Big picture - Why invest in African Battery Metals
African Battery Metals Snapshot
ABM aims to become a significant explorer, developer and ultimately miner of battery metals, specifically cobalt, lithium, copper and nickel. To this end, its strategy is to identify highly prospective opportunities at various stages of development in proven jurisdictions to acquire or farm into, that with investment and development have the potential to re-rate quickly and impact shareholder value.
Andrew Bell began his career as a natural resources analyst at Morgan Grenfell & Co. in the 1970s. His business experience encompasses periods in fund management and advisory work at leading financial institutions, international corporate finance work and private equity. Andrew Bell's listed company directorships are Regency Mines plc (AIM)Non-Executive Director, Red Rock Resources Plc (AIM), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Jupiter Mines Ltd (ASX), Non-Executive Director. Andrew Bell is also a former Director various resource sector companies including Star Striker Ltd (now Intiger Group Ltd) (ASX), and a former Non-Executive Chairman of Greatland Gold Plc (AIM).
Andrew Bell has considerable sector experience, and his relevant skills also include financial, business and legal analysis, knowledge of Africa and Asia, as well as experience of public markets.
Paul Johnson holds a degree in Management Science from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Loss Adjuster and Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute. Paul is the Chief Executive Officer of Value Generation Limited a family investment and advisory company focused on the natural resource and related fintech sectors.
Paul Johnson is an experienced public company director and has previously been Chief Executive Officer of Metal Tiger plc (AIM), Metal NRG plc (NEX) and China Africa Resources plc (AIM). He has been Chairman of ECR Minerals plc (AIM) and Non-Executive Director of Greatland Gold plc (AIM), Papua Mining plc (AIM) and Thor Mining plc (AIM).
Iain is a seasoned mining executive with over 30 years’ experience in senior management and executive roles for both junior and major mining companies. He has a track record of operating, developing and financing mining projects, having led several significant stock market listings in the UK and North American markets and as a result has developed a network of private and institutional investors.
He has operated in senior operational and executive roles in Western and Eastern Europe and Russia including the development of three new mining projects before joining UraMin as Chief Operating Officer, which subsequently CEO. From late 2009 to July 2014 he was Chief Executive Officer of Elemental Minerals, building the team that has taken the project through exploration into project development and raising the finance to support the successful fast-track project strategy, delivering an on-time and on-budget advanced pre-feasibility study in September 2012.
In late 2014, Iain co-founded Madini with a group of similarly experienced mining professionals focusing on African near cash high margin mining projects.
Scott Richardson Brown
Scott is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He began his career at Coopers & Lybrand (later PricewaterhouseCoopers) in the banking and capital markets division, he later became a partner in the corporate broking/finance division of Oriel Securities Limited covering a range of sectors.
Since leaving Oriel Securities Limited, Scott has held a number of directorships of AIM-quoted companies operating within the natural resources sector.
African Battery Metals Plc
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