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Nevsun Resources Ltd (NSU.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ian Pearce

61 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Peter Kukielski

61 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Ryan MacWilliam

2017 Chief Financial Officer

Cara Allaway

2018 Vice President, Group Controller

Marc Blythe

2018 Vice President - Corporate Development

Peter Manojlovic

2012 Vice President - Exploration

Jerzy Orzechowski

2018 Vice President and Project Director of Timok

Todd Romaine

2012 Vice President - Corporate Social Responsibility

Scott Trebilcock

2014 Chief Development Officer

Joseph Giuffre

2013 Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Ian Ashby

60 2014 Independent Director

Geoffrey Chater

55 2016 Independent Director

Anne Giardini

59 2017 Independent Director

Stephen Scott

57 2016 Independent Director

David Smith

60 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ian Pearce

Mr. Ian Wilton Pearce serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company effective June 30, 2017. Mr. Pearce has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. From 1993 to 2003, Mr. Pearce held progressively more senior engineering and project management roles with Fluor Inc., including managing numerous significant development projects in the extractive sector. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Pearce held executive roles at Falconbridge Limited, including Chief Operating Officer, and he subsequently served as Chief Executive Officer of Xstrata Nickel, a subsidiary of Xstrata plc, from 2006 to 2013. Since 2013, Mr. Pearce has been a partner of X2 Resources, a private partnership focused on building a mid-tier diversified mining and metals group. Mr. Pearce currently serves on the board of directors of New Gold Inc. and Outotec Oyj, and is the Chair of Mine Sense Technologies Ltd., a technology company seeking to improve the ore extraction and recovery process. He holds a Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Mineral Processing) and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.

Peter Kukielski

Mr. Peter Gerald Jan Kukielski serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Kukielski brings more than 30 years of diverse international experience in the mining industry to this role. Most recently, Mr. Kukielski was Chief Executive Officer of Anemka Resources from 2014 to 2017, a private company backed by Warburg Pincus formed to invest in global mining assets. From 2008 to 2013 he was the Chief Executive, Mining for ArcelorMittal, responsible for 27 operating mines and three major development projects, distributed within 12 countries. From 2006 to 2008 Mr. Kukielski was the Chief Operating Officer of Teck Resources, responsible for the company’s base metal and gold mines, major development projects and a refinery. From 2001 to 2006 he was with Falconbridge (originally Noranda) in senior roles, latterly including Chief Operating Officer, and in years prior he had various increasingly senior roles with other major mining companies, including direct experiences in engineering, commissioning and operating significant mines in a wide variety of international jurisdictions. Mr. Kukielski has a Master’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Stanford University in California.

Ryan MacWilliam

Mr. Ryan l. MacWilliam is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. MacWilliam joined Nevsun in August 2017 from X2 Resources, a London-based private equity fund focussed on the mining sector. Prior to X2, Mr. MacWilliam worked at Anglo American, where he had a variety of finance roles in the copper, platinum and iron ore divisions in South Africa, the UK and the USA. Mr. MacWilliam is a CFA with a Bachelor of Business Science degree from the University of Cape Town and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Cara Allaway

Ms. Cara Allaway serves as Vice President, Group Controller of the Company. Ms. Allaway joined Nevsun in April 2018 from Dominion Diamond Mines where she was Vice President, Group Controller and prior to that Chief Accountant of the Ekati diamond mine. Ms. Allaway began her career at PwC where she spent 12 years in the Assurance groups in Halifax and Toronto and in the Capital Markets Group in Russia. Cara is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a BSc in Chemistry from Mount Allison University and a Masters of Management and Professional Accounting from the University of Toronto.

Marc Blythe

Mr. Marc G. Blythe is an Vice President - Corporate Development of the company. He will assist the Head of Operations with planning and optimization initiatives being undertaken at Bisha and support long-term corporate growth activities. Mr. Blythe received his Bachelor's Degree in Mining Engineering from the Western Australian School of Mines and is a registered Professional Engineer inBritish Columbia, Canada. He holds an MBA from La Trobe University inMelbourne, Australia. Alongside other roles, Marc has spent the past 10 years assisting clients with project/company evaluation for potential acquisitions, and debt and equity financing. Prior to consulting, Marc held various roles as a mine manager and mining engineer for companies including Placer Dome, WMC Resources and Newcrest.

Peter Manojlovic

Mr. Peter M. Manojlovic serves as an Vice President - Exploration of Nevsun Resources Ltd. Mr. Manojlovic has been Vice President of Exploration for Nevsun Resources Ltd. since 2012. Mr. Manojlovic has over 25 years of years of global mineral exploration experience in the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia working with Falconbridge Limited, Teck Resources Limited and Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. Mr. Manojlovic graduated with a BSc in Geology from Western University and obtained an MSc degree in Geology from Carleton University.

Jerzy Orzechowski

Mr. Jerzy Orzechowski is an Vice President and Project Director of Timok of the company. He holds a Master's Degree in Science, Electrical Engineering from Warsaw Polytechnic in Poland. He possesses extensive experience in all phases of project development and implementation in many industries including mining, pulp and paper, and power generation. Jerzy played a key role in restructuring Kinross Gold's Tasiast project to optimize investment value and lower the initial capex. He also took over the EPCM Project Director role for a UAE $6B smelter and power generation complex, and reduced the estimates and delivered the project under budget and ahead of schedule.

Todd Romaine

Mr. Todd E. Romaine is Vice President - Corporate Social Responsibility of Nevsun Resources Ltd. Mr. Romaine brings with him over ten years of industry experience overseeing CSR programs including policy and process development, operational governance, environmental monitoring and public awareness initiatives with stakeholders and the public. Working for the past four years with Enbridge Inc., Mr. Romaine has also worked with Inuvialuit Regional Corporation and the Government of Nunavut. He has a B.Sc in Environmental planning; a B.A in Environmental studies an MA in Leadership as well as International Relations. He has joined Nevsun in November 2012.

Scott Trebilcock

Mr. Scott A. Trebilcock serves as a Chief Development Officer of the Company. Mr. Trebilcock is a process engineer and MBA with more than 15 years of industry and consulting experience, working with Nautilus Minerals in Toronto, PRTM management consultants in Boston, Noranda in both Toronto and Philadelphia and Hatch Associates in Toronto, with significant international experience throughout. Mr. Trebilcock joined the Nevsun team in September 2010.

Joseph Giuffre

Mr. Joseph P. Giuffre B.A., LLB., serves as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Nevsun Resources Ltd. He was a founding partner of Axium Law Corporation, a Vancouver based law firm and was previously a partner of Gowlings, a full service national law firm. He has over twenty-five years of combined business and legal experience and has acted for a wide range of Canadian and foreign public corporations, principally in the mining sector. Mr. Giuffre has advised on securities and stock exchange and regulatory matters, public offerings, joint venture transactions, debt and equity financing, mergers and corporate reorganizations, purchase and sale arrangements, corporate governance matters and various other complex commercial matters. Mr. Giuffre joined Nevsun in January 2013.

Ian Ashby

Mr. Ian R. Ashby is Independent Director of Nevsun Resources Ltd., with effect from 2 January 2014. Mr. Ashby most recently held the position of President - Iron Ore for BHP Billiton Ltd between 2006 and 2012. During a career spanning 25 years working for BHP Billiton Ltd and its predecessor company, BHP Ltd, Mr. Ashby has worked extensively in Australia, South America, North America and West Africa in a wide range of business, operational and project development roles across multi commodities and in increasingly senior positions. Prior to his most recent role, Mr. Ashby was Chief Operating Officer - Base Metals for BHP Billiton Ltd. Mr. Ashby commenced his career at Mount Isa Mines Ltd. in 1980. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining from the University of Melbourne and is a Member of The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Geoffrey Chater

Mr. Geoffrey Chater is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Chater was appointed to the Board in June 2016 in connection with the Company’s acquisition of Reservoir Minerals Inc. Mr. Chater has 29 years of international mineral exploration, mining and capital markets experience. He is the principal of a capital markets consultancy which he founded in 1998 that provides advice related to corporate strategy, transaction related business development and capital markets relationship development, financing and communications. Mr. Chater holds a B.Sc. Geology degree from Texas Christian University.

Anne Giardini

Ms. Anne Elizabeth Giardini is Independent Director of the Company. She was appointed to the Board in May 2017. Anne Giardini is the Vice Chair of the Vancouver Board of Trade, as well as a director and former director of several companies and other business and non-business organizations. She had a 20-year career with Weyerhaeuser, an international forestry company, including as President from 2008-2014 of the Canadian subsidiary. She was formerly Canadian Vice President and General Counsel for Weyerhaeuser and worked on various corporate, legal, policy, and strategic matters. She is a community volunteer, author and public speaker, recognized for expertise on natural resource development, public and government relations, safety, risk and brand management, and manufacturing. She has been recognized extensively for her leadership and achievements in business and law, receiving many honors and awards for excellence. Ms. Giardini holds an L.L.M. from Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, an L.L.B. from the University of British Columbia, and a B.A. from Simon Fraser University. Ms. Giardini was in 2016 bestowed the honor as an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Stephen Scott

Mr. Stephen V. Scott is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Scott was appointed to the Board in June 2016 in connection with the Company’s acquisition of Reservoir Minerals Inc. Mr. Scott has thirty years global experience in all mining industry sectors. He is currently President and CEO of Entrée Gold Inc. Between 2000 and 2014 Mr. Scott held various global executive positions with Rio Tinto including General Manager Commercial, Rio Tinto Copper and President Director of Rio Tinto Indonesia. He serves as an independent director on the board of two other public mining companies and was a director of Reservoir Minerals prior to its acquisition by Nevsun. Mr. Scott holds a Bachelor of Business and Graduate Certificate in Corporate Secretarial Practises from Curtin University in Western Australia.

David Smith

Mr. David Stewart Smith is Independent Director of the Company. David Smith has had a career on the finance side of business within the mining sector as well as within the supply side to the sector, with deep international exposure. He brings more than 30 years of financial and executive leadership experience to the Board. Mr. Smith served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finning International Inc. from 2009 to 2014. Prior to joining Finning, Mr. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer and a Vice President of Ballard Power Systems, Inc. from 2002 to 2009. Previously, he spent 16 years with Placer Dome Inc. in various senior positions and four years with Price WaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Smith currently is a director of Dominion Diamond Corporation and non-executive Chairman of Paramount Gold Nevada Corporation and is on the Board of Governors of Collingwood School. Mr. Smith is a Certified Public Accountant, and holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from California State University, Sacramento. He has also completed the Institute of Corporate Directors course, Directors Education Program.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ian Pearce

379,674

Peter Kukielski

4,916,600

Ryan MacWilliam

1,564,400

Cara Allaway

--

Marc Blythe

--

Peter Manojlovic

--

Jerzy Orzechowski

1,188,620

Todd Romaine

--

Scott Trebilcock

1,223,550

Joseph Giuffre

1,231,860

Ian Ashby

199,997

Geoffrey Chater

199,997

Anne Giardini

251,299

Stephen Scott

201,997

David Smith

287,579
As Of  30 Dec 2017