Board of Directors
Alex Borrelli, Chairman and CEO
Alex Borrelli qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, London in 1982. He has subsequently been active within the investment banking sector and has acted on a wide variety of corporate transactions in a senior role for over 20 years, including flotations, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions for private and quoted companies (on the Official List, AIM and PLUS, now ISDX). Alex was until recently chairman of Ablon Group Limited, a real estate group with a portfolio valuation of ca. EU400 million in Central Europe (formerly listed on the Main Market, standard segment, of the London Stock Exchange and the subject of a successful cash offer in 2013). He is a non-executive director of a number of listed and unquoted companies including Metal Tiger plc and Prego International Limited.
Antony Gardner-Hillman, Non-Executive Director
Antony Gardner-Hillman is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and has a first-class honours degree in Jurisprudence from Oxford University. He co-founded the Jersey Trust Company group in 1987 and was a director and shareholder for 21 years until he resigned as non-executive group chairman and disposed of his remaining shareholding in the group holding company in 2008. He was a partner of Crills, a Jersey law firm, from 1987 to 2002, and a Jersey resident non-executive partner of the international law firm Holman, Fenwick & Willan ( Jersey partnership) from 1987 to 2003. Since 2008 he has worked full-time on a varied portfolio of directorship appointments (including with AIM listed companies), with a focus on non-executive roles with pre-revenue and "early stage" companies.
Colin Bird, Non-Executive Director
Mr Bird is a seasoned mining engineer who has developed and managed a number of listed mining companies diverse in countries and commodities. His experience will be a benefit in developing current assets and assisting his fellow directors to enhance value for shareholders. Mr Bird is a director, and chairman, of Jubilee Metals Group Plc, which has an interest of 29.01 per cent in the Company and is expected shortly to enter into a joint venture and operating agreement with the Company in respect of the Kabwe operations.