Kevin Tomlinson, Advisor to the Board

Kevin Tomlinson was previously Managing Director of Investment Banking at Westwind Partners/Stifel Nicolaus Weisel, where he advised a number of gold, base metal and nickel companies, including Centamin Plc. Prior to that he was the Director of Natural Resources at Williams de Broë and Head of Research for the Australian broking, corporate finance and research house, Hartley's Ltd. Mr Tomlinson holds a Master of Science degree in Geology from the University of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. He began his career as a geologist 30 years ago and has worked with various Australian and Canadian-based natural resources companies, including Austminex N.L, where he held the position of Chief Executive Officer, and Plutonic Resources Limited, where he was Exploration Manager. He is a Non-Executive Director of Samco Gold and the Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of Olympus Pacific Minerals. In addition, he was Non-Executive Chairman of the ASX, AIM and TSX-listed Philippines gold producer, Medusa Mining Limited, from October 2005 to January 2010 and the Non-Executive Chairman of Dragon Mountain Gold from January 2006 to October 2008. Mr Tomlinson is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.