Nigel Raymond Forrester, F.C.A.

Chairman and Managing Director

Mr Forrester is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He has been involved in the exploration and mining industry over the past twenty nine years. Mr Forrester is one of the original shareholders of the Company which he floated in 1985.

Ben Mosigi, M.Sc

Technical Director

Mr Ben Mosigi, M.Sc (Leicester University – UK), B.Sc (University of New Brunswick – Canada), Diploma Mining Tech (Haileybury School of Mines, Canada), Member of the Geological Society of South Africa, Geologist, currently a Director of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Mount Burgess (Botswana) (Proprietary) Limited, is a resident and national of Botswana. 

Mr Mosigi has significant experience in base metal and diamond exploration/mining.  His previous diamond exploration and mining experience, which included a significant period of time with Debswana and Botswana Diamonfields, covered work on the Orapa, Lethlakane, Jwaneng and Damtshaa kimberlites in Botswana and the Bellsbank Bobbejaan and Water kimberlite fissures in the Republic of South Africa.

Godfrey Edward Taylor, LLB

Non-Executive Director

Mr Taylor, who was appointed to the Board on 2 July 1999, graduated in law from the University of Western Australia in 1968 and was admitted to practice in 1970. He has been practising law for about 30 years and specialises in commercial and corporate law. Mr Taylor and his family were original shareholders in the Company and have been shareholders throughout its existence. 

Ronald William O'Regan

Non-Executive Director

Mr O'Regan was appointed to the Board on 31 July 2000. Having established a career in stockbroking, he joined Astaire & Partners, a firm of London stockbrokers in 1968. He became a member of the London Stock Exchange in the 1970s and was appointed to the Board of Astaire & Partners in 1987. 

Alfred P Stirling, F.C.A.

Non-Executive Director

Mr Stirling was appointed to the Board on 1 December 2003. Mr Stirling, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, is Chairman and Managing Director of two Authorised Investment Trusts in the United Kingdom.