Board of Directors
Robert Brown has been an active investor in African exploration companies for more than 12 years and brings to the Board his extensive corporate experience in the fields of venture capital, land development and bio-technology. Robert is the Deputy Chairman and a major shareholder in the listed property development company Cedar Woods Properties Ltd and is Executive Chairman of Westland which was a foundation investor in Luiri Gold.
MANAGING DIRECTOR & DEPUTY CHAIRMAN
Subject to shareholder approval, to be sought at the Company’s AGM on 12 June 2015, Mr Stuart Murray will be appointed as Managing Director and Deputy Chairman of the Company.
Mr Murray was an executive director and the Chief Executive Officer of Aquarius Platinum Limited from in 2001 until his retirement in 2012, overseeing the growth of the company from a small single asset miner to a significant mid-tier producer. Prior to that he had held various roles at Impala Platinum, including Consulting Engineer: Refineries, Nickel Business Development Manager and Manager: Operations, and at Middleburg Steel & Alloys and Rhodium Reefs Limited. He is an Associate Member of the UK Institution of Chemical Engineers.
Mr Murray is Non-executive Chairman of Sylvania Platinum Limited (AIM listed Platinum miner & processor) and a Non-executive Director of Talvivaara Mining Company Plc (OMXH listed nickel miner).
Peter Hawkins has had more than 35 years corporate experience, having held numerous managing director or partner positions within the stockbroking discipline. Mr Hawkins has been a member of the ASX since 1970 and in the past, a chairman of the Stock Exchange of Perth Ltd, a member of the ASX national committee and a past deputy chairman of the West Australian TAB. Mr Hawkins is a non-executive director of Resource Equities Limited.
DIRECTOR & Company secretary
Angela Pankhurst (MAICD) has over ten years’ experience as an executive and non-executive director primarily in the mining industry. She has held senior executive and company secretarial roles for companies with projects in Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Vietnam and Australia. She was Managing Director of Central Asia Resources Limited during the development of its first gold mine and processing facility. Ms Pankhurst is a non-executive director of PanTerra Gold Limited.