Board of Directors
Director (Independent), Chair of Audit Committee
Chartered Accountant (United Kingdom); Bachelor of Social Sciences (Accounting and Statistics)
Andrew Adams is a corporate director and has over 30 years of international financial experience in extractive industries. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Aber Diamond Corporation from 1999 to 2003 and Chief Financial Officer of Anglo Gold North America from 1995 to 1999. From 2004 onwards, he has served as an independent, non-executive director on several Canadian mineral resource companies. Mr. Adams also serves as an independent, non-executive director of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“First Quantum”). He is the chair of the compensation committee and a member of the audit committee and corporate governance and nominating committee of First Quantum. Previously, he served as the independent Chairman of TMAC Resources Inc. and as chair of the corporate governance and nominating committee and the compensation committee and as a member of the audit committee of TMAC. Mr. Adams obtained his Bachelor of Social Sciences (Accounting and Statistics) from Southampton University and then qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the United Kingdom in 1981.
Mr. Adams is the Chair of the Audit Committee of the Company. The Board has determined that Mr. Adams is an audit committee financial expert based on his professional designation, education and extensive international financial experience in extractive industries.