Nick has over 40 years of mining experience, including 16 years spent within senior management positions in production and technical services in South Africa, Ghana and Saudi Arabia. Nick served as the managing director of Oriel Resources until its acquisition by OAO Mechel for $1.5 billion in 2008. In addition, Nick was Managing Director at Wardell Armstrong International, where he managed numerous multidisciplinary consulting projects in the resource sector. He is a graduate of Camborne School of Mines and a Chartered Engineer. Nick is also a Non-Executive Director of Wolf Minerals. In 2013, Nick was named CEO of the year at the Mining Journal outstanding achievements awards. He joined CAML in 2009 as Chief Executive Officer prior to the company’s IPO in 2010, and assumed the role of Executive Chairman in June 2016.
Nigel is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and was formerly a Royal Naval Officer in the Fleet Air Arm. Upon leaving the Royal Navy, he qualified with KPMG where he stayed for a further three years before leaving to work in commerce. He worked for six years in management with British Airways before leaving in 2002. Following a period consulting to smaller enterprises in the private sector, he joined CAML in November 2007 as Group Financial Controller. In April 2009, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Group and, since then, he has been instrumental in growing the business.
Gavin holds post-graduate degrees in geology and finance and has been involved in the mining sector for 21 years. His career in industry began at Anglo American in the New Mining Business Division. He spent 10 years in the investment banking sector focusing on equity and debt financing for junior and major mining clients of Barclays Capital and Investec. Since 2011, he has worked with junior mining companies arranging finance and providing corporate advisory services before joining CAML in June 2014 as Business Development Director.
Nigel is currently Chief Executive of Hotchkis and Wiley Ltd. Previously he was Chairman of Lloyds Investment Managers between 1986 and 1990 before becoming a Director of Mercury Asset Management and later a Managing Director of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. He is also a Director of Borders & Southern Petroleum and a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Robert became a member of the London Stock Exchange in 1967 and was Managing Director and Head of Oil and Gas at Canaccord Europe. During his career in the city of London, he was a Director of Vickers da Costa and Schroders Securities and Head of Corporate Sales at SG Securities (London) Limited. He is a co-founder of Salamander Energy and has previously served as a Non- Executive Director of that company. He has also served as Non-Executive Director of SOCO International. He is a founder shareholder of the company.
David is a chartered accountant with extensive experience across the natural resources sector. He is also Chief Financial Officer of Scotgold Resources, a Non-Executive Director of Sunrise Resources and Oriel Resources. David joined CAML in June 2014.
Roger, a chartered mining engineer, has over 45 years of experience in the international mining industry. He is also a non-executive director of a number of other companies in the mining sector quoted on AIM and the Main Market, namely Atalaya Mining where he serves as Chairman, Tharisa and Orosur Mining. Until 2010, he was Senior Mining Engineer at N. M. Rothschild in the mining and metals project finance team. Previously, he held senior management and director level roles in mining companies in South America and Africa as well as the UK, covering the financing, development and operation of underground and surface mining operations. Roger joined the Company in December 2015.
Kenges is a prominent business leader in Kazakhstan. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for a number of large companies including SAT & Company JSC, a diversified industrial holding company and NASDAQ listed Net Element International. He joined the company in December 2013.
Nurlan is a Kazakh national. He has extensive experience in capital markets and has held positions at UBS and RBS. He is currently Chief Business Development and Investment Officer, Member of the Executive Board of JSC Kazatomprom and Non-Executive Director of SPK Astana, a Kazakh regional development institution. He has previously held a number of positions in the Kazakhstan resource sector for Tau-Ken Samruk (the national mining company), Chambishi Metals and ENRC. He holds bachelor and master’s degrees in economics from the Moscow State Institute for International Relations. Nurlan joined the Company in October 2011.