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Centamin PLC (CEY.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Josef El-Raghy

2019 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Andrew Pardey

2015 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Gordon Haslam

2011 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Ross Jerrard

2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Mark Morcombe

48 2018 Chief Operating Officer

Youssef El-Raghy

2010 General Manager - Egyptian Operations

Raitt Marshall

2018 General Manager - Sukari

Mark Smith

2015 Group Financial Controller

Alexandra Carse

2017 Head of Investor Relations

Norman Bailie

2017 Group Exploration Manager

Ibrahima Danso

58 2016 Manager - West Africa

Doaa Elailah

2013 Group Sustainability and Business Development Manager

Amr Hassouna

2017 Commercial Manager - Sukari

Riaan Nel

2017 Group Accountant

Heidi Brown

2014 Subsidiary Director and Company Secretary

Darren Le masurier

2013 Company Secretary

Mark Arnesen

2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alison Baker

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mark Bankes

2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sally Eyre

2019 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ibrahim Fawzy

79 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Josef El-Raghy

Mr. Josef El-Raghy is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Centamin PLC. He has been responsible for overseeing the transition of the Company from small explorer, through construction and into production. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia and subsequently became a Director of both CIBC Wood Gundy and Paterson Ord Minnett. Josef is also Chairman of AIC Resources Limited effective 1 December 2017.

Andrew Pardey

Mr. Andrew Pardey is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Centamin PLC. He was appointed CEO and Director of the Board of Centamin plc on 1 February 2015. Andrew served as General Manager of operations at the Sukari Gold Mine before his previous appointment as Chief Operating Officer in May 2012. He was a major driving force in bringing Sukari into production and was instrumental in the successful transition of the operation through construction and into production. Andrew holds a BSc in Geology and has over 25 years’ experience in the mining and exploration industry, having previously held senior positions with Guinor Gold Corporation, AngloGold Ashanti.

Gordon Haslam

Mr. Gordon Edward Haslam is Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Centamin PLC. He has carried out additional corporate governance functions over the past few years for Centamin, while the roles of CEO and Chairman were combined. Experience Edward has been a non-executive Director (and Chairman from June 2007 to April 2012) of the LSE listed Talvivaara plc (since 1 June 2007) and from 1 May 2004 to April 2016 has been a non-executive Director of Aquarius Platinum Ltd. In 1981, Edward joined Lonmin; he was appointed a Director in 1999 and chief executive officer in November 2000 before retiring in April 2004. Edward is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (UK). Committee membership Remuneration Committee (Chair) Nomination Committee (Chair); Audit and Risk Committee; Compliance and Corporate Governance Committee; and HSES Committee.

Ross Jerrard

Mr. Ross Jerrard is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Centamin Plc. He joining Centamin as CFO in April 2016. Since then, Ross has assembled and led an excellent finance team between Jersey, Egypt and West Africa. Ross has been responsible for leading efficiency objectives such as the successful implementation of improved cost control and monitoring measures, improvements to reporting systems and the delivery of reporting timetables of accounts. Ross was appointed as a Director to the Board in February 2018. Experience Before joining Centamin, Ross was audit partner with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Perth, Australia. Prior to moving to Australia he spent three and a half years in Egypt, based in Cairo, acting for multinational companies operating in the region. Ross is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Zimbabwe and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mark Morcombe

Mr. Mark Keith Morcombe is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He was most recently COO at Acacia Mining plc and prior to that Senior Vice President at AngloGold Ashanti. He has more than 25 years of mining industry experience of which ten years have been in various countries in Africa. As a mining engineer, Mark has spent much of his career to date specialising in gold projects across Africa and Australia. Mark holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining Engineering) and a Masters of Engineering Science (Mining Geomechanics) from Curtin University in Australia. Mark Morcombe is serving three months’ notice under the terms of his contract at the date of this report.

Youssef El-Raghy

Mr. Youssef El-Raghy is General Manager - Egyptian Operations of Centamin PLC. An officer graduate of the Egyptian Police Academy, Youssef held senior management roles within the Egyptian police force for more than ten years, having attained the rank of captain prior to joining the Group. He has extensive contacts within the government and industry and maintains excellent working relationships with all of the Company’s stakeholders within Egypt.

Raitt Marshall

Mr. Raitt Marshall is General Manager - Sukari of the Company. He holds a BSc Mechanical Engineering degree from Dundee college of Technology. He has over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry having worked predominately in aluminium and gold mines.

Mark Smith

Mr. Mark A. Smith is Group Financial Controller of the Company. He joined Centamin as Group Financial Controller in August 2015 and brings to the role a wealth of experience in site-based commercial and corporate finance across exploration, feasibility, construction and operations in both open pit and underground mining environments. Mark has worked previously for a variety of other publicly listed companies including BHP, Red Back Mining Inc, African Minerals Ltd and Endeavour Mining Corporation.

Alexandra Carse

Ms. Alexandra Carse is Head of Investor Relations of the Company. She joined Centamin in December 2017 from Petropavlovsk PLC, where she was head of investor relations. Prior to this, Alexandra has over twelve years’ experience as a sell-side corporate broker, specialising within the natural resource sector. Alexandra holds a BA degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Vermont.

Norman Bailie

Mr. Norman Bailie is Group Exploration Manager of the company. He joined Centamin in October 2016 and brings to the role over 25 years’ industry experience in providing exploration and resource consultancy to all levels of exploration and mining companies in West, East and Central Africa and South America. Norman is an accredited Chartered Professional Geologist and Manager through the Geological Society UK and AusIMM, and a fellow of IOM3 UK and SEG USA as well as a competent person under JORC/43-101 criteria.

Ibrahima Danso

Mr. Ibrahima Danso is Manager - West Africa of the Company. He joined Centamin in June 2016 and brings to the role over 20 years’ professional experience, notably with AngloGold Ashanti in Guinea and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Alcoa in Ghana, Guinea and Jamaica, and Newcrest Mining in Côte d’Ivoire. Areas of expertise include leading small, medium and large-scale mining operations from feasibility study stage to development and operations. Ibrahima is highly knowledgeable in dealing with African governments to secure exploration and mining permits, conceptualising and executing strategic community investment programmes in the host country as well as conflict resolution and dealing with key stakeholders to maintain our social licence to operate.

Doaa Elailah

Ms. Doaa Abou Elailah is Group Sustainability and Business Development Manager of Centamin Plc. She has worked closely with Centamin for ten years, initially as an adviser, before joining the Company in 2013. Doaa has more than 18 years of experience as a consultant in health and safety, environment and community affairs. Doaa has provided technical support to numerous industries and facilities in Egypt and the Middle East across a broad range of sectors including mining, oil and gas, industrial production, infrastructure and tourism. Doaa holds MSc and BSc honours degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cairo.

Amr Hassouna

Mr. Amr Hassouna is Commercial Manager - Sukari of the Company. He has been working at Sukari since March 2012 and was promoted to Management Accounting Manager in February 2015 and to Commercial Manager in November 2017. Amr brings to the role a wealth of experience and understanding of the operating and commercial environment in Egypt. Prior to joining Sukari, Amr was working in the oil and gas field in Egypt for eight years. Amr holds a Bachelor Degree in Finance and Accounting from Alexandria University and membership of IMA (Institute of Management Accountants).

Riaan Nel

Mr. Riaan Nel is Group Accountant of the Company. He joining Centamin, Riaan held previous appointments at a hedge fund and at PricewaterhouseCoopers, both in Jersey. Riaan holds a B.Com Accounting Sciences and a B.Com Honours Accounting Sciences degree from the University of Pretoria and completed his training at Grant Thornton South Africa where he specialised in the manufacturing and mining industries. Riaan is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Heidi Brown

Ms. Heidi Anne Brown is Subsidiary Director and Company Secretary of Centamin PLC. She is a Fellow Chartered Secretary (FCIS, FGIA) and GAICD. Heidi holds a Graduate Certificate of Applied Finance and Investment and a Diploma of Financial Advising from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Heidi was the Company Secretary of Centamin from 2004 until 2012, and continues to act as Company Secretary and Director of Centamin’s Australian subsidiaries.

Darren Le masurier

Mr. Darren Le masurier is Company Secretary of Centamin Plc. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and has over 18 years’ experience in corporate administration, governance and offshore regulation in Jersey. Prior to joining Centamin, Darren worked at the fiduciary and law firm Ogier in Jersey for over ten years, providing professional company secretarial, accounting, administration and Director services for a diverse range of corporate clients and structures.

Mark Arnesen

Mr. Mark Richard Arnesen is Non-Executive Independent Director of Centamin PLC. He has extensive expertise in the structuring and negotiation of finance for major resource projects. Mark is a chartered accountant with over 20 years’ experience in the resources industry and holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Accounting degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand. Experience Mark was appointed CEO of ASX listed Nzuri Copper Limited (formerly Regal Resources Limited) in August 2016 and is also the sole Director of ARM Advisors Proprietary Limited. He has also served on the board of Gulf Industrials Limited. Committee membership Audit and Risk Committee (Chair); Compliance and Corporate Governance Committee; Remuneration Committee; and Nomination Committee.

Alison Baker

Ms. Alison Baker is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She spent much of her time at PwC working with the natural resources team, advising FTSE 350 and AIM companies on transactions, M&A and corporate reporting. An advocate of building trust through integrated reporting and having worked with a wide range of clients, including those in the emerging markets, Alison has developed a strong cultural sensitivity and awareness of wider stakeholder requirements including governments and local communities. Experience Alison is a former audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) and Ernst & Young LLP, with nearly 25 years’ experience. Alison is also a Non-Executive Director at KAZ Minerals plc and Rockhopper Exploration plc. Committee membership Chair of HSES Committee; and member of Nomination Committee.

Mark Bankes

Mr. Mark Anthony Bankes is Non-Executive Independent Director of Centamin PLC. He is an international corporate finance lawyer. Mark specialises in international securities, mining policy and agreements, mergers and acquisitions and international restructurings for the resource sector. Experience Mark has an MA from Cambridge University and joined Norton Rose in 1984. He worked in both London and Hong Kong and was a partner at Norton Rose LLP from 1994 to 2007 before starting his own business, Bankes Consulting EURL, in October 2007. Committee membership Compliance and Corporate Governance Committee (Chair); HSES Committee (until December 2018); Audit and Risk Committee; and Remuneration Committee.

Sally Eyre

Dr. Sally L. Eyre, B.Sc.,Ph.D., DIC is appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Dr. Eyre is a mining finance professional with extensive experience in global resource capital markets and mining operations. As a geologist, obtaining her doctoral degree in Economic Geology from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London, Dr. Eyre brings strong technical balance to the existing Board composition. Throughout Dr. Eyre's career, she has acquired substantial capital market, finance and directorate expertise. From 2011 to 2014, Dr. Eyre was President and Chief Executive Officer of TSX Venture Exchange listed Copper North Mining. Prior to this, from 2008 to 2011, she was an executive with Endeavour Financial, which transformed into the intermediate gold mining Company, Endeavour Mining. During this period of transformation, Dr. Eyreservedas the President and Chief Executive Officer of Etruscan Resources and subsequently asSenior Vice PresidentOperations, of Endeavour Mining. Dr. Eyre currently holds two non-executive directorships: Adventus Zinc Corporation and Japan Gold Corporation. Adventus Zinc is a TSX Venture Exchange listed company. Dr. Eyre has been a Non-Executive Director since 2017, where she is the Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Steering Committee. Japan Gold is a TSX Venture Exchange listed company. Dr. Eyre has been a Non-Executive Director since 2016, where she is the Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.

Ibrahim Fawzy

Dr. Ibrahim Fawzy is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He has over 50 years of experience working with industrial and investment companies in Egypt and abroad. He holds a BSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cairo and a PhD from University College London. Dr Fawzy held the position of Minister of Industry of Egypt from 1993 to 1996 and President and CEO of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (“GAFI”) in Egypt from 1996 to 2000. Experience Dr Fawzy is currently the Chairman of the Cairo stock exchange listed Company, Egyptians Abroad Company for Investment & Development and Director of its subsidiaries. Dr Fawzy was also a non-Executive Director of NASDAQ listed Quality Systems Inc. in California from 2007 to 2010 where he was also a member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Committee membership HSES Committee (effective 1 January 2019); and CGC Committee (effective 1 January 2019).