Board of Directors

SIMON JACKSON - Non-executive Chairman

Simon is a founder, shareholder and Non-Executive Chairman of Sarama Resources Ltd.

Simon is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in the mining sector. He is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Predictive Discovery Limited and a Non-Executive Director of  Resolute Mining Limited. He has previously held senior management positions at Red Back Mining Inc and Orca Gold Inc and has sat on multiple TSX and ASX Boards.

Simon specializes in M&A, public equity markets management and corporate finance. His career has included corporate transactions in Canada, Australia, Africa and Indonesia and he holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

ANDREW DINNING - Managing Director

Andrew is a founder and the Managing Director and CEO of Sarama Resources Ltd. Andrew is committed to development in Africa and is a board member of The Australia-Africa Minerals & Energy Group (AAMEG), a peak body representing Australian companies engaged in the development of Africa’s resource industry.

Andrew has over 30 years experience in the international mining arena having worked in the Democratic Republic of Congo, West Africa, UK, Russia and Australia. He has extensive mine management, operations and capital markets experience and has spent most of his career in the gold sector. Andrew was a director and President of DRC based Moto Goldmines Ltd from 2005 to 2009. He oversaw development of the company’s Moto Gold Project (Kibali Gold) from 2 million to +22 million ounces of gold, taking the project from exploration to pre-development prior to the $600 million takeover by Randgold Resources and AngloGold Ashanti in October 2009.

Mr Dinning has a MBA, a First Class Mine Managers Certificate (Western Australia and South Australia) and a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) degree.

ADRIAN BYASS - Non-executive Director

Adrian holds a clear focus on economic development of mineral resources. With a skill set based around economic and resource geology he has more than 25 years’ experience in the mining industry. Adrian has experience ranging from production in gold and nickel mines through to the evaluation and development of mining projects with listed and unlisted entities in several countries. He has also held a number of Executive and Non-Executive Board roles on both ASX and AIM listed companies.

Adrian presently operates in a corporate and market focused capacity on a national and international basis and has board level experience in mine development, capital raising and M&A in Australia and on overseas stock exchanges. Adrian has played key roles in a range of exploration and mining projects across a suite of commodities including gold and base and specialty metals in Australia, Africa, North America and Europe.

Adrian holds a BSc Geology, B Economics, is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geology and is a Competent Person for the reporting of mineral resources (JORC 2012).

Adrian is currently on the Board of ASX listed companies Galena Mining Ltd, Kaiser Reef Ltd and Infinity Lithium Ltd.

STEVE ZANINOVICH - Non-executive Director

Steve has spent over 25 years in project development, maintenance and operational readiness in the mining industry and has held a number of Executive and Non-Executive Board roles with public and private companies.

Steve has extensive experience in the development of multiple mining operations across various commodities and jurisdictions in West Africa including Burkina Faso, Mali and Ghana. He served as COO with Gryphon Minerals prior to their takeover by Teranga where he assumed the role of Vice President of Major Projects and completed the bankable feasibility study on the Wahgnion Gold Project, now mine, in Burkina Faso.

Steve is currently a Non-Executive Chairman of Maximus Resources Ltd and Non-Executive Director of Bellavista Resources Ltd and Mako Gold Limited. He was previously an Executive Director with Lycopodium Minerals and held Non-Executive Director roles with Centaurus Metals, Gryphon Minerals and Orway Minerals Consultants.