Simon Jackson (Non-Executive Chairman)
Mr Jackson is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in management of resource companies, particularly in Africa. Mr Jackson was a senior member of the management team of TSX listed Red Back Mining Inc., a company that financed, developed and operated two gold mines in West Africa culminating in a takeover by Kinross Gold Corp in 2010 that valued Red Back at CAD$9.3 billion. He was then founding President & CEO and later Chairman of TSXV listed Orca Gold Inc, a company which discovered the Block 14 gold project in Sudan (acquired by Perseus Mining in May 2022). Mr Jackson is currently Non-executive Chairman of TSXV/ASX listed Sarama Resources Limited, a Non-executive Director of ASX/LSE listed Resolute Mining Limited and has been a director of multiple ASX and TSX listed companies.
Andrew Pardey (Managing Director)
Andrew Pardey is a geologist with more than 30 years’ experience covering exploration, project development and mining engineer, construction and operation. Mr Pardey served as the CEO of the $2 billion LSE/TSX-listed Centamin plc, which owns the major (450koz pa) Sukari Gold Mine in Egypt. Mr Pardey was a major driving force in bringing Sukari into production, having joined during the transition of the operation from construction into production. Mr Pardey also held senior management roles at the Anglogold-Ashanti Siguiri Mine and Nordgold Lefa Mine, both of which are located within Guinea’s Siguiri Basin, which also hosts Predictive’s Bankan Project.
Steven Michael (Non-Executive Director)
Currently Managing Director at FTI Consulting, Mr Michael has over 25 years of professional and corporate experience at global finance leaders Rothschild, Macquarie Bank and RBC Capital Markets, working in financial advisory and investment banking. More recently Steven has held executive roles within ASX-listed exploration companies with international assets.
Sandra Bates (Non-Executive Director)
Committees: Chair of ESG Committee
Ms Bates is a commercial and strategic international lawyer with over 20 years’ experience advising management teams and boards of both listed and private companies in the UK and internationally. She is a risk assessment specialist and brings extensive experience of guiding clients in the natural resources sector through complex negotiations often with a cross-cultural element, as well as ESG advisory. Ms Bates is a Non-Executive Director of ASX and LSE-listed Adriatic Metals Plc and General Counsel of AIM and TSX-V-listed Altus Strategies plc.