DIRECTORS AND MANAGEMENT

Board of directors

IAN MIDDLEMAS | B.Com, CA | CHAIRMAN

Mr Middlemas is a Chartered Accountant, a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He worked for a large international Chartered Accounting firm before joining the Normandy Mining Group where he was a senior group executive for approximately 10 years. He has had extensive corporate and management experience, and is currently a director with a number of publicly listed companies in the resources sector.

Mr Middlemas was appointed a Director of Sovereign Metals Limited on 20 July 2006.

Julian Stephens | B.Sc (Hons), PhD, MAIG | Managing Director

Dr Stephens is a Geologist with extensive experience in the resources sector having spent in excess of 20 years in board, executive management, senior operational and economic geology research roles for a number of companies. He has spent in 12 of those years working on African projects including 9 years on projects in Malawi. Dr Stephens holds a PhD from James Cook University, Queensland and is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. Dr Stephens led the team that discovered the Malawi Flake Graphite Projects.

Dr Stephens was appointed a Director of Sovereign Metals Limited on 22 January 2016 and subsequently appointed Managing Director in June 2016.

Mark Pearce | B.Bus, CA, FCIS, F Fin |NON-EXECTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Pearce is a Chartered Accountant and is currently a director of several listed companies that operate in the resources sector. He has had considerable experience in the formation and development of listed resource companies and has worked for several large international Chartered Accounting firms. Mr Pearce is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

Mr Pearce was appointed a Director of Sovereign on 20 July 2006.

Management

Julian Stephens | B.Sc (Hons), PhD, MAIG | Managing Director

Dr Stephens is a Geologist with extensive experience in the resources sector having spent in excess of 20 years in board, executive management, senior operational and economic geology research roles for a number of companies. He has spent in 12 of those years working on African projects including 9 years on projects in Malawi. Dr Stephens holds a PhD from James Cook University, Queensland and is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. Dr Stephens led the team that discovered the Malawi Flake Graphite Projects.

Dr Stephens was appointed a Director of Sovereign Metals Limited on 22 January 2016 and subsequently appointed Managing Director in June 2016.

DOMINIC ALLEN | B.Com, B.Sc (Hons), CA | Business Development Manager

Mr Allen is a Chartered Accountant with over 10 years commercial experience, including senior roles with Rio Tinto Limited and Oyu Tolgoi LLC. Mr Allen previously worked for Ernst & Young Transaction Advisory Services, completing multiple resource and industrial transactions both in Australia and internationally.

Matthew Wheeler | B.Sc (Hons) MAIG | TECHNICAL MANAGER

Mr Wheeler is a Geologist with over 20 years experience in mineral exploration. He has held various exploration and resource development roles on gold and uranium projects within Western Australia and the Philippines. Mr Wheeler was a co-discoverer of the Malawi Flake Graphite Projects.

Clint McGhie | B.Com, CA, ACIS, F Fin | Company Secretary

Mr McGhie is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary. He commenced his career at a large international Chartered Accounting firm, before moving to commerce in the role of financial controller and company secretary. Mr McGhie now works in the corporate office of a number of public listed companies focussed on the resources sector.

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