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Keith Brooks - Non-Executive Chairman: M.BA, FCCA, MCT
Keith Brooks is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, a Member of the Corporate Treasurers and he holds a Masters in Business Administration from Surrey University. He has 40 years international experience spanning the energy, mining and finance sectors.

Graduating in 1972 he was employed by Amoco UK before moving to Blease Lloyd and qualifying as a Chartered Certified accountant in 1978. He held various financial and treasury positions within Atlantic Richfield Company Limited around the world from 1979 to 2000 before joining BP through a takeover. He retired as BP’s UK Power Group’s Chief Financial Officer in 2002.

Since 2002, Mr Brooks has been involved in projects and venture capital for start-up companies involved in the North American, European and Asia capital markets that has enabled these companies to grow substantially in value. Mr Brooks currently has no other directorships.

Zlatomir ('Zlad') Sas - Managing Director: B.Sc. (Hons), MAus. IMM
Zlad Sas is a geologist with over 30 years experience in diamond exploration having worked extensively on diamond projects in Australia, Africa, India, and Brazil. He graduated with an Honours degree in geology in 1974 from the University of Western Australia and is currently a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

For 13 years from 1993, Mr Sas was the Managing Director of ASX listed diamond explorer Australian Kimberley Diamonds NL(“AKD”) (now Indo Mines Limited). During the majority of this 13 year period, AKD was involved in various diamond projects, both in Australia and overseas, some of which were in joint venture with Rio Tinto and De Beers. Mr Sas currently has no other directorships.

Tom Reddicliffe - Technical Director: B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc.(Geol) FAus. IMM
Tom Reddicliffe is a Geologist with some 35 years of largely Australian focused diamond exploration and evaluation experience having graduated with an Honours degree in geology in 1974 from the University of Queensland. He is currently a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Mr Reddicliffe joined Ashton Mining Limited in 1976, and worked with the AEJV exploration teams at both Ellendale and Argyle. He was appointed the Australian Exploration Manager of Ashton Mining Limited in 1991 and remained in that position up until Ashton was taken over by Rio Tinto in late 2000. During his position as exploration manager with Ashton Mining Limited, Mr Reddicliffe was credited with discovering the Merlin diamond pipes in the Northern Territory in 1993 which became a renown producer of large, good quality white diamonds. Merlin produced Australia's largest diamond - the 104.73 carat gemstone Jungiila-Bunajina.

After his tenure with Ashton Mining Limited, Mr Reddicliffe joined Striker Resources (renamed North Australian Diamonds Limited in 2004) as Technical Director from 2003 and was appointed CEO in 2007. Mr Reddicliffe stepped down from the Board of North Australian Diamonds Limited in mid-2011. Mr Reddicliffe currently has no other directorships.

Grant Mooney - Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary: B.Bus.,CA
Grant Mooney is the principal of Perth-based corporate advisory firm Mooney & Partners, specialising in provision of corporate advisory services to public companies in the resource and technology sectors. Mr Mooney has gained extensive experience in the resources sector, particularly in the areas of corporate and project management since founding Mooney & Partners in 1999. His experience extends to advice on capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance.

Currently, Mr Mooney serves as director and company secretary to several ASX listed companies across a variety of industries including technology and resources. He is a Director of renewable energy developer, Carnegie Clean Energy Ltd and Director of ASX-listed resource companies, Barra Resources Ltd, Talga Resources Ltd, Accelerate Resources Limited and POZ Minerals Limited. Mr Mooney is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.