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Board of Directors

Patrick Flint
Independent Non-Executive Director (B.Com, CA, MAICD)

Mr Flint has been involved in the resources sector as a director or companysecretary of ASX and Toronto Stock Exchange listed companies with mineral projects in Australia, Africa and Asia for the last 20 years. He is a Chartered Accountant and has significant experience with projectacquisitions, joint venture negotiations and management, fundraisings andcorporate matters.

Klaus Eckhof
Executive Chairman (Dip. Geol. TU, AusIMM)

Mr Eckhof is a geologist with more than 20 years of experience identifying, exploring and developing mineral deposits around the world. Mr Eckhof worked for Mount Edon Gold Mines Ltd as Business Development Manager before it was acquired by Canadian mining company Teck. In 1994, he founded Spinifex Gold Ltd and Lafayette Mining Ltd, both of which successfully delineated gold and base metal deposits. In late 2003, Mr Eckhof founded Moto Goldmines which acquired the Moto Gold Project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. There, Mr Eckhof and his team delineated more than 20 million ounces of gold and delivered a feasibility study within four years from the commencement of exploration. Moto Goldmines was subsequently acquired by Randgold Resources who poured first gold in September 2013. Mr Echhof is also a director of Burey Gold Ltd, and Carnavale Resources Ltd.

Mr. Nigel Ferguson
Executive Director – Technical (BSc FAusIMM AIG)

Mr Ferguson is a geologist with over 30 years of experience in gold and base metals exploration, resource definition and feasibility studies. He has held senior management positions for the past 16 years and has experience in overseas locations including Saudi Arabia, South East Asia, South and Central America with a focus on Africa. Mr. Ferguson was Country Manager – Tanzania for Ashanti Goldfields, being instrumental in assessing and the acquisition of the now multi-million ounce Geita Gold Project. He has been active in the DRC since 2004 in gold and base metals exploration and resource development.

Gary Steinepreis
Non-Executive Director / Company Secretary (B.Com, CA)

Mr Steinepreis holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia and is a Chartered Accountant. He provides corporate, management and accounting advice to a number of companies involved in the resource, technology and leisure industries.