People: Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corp (TRX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Kahama

44 2011 Chairman of the Board, Chief Operating Officer

James Sinclair

71 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Steven Van Tongeren

55 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Rosalind Morrow

58 2003 Director

Norman Betts

58 2005 Independent Director

William Harvey

79 2002 Independent Director

Abdulkarim Mruma

57 2011 Independent Director

Ulrich Rath

66 2003 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph Kahama

Mr. Joseph K. Kahama is Chairman of the Board, Chief Operating Officer of Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corp. He became a director of Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation in February 2008 and he formerly served as President and Senior Vice President of the Corporation. A native of Tanzania, Mr. Kahama has served as president and director of the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Tanzam, since 1997. In his capacity as president of Tanzam, Mr. Kahama has been responsible for corporate administration and also for maintaining relations with government, vendors, and the Company's business partners in Tanzania. In addition to being a councilor at the Tanzania Chamber of Energy & Minerals (TCME) since 1999, where he represents the Company and its Tanzanian subsidiaries, Mr. Kahama was elected as Chairman of the Tanzania Chamber of Energy & Minerals in 2011. In 2007, he was appointed to the Tanzania National Business Council (TNBC) and the Local Investors Roundtable (LIRT). In 2006, Mr. Kahama was appointed as a member and advisor to the China Africa Business Council (CABC) which is headquartered in Beijing, Peoples Republic of China. In addition, Joseph Kahama is Chairman of The Kahama Foundation, a not-for-profit organization which enables, fosters and nurtures business entrepreneurship, modern management practices and ethical leadership in business and cooperatives. Mr. Kahama is also a Trustee and Founding member of The Mawalla Chair for Legal and Business Studies, an academic endowment covering five universities in Tanzania. Mr. Kahama is also author of a Book called "SIR GEORGE: A Thematic History of Tanzania Through His Fifty Years of Public Service", printed in 2010.

James Sinclair

Mr. James E. Sinclair is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corp. Mr. Sinclair is a precious metals specialist, commodities and foreign currency trader, and a respected minerals industry executive. He founded the Sinclair Group of Companies in 1977 which offered full brokerage services in stocks, bonds, and other investment vehicles. The companies, which operated branches in New York, Kansas City, Toronto, Chicago, London and Geneva, were sold in 1983. From 1981 to 1984, Mr. Sinclair served as a Precious Metals Advisor to Hunt Oil and the Hunt for the liquidation of their silver position as a prerequisite arranged by the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Paul Volcker. He was also a General Partner and Member of the Executive Committee of two New York Stock Exchange firms and President of Sinclair Global Clearing Corporation and Global Arbitrage, a derivative dealer in metals and currencies. Mr. Sinclair has authored numerous magazine articles and three books dealing with a variety of investment subjects including precious metals, trading strategies and geopolitical events, and their relationship to world economics and the markets.

Steven Van Tongeren

Mr. Steven Van Tongeren, B.Sc, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer of Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corp. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York and is a Certified Public Accountant. He completed Executive Finance Management Training at INSEAD France, graduate business schools. He has international experience having lived and worked in countries. He was Executive Director, Finance for a London Stock Exchange listed restaurant group operating throughout Europe. He brought the privately held company to full public listing and went on to complete fund raising for the company's rapid international expansion. He acted as Vice President, Finance and Administration, for PolyGram Video and later as Manager of World-Wide Consolidation and Reporting for Polygram International BV. In that capacity he was responsible for preparing all consolidated worldwide financial reporting for one of the world's record and film entertainment companies with subsidiaries in 34 countries.

Rosalind Morrow

Ms. Rosalind Morrow, B.A., B.Ed.,A.R.C.T,LL.B., is Director of Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corp. A graduate of Trinity College, Toronto, the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto and the University of Toronto Law School, Ms. Morrow specializes in corporate and securities law with a particular emphasis on financings, including government and structured finance, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. She has advised Canadian and international corporations on a number of projects in the financial, communications and resource sectors. Ms. Morrow is a former member of the Securities Advisory Committee to the Ontario Securities Commission. Since the inception of the program in 2001, Ms. Morrow has been lead external counsel to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation in fully underwritten global bond issuances under its Canada Mortgage Bond Program, and since 2008 has represented the Canadian federal government on its $125 billion Insured Mortgage Purchase Program, the Canadian equivalent of the U.S. TARP Program. A past president of the Women’s Law Association of Ontario and recipient of its President’s Award, Ms. Morrow currently serves on the Board of Governors of Trent University.

Norman Betts

Dr. Norman M. Betts, Ph.D., FCA, is Independent Director of Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corp. Dr. Betts is an associate professor, Faculty of Business Administration, University of New Brunswick (UNB) and a Chartered Accountant Fellow (FCA). Dr. Betts serves as a Chair of the board of directors of Starfield Resources Inc. and as a director and member of the audit committees of Tembec Inc., New Brunswick Power Corporation, Export Development Canada and Adex Mining Inc. He is also a co-chair of the board of trustees of the UNB Pension Plan for Academic Employees. He is a former Finance Minister and Minister of Business New Brunswick with the Province of New Brunswick. He was awarded a PhD in Management from the School of Business at Queen’s University in 1992.

William Harvey

Dr. William M. Harvey, B.A., Ph.D., is Independent Director of Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corp. Dr. Harvey is a Clinical Psychologist, who for over thirty years has served as a consultant and technical experience on matters relating to substance abuse prevention and mental health promotion of private and governmental programs and agencies in the United States. These include the National Institute of Drug Abuse, the National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, the Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention, and the National Mental Health Association. He was an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology at Washington University, and a Senior Research Scientist at the Missouri Institute of Mental Health, University of Missouri. He continues to be involved in the formulation of new programs and policies aimed at the betterment of society. Dr. Harvey will continue to expand the role which the Company has at the local level to ensure that stakeholder interests are addressed.

Abdulkarim Mruma

Dr. Abdulkarim Hamisi Mruma, Ph.D., M.Sc. (Geology), B.Sc. (Geology), is Independent Director of Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corp. Dr. Mruma is a graduate of the University of Dar es Salaam where he currently serves as a Professor of Geology. His post graduate studies included research sabbaticals at universities and government institutions in Germany, Belgium, Zimbabwe and Finland. He has authored technical reports on various geological topics and contributed to several technical and non-technical journals on a broad range of geology and industry-related subjects. The list of publications includes UNESCO Magazine, Journal of African Earth Sciences, and the Tanzanian Journal of Earth Sciences. In addition to his academic duties, Dr. Mruma is Chief Executive Officer of the Geological Survey of Tanzania, a position he has held since October 2004. He also serves as a Board member of both Williamson Diamonds Limited, National Development Corporation, College of Earth Sciences of the University of Dodoma, and the State Mining Corporation (STAMICO) of Tanzania, the Company's joint venture partner for the Buckreef Gold Mine Re-development Project. Dr. Mruma is the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Mineral Resources Institute and he also acts as National Coordinator of International Geological Correlation Programs and International Year of Planet Earth Programs. He is also a member of the Research and Development Advisory Committee on Natural Resources - Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH).

Ulrich Rath

Mr. Ulrich E. Rath, B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc.(Geol.), is Independent Director of Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corp. Mr. Rath has experience in the mining industry, and has specific experience in North America, South America including Argentina, Chile and Peru and in South Africa. Mr. Rath was the President and CEO and Director of Chariot Resources Ltd., a junior resource company focused on the exploration, acquisition and development of copper and precious metal mineral deposits in the Andes region of Latin America. In June 2010 Mr. Rath facilitated the sale of Chariot Resources following a global auction. The sale was approved by over 98% of the shareholders of Chariot Resources. As the former President, CEO and Director of Chimera Gold Corp. (previously known as EAGC Ventures). Subsequently, the Board of Chimera agreed to a 1:1 merger with Bema Gold Corp. He was formerly CEO and director of Compania Minera Milpo a medium sized Peruvian zinc mining company. Mr. Rath was also formerly Vice-President, Corporate Development, for Rio Algom Ltd. from December 1992 to October 1998. Rio Algom Ltd. was a U.S. reporting issuer, whose common shares were listed on the American Stock Exchange.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Joseph Kahama

352,279

James Sinclair

97,860

Steven Van Tongeren

522,713

Rosalind Morrow

--

Norman Betts

--

William Harvey

--

Abdulkarim Mruma

--

Ulrich Rath

--
As Of 30 Aug 2013
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