Non-Executive Director and Chairman
Chief Executive Officer
Independent Dr. Chris Pointon has over 40 years experience in the resources industry and a strong track record of building and managing new organisations in a diversity of cultural environments, including Asia, Australia, South America, South Africa and Europe. During his career Dr. Pointon has worked in mineral exploration, business development and operations for Rio Tinto, Billiton, Gencor and BHP Billiton. At BHP Billiton he led the Stainless Steel Materials division for six years, building it into one of the largest global nickel and ferrochrome producers with annual sales exceeding US$3 billion. This business included Samancor Chrome, the second largest ferrochrome producer based in South Africa, of which he was Chief Executive Officer. He was a member of BHP Billiton's Executive Committee from that company's formation in 2001 until his retirement in 2006. Dr. Pointon is a Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chairman of Ruukki Group plc, and is a consultant to private equity investors.
PE, MSc, BSc (Hons)
Julian McIntrye is the founder of MWB Capital, a private investment company focused on investing in credit and equities. He has a proven track record as an entrepreneur and investor, with broad experience in acquiring, financing and selling businesses. Mr. McIntyre was the founder and controlling shareholder of Gateway Communications Group, a pan-African telecommunications business that operated in over 40 African countries and was ultimately sold to Vodacom in 2008. Mr. McIntrye has previously held senior positions in the financial markets divisions of Deutsche Bank and Chase Futures. He is also a Non-executive Director of Ambrian Capital plc.
Independent Don Newport is a veteran of the London mine finance industry with over 35 years of experience in the banking sector, 23 years of which were spent exclusively in the mining and metals sector. After managing the Barclays Bank Metals & Mining Team, Mr. Newport went on to lead the global mining finance department of Standard Bank, establishing a significant portfolio of transactions in challenging emerging market situations, including Central Asia and the FSU, China, Africa and South America, as well as North America, Europe and Australia. In 2008 Mr. Newport was honoured with the Mining Journal's Lifetime Achievement Award for "an outstanding contribution to the advancement of the international mining industry". Currently Mr. Newport is a Non-Executive Director of Wolf Minerals Limited.
Ambassador Rupia is an internationally known and well respected Tanzanian statesman with over 49 years experience in the Tanzanian public service. He represented Tanzania as Ambassador to the United Nations twice, was Ambassador to Ethiopia and Deputy High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and also served his country as a Member of Parliament, Chief Secretary to the President’s Office, Secretary to the Cabinet, Head of the Civil Services and Principal Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ambassador Rupia holds the Order for the United Republic and resides on various charitable boards including Chairman of DCB Commercial Bank PLC, Chairman of the Britain-Tanzania Society and St John’s University of Tanzania.
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