Past roles
Dr Barma has significant FTSE-50 senior executive experience, gained through over 15 years 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. Dr Barma is a qualified lawyer and chartered accountant. He holds a doctorate in corporate law from the University of Oxford.

Brings to the Board
Dr Barma is Chairman of Chaarat’s Audit Committee and is a member of each of Chaarat’s Remuneration Committee, and Nominations Committee.

Other commitments (non executive)
He is currently an independent non-executive director and audit chair of Atalaya Mining plc and is a principal at Barma Advisory where he has worked on various assignments within the natural resources and other sectors. Dr Barma also holds a number of other directorships.