Three key team members will be personally involved in looking after your interests.

Steve Cummins – Chairman and CEO

Steve Cummins Transworld – Chairman and CEO Chairman, CEO and founder of Transworld Group (TWG) as well as the Group's legal counsel, Steve has an international commercial and legal background, being admitted as a lawyer in the UK and Australia. He was a director of Kentucky Fried Chicken in Great Britain and Ireland, counsel to R J Reynolds-Nabisco and Pepsi Cola and strategic consultant to Thorn-EMI. He is also a past Member of Templeton College, Oxford Strategic Leadership Faculty and has lectured internationally on brand, IP development and business growth strategies.

Steve is at the forefront of the majority of Transworld projects to which he brings his many years of international legal, business and corporate know-how, skills and experience. He is principally engaged in providing the group with general legal advice, including matters related to corporate and business structuring, commercial contract negotiation, international licensing and start-ups, brand creation and development and strategies for market penetration and optimal value realisation .

Steve has been a leading figure in international licensing and roll out and played a major role in re-shaping the franchise sector in Australia. This included advising government, providing training and education and contributing to the current legislative, regulatory and good practice law and codes affecting the establishment and conduct of franchises within the country.

As Chairman and CEO of Transworld and its in-house legal counsel, Steve is responsible for guiding, directing as well as driving Transworld's global expansion and the take up of new projects.

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Alan Gray – Director FIM and Vice President (Australia), TRL

Alan Gray – Director FIM and Vice President (Australia), TRL Alan has been involved in the Australian and Tasmanian fishing industry since 1988 and is a hugely well-respected and well-known member of that tight-knit community. His experience is wide-ranging both in a hands-on capacity as an abalone licence owner and diver and at a managerial level in his role as a board member of the Tasmanian Abalone Council (TAC).

Alan is also a member of two government bodies the Abalone Fishing Advisory Committee (ABFAC) and the Fishing Research Advisory Group (FRAG). His contribution and experience in the sustainable fishing industry in Tasmania led to him being voted the President of TAC Quota Holders Sub-Council in 2013. In the commercial sector, Alan has been a director of Shelly Point Seafish Pty Ltd of Tasmania. Along with Phil Simpson, Alan was a founding director of Fishing Investment & Management P/L. Alan’s experience of Tasmania’s sustainable fishing industry is invaluable in helping Transworld Resources Limited (TRL) to meet its aim to nurture the world’s natural resources



Phillip Simpson – Director, VP Operations, FIM and VP, TRL 

Phillip Simpson – Vice President, TRL Over the past 37 years, Phil has gained wide experience working in a variety of roles in abalone fisheries management and operations and agribusiness. For 22 of those years, Phil worked in Marine Brokerage both in Tasmania and nationally, which involved a broad spectrum of skills including the sale and purchase of fishing vessels, fishing licences and entitlements with a primary focus on abalone and southern rock lobster. For four years, he was the CEO of Seascan underwater marine research and development, achieving a RAN endorsement for proprietary Mine Warfare technology.He has also spent seven years in oil and gas exploration.

More recently, Phil was CEO and a founding director of Fishing Investment & Management P/L, Australia’s leading abalone industry broker from 2005 – 2011, with sales exceeding AUD$23Million in 2008 alone. Phil brings his wide and valuable industry experience of sustainable food production and marketing to the Group.



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