Board of Directors

Dennis Edmonds

Executive Chairman

Dennis Edmonds practiced as a corporate solicitor in the Republic of South Africa and in England and has extensive experience of corporate acquisitions and restructurings. Dennis was later employed at board level in the investment banking and venture capital industries and his experience includes structuring deals and running companies.


Peter Taylor

Chief Executive Officer

Peter Taylor commenced his career as a mining engineer at De Beers Consolidated Mines in 1986. He has over 25 years’ experience leading strategic operations within the mining and exploration sector in Africa, Southeast Asia and Europe, including as Chief Operating Officer at formerly AIM and TSX:V traded African gold and iron company, African Aura Mining Inc.


James Cable (1)(2)

Independent non-executive director, Chair Audit Committee and Nomination & Remuneration Committee

James Cable has been a chartered accountant for over 35 years and is a finance director with extensive experience at board level in quoted and entrepreneurial private companies. He has significant international and commercial experience gained in the Middle East, Africa, Far East and Europe in several business sectors including natural resources and construction. He is a former Finance Director of Kopane Diamond Developments Plc and Mantle Diamonds Ltd. and advises natural resources companies on corporate strategy and project finance.


Christopher Gordon

Independent non-executive director (1)(2)

Chris Gordon has a Bachelor of Economics degree awarded by the University of London and over 10 years’ experience in the financial services sector in London, working in dealing and trading roles with a focus on raising capital for listed companies. Chris Gordon previously acted as a non-executive director for Gunsynd plc which is listed on AIM.


Dan Smith

Non-executive director

Dan Smith has over 10 years’ capital markets experience working in various roles including as an Executive and Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary of companies with shares quoted on AIM, ASX and NSX. He is the founder of Minerva Corporate Pty Ltd, a boutique corporate services firm focused on providing corporate advisory, company secretarial, and accounting services to listed and unlisted entities, as well as compliance manager services for IPOs and RTOs across sectors including natural resources. Dan is currently a Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary of AIM traded Europa Metals Ltd, a European focused zinc-lead exploration company.


David Taylor

Company Secretary

David Taylor is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (“ICSA”), has held senior roles in a number of international blue chip companies, and most recently served as Assistant Company Secretary of ICSA, a leading authority on governance and compliance.


(1) Audit Committee
(2) Nomination and Remuneration Committee
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