John Conlon (72), Non-Executive Director
Mr. Conlon has been involved in the mining industry since 1972, as an owner of a mining equipment supply company. Since 1980, he has been part owner of a mining contracting company focusing on mine development and in 1995 he formed a company engaged in the business of repair and manufacturing of mining equipment. He serves or has served as a director of several companies including Cambrian Mining plc (now Western Canadian Coal Corp.), Mandalay Resources Corp., Coal International plc, Xtract Energy plc, and Western Canadian Coal Corp., including being part of that company's audit committee from 2002 to 2009.
Gregory Cameron (39), Non-Executive Director
Gregory M. Cameron brings 14 years of deal experience focused on small and mid capitalisation companies in North America and abroad. Mr. Cameron has held senior positions in investment banking at Canaccord Capital (SVP Investment Banking), MGI Securities (Founder) and Macquarie Capital Markets Canada formerly Orion Securities (SVP Investment Banking). During his 12 year career in banking, Mr. Cameron has worked on a significant number of equity, debt, merger and acquisitions and restructurings. Currently, Mr. Cameron is the President of Colby Capital Limited, a private Merchant Bank in Toronto, Canada. Mr. Cameron is the former Chairman and a current director of Cub Energy Inc. an oil and gas company focused on developing significant oil and gas reserves in Ukraine, and a board member of Voyageur Oil and Gas Corporation, an oil and gas exploration company with significant assets in Tunisia. Mr. Cameron is a graduate of Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada with a bachelor of commerce in finance and accounting and holds numerous financial industry designations.
Frank Moxon (46), Non-Executive Director
Frank Moxon is an experienced corporate financier specialising in natural resources. Now practising through his own firm, Hoyt Moxon, he was previously head of corporate finance and head of natural resources at Williams de Broe at the time it was acquired by Evolution Securities. He was, until August 2012, senior independent non-executive Director of Cove Energy plc and is currently chairman of Silvermere Energy plc and Imperial Minerals plc, and a non-executive director of Whetstone Minerals Ltd. and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. He is a fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
Senior Management and Operational Team
George Lawton, Chief Financial officer
Mr. Lawton is a chartered accountant with extensive experience at CFO and VP Finance level providing strategic, financial and operating leadership to public companies in the mining, aerospace, entertainment, and business services industries. Mr. Lawton has been a consultant with the Company since May 2011, becoming CFO in April 2012. Prior to this, Mr. Lawton was the senior vice president of operational finance for Uranium One Inc.
Hendrik Dietrichsen, General Counsel
Mr. Dietrichsen is a lawyer with more than 30 years' experience as a legal practitioner and advising at senior management and board level within private and public listed companies, both local and international. He has also held various positions at board level. He has been a consultant with the Company since June 2012.
Reasons for the Placing, Admission and Use of Proceeds
The Directors believe that Admission will be an important step in the Group's development and will provide a platform from which to grow the business in the future. Admission is expected to provide additional liquidity for investors in the Company's shares and will enable the Group to attract, retain and incentivise its Directors and key employees through the operation of the Share Option Schemes.
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