Our Team

Meet the experts at Okewood

Okewood is a cohesive team of business consultants, advisers and finance experts led by skilled and experienced founder, Tony Sage.

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Tony Sage

Founder

As a popular figure in Australian business, Tony has been awarded Executive of the Year, Deal Maker of the Year and Mining Identity of the Year.

 

He keeps his finger on the corporate pulse through board memberships and senior positions with:

  • Cape Lambert Resources Limited
  • Cauldron Energy Limited
  • Fe Limited
  • Perth Glory Football Club
  • Gold Rush Charters
  • Karratha Metals Group
  • European Lithium
  • International Petroleum
  • Perth Fashion Festival

Tony’s qualifications include:

  • Fellowship with CPA Australia
  • Fellowship with the Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Bachelor of Commerce

Around the world, Tony has business experience and solid contacts in South America, China, South-East Asia, Russia, Europe and Africa.

Read more on who is Tony Sage.

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John Boardman

CEO

John hails from Liverpool in England, after leaving the British armed forces, his claim to fame is he was in Berlin when the Berlin wall “came down”.

 

John became self employed and for over 20 years enjoyed many small business enterprise successes. His company portfolio included but not exclusive to retail, manufacturing imports and exports and haulage.

John moved to Perth Western Australia in 2008 and established his new business in the fitness industry as an industry leader winning the fitness Australia “best gym in WA in 2009/10, in the same year expanded his training college to deliver online courses throughout Australia.

John was also involved in a grassroots IT Company whom won an Australian innovation award in 2012 for development in a software app.

Having spent a number of years involved with Perth Glory Football club as a board member and also had two stints as the interim club CEO.

Instrumental in the merger and back door listing of MCS security in December 2016 got john interested in the junior resources space identifying a number of opportunities that have eventuated in many deals coming to fruition.

John has over the past few years been involved in the facilitation of a number of mining transactions throughout Africa and has built up a sizable network of contacts mainly in the DRC.

John has four children Joe, Sam and John and Jim, three of whom live in the UK his youngest son Jim currently lives with dad at home.