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Orvana Minerals Corp (ORV.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Gilbert

2016 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Jeffrey Hillis

2016 Chief Financial Officer

Christine Marino

2013 Vice President - Finance

Jeffrey Chan

2013 Corporate Controller

Joan Ciglic

2006 Corporate Secretary

Gordon Pridham

60 2016 Lead Independent Director

Edmundo Guimaraes

2013 Director

Sara Magner

2015 Director

Audra Walsh

2012 Director

Gordon Bogden

58 2014 Independent Director

Joanne Jobin

2015 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

James Gilbert

Mr. James S. Gilbert is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Orvana Minerals Corporation. He is currently an executive officer ofMinera S.A. ("Minera"), an affiliate of Orvana's majority shareholder Fabulosa Mines Limited, and previously served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of First Point Minerals Corp. and Minera. He has also held senior positions with Gerald Metals Inc., Rothschilds Inc. and Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Gilbert has an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a BA fromBucknell University.

Jeffrey Hillis

Mr. Jeffrey A. Hillis is Chief Financial Officer of Orvana Minerals Corp. He brings over 10 years of senior management and mining financial experience to the role. Most recently he was the CFO of Potash Ridge Corporation, and before that, was CFO of Iberian Minerals Corporation and Excellon Resources Inc. Mr. Hillis was also the Zinc Business Unit Group Controller for Xstrata Zinc Canada. At Iberian, Mr. Hillis was based in Spain during his tenure and was part of a senior management team that raised debt and equity for the development of a $500 million underground copper mine and processing facility. As CFO, he also led the development of the finance structure from a construction phase through to commercial operations. Mr. Hillis is a CPA and CA (Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario) and holds a B. Comm. from Queen's University.

Christine Marino

Christine Marino is Vice President - Finance of the company since January 2013. Christine Marino served as Senior Manager, PricewaterhouseCoppers LLP (“PwC”) Manager, PwC.

Jeffrey Chan

Jeffrey Chan is Corporate Controller of the company since August 2013. Jeffrey Chan served as Financial Controller, Ryan Gold Corp. & Corona Gold Corporation Senior Financial Analyst, Inmet Mining Corporation Senior Associate, PwC.

Joan Ciglic

Mr. Joan Ciglic is Corporate Secretary of Orvana Minerals Corp. Prior to that was Manager, Administration of the Company from June 2005; Sales Assistant with Woodward Marketing, a marketing company, from February 2004 to May 2005; Manager, Human Resources with Kinross Gold Corporation, a mining company, from February to October 2003.

Gordon Pridham

Mr. Gordon E. Pridham is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Pridham serves as Director and Chair of the board of CHC Realty Capital Corp. and Titanium Corporation, Principal of Edgewater Capital, Advisory board member of Minera S.A., Director of Newalta Corporation, Roxgold Inc. and Scorpio Mining Corporation,Advisory board member of Enertech Capital.

Edmundo Guimaraes

Mr. Edmundo Gontardo Guimaraes, CPA, is Director of the Company. He is Chief Financial Officer of Sierra Metals Inc., Director of Aldridge Minerals Inc. and Aquila Resources Inc. He is Independent business consultant, Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Aur Resources Inc.

Sara Magner

Ms. Sara Magner is Director of Orvana Minerals Corp. Ms. Magner is an attorney with a focus on corporate and transactional work, including mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, and corporate governance issues. She has served as the corporate secretary and general counsel of Minera SA, an affiliate of Orvana's majority shareholder, Fabulosa Mines Ltd., since 2010. Prior to her current position, Ms. Magner was an associate in the corporate and securities practice at the global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig in 2005, Ms. Magner spent seven years working in various segments of Siemens's operations in the United States and Germany, including working in international human resources at Siemens AG in Erlangen, Germany, and as a manager of human resources at Siemens Energy & Automation in Georgia. Ms. Magner holds a JD (with high honours) from the George Washington University school of law and a bachelor of science from Emory University.

Audra Walsh

Ms. Audra Walsh, P.E., is Director of Orvana Minerals Corp. She is President and Chief Executive Officer of Sierra Metals Inc.,President and Chief Executive Officer of Minera S.A.,President and Chief Executive Officer of A2Z Mining, Inc.,Senior Manager at Barrick Gold Corporation.

Gordon Bogden

Mr. Gordon J. Bogden is a Independent Director of Orvana Minerals Corp. Mr. Bogden is President and Chief Executive Officer of Alloycorp Mining Inc., Director of Royal Gold Inc., Vice Chairman, Mining and Metals at Standard Chartered Bank , Co-founder, President and Managing Partner at Gryphon Partners, Vice Chairman and Head of the Mining Group, Corporate and Investment Banking at National Bank Financial Inc.

Joanne Jobin