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.

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.

Steve Herlihy Director

Mr. Herlihy is the CFO of Bannerman Energy Ltd. (ASX:BMN, OTCQB:BNNLF) which is the largest shareholder of the Company. Mr. Herlihy is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ professional experience. His extensive background in the resources sector includes several roles within BHP Limited, commencing as global Financial Controller for BHP Iron Ore before progressing to special project roles. As part of BHP’s Strategy and Innovation leadership team, Mr. Herlihy led a team of analysis and improvements specialists that focused on operational and supply chain effectiveness. Prior to joining BHP, Mr. Herlihy held senior commercial, finance and business development roles within tier one global resources businesses including Newmont Corporation, Newcrest Mining, Normandy Mining, WMC Resources and Placer Dome/Barrick Gold. More recently, Mr. Herlihy was a partner of a national accounting and advisory firm that was part of a top-ten global accounting network. As leader of their Consulting and Corporate Finance Advisory Practice, he specialized in investment evaluation, strategic planning, business transformation, corporate governance, risk management and compliance advisory to a range of listed and unlisted clients. Mr. Herlihy has deep, hands-on experience in project finance and M&A activities. His broad transactional experience ranges from negotiating small joint venture agreements through to lead commercial roles on large-scale multinational transactions. Mr. Herlihy holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Curtin University, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australia and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Deakin University.