Skills, experience, and contribution

A qualified lawyer and chartered accountant by background with over 20 years’ experience in senior positions in the mining sector, Hussein brings to Chaarat a wealth of experience in accounting, internal control, governance, risk management, and compliance.  Hussein has significant FTSE-50 senior executive experience, gained over 15 years as UK-based CFO at Antofagasta plc, where he led its UK presence through a period of change and growth as the UK-based chief financial officer.  He has also had earlier careers in professional services and academia.

Board committees

Hussein chairs the Board’s Audit Committee and is a member of its Remuneration and Nominations Committees.

External commitments

Hussein is an independent non-executive director and the audit chair of both Atalaya Mining plc and Fidelity Asian Values plc.  He is also a principal at Barma Advisory where he has worked on various assignments within the natural resources and other sectors.  He is an independent governor of the University of the Arts London.