*Giles Clarke – Chairman

Giles Clarke is currently Chairman of Amerisur Resources plc (AIM: AMER) and Westleigh Investments Holdings Limited and Non-executive Chairman of Ironveld plc (AIM: IRON). He began his career as an investment banker with Credit Suisse First Boston before successfully establishing, building and selling a number of high profile businesses including Majestic Wine, Pet City plc and Safestore plc. He is Chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board and Chairman of several private organisations.

Larry F Johnson – Chief Executive Officer

Larry Freeman Johnson has more than 25 years’ experience in the tantalum industry having worked with two large US based publicly listed companies with core interests in tantalum. Throughout his career, Larry has held several senior key positions, most recently as Director: Mining and Global Tantalum Supply Chain at KEMET Electronics Corporation. Significantly, Larry spent several years focussing on the development of conflict-free global supply chains, which will be of material benefit for the Company's investee, Aftan.

*Nick Harrison – Director

Mr Harrison is currently Finance Director of Amerisur Resources plc (AIM: AMER) and a Non-executive Director of Ironveld plc (AIM: IRON). Mr Harrison was Finance Director of Pet City plc and has held Board positions at a number of private companies with international activities. He is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with Arthur Andersen before holding senior roles with Deloittes, Midland Bank (International) and Coopers & Lybrand.