Board of Directors

Mr Evan Spencer

Executive Chairman

Evan is a highly experienced mining executive and has held a wide range of executive, senior management and operational roles in mining, both domestically and internationally over 25 years. Evan has held senior roles in Barrick Gold, Kagara, Goldfields of South Africa, Aditya Birla Minerals and GBF Mining Contractors. Prior to joining Kasbah he was most recently Chief Executive of Asian Mineral Resources. Mr Spencer brings extensive technical and strategic leadership skills and experience to the Kasbah Management team, guiding AMR through the completion of construction, permitting and commissioning of the Ban Phuc operations in Vietnam. In addition Evan has worked on asset integration in Saudi Arabia lead the strategic development and implementation of Barrick’s Kalgoorlie assets further lead the strategic direction for Barrick's Papua New Guinea assets in the Ramu valley.

Evan has significant experience in project development, feasibility, permitting approvals and Joint venture management bringing key technical and operational management leadership to the Kasbah team as it embarks on the development of the Achmmach project.

Evan holds a Master of Mineral Economics, a Bachelor of Applied Science Geology (Hons), completed post-graduate studies in mine engineering, business, economics and frontline management. Mr Spencer also holds a W.A. First Class Managers Certificate.

Mr Ashvin Seetulsingh

Non-Executive Director

Ashvin is a corporate lawyer and was a partner with global law firm Clifford Chance, in London and previously in Hong Kong. Ashvin has over 19 years’ experience in the planning and successful execution of M&A, financing and joint venture transactions for blue-chip clients across the energy, natural resources and infrastructure sectors in markets spanning Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Australia.

His cross-border transactional expertise, in particular in relation to projects in Africa, will be an invaluable asset to the Company at this stage of its development.   

Mr Nicholas Slade

Non-Executive Director

Nick has 25 years experience as an international mining professional in both management and technical roles, spanning various operating companies, consulting and project development roles. Nick has significant experience in hard rock base metal mining having managed underground mining operations and has also had leading roles in conducting due diligence for equity and offtake interests, and overall project management / technical leadership of mining projects/studies.

Nick is the Vice-President - Technical and Operations at Pala Investments. Prior to joining Pala Investments, Nick worked for five years with Trafigura as Chief Mining Engineer - Underground, having previously worked for three years for Golder Associates as Vice-President Golder PasteTec Consulting, and eight years at Xstrata in management and technical roles, as well as founded his own independent consultancy.

Nick is a Fellow of the IMMM; a Chartered Engineer; and a Fellow of the AusIMM (CP), has also authored and reviewed a range of papers in various fields of his experience and is a co-editor of the AusIMM Mine Manager's Handbook and future publication Mineral Consultants’ Handbook. Nick also holds a Queensland First Class Underground Mine Manager’s certificate, a BEng in Mineral Surveying & Resource Management and a MSc in Mining Engineering from the Camborne School of Mines, UK.

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