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About Us: Directors and Management

Brian Moritz
Non-executive Chairman
Brian is a Chartered Accountant and former Senior Partner of Grant Thornton, London. He formed Grant Thornton’s Capital Markets Team which floated over 100 companies on AIM under his chairmanship. In 1995 he retired from Grant Thornton to concentrate on bringing new companies to the market as a director. He concentrates on mining companies, primarily in Africa, and was formerly chairman of African Platinum PLC (Afplats) and Metal Bulletin PLC as well as currently being chairman of several junior mining companies.

Dave Reeves

Dave holds a first class honours degree in mining engineering from the University of New South Wales, a graduate diploma in applied finance and investment from the Securities Institute of Australia, and a Western Australian first class mine managers certificate of competency. He has over 25 years’ experience and has operated in Australia, Africa and Europe in gold, precious metals, mineral sands, bulks and copper. He is non-executive Chairman of ASX and AIM listed European Metals Holdings.

Russell Lamming
Non-executive Director
Russell Lamming is a qualified geologist with an honours degree in geology from the University of the Witwatersrand and a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics from the University of Natal. Russell has a broad range of experience including directorship of a South African mining consultancy and precious metals analyst for a leading international broker and was the CEO of AIM listed Chromex Mining and Goldplat Plc.

James Carter
Chief Financial Officer
James is a CPA with 17 years’ experience in the mining industry. James was most recently CFO of Straits Resources, a diversified metals group listed on the ASX. Prior to this James was CFO and Company Secretary of SGX listed Straits Asia Resources and was integral to its development as a 10 million tonne per annum coal producer in Indonesia. His work at Straits included debt and equity capital markets, tax strategy, M&A and corporate governance. James was involved with equity and debt capital markets raisings of $2 billion in the last 5 years. James is a board member of Worldwide Energy, an aspiring Indonesian coal company and PTT Asia Pacific Mining.