A little background on the proposed new members of Karelian Diamonds Board

Mr. Alan Osborne

15 years board level experience in FTSE 250 Fashion and Logistics companies.

Working primarily in Operations he has led large teams through considerable growth periods particularly at New Look.

Since leaving New look Alan has been a successful retail consultant and has founded and runs 2 Fin Tech businesses, 1 of which is based in Dubai.

Mr. Kevin Taylor

Taken an engineering business turnover from £360,000 per annum to this year on target for £4m+ , employs 35, and all whilst increasing net profit margins.

Kevin is particularly skilled at making sure resources and capital used for maximum effect, whilst constantly moving forward and developing new markets and products through innovation and delivering in a timely cost effective manner.

Mr Martin Doyle, B.Sc, MBA

42 years operational experience in diamond exploration and resource development projects in Africa, South America and Canada. 

Two resource development projects became producing mines and two others divested for $85m.  Experienced managing multi functional and multicultural teams on three continents. Comfortable operating at the drill site to the C suite.

Dr Stephen Grimmer. Kimberlite-related PhD & Royal School of Mines Diploma,

32 years industry experience in exploration, development and production on four continents,  including four years in Finland.

Owner's team contributions, evaluation, bulk sampling, resource development or EPCM on numerous current mines including Catoca, Camutue & Camatchia (all in Angola), Koidu (Sierra Leone), Kao (1998) & Letšeng (1999) in Lesotho.

Technical management on producing mines of up to 2Mct per year.

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