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Petropavlovsk PLC (POG.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ian Ashby

60 2017 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Roman Deniskin

2018 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Andrey Maruta

2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Dmitry Chekashkin

2015 Chief Operating Officer

Alfiya Samokhvalova

2016 Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Development

Valery Alexseev

Group Head - Construction and Engineering

Sergey Ermolenko

2018 General Director of Management Company Petropavlovsk

Alexey Maslovskiy

2011 Business Development Manager

Anna-Karolina Subczynska-Samberger

2009 Group Head of Legal Affairs

Andrel Tarasov

2011 Deputy General Director Management Company Petropavlovsk

Nikolai Vlasov

Group Chief Geologist

Amanda Whalley

2012 Company Secretary

Bruce Buck

72 2017 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

James Cameron

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Adrian Coates

60 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Damien Hackett

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Harry Kenyon-Slaney

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Garrett Soden

44 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ian Ashby

Mr. Ian R. Ashby is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has 36 years of international experience in the minerals industry across a range of commodities that include copper, iron ore, coal, silver, gold, lead and zinc. In his most recent executive role between 2006 and 2012, Mr Ashby was President of BHP Billiton’s Iron Ore division, the largest and most profi table business within BHP Billiton, where he was responsible for global strategy development and execution, opportunity identifi cation, project development and operations. Post his executive career, Mr Ashby has pursued Non-Executive Director roles at Genco Shipping and New World Resources. Mr Ashby holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining from the University of Melbourne. External Appointments Mr Ashby currently holds NED positions on the boards of Anglo-American PLC, Nevsun Resources and Alderon Iron Ore Corporation.

Roman Deniskin

Mr. Roman Deniskin is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has extensive experience at strategic and senior operating levels within mining and industrial companies. Whilst his focus in mining was on iron ore, coal and gold in Russia and CIS, it also included successful gold sector expansion in Africa. During his diverse career, Mr Deniskin spent signifi cant time working at global management consulting fi rms McKinsey & Company and Boston Consulting Group, focused primarily on metals and mining. In his most recent role, he served as Deputy Chairman of Eurasian Resources Group, a leading diversifi ed mining and smelting group based in Kazakhstan. Prior to this, Mr Deniskin held senior positions at Rostec, MMK and Severstal Resources. Mr Deniskin holds degrees in mechanics and economics.

Andrey Maruta

Mr. Andrey Maruta is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Petropavlovsk PLC. He is a fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Experience Mr Maruta qualified as a Chartered Chartered Accountant at Moore Stephens in 2001 and joined the Group in 2003 as Group Chief Accountant. He was appointed Deputy Finance Director in 2005 and Finance Director in 2006.

Dmitry Chekashkin

Mr. Dmitry Chekashkin is Chief Operating Officer of Petropavlovsk PLC. He was appointed as a Director of the Company and as Chief Operating Officer in May 2013. Prior to Mr. Chekashkin’s appointment as a Director, he held the position of Group Head of Precious Metals and was a member of the Group’s Executive Committee. Mr. Chekashkin is a qualified engineer and worked as Deputy General Director of Finance for two leading gold mining enterprises in the Russian Far East before joining the Group in 2003. Mr. Chekashkin was a member of the Executive Committee.

Alfiya Samokhvalova

Dr. Alfiya (Alya) Samokhvalova is Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Development of Petropavlovsk PLC. Dr Samokhvalova was appointed to the Board as Strategic Director in January 2011. In addition to this role, she is Group Head of External Communications, a position she has held since 2002. Dr Samokhvalova is also a non-executive director of the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce. Dr Samokhvalova holds a Masters in Investment Management from CASS Business School, London, and a PhD in Economics from the Moscow International High Business School. She is Chairman of the Strategic Committee and a member of the Group’s HSE Committee.

Valery Alexseev

Sergey Ermolenko

Mr. Sergey Emolenko re-designated as General Director of Management Company Petropavlovsk of the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Petropavlovsk PLC. Between December 20, 2011 and November 5, 2014, he occupied the post of the Company's Chief Executive Officer. He is of the five founding members of the Company. He has held senior managerial positions within the Group since its inception in 1994 and has been instrumental in the expansion of the Group into a multi-mine operation, overseeing the commissioning of Pokrovskiy, Pioneer, Malomir and Albyn. Mr Ermolenko has over 40 years’ experience of operating mines in the Russian Far East.

Alexey Maslovskiy

Mr. Alexey P. Maslovskiy is an Business Development Manager of Petropavlovsk PLC. Prior to 2011, he was Non-Executive Director of IRC Limited. He was previously employed as a trader for Worldco Financial Services in New York. He joined the Group in 2001. Mr. Maslovskiy holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of Minnesota. He is a Certified Retail Gemmologist and Diamond Grader.

Anna-Karolina Subczynska-Samberger

Ms. Anna-Karolina Subczynska-Samberger is Group Head of Legal Affairs of Petropavlovsk PLC. She joined the Company in 2003 and was appointed to the Board in September 2008. She holds a Specialist in Law degree from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations and an LLM in Banking and Finance from the University of London. Before joining PHM she worked for the international law firm Baker & McKenzie.

Andrel Tarasov

Nikolai Vlasov

Amanda Whalley

Bruce Buck

Mr. Bruce Michael Buck is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He has been practicing law in Europe since 1983. His work at the law fi rm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, where he was a partner and latterly Of Counsel retiring from this role in July 2017, included a broad range of mergers, acquisitions and capital markets transactions, including IPOs and high-yield transactions. Mr Buck has been involved in work in Central and Eastern Europe, and particularly in the Russian Federation, since 1990. External Appointments Mr Buck is the Chairman and a Director of Chelsea FC plc and he also holds a Non-Executive Director position on the Board of AIM-listed Globalworth Real Estate Investments Limited.

James Cameron

Mr. James W. Cameron Jr. is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr Cameron, a US qualified lawyer, has extensive international experience, providing expertise and consulting services for companies particularly in the natural resources sector within Russia and the former Soviet Union, since 1988. He was formerly Founder, CEO and Chairman of Occupational Urgent Care Systems Inc., a company traded on the NASDAQ National Market System until it was sold in 1992.

Adrian Coates

Mr. Adrian John Geoffrey Coates is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He has many years’ experience in the investment banking industry, having held senior positions with HSBC Bank plc and UBS Investment Bank amongst others, latterly with a specialisation in the natural resources sector. Since then, Mr Coates has held Non- Executive positions at both Polyus Gold International Limited, Kazakhgold Group Limited and Regal Petroleum plc. He has also worked as a strategic consultant to prominent clients in the metals and mining industry Mr Coates holds MA degrees in Economics from Fitzwilliam College of Cambridge University and a MBA from London Business School. External Appointments Mr Coates holds Non-Executive positions at JKX Oil and Gas plc, where he is Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, and at Thor Explorations Ltd, where he is Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Damien Hackett

Mr. Damien Hackett is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr Hackett is Chairman of UrAmerica Ltd, a private uranium exploration company in Argentina. Mr Hackett has 26 years' critical research experience covering globally diverse mining companies, initially as Global Head of Mining Research with Credit Suisse First Boston in Australia, following which he held similar roles with Credit Suisse and Canaccord Genuity in London. Latterly he was Vice Chairman Mining Advisory at Canaccord Genuity responsible for developing investment themes in metals and mining across North America, Europe, Russia and Australia. Mr Hackett's early career in resources was grounded in 4 years of exploration, resource development and mining in Western Australia followed by 7 years in mineral exploration and economic assessment in Saudi Arabia. Mr Hackett holds a Bachelor of Science from the Australian National University in Canberra.

Harry Kenyon-Slaney

Mr. Harry Kenyon-Slaney is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Gem Diamonds Limited and a senior advisor to McKinsey & Co. Mr Kenyon-Slaney has over 33 years of experience in the mining industry, principally with Rio Tinto. He is a geologist by training and his experience spans operations, marketing, projects, finance and business development. Mr Kenyon-Slaney is a member of the board of directors of Schenck Process AG and also works with Audley Capital Advisors LLP. Until 2015, Mr Kenyon-Slaney was a member of the Group Executive committee of Rio Tinto where he held the roles of CEO of Energy, and before that CEO of Diamonds and Minerals. Prior to this he led Rio Tinto's global titanium dioxide business, was CEO of Rio Tinto's listed subsidiary, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd, was GM Operations at Palabora Mining Company in South Africa and held senior marketing roles in copper, uranium and industrial minerals. He began his career as an underground geologist with Anglo American on the gold mines in South Africa. Mr Kenyon-Slaney has a BSc Geology from Southampton University.

Garrett Soden

Mr. Garrett Soden is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He has extensive experience as a senior executive and board member of various public companies in the natural resources sector. He has worked with the Lundin Group for the last decade. Previously, he was Chairman and CEO of RusForest AB, CFO of Etrion and PetroFalcon Corporation and a Non-Executive Director of PA Resources AB. Prior to joining the Lundin Group, Mr. Soden worked at Lehman Brothers in equity research and at Salomon Brothers in mergers and acquisitions. He also previously served as Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Energy. Mr Soden holds a BSc honours degree from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Columbia Business School. External Appointments Mr Soden is currently President and CEO of Africa Energy Corp., a Canadian oil and gas exploration company focused on Africa. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Etrion Corporation, Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd., Panoro Energy ASA and Phoenix Global Resources PLC.