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Our People

Simon Hunt, Executive Chairman

Simon Hunt has over 25 years’ experience in private equity and corporate finance. Following an MA from Oxford University, he trained as a corporate lawyer with Macfarlanes and Gouldens, before moving into private equity with Gartmore Investment Management Limited, focusing mainly on investments in the US (Silicon Valley). He later added public company operational and investment banking experience including M&A. Simon has worked with companies at all stages of their development both in the UK and the US. He has held numerous public company board positions including CEO of Stordata Solutions plc; Executive Chairman of IPSO Ventures plc; and Non Executive Director AFC Energy plc. Simon is currently Non Executive Chairman of Strathdon Investments Limited (previously plc and listed on AIM) and Executive Chairman of AIM listed Noventa Limited (tantalum in Mozambique).

David Paull, Non-Executive Director

David Paull has over 20 years' experience in resource business development and industrial minerals marketing. For the past three years David has been Managing Director of Aspire Mining Limited, and ASX listed company, after being involved in the recapitalisation of the company and redirection to target Mongolian coking coal assets. Prior to Aspire David had been working on private equity and seed capital opportunities in the resources sector.

David Paull holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia, is a fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and has an MBA with distinction from Cornell University New York.

Apart from his role as Managing Director of Aspire, David Paull is also a Non-Executive Director of Pacific Wildcat Resources Corp, an industrial minerals explorer and developer listed on the TSX Ventures Exchange.

John Molyneux, Non-Executive Director

John Molyneux is a director of WH Ireland. He started his career in the City of London in 1967 by joining the London Stock Exchange. Various career moves over the next thirty years involved both merchant banking and stock broking (Montague Loebl Stanley, English Trust, Grieg Middleton, Seymour Pierce Middleton, Henry Cooke Lumsden culminating in joining AIM quoted W H Ireland in 1998.

John Molyneux is a Chartered Fellow of the Securities Institute.

Andrew Richards, Non-Executive Director

Andrew Richards is a geologist with over 32 years' experience in the mining industry, including 7 years in a senior role in banking and project finance. He has worked in a wide variety of areas and commodities, in both production and exploration geology, having been Chief Geologist at New Celebration and Telfer Gold Mines. His work has covered management of project acquisitions, exploration programs as well as IPOs. He is involved with managing companies operating in Australia, China, South East Asia, South America (Peru and Chile) and Africa (Nigeria, Angola, Madagascar). Andrew has served as Managing Director of Dragon Mountain Gold and oversaw its listing on the ASX in 2007 as well as CEO of Red Mountain Mining. He has been a Director of several ASX-listed companies and is currently a Non-Executive Director of InterMet Resources Ltd and Southern Hemisphere Mining Ltd, as well as a director of Tana Minerals Pty Ltd (Australia) and its operating subsidiaries in Madagascar and Mauritius.