Board of Directors

Philip Tye*


Philip has been involved in the Asian capital markets for over 20 years, having most recently established HFL Advisors Limited as a platform to provide independent directorship and advisory services to various corporates and alternative investment funds. He is a leading figure in the Asian hedge fund industry as member of the AIMA Global Council and immediate pas Chair of the AIMA Hong Kong Chapter. Philip built and ran DragonBack Capital, a multi-strategy hedge fund manager and then hedge fund platform based in Hong Kong, between 2007 and 2012.

At DragonBack he was responsible for all non-trading aspects of the hedge fund business, with particular oversight over risk control, compliance, operations, financial control and IT.

Philip has lived in Hong Kong for 20 years and has held various senior roles since he moved to Hong Kong with KPMG. He was CFO and Director for PMA Investment Advisors, a Director at Credit Suisse (where his roles included Prime Brokerage sales, COO for NJA Cash Equities and Head of the Strategic Projects Group for the regional finance department), and he also worked at KPMG focusing on banking and securities companies across the region. Philip is a member of the Listing Committee of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is also a Senior Fellow Member and Director of The Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute and a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors. Philip holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Essex and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

*Appointment due to commence upon Simble becoming a listed public company.

Fadi Geha

CEO and Executive Director

Fadi is an engineer with over 25 years experience in enterprise software sales, consulting, and IT M&A. He is the founder of Acresta (now part of Simble) and has served as its CEO for the past seven years. Fadi has held senior management positions with SAP Australia and Accenture. From 2003-2006 he served as Vice President Asia Pacific and Director at Viewlocity Technologies and led Viewlocity’s expansion into the Asian region including the acquisition of key clients in Japan, Korea, and South East Asia which resulted in Viewlocity being named top IBM partner in Australia for SaaS offerings in 2005.

In 2006, Fadi facilitated the M&A activity that resulted in the acquisition of Viewlocity Inc by Supply Chain Consulting. Fadi joined the executive team at Supply Chain Consulting and in 2009 Fujitsu Australia acquired Supply Chain Consulting for $48 million. Fadi holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Sydney. He is also a Director of Sustainable Business Australia – Australia’s leading business think tank and advocacy group promoting commercial solutions to environmental challenges.

Phillip Shamieh

Executive Commercial Director

Phillip is a seasoned senior level executive with 20 years of experience in research, operations, financial management and reporting, business development and strategy, merger and acquisitions. Phillip has been the Founding Director and Chief Financial Officer of Allied Resources Limited since 2011, a diversified mining company that holds assets in Africa. He was previously the Managing Director and Head of Natural Resources for Clarksons Investment Services, a subsidiary of the world’s largest integrated supplier of shipping services, Clarksons plc.

Phillip has also been involved with TFS Corporation (TFC.ASX), an ASX300 listed company, for a period of 7 years in various capacities including strategic advisor, CEO and director of their subsidiary, Gulf Natural Supply. At TFS he was instrumental in helping restructure their balance sheet, which included a successful US$150m Senior Secured note and has secured more than US$350m from global institutional investors for Australia’s largest privately funded irrigation project.Phillip was also the founding director and shareholder of Incipient Holdings Limited a boutique merchant-banking firm with investments spanning technology, telecommunications, financial services, mining and petroleum across Africa, Asia and Australia. He holds a Bachelors of Commerce Degree and a Postgraduate Degree in Applied Finance and Investments from the Securities Institute of Australia. Phillip has raised and advised on over $2billion worth of equity, debt and convertible transactions in his career.

Daniel Bilski*

Non Executive Director

Daniel Bilski is an executive management professional with extensive Financial, Operational, Governance, Risk and Compliance experience. For the past 14 years he has served as CFO and Head of Operations, Asia for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Daniel has an extensive track record of partnering with businesses in diverse locations across multiple business lines, with a proven record of continuous improvement in efficiency, productivity and achieving business targets.He has successfully developed and delivered not only high-quality financial and operational infrastructure and support, but excellent business partnerships, whilst driving growth and change. Daniel has a significant reputation for delivering results, strong governance, quality leadership and decision making across multiple jurisdictions, businesses, products and culturally diverse teams.

*Appointment due to commence upon Simble becoming a listed public company.

Rami Al Naimi*

Non Executive Director

Rami is the founder and majority shareholder of Summit Technologies Co. Ltd. He is also a founder of and active principal in several of the Selected Group companies. In these capacities, he oversees and directs the development of all proposed joint ventures and partnerships generated by Summit Technologies and its affiliates, both within KSA and throughout the Gulf region. From his offices in KSA and Dubai, Rami is continuously involved, directly or indirectly, in the subsequent operation of each approved joint venture and partnership.

He has extensive international investment experience and holdings allied with a strong personal interest in the management and development of each of his group of companies.Rami is a graduate of Schreiner College in Kerrville, Texas and prior to becoming involved with Summit Technologies was employed by Saudi Aramco in various capacities. Rami is also a restaurant owner and personal food enthusiast, with two sought after restaurants branches spread across the United Arab Emirates. Circle Café, launched in 2003, now with eleven branches in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and soon Saudi Arabia. Sushi Counter was established in 2012 and currently has seven boutique branches open with a further five more expected in the coming year. Rami is keen to expand the quality produce available in the market within the Middle Eastern region. The region is fast becoming a “foodie hub” that is thriving and shall continue to do so for the foreseeable future.

*Appointment due to commence upon Simble becoming a listed public company.

David Astill

Non Executive Director

David is a Legal Practitioner Director of the Astill Legal Group which has been in operation for over forty years and retains active panel appointments with major banks and corporations in Australia. During the last ten years David has built a Corporate Advisory and Governance practice and has provided advice on strategic matters, project planning and management for major transactions.

David’s experience extends to capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring, and he has acted on transactions and capital raisings (equity and debt) across various sectors for many listed and unlisted companies in Australia. David has range of clientele ranging from banking and financial institutions, mortgage trusts, property and development corporations, and individuals who he advises in relation to a wide range of commercial and corporate issues and shareholder contests (including managing related litigation).David is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia and he obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

David is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia and he obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.