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INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Andrew retired at the end of 2011 from his position as head of mining investment banking for Europe and Africa at CIBC after 15 years in the role and more than 35 years’ experience of the mining industry. With a BSc (Hons) in mineral exploitation (mining engineering) from Cardiff University, Andrew began his career in Anglo American’s gold division in 1975, holding various management and technical positions in South Africa, and worked briefly for Greenbushes Tin in Australia before joining The Mining Journal in 1982 as editor of its gold publications. In 1984 he entered the financial services industry joining James Capel (later HSBC Investment Banking) and then moving to CIBC in 1996. Andrew brings strong commercial experience to the board, combined with considerable knowledge of the resource sector and a strong track record of understanding the needs of businesses operating in Africa and other international markets.
Board of Directors
Senior independent director
Chairman of the remuneration committee
Member of the audit committee