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.  He has been involved in the exploration and mining industry over the past forty years. Mr Forrester is one of the original shareholders of the Company which he floated in 1985.

Karen Clark

Non-Executive Director

Ms Clark was appointed to the Board on 25 August 2015. 

Following employment with the British Institute of Management, Ms Clark joined Gresham House plc in 1974. Gresham House was involved in asset management and investment trusts. Ms Clark was Company Secretary to fifty companies as well as Director of some forty companies, alongside previous Director of Mount Burgess Mining Mr Stirling until 2008. Since 2008, Ms Clark has been Company Secretary of six Companies and a Director of a number of companies.  

Harry Warries, Ms Mine Eng., FAusIMM

Non-Executive Director

Mr Harry Warries, a mining engineer was appointed to the Board on 1 August 2016.  Mr Warries is a Fellow of the AusIMM and prior to setting up his own mining consultancy business he worked on a wide range of projects, both in Australia and overseas, including a number of major feasibility studies. He has provided mining engineering services relative to copper, nickel, cobalt, gold, lead, zinc and graphite projects, as well as conducting numerous due diligence studies and technical audits.

Robert Brougham, FAusIMM BSc

Non-Executive Director

Mr Robert Brougham, a metallurgist was appointed to the Board on 7 July 2021. Mr Brougham is a Fellow of the AusIMM and has vast experience in commissioning, plant operations and maintenance of many base metal projects in Australia, Zambia, Eritrea and Indonesia. He has in-depth knowledge of the Company project in Kihabe-Nxuu, having been the principal metallurgist involved in all the metallurgical test work conducted on the project by ProMet Engineering. This confirmed the recoverability of Zinc metal on site from the Zinc oxide minerals Baileychlore (Kihabe Deposit) and Smithsonite (Nxuu Deposit).