Board of Directors

Richard Chase

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Chase joined Nyota Minerals Limited on 16 May 2011. He holds a BSc (Hons.) in Geology from the University of Birmingham and a MSc in Exploration Geology from the University of Rhodes, South Africa. In addition he is a Member of Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and a Fellow of The Geological Society. He has 19 years’ experience in the resources sector: eight of those working in the mining industry as an exploration and mining geologist with SAMAX Resources, which was acquired by Ashanti Goldfields in 1998 and the last eight with Ambrian Capital Plc, the AIM-listed natural resources investment bank. Richard was Managing Director of the Board of Ambrian Partners Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of Ambrian Capital Plc) from September 2009 until May 2011.

Mike Langoulant

Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Nyota board in April 2005, Mike Langoulant is a chartered accountant with 20 years’ experience in corporate administration and fundraising for public companies. Mike spent ten years with large international accounting firms, and has acted as chief financial officer, company secretary and non-executive director for a number of publicly listed companies. Mike established his own consultancy firm in 1994. He stepped down from the executive role of Finance Director at Nyota on 30 June 2013.

Dr. Evan Kirby

Non-executive Director

Evan Kirby was appointed to the Nyota board in November 2002. A metallurgist with over 30 years’ experience, he worked in South Africa for 17 years primarily for Impala Platinum, Rand Mines and Rustenburg Platinum Mines before moving to Australia in 1992. In Australia, Evan worked for Minproc Engineers and Bechtel before starting his own consulting business a decade later. With his broad experience, he has been involved in the development of a wide range of mining and minerals processing projects in Africa and Australia, as well as other parts of the world.