People: Orvana Minerals Corp (ORV.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Mitchell

72 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Winship

2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Daniella Dimitrov

2012 Chief Financial Officer

Neil Ringdahl

2014 Chief Operating Officer

Joan Ciglic

2006 Corporate Secretary

Gordon Bogden

55 2014 Director

Jacques McMullen

2014 Director

Audra Walsh

2012 Director

Edmundo Guimaraes

2013 Independent Director

C. John Wilson

2012 Independent Director

Natalie Frame

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Mitchell

Mr. Robert A. Mitchell, CPA., is Independent Chairman of the Board of Orvana Minerals Corporation. He served as Director from December 2003 to June 2006. Mr. Mitchell is Corporate director from October 2001; prior to October 2001, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP, an accounting firm. Mr. Robert Mitchell is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree. In addition to his role as Chair of the Company’s Audit Committee, he is a director of other companies, and is the Chairman of the audit committee of one and a member of the audit committee of another. He was a partner with Ernst & Young LLP for 27 years experience in the investment and securities industries.

Michael Winship

Mr. Michael D. Winship is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Orvana Minerals Corp. Michael has over 30 years' experience in mine development, operations, and corporate business. He has over 30 years of international experience in the operation or development of over 20 mines in diverse working jurisdictions. Michael was previously the Chief Operating Officer of Quadra FNX Mining Ltd., prior to its acquisition by KGHM, and President of HudBay Minerals Inc. prior to that. He has also held executive level positions with PT International Nickel Tbk and Vale Inco Limited. Michael has served as a Director on several Boards and is currently with Rubicon Minerals in that capacity. He holds a bachelor's degree in mining engineering from McGill University.

Daniella Dimitrov

Ms. Daniella Dimitrov is Chief Financial Officer of Orvana Minerals Corp. Ms. Dimitrov was Director of Orvana from March 2012 to June 2012; prior to that Executive Vice Chair and Director of Baffinland Iron Mines Inc./ArcelorMittal from April 2010 until May 2011; prior to that and from January 2009 until June 2012, President DDimitrov Advisory Corp., an advisory firm. Ms. Dimitrov has a bachelor of laws and is completing an executive MBA at Kellogg School of Management and Schulich School of Business.

Neil Ringdahl

Mr. Neil Ringdahl has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Orvana Minerals Corp., with effect from 8 June 2014. Neil brings over 20 years' international experience in mine operations, development, and executive management. He also has a strong technical and project background in a career that has been primarily focussed in Latin American and Africa. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Apogee Silver Ltd., and Country Manager of Ancash Mining Ltd., before Korea Zinc acquired it. He has also held senior positions with Volcan Compania Minera in Peru, Golden Star Resources in West Africa and Anglo Platinum in South Africa. Neil holds a bachelor's degree with Honors in mining engineering from the University of Witwatersrand University in South Africa.

Joan Ciglic

Mr. Joan Ciglic is Corporate Secretary of Orvana Minerals Corporation. 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 Bogden

Mr. Gordon Bogden is a Director of Orvana Minerals Corp. Mr. Bogden is the Chairman of the Board of NexGen Energy Ltd. and a director of Avanti Mining Ltd., Camino Minerals Ltd., and Royal Gold Inc. Mr. Bogden is a retired senior executive, investment banker and geoscientist, with over 30 years' experience in the mining sector. He was Vice Chairman, Mining and Metals at Standard Chartered Bank, Managing Partner at Gryphon Partners and Vice Chairman and Head of the Mining Group, Corporate and Investment Banking at National Bank Financial Inc. Mr. Bogden holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Applied Science (Geology) from Queen's University, is a Professional Engineer (Ontario) and earned his professional certification as a Corporate Director from the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto.

Jacques McMullen

Mr. Jacques McMullen is a Director of Orvana Minerals Corp. Mr. McMullen serves as a Principal and non-executive director of BBA, a private Canadian engineering services company. He is also a non-executive director of Minera S.A. and previously served as a director of Fire River Gold Corp., IGE Resources AB and Highland Gold Mining Ltd. Prior to that Mr. McMullen held various positions with Barrick Gold, ultimately serving as a Senior Vice President. Mr. McMullen holds a B. Sc. In Applied Sciences (Metallurgy), is a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) and completed a Master Degree of Applied Sciences in Mineral Processing from Laval University.

Audra Walsh

Ms. Audra Walsh, P.E., is Director of Orvana Minerals Corp. She has been Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Minera S.A. since September 2012; prior to that was President and CEO of A2Z Mining, Inc. since January 2011, a mining consultancy; prior to that was Senior Manager at Barrick Gold Corporation, a mining company, from November 2007 to January 2011.

Edmundo Guimaraes

Mr. Edmundo Gontardo Guimaraes, CPA, has been appointed as Independent Director of Orvana Minerals Corp effective March 1, 2013. Mr. Guimaraes held management positions with Aur Resources Inc. ("Aur") between 1995 and 2007, ultimately serving as Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company until Aur was acquired by Teck Resources Limited. Mr. Guimaraes is currently an independent business consultant and is a director of Nuinsco Resources Limited, Aldridge Minerals Inc., Giyani Gold Corp. and Karmin Exploration Inc. He is a Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor of Arts in Administrative and Commercial Studies from the University of Western Ontario.

C. John Wilson

Mr. C. John Wilson is Independent Director of Orvana Minerals Corp. He has been Director of Minera S.A. since March, 2012; independent project finance and economic development consultant since 2011; prior to that, Chief Credit Officer, Credit Review Department, International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, since August 2003; prior to that, Chief Investment Officer, Mining Division, International Finance Corporation.

Natalie Frame

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