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Kenmare Resources PLC (JEV.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven McTiernan

63 2014 Non-Executive Chairman

Tony McCluskey

1999 Financial Director, Executive Director

Ben Baxter

2015 Chief Operating Officer

Michael Carvill

1986 Managing Director, Executive Director

Terence Fitzpatrick

2009 Technical Director, Executive Director

Deirdre Corcoran

Group Secretary

Tim Keating

2016 Non-Executive Director

Graham Martin

61 2016 Non-Executive Director

Sofia Bianchi

2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Elizabeth Headon

2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Anthony Lowrie

73 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Gabriel Smith

2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Steven McTiernan

Mr. Steven James McTiernan is Non-Executive Chairman of Kenmare Resources PLC. He has over 40 years of diverse natural resources industry and investment banking experience with Amoco, BP, NatWest Markets, CIBC and the Chase Manhattan Bank where he was Senior Vice President. He served as Senior Independent Director at Tullow Oil plc and was a Non-Executive Director of that company for 11 years until January 2013, was an Independent Director at First Quantum Minerals Ltd. until June 2012, and was an Independent Director at Songa Offshore SE until January 2014. He received an MA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge. He was appointed to the Board in March 2013. He is Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Tony McCluskey

Mr. Tony McCluskey is Financial Director, Executive Director of Kenmare Resources PLC. He has worked with Kenmare since 1991. He was originally appointed as Company Secretary and Financial Controller, before becoming Financial Director in 1999. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Cork and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Before joining Kenmare, he worked for a number of years with Deloitte as a senior manager in Dublin and also worked overseas.

Ben Baxter

Mr. Ben Baxter is an Chief Operating Officer of Kenmare Resources Plc., effective January 2015. Baxter joins Kenmare with extensive industry experience, including the past 18 years working directly in the titanium feedstock industry for Rio Tinto. Ben has held a broad range of roles at Rio Tinto’s Richards Bay Minerals including, Senior Geologist, Mineral Separation Plant Manager and Mining Manager. Ben took on the role of General Manager Operations of the Rio Tinto QMM mineral sands mine in Madagascar in 2009, overseeing a significant increase in production volumes. In 2013, Ben returned to Richards Bay as General Manager Mining where his focus has been on building safety culture, reducing costs and increasing efficiencies. Ben holds a BSc in Applied Geology from the University of Leicester and an MSc in Mining Geology from the Camborne School of Mines.

Michael Carvill

Mr. Michael Carvill serves as Managing Director, Executive Director of Kenmare Resources PLC. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers of Ireland (FIEI). He holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering (Queen’s University, Belfast) and an MBA (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania). He worked as a contracts engineer in Algeria and as a project engineer at Tara Mines, Ireland. He has been the Managing Director of Kenmare since 1986. He is a member of the Strategic Options Committee.

Terence Fitzpatrick

Mr. Terence Fitzpatrick serves as Technical Director, Executive Director of Kenmare Resources PLC. He is a graduate of University of Ulster (Mech. Eng.). He worked as Project Manager and then Technical Director of Kenmare from 1990 to 1999. He was responsible for the development of the Ancuabe Graphite Mine in Mozambique, which achieved completion in 1994. He was appointed to the Board of Kenmare in 1994. He served as a Non-Executive Director from 2000 to 2008. He was appointed as Technical Director in February 2009.

Deirdre Corcoran

Tim Keating

Mr. Tim Keating is the Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was nominated as a Non-Executive Director by African Acquisitions Sarl in accordance with the Subscription and Relationship Agreement entered into on 18 June 2016 by African Acquisitions and Kenmare, pursuant to which African Acquisitions became Kenmare's largest shareholder. He is Head of Mining Investment Private Equity at the State General Reserve Fund (SGRF), a sovereign wealth fund of the Sultanate of Oman. Mr. Keating joined SGRF in 2015 from Madini Mineral Resources, where he was head of new business development and responsible for identifying, negotiating and structuring acquisitions and investments in private and listed companies. Prior to Madini, he was CEO of African Nickel Limited (2010-2013), where he grew the business through various transactions and fund raisings. He also worked at Investec Bank for the Commodities and Resource Finance Team (2004-2010), and in the Black Mountain Mine owned by Anglo American plc, in South Africa.

Graham Martin

Mr. Graham Martin is the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Graham Martin is an experienced natural resources executive and brings a wealth of relevant expertise having served as an executive director, General Counsel and Company Secretary at Tullow Oil plc, an oil and gas exploration and production company listed on the London, Irish and Ghanaian Stock Exchanges. From 1997 until 2016, Mr. Martin was heavily involved in the growth of Tullow into a FTSE100 business, and in the company's active M&A programme, including the US$2.9 billion disposal of assets in Uganda. Prior to Tullow, Mr. Martin was a partner at the US energy law firm Vinson & Elkins LLP, having started his legal career in Scotland.

Sofia Bianchi

Ms. Sofia Bianchi was Non-Executive Independent Director of Kenmare Resources PLC. She has extensive experience in banking, fund management and mergers & acquisitions (“M&A”). From 2007 to April 2016 she was Head of Special Situations at BlueCrest Capital Management. She held the position of Deputy Managing Director of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund with Standard Bank London from 2002 to 2007. She previously held a senior position with the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development. From 1987 to 1992, she was a member of a global M&A advisory team, Prudential Bache Capital Funding, where she initiated, structured and executed cross-border M&A transactions. She holds a BA in Economics (George Washington University, Washington, D.C.) and an MBA (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania). She was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director in May 2008 and is a member of the Audit, Nomination, Remuneration and Strategic Options Committees.

Elizabeth Headon

Ms. Elizabeth Headon is Non-Executive Independent Director of Kenmare Resources PLC. She has over 15 years’ experience in issue management, corporate affairs and social responsibility. Based in Dublin, she sits on boards of a number of non-listed companies and advises on corporate affairs. She was Chief Executive of the Digicel Foundation Haiti from 2009 to2012 and an advisor to the Prime Minister of Haiti. Previously she was a Director of Ireland’s leading communications consultancy and worked in Mozambique on the Kenmare-Moma Development Association. She has an MBA from University College Dublin, and a BA and MA from the National University of Ireland, Galway. She was elected to the Board as a Non-Executive Director in May 2011 and is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination and Audit Committees.

Anthony Lowrie

Mr. Anthony Carmel Lowrie is Non-Executive Independent Director of Kenmare Resources PLC. He has over 40 years' association with the equities business. He was a partner with Hoare Govett, London from 1976 until 1986 when it was sold to Security Pacific. He then became a member of the main Board of Security Pacific Hoare Govett from 1986 to 1991. He led a management buyout of Asian Equities in 1991 and became Chairman of HG Asia Securities in 1991. He held this position until HG Asia Securities was sold to ABN Amro Bank in 1996 at which point he assumed the role of Chairman for ABN Amro Asia Securities until 2004. He was formerly also a Managing Director of ABN Amro Bank. He has been a Non- Executive Director in several quoted Asian closed-end funds. He was up until December 2015 a Director of the Edinburgh Dragon Fund. He has been a Non-Executive Director of Dragon Oil plc, and had, for 18 years, been a Non-Executive Director of J D Wetherspoon plc. In September 2012, he was appointed as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Petra Diamonds Limited, a FTSE 250 diamond mining and exploration company. He was elected to the Board as a Non- Executive Director in 2006.

Gabriel Smith

Mr. Gabriel Smith is Non-Executive Independent Director of Kenmare Resources PLC. He is an independent consultant and private investor. He sits on several boards of companies in different industries. He began his career as a loan officer at Citibank London. He was Managing Director of Ingenior Christen Smith AS, a technical trading company. He then joined Tinfos, a Norwegian silicomanganese, pig iron and titanium dioxide producer as Chief Executive Officer from 1990 to 2007. From 2003 to 2006 he also held the position of Chairman of Pan Fish ASA, and from 2007 to 2009 he held the position of Chairman of Lighthouse Caledonia, a public seafood company. In 2010 he returned to the Board of Tinfos, now restructured as a hydro company, and until 2015 he was on the Board of several property funds. He received his undergraduate degree in Economics from Dartmouth College and has an MBA from Amos Tuck School in the US. He was appointed to the Board in March 2013 and is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

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