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Charles Hall - Non-Executive Chairman

Charles was appointed Non-Executive Chairman in December 2016 and is an experienced International Banker with over 30 years with HSBC in a variety of Finance and Insurance roles. His last position was as CEO & MD HSBC Private Bank (Luxembourg) S.A. He has had significant overseas senior management experience as well as that of running complex businesses. His prime focus has been on strategy and corporate restructuring with the emphasis on re focussing businesses on their core revenue streams. Charles holds a BA (Hons) from the University of Sussex, is an Associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Michael McNeilly - Chief Executive Officer

Michael was appointed in December 2016 as Chief Executive Officer, and a nominee Director of Cobre Limited (ASX: CBE) appointed by Metal Tiger.   As a nominee non-executive director of MOD Resources Limited (previously ASX: MOD), he was actively involved in the Sandfire Resources NL (ASX: SFR) recommended scheme offer for MOD Resources which saw Metal Tiger receive circa 6.3 million shares in SFR. Michael resigned from the Board of MOD as part of the scheme of arrangement. Michael has formerly been a non-executive director of Greatland Gold plc (AIM: GGP) and a non-executive director at Arkle Resources plc (AIM: ARK). Michael serves as a director on numerous Metal Tiger investment and subsidiary entities including notably Kalahari Metals Limited. Michael was appointed CEO of Metal Tiger in December 2016.

Michael previously worked as a corporate financier with both Allenby Capital and Arden Partners Limited (AIM: ARDN) advising on numerous private and public transactions including several IPOs. Michael  also worked as a corporate executive at Coinsilium (NEX: COIN) where he worked with early stage blockchain focused start-ups. Michael studied Biology at Imperial College London and has a BA in Economics from the American University of Paris. Michael is fluent in French.

Mark Potter - Chief Investment Officer

Mark Potter who was appointed in January 2017 has over 14 years’ experience in natural resources investments. Mark currently serves as the Chief Investment Officer of Metal Tiger Plc (AIM: MTR) and is the Founder and a Partner of Sita Capital Partners LLP, an investment management and advisory firm specialising in investments in the mining industry.

Mark was formerly a Director and Chief Investment Officer of Anglo Pacific Group plc, a London listed natural resources royalty company, where he successfully led a turnaround of the business through the acquisition of new royalties, disposal of non-core assets, and successful equity and debt fundraisings.

Prior to Anglo Pacific, Mark was a founding member and Investment Principal for Audley Capital Advisors LLP, a London-based activist hedge fund, where he was responsible for managing all UK listed and natural resources investments.

Mark graduated with an MA degree in Engineering and Management Studies from Trinity College, University of Cambridge.

Mark was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of Artemis Resources Limited (ASX: ARV) in February 2020, he was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Trident Resources plc (LON: TRR) in November 2019, and a Non-Executive Director of Thor Mining PLC (AIM: THR) in August 2019. Mark was formerly a director of Kalahari Metals Ltd.

Terry Grammer - Non-Executive Director

Terry who was appointed to the Board in September 2014 is an award-winning geologist with over 40 years’ experience in mining and mineral exploration with extensive experience in Australia, Africa, Southeast Asia and New Zealand and has been involved in numerous ASX-listed companies that have achieved dramatic growth.

As geologist, Terry discovered the Cosmos Nickel deposit for ASX-listed Jubilee Mines NL which went on to be an ASX Top 200 company and for which Terry was awarded the AMEC (Association of Mining & Exploration Companies) joint Prospector of the Year in 2000. As co-founder, Terry listed Western Areas NL (ASX: WSA) in 2000 (and served as Exploration Manager from 2000 to 2004) which became an ASX Top 200 company. Terry was Chairman of South Boulder Mines (ASX: STB) from 2008-2013 which grew to be an ASX Top 300 company. From 2010 to 2015, Terry was a director of Sirius Resources NL (ASX: SIR) and helped to guide the Company through the discovery, feasibility and development funding of the Nova nickel and copper deposits in Western Australia, that saw the company's share price dramatically rise from AUD$0.05 in July 2012 to a peak above AUD$5 per share in early 2013 and become an ASX Top 200 company.  Terry was appointed a director of Kalahari Metals Ltd in July 2018.

Neville Bergin - Non-Executive Director

Neville who was appointed in March 2018 is a mining engineer with almost four decades of accumulated experience in the mining industry. He has had exposure to a range of commodities and both underground and open pit operational experience. His broad experience base encompasses many operational and executive roles, and almost eight years’ experience as a non-executive director of UK and ASX listed and unlisted companies including Northern Star Resources Limited. Neville was previously Vice President of Gold Fields Australia Pty Ltd where he oversaw operational management of that company’s Australian mines.

Neville has extensive experience in technical due diligence having undertaken this type of investigation for several past employers and recent clients. He is also well versed in study management having managed several feasibility studies. He has a BSc from the Camborne School of Mines in the UK and currently runs his own mining consultancy business.