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Equator Resources Ltd (EQU.AX)

EQU.AX on Australia Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Matysek

2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Jason Bontempo

2015 Non-Executive Director

Alex Passmore

2016 Non-Executive Director

Nicholas Rowley

2016 Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Matysek

Mr. Paul Matysek is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Matysek was the Founder, President and CEO of Energy Metals Corporation (“EMC”), a premier uranium company that traded on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges. Mr. Matysek led EMC as one of the fastest growing Canadian companies in recent years, increasing its market capitalization. Mr. Matysek is also the Executive Chairman and on the Board of Directors of Lithium X (TSX-V:LIX), a lithium resource explorer with projects in Salta, Argentina and Clayton Valley, Nevada. Previously, Mr. Matysek was the President and CEO of Lithium One Inc., which developed a high-quality lithium project in northern Argentina. In July 2012, Lithium One and Galaxy Resources merged with a $112 million plan to create a fully integrated lithium company. Prior to Lithium One, Mr. Matysek was the President and CEO of Potash One Inc. where he was the architect of the $434 million friendly takeover of Potash One by K+S Ag, which closed in early 2011. Mr. Matysek was also formally the President and CEO of Goldrock Mines Corp. (TSX-V:GRM) which on July 28, 2016 was acquired by Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE:FSM) (TSX:FVI). Goldrock's principal asset was the 100% owned Lindero Project located in Salta Province, Argentina and the transaction valued Goldrock at $178 million on a fully-diluted basis.

Jason Bontempo

Mr. Jason Anthony Bontempo is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Jason Bontempo has 18 years experience in public company management, corporate advisory, investment banking and public company accounting, qualifying as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young. Mr Bontempo has worked primarily in Australia and the UK providing corporate advice and the financing of resource companies on both the ASX and AIM markets including resource asset acquisitions and divestments. Mr Bontempo has also served on the board and the executive management of minerals and resources public companies focusing on advancing and developing mineral resource assets and business development. Jason is also currently a director of ASX listed companies Red Emperor Resources and Orca Energy Ltd.

Alex Passmore

Mr. Alex Passmore is the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Passmore is an experienced corporate executive with a strong financial and technical background. He has managed the arrangement of debt and equity financing for many well known resources companies and has a wealth of experience in project evaluation. Most recently he managed the WA Natural Resources Business of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Institutional Banking and Markets) which comprised a substantial portfolio of loan, hedge, trade finance and working capital products to ASX listed and multinational resource company counterparties. Prior to this, Mr Passmore held senior roles at Patersons Securities including Director-Corporate Finance and Head of Research. Mr Passmore holds a BSc (Hons) in Geology from the University Of Western Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia.

Nicholas Rowley

Mr. Nicholas Rowley is the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Rowley holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University Of Notre Dame Western Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. Mr Rowley previously worked for Bell Potter Securities Ltd for 9 years where he gained widespread experience in corporate advisory, M&A transactions and equities markets, advising domestic and international Institutional sales and high net worth individuals. He also advised on the equity financings of numerous ASX and TSX listed companies predominantly in the mining and resources sector. Mr Rowley currently serves as Director of Corporate Development for ASX listed Galaxy Resources.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Paul Matysek

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Jason Bontempo

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Alex Passmore

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Nicholas Rowley

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