Board of Directors

William L. Price Chair

Mr. Price is the former Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer of Dresdner RCM Global Investors and CIO for equities at Allianz Dresdner RCM. Following his retirement in 2003, Mr. Price has been a private investor and CEO of the William L. Price Charitable Foundation. He has served as a corporate director of several publicly traded companies. A graduate of Dartmouth College and a Graduate Fellow (Political Science) at Brooklyn College, Mr. Price worked for the US Department of State before going to Wall Street as a securities analyst. He joined Rosenberg Capital Management in 1976 and became Chairman and CEO in 1996. For fifteen of those years he was a guest lecturer at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.

Adrian T. Hickey Director

Since 2009, Mr. Hickey has been a private developer and financier of projects, focusing on early stage greenfield mining prospects throughout Sub Saharan Africa. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Hickey was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Minas de Revuboe Limitada, a private company that he co-founded and then managed through the development of a greenfield coal project in Mozambique and on to a feasibility study and final sale. From 2001 to 2006, he was managing director of NAB Mining Group Africa (Pty) Ltd, a mining, exploration and development company that he founded, which partnered with Nippon Steel of Japan and developed greenfield coal deposits in South Africa. From 1996 to 2001, he was a manager of Baan, which was the vendor of enterprise resource planning software. From 1986 to 1994, he was the founder and managing director of Swiss Chrome International AG, which developed a greenfields chrome project that is now owned by Mitsubishi Corporation and is presently the fourth-largest ferrochrome producer globally. From 1977 to 1985, Mr. Hickey held a number of positions with various companies providing geophysical technical services in connection with a number of mining projects worldwide.

Steve E. Kapp Director

Mr. Kapp is a Qualified Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of executive financial management experience. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Gecko Africa Holding (Pty) Ltd. a position he has held since 2011. Prior to joining the Gecko group of companies, Mr. Kapp held various positions including tax officer/inspector at the South African Department of Finance from 1987 to 1992, as well as the position of audit and tax partner at the Port Elizabeth office of the international auditing firm Mazars (previously Moores Rowland) from 1996 to 2008. Mr. Kapp has been a member of the Board of Directors of Gecko Africa Holdings (Pty) Ltd and Genet South Africa (Pty) Ltd. (wholly owned subsidiary of Gecko Africa Holdings (Pty) Ltd.) since 2011. Genet South Africa (Pty) Ltd. and its subsidiaries are actively involved in diversified mining services in South Africa and a number of other Southern African countries, providing various mining services ranging from exploration, drilling, opencast mining, beneficiation, plant design and material handling and more services, for coal, chrome, manganese and copper mines. Mr. Kapp is the co-founder and managing director on the Board of The Swartkops Terminal (Pty) Ltd., a company involved in the export of 1.7m tons of manganese from South Africa per annum. Mr. Kapp has been a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of Bayethe Game Reserve (Pty) Ltd since 2010, a subsidiary of the Shamwari Game Reserve Group in South Africa, the latter being wholly owned by the Emirates Group Dubai (previously Dubai World). From 2011 to 2017, Mr. Kapp was a director of Umcebo Mining (Pty) Ltd., a subsidiary of Glencore Operations South Africa (Pty) Ltd and Pembani Group. Mr. Kapp holds a B.Com (Honors) degree in accounting from the University of Port Elizabeth (1992) and is a registered member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) since 1996. Mr. Kapp has been a registered member of the Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors in South Africa (IRBA) since 1996 and a non-attest member since August 2008.

Darrin Campbell Director

Mr. Campbell is the President of Namibia Critical Metals and a Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Management Accountant with 20 years of executive financial management experience and also served as the CFO of the Company from March 2017 – 2021. He has provided contract accounting and financial services to numerous public and private companies and played key leadership roles in financings and transactions taking companies public onto the TSX-V. From 2013-2014 he was the CFO of Ressources Appalaches and was the financial leader bringing into production Nova Scotia’s first operating gold mine in over 14 years. Mr. Campbell obtained a Bachelor of Commerce from Saint Mary’s University in 1996 and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia.