Mr Pinto has been a major shareholder and supporter of the Company for some years, and is also a major shareholder and non-executive Chairman of, Tyranna Resources Limited, which is a cornerstone investor in Orinoco.

Mr Pinto operates his own legal practice in Sydney, NSW. He has been a practising Solicitor and Barrister of the Supreme Court of NSW since 1983 as well as having been admitted as a Solicitor of the High Court of Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce.