Sandy Stash

Skills, experience, and contribution Sandy has over 35 years of international executive and non-executive board experience. Her professional career spans top leadership positions in general management, ESG, major projects, commercial negotiations, engineering and operations, supply chain management, HSE, and external affairs in both the energy and hard rock mining industries.  A petroleum engineer by training, […]

Hussein Barma

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 […]

Robert Benbow

Skills, experience, and contribution A civil engineer with over 49 years’ experience in mining and 39 years in gold mining, Bob brings invaluable technical knowledge to Chaarat.  During his 49-year career, Bob has taken three greenfield gold developments into production, including Alacer Gold Corp.’s Çöpler Gold Mine in Turkey, which has produced over 2 million […]

Robert Edwards

Skills, experience, and contribution A mining engineer with a degree from the Camborne School of Mines, Robert is the former chairman of Global Mining at Renaissance Capital and has also worked for HSBC and the Royal Bank of Canada.  He has worked in the natural resources industry for 28 years primarily in frontier and emerging […]

Gordon Wylie

Skills, experience, and contribution A geologist by training, Gordon has more than 46 years’ experience in the mining industry and directly relevant experience of growing companies from exploration to production.  During his eight years as a member of AngloGold Ashanti’s senior management team, Gordon was responsible for their global exploration programme, part of which included […]

Michael Fraser

Mike brings over 20 years of extensive experience in the global mining and metals industry. In April 2018 he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of ASX-listed South32 Limited and prior to that he was President and Chief Operating Officer of its Africa region. During his time at South32 he has been directly responsible for the […]

Martin Andersson

Skills, experience, and contribution A graduate of the Stockholm School of Economics and HEC Paris, Martin worked in mergers and acquisitions at Booz Allen Hamilton, and advised the Russian Government on its privatization programme. In 1993 he co-founded Brunswick Brokerage – a Moscow based investment bank that was later sold to UBS – initially holding […]