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Diamondcorp PLC (DCP.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Ellis

2016 Non-Executive Independent Interim Chairman of the Board

Paul Loudon

53 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Sanette de Wet

2013 Chief Financial Officer

Neil McDougall

2016 Non-Executive Director

Michael Toxvaerd

2014 Non-Executive Director

Jonathan Willis-Richards

60 2006 Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Ellis

Mr. Christopher (Chris) Ellis has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Interim Chairman of the Board of the Company, effective on or by 31 October 2016. Chris has had an investment banking career spanning over 20 years in London and the United States. For the last 9 years his principal activities have revolved around all financial aspects of the diamond supply chain, representing and advising industry banks, cutters & polishers, jewellery manufacturers and retailers. He is presently a Director of DFin Ltd, and was previously a principal of Consensus Advisors in London and the United States.

Paul Loudon

Mr. Paul R. Loudon serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Diamondcorp Plc. He has more than 20 years’ experience in stockbroking, corporate finance and the management of junior mining and exploration companies. He has been President of Battlefields Minerals Corporation of Toronto and Non-executive Chairman of BDI Mining Corp. He was head of Equities at Loeb Aron & Company Ltd, a London corporate finance house specialising in the mining sector, where he was responsible for raising considerable sums of equity capital for resource companies listed in the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.

Sanette de Wet

Mrs. Sanette de Wet is Chief Financial Officer of DiamondCorp PLC. Mrs. de Wet is an accountant and was previously the Financial Manager of Specialized Metallurgical Projects Ltd. Mrs. de Wet will manage the existing finance team in place at the Lace Mine.

Neil McDougall

Mr. Neil McDougall is the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr McDougall’s appointment is pursuant to the terms of the financing facility (“Facility”) with Rasmala plc ("Rasmala") as announced on 20 October 2016, and is in addition to the continued role of Michael Toxvaerd as Non-Executive Director of both DiamondCorp and Rasmala. Neil McDougall is Chief Financial Officer of Rasmala and is an experienced professional with many years of senior management experience in international environments. Prior to joining Rasmala, Mr McDougall has served in senior finance roles in various organisations including Europe Arab Bank Plc, Commerzbank and Standard Chartered. In his previous roles, he has been responsible for all aspects of Global Finance support, from performance management and decision making through to Product Control, Valuations Control and Financial and Regulatory Reporting. Prior to these roles Neil also covered senior roles at Bank of Nova Scotia, Dai-Ichi Kangyo (now Mizuho) and started his career at Kleinwort Benson Merchant Bank. He obtained his CIMA qualification in 1993.

Michael Toxvaerd

Mr. Michael Hjelm Toxvaerd serves as Non-Executive Director of DiamondCorp PLC. Mr. Toxvaerd is Chief Investment Officer of HBG Management Partners, a UK private equity firm serving high net worth private and institutional clients in the Arabian Gulf. He has more than 15 years of experience founding, operating, acquiring, integrating and a variety of businesses in private equity and public markets at board and senior management level. Mr Toxvaerd was most recently Founder, CEO and Deputy Chairman of NeutraHealth plc, an AIM listed company. He holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management. He is also a non-executive Director of European Islamic Investment Bank plc ("EIIB"), an AIM listed company and shareholder of DiamondCorp. He also serves as a Director of European Islamic Investment Bank Plc, Aquacell International Limited, HBG Holdings UK LLP, Bg2zero Ltd, HBG Small Cap 2 LTD, Biocare 2000 Limited, HBG Small Cap 3 LTD, Biocare Agricultural Supplies Limited, HBG Small Cap 4 LTD, Biocare Clinics Limited, HBG Small Cap SPV 1 Limited, Biocare (Holdings) Limited, Letssavesomemoney Limited, Biocare International Limited, PAF Ventures Limited, Biocare Limited, PAF Ventures Limited, PAF Entertainment Limited, Brunel Healthcare Limited, Brunel Healthcare Manufacturing Limited, Natural Wellbeing Limited, Neutrahealth plc, Nutrahealth Limited, Nutrahealth UK Limited, Perrigo Pharma Limited, Totally Nourish Limited.

Jonathan Willis-Richards

Dr. Jonathan Willis-Richards serves as Non-Executive Director of Diamondcorp Plc. He holds a bachelor’s degree in geology from Oxford University, a master’s degree in mining geology, and a PhD from the Cambourne School of Mines. He is internationally known for his PhD work on numerical modelling in the areas of fractured geothermal and mineralised systems, and is a founder and Managing Director of London mining corporate finance house, Loeb Aron & Company Ltd.

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