

Mr Nathan Lude, Executive Director


Mr Lude has broad experience working in Asset Management, Mining and the Energy Industry. He operates a boutique advisory firm, Advantage Management Pty Ltd and works with private and public companies, focused on enhancing business growth and development through introducing new investors and capital. Mr Lude has worked in a Business Development Management role for a large Canadian energy company and previously held the Managing Director position for a listed ASX exploration company. Since 2007, he has been involved in asset and fund management. His business network spreads across Australia and Asia and has strong ties with Australian broking firms, Australian and Asian institutions and investors.

Mr John Kay, Company Secretary


Mr Kay holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia and has over 12 years’ experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer, including practicing as a senior associate for Perth corporate law firm Steinepreis Paganin.

John joined Pura Vida on 1 December 2018.

Mr David Sanders, Non-Executive Director

BComm, BJuris, LLB (Hons) (all UWA) and Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance

Mr Sanders is a lawyer with over 15 years of experience in corporate and resources law. He advises numerous ASX listed companies, including companies in the resources sector, on capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, Corporations Act, ASX Listing Rules compliance and corporate governance. He holds Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the University of Western Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investments from the Securities Institute of Australia.

Mr Bruce Lane - Non-Executive Director

BComm, Msc, GAICD

Mr Lane has held leadership roles with a number of ASX listed companies and significant blue-chip companies in Europe and Australasia. He has experience in a range of industries including resources, consumer & industrial products and venture capital.

Mr Lane has successfully managed the acquisition of new assets for a number of ASX listed companies and numerous private & public capital raisings including Initial Public Offerings, mergers and Reverse Take Overs, via the ASX.

Head Office

Pura Vida Energy NL
Level 1
89 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000
Telephone: +61 8 9226 2011
Facsimile: +61 8 9226 2099

Postal Address

Pura Vida Energy NL
PO Box Z5187
Perth WA