Directors

David Lenigas (55), Non-Executive Chairman

David Lenigas is an experienced executive and entrepreneur with a wide range of board experience in both public and private companies.  He has an extensive knowledge of the African food manufacturing, processing and marketing sector having previously served as the Executive Chairman of Lonrho Plc and is currently the Executive Chairman of food logistics and marketing group AfriAg Global Plc.

 

Andrew Anthony Monk (54), Non-Executive Director

Andrew has a successful stockbroking career spanning 30 years. In that time he has built up strong relationships with many major UK institutions. He was employed by Hoare Govett ABN AMRO for 11 years before founding Oriel Securities as Joint CEO. Andrew later became CEO of Blue Oar Plc, before joining VSA Capital as CEO. VSA Capital is an investment banking and institutional broking firm focused on natural resources, including agriculture. Andrew was one of the founders of AAA


George Greville Roach (66), Non-Executive Director

George Roach is an experienced, senior business leader and entrepreneur who has spent his career in the resources sector mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is, inter alia, currently Chief Executive Office of Premier African Minerals Inc., an AIM quoted, African resources group of companies. Mr Roach was the vendor of Dynamic Intertrade PTY Ltd the Company’s wholly owned South African trading subsidiary.


Matthew Bonner (37), Non-Executive Director 

Matthew Bonner has significant financial leadership experience withing the mining, energy and agriculture sectors. He is currently, Chief Operating Officer at EAS Advisors LLC, a New York corporate advisory firm focused on supporting public and private companies operating in natural resource and commodity sectors in emerging markets. Prior to joining EAS, Mr Bonner was the General Counsel at BalanTrove Partners, a New York based hedge dung focused on energy, mining and infrastructure. Matthew Bonner is a graduate of University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa with a B.A. (English and History) and L.L.B. 


Robert Stuart Scott (48), Non-Executive Director

Rob has over 20 years of finance experience, with the last ten years specifically focused in Africa within the mining industry and general investments. He has held executive and senior positions with a number of companies, as well as having served on both public and private company boards. He has been involved in companies with locations in South Africa, Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, DRC, CAR, Tanzania, Kenya and Namibia amongst others. Rob has also previously been involved in hotels, agriculture and construction industries.