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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Cross

66 2007 Independent Chairman of the Board

Clive Johnson

2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Cinnamond

2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance

Roger Richer

2007 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Tom Garagan

2007 Senior Vice President - Exploration

William Lytle

2016 Senior Vice President - Operations

Dennis Stansbury

2013 Senior Vice President - Engineering and Project Evaluations

Dana Rogers

2018 Vice President - Finance

Dale Craig

2012 Vice President - Operations

Ian MacLean

2011 Vice President - Investor Relations

Eduard Bartz

2013 Vice President - Taxation and External Reporting

Randall Chatwin

Vice President, Associate General Counsel

John Rajala

2014 Vice President - Metallurgy

Neil Reeder

Vice President - Government Relations

Randall Reichert

2019 Vice President, Operations

Brian Scott

2014 Vice President - Geology and Technical Services

Peter Gibson

Group Financial Controller

Kerry Suffolk

2014 Treasurer

Liane Kelly

2020 Director

Kevin Bullock

2013 Independent Director

Robert Gayton

79 2007 Independent Director

George Johnson

2016 Independent Director

Jerry Korpan

2007 Independent Director

Bongani Mtshisi

2011 Independent Director

Robin Weisman

2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Cross

Mr. Robert Melvin Douglas Cross serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Cross has more than 25 years of experience as a financier in the mining and oil & gas sectors. He is a cofounder and Non-Executive Chairman of Bankers Petroleum Ltd., co-founder and Chairman of Petrodorado Energy Ltd., and until October 2007, was the Non-Executive Chairman of Northern Orion Resources Inc. Between 1996 and 1998, Mr. Cross was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yorkton Securities Inc. From 1987 to 1994, he was a Partner, Investment Banking with Gordon Capital Corporation in Toronto. Mr. Cross has an Engineering Degree from the University of Waterloo and received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1987.

Clive Johnson

Mr. Clive Thomas Johnson serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has served as a Director and the President of B2Gold since December 2006 and Chief Executive Officer since March 2007. Mr. Johnson oversees our long-term strategy and development as well as the day-to-day activities of B2Gold. Previously, Mr. Johnson was involved with Bema Gold and its predecessor companies since 1977. Mr. Johnson was appointed the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bema after it was created by the amalgamation of three Bema group companies in 1988. He was a driving force in Bema’s transition from a junior exploration company to an international intermediate gold producer. Mr. Johnson is currently a director of Uracan Resources Ltd. In 2004 Mr. Johnson received the 2004 Viola MacMillan Developer’s Award from the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and in 2013 he received the Pacific Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Mining and Metals.

Michael Cinnamond

Mr. Michael Andrew Cinnamond serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance of the Company. He oversees the financial reporting, cash management and tax planning of B2Gold as well as financial compliance and reporting to the regulatory authorities. Prior to joining us, Mr. Cinnamond was an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he was the BC Resources Leader for the Mining, Forestry and Energy and Utilities practices. Mr. Cinnamond has 16 years of experience in the mining industry sector. Mr. Cinnamond previously served as the Finance Chair of the Canadian Institute of Mining, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC. Mr. Cinnamond holds an LL.B designation from the University of Exeter.

Roger Richer

Mr. Roger T. Richer serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He has served as our Executive Vice President, General Counsel since March 2007 and our Secretary since December 2006. Mr. Richer manages the legal affairs, corporate records and corporate governance of B2Gold. Mr. Richer has over 30 years of experience in mining law, corporate finance and international business transactions and practices. Mr. Richer was with Bema Gold from its inception in 1987 until 2007. Until June 2008, Mr. Richer had also served as the President of Consolidated Puma Minerals Corp., a TSXV listed company. He has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Victoria.

Tom Garagan

Mr. Tom A. Garagan serves as Senior Vice President - Exploration of the Company. He is responsible for all aspects of our exploration, including technical review of new acquisitions. Mr. Garagan is a geologist with over 30 years of experience. Mr. Garagan was with Bema Gold from 1991 to 2007 and was appointed Vice President of Exploration in 1996. He has worked in North and South America, East and West Africa and Russia. He was instrumental in several discoveries, including the Cerro Casale and Kupol deposits. Mr. Garagan currently serves as a director of Uracan Resources Ltd. Mr. Garagan has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in geology from the University of Ottawa.

William Lytle

Mr. William Lytle serves as Senior Vice President - Operations of the Company. He originally joined the team in 1998 with Bema Gold Corporation, while working on the Company's Kupol and Julietta projects. He later became Vice President, HSES & Permitting for Bema. In 2011, Bill became the Country Manager for B2Gold Namibia, and was ultimately promoted to Vice President, Africa for B2Gold overseeing mine construction at the Fekola Project. In February 2016, he was promoted to the Senior Vice President, Operations for B2Gold. He has a BSc in Chemical Engineering, MSc in Civil Engineering, and is a registered professional engineer (Colorado, USA).

Dennis Stansbury

Mr. Dennis Stansbury serves as Senior Vice President - Engineering and Project Evaluations of the Company. He is a mining engineer with over 35 years of engineering, construction, production and management experience at surface and underground mines in ten different countries. After working for a number of gold mining companies in South America and the United States, he joined Bema Gold as Vice President South America in 1994 and was appointed Vice President of Development and Production in 1996. Mr. Stansbury has a Bachelor of Science degree in mining engineering from Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology.

Dana Rogers

Ms. Dana Rogers serves as Vice President - Finance of the Company. Ms. Rogers was appointed Vice President of Finance in October 2018. Ms. Rogers joined B2Gold in January 2014 as Corporate Controller and was promoted to Director of Finance in 2017. Ms. Rogers started her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and has been the controller for several other public mining companies. Over her 15-year career she has worked in audit, finance and treasury for companies with operations in Africa, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, the US, and the UK, in addition to the countries where B2Gold currently has operations. Ms. Rogers holds a Bachelor of Commerce (with Honours) from the University of British Columbia. She is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.

Dale Craig

Mr. Dale Craig serves as Vice President - Operations of the Company. He has been involved in the mining industry for more than thirty years, and has worked in a variety of mine operations including lead/zinc/copper, coal and gold. Dale is responsible for operations in Nicaragua and the Masbate operation in the Philippines. Over the last seventeen years he has participated in development and operation of gold mines in Northern British Colombia, Guyana, Mongolia, Peru and Nicaragua. Dale has been associated with B2Gold since 2009, initially as General Manager for the La Libertad Mine. In 2010 he was appointed Country Manager for B2Gold in Nicaragua and in 2013 was appointed to his current role as Vice President of Operations. He has a BSC (Mining Engineering) from Michigan Technological University, BSc (Biology) from University of Toronto, and is a graduate of Haileybury School of Mines. Dale is a registered professional engineer in Alberta, Canada (APEGGA) and in Peru (IIMP).

Ian MacLean

Mr. Ian MacLean serves as Vice President - Investor Relations of the Company. He began his Investor Relations career in 1996 with Nevsun Resources. In 2001 Mr. MacLean joined Bema as the Manager of Investor Relations and was appointed Vice President Investor Relations in 2006. Mr. MacLean has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

Eduard Bartz

Mr. Eduard Bartz serves as Vice President - Taxation and External Reporting of the Company. He has approximately 20 years of direct experience in the mining industry, joining Bema in April 1997. He was appointed as Vice President, Taxation and External Reporting in December 2013 and was previously corporate controller of B2Gold (and Bema) prior to his new position. He is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Colombia.

Randall Chatwin

Mr. Randall C. Chatwin serves as Vice President, Associate General Counsel of the Company. Mr. Chatwin has more than 15 years’ experience in the mining industry and joins B2Gold from Goldcorp Inc. where he most recently served as Vice President, Assistant General Counsel from May 2015 to May 2019. Mr. Chatwin was instrumental in the execution of Goldcorp’s US$12.5 billion merger with Newmont Mining Corporation in April 2019. Prior to joining Goldcorp, Mr. Chatwin was a partner at the law firm of Lawson Lundell LLP, where he spent 11 years practicing corporate commercial and corporate finance law, with a specific focus on the mining industry. During this time, he played a key role as external counsel to B2Gold in connection with its growing operations, including the acquisition and financing of B2Gold’s operating assets. Mr. Chatwin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, and Juris Doctor (law) degree from the University of Saskatchewan. Mr. Chatwin is an active member of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) and recently received his Certified In-House Counsel (CIC.H) designation from the CCCA. In addition, he is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and Law Society of British Columbia.

John Rajala

Mr. John Alex Rajala serves as Vice President - Metallurgy of the Company. He has more than 30 years of experience in precious metals plant operations, management, engineering and process development. As Vice President of Metallurgy, his responsibilities include directing B2Gold metallurgical operations and process design for new projects. Prior to joining B2Gold in 2011 as Manager of Metallurgy, he worked for Kinross Gold, Bema Gold and Hecla Mining Company in various technical and management capacities. With Bema Gold he was responsible for the process flowsheet development and plant design for the Kupol Project in Russia. He has B.S. and M.S. degrees in metallurgical engineering from Michigan Tech and the University of Nevada, Mackay School of Mines and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Washington.

Neil Reeder

Mr. Neil Reeder serves as Vice President - Government Relations of the Company. He joins B2Gold following a distinguished government career of over 35 years with Global Affairs Canada. He helped advance Canada's trade, foreign policy and development agenda during seven different diplomatic postings overseas and in increasingly senior positions in Ottawa. Most recently, he served as Canada's Ambassador to the Philippines. His previous ambassadorial postings include serving as Canada's High Commissioner to Brunei and as Canadian Ambassador to Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras. He has also served as Deputy Head of Mission at the Canadian Embassy in Mexico. Mr. Reeder has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan and a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Carleton University. He speaks three languages.

Randall Reichert

Mr. Randall Reichert serves as Vice President, Operations of the Company. Mr. Reichert has 30 years’ experience in the mining industry and has a long history of working with B2Gold’s management team, initially with Bema Gold Corporation at its Julietta and Kupol mines in Russia’s Far East and, most recently, at B2Gold’s Fekola Mine in Mali. Mr. Reichert spent the first 10 years of his mining career with Cominco Ltd in various progressive roles in Canada before joining Bema Gold as the General Manager of the Julietta Mine in January 2002 and the Kupol Mine during its development between January 2006 and July 2007. Thereafter, he continued his mining career as an executive at various gold, copper and chrome operating and development companies in the junior mining sector and as a due diligence consultant for mine financings. Mr. Reichert subsequently joined B2Gold, which was founded by the Bema Gold management team, in August 2016 as General Manager of the Fekola Project, guiding the transition from construction to operations and into steady-state operation. Mr. Reichert holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mining and Mineral Process Engineering (University of British Columbia, Canada), Master of Science in Engineering (Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada) and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada).

Brian Scott

Mr. Brian Scott serves as Vice President - Geology and Technical Services of the Company. He Mr. Scott was appointed in 2015 and is a registered Professional Geologist with more than 30 years of experience within the exploration/mining industry. Mr. Scott joined Bema Gold in 1993 and was Chief Geologist with Bema Gold from 1996-2007 and B2Gold Corp from 2007-2014. Throughout that time he has been involved in all of Bema Gold and B2Gold's exploration and development projects. He is responsible for providing geologic guidance on all of B2Gold's exploration programs and managing the Technical Services Group within B2Gold Corp. He graduated in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Geology from Lakehead University in Ontario.

Peter Gibson

Kerry Suffolk

Liane Kelly

Ms. Liane Kelly serves as a Director of the Company. Ms. Kelly is a professional engineer and international development specialist with over 25 years' experience in the mining sector in a cross-functional capacity. Initially working in mineral exploration, Ms. Kelly acted as a consultant to various global mining companies in Africa , and North and South America . Her experience includes executive and Board of Director roles for both private and not-for-profit organizations and she has been the founder of NGO and consulting organizations. Ms. Kelly currently advises mining companies on business risks and strategies related to sustainability and corporate responsibility issues. Ms. Kelly has been consultant for B2Gold since 2011 in the capacity of a Corporate Social Responsibility ("CSR") professional. She is currently the Company's corporate social responsibility advisor with specific expertise in social risk management and developing effective CSR and community investment strategies and programs. She has been responsible for B2Gold's sustainability reporting since 2016. Ms. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics degree from Queen's University, a postgraduate Certificate in International Development with a focus on sustainability in mining from the University of British Columbia , and a Company Directors Diploma through the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) of Canada , the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada and is a registered professional engineer in Ontario.

Kevin Bullock

Mr. Kevin Bullock serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bullock graduated from Laurentian University (Sudbury) in 1987 with a B.Eng and has been a registered Professional Mining Engineer in the province of Ontario since 1992. Kevin was previously Mako Mining Corp.'s CEO and prior to that was Volta Resources Inc.'s President and CEO and was the founding President and CEO of Goldcrest (a Volta predecessor company) since its inception in 2002. Kevin has over 30 years of experience, at senior levels, in mining exploration, mine development and mine operations and has been reviewing financial reports for over 20 years. Mr. Bullock has appropriate financial knowledge and experience and has a comprehensive understanding of financial reporting

Robert Gayton

Dr. Robert Joseph Gayton Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is a Chartered Accountant and has acted as a consultant to various public companies since 1987. He was Chief Financial Officer with Western Silver Corporation from 1995 to 2004 and was a director of Western Silver Corporation from 2004 to 2006 and a director of Bema from 2003 to 2007. He was a director of Northern Orion Resources Inc. from 2004 to 2007. Each of these companies was subsequently acquired by way of takeover. Mr. Gayton is currently a director of Nevsun Resources Ltd., Amerigo Resources Limited, Palo Duro Energy Inc., Western Copper Corporation, Silvercorp Metals Inc., Trans National Minerals Inc. and Eastern Platinum Ltd. Mr. Gayton is currently a director of Amerigo Resources, B2Gold and Western Copper and Gold Corp.

George Johnson

Mr. George Johnson serves as Independent Director of the Company. He served as B2Gold’s Senior Vice President of Operations from August 2009 until April 2015 when he retired. Mr. Johnson was responsible for overseeing all of the operational activities of B2Gold. Mr. Johnson is a mining engineer with over 45 years of experience in underground and open pit mine construction and operations management. Mr. Johnson joined Bema Gold Corporation in 1999 after 16 years with Hecla Mining Company. Following the merger of Bema Gold Corporation and Kinross Gold Corporation, he managed the construction and completion of the Kupol mine in Northeastern Russia. Mr. Johnson has a Bachelor of Science degree in mining engineering from the University of Washington.

Jerry Korpan

Mr. Jerry R. Korpan serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Korpan has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alberta and a graduate degree from the University of Portland. He began his career at Merrill Lynch in 1978, joined Yorkton Securities in 1988 and was Managing Director of Yorkton Securities UK until 1999. Jerry was a director of Bema Gold from 2002 to 2007 and Chairman of Mitra Energy until 2016. He is a member of the audit, corporate governance and health and safety committees and resides in London, England.

Bongani Mtshisi

Mr. Bongani Mtshisi serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is a mining engineer by training with more than 17 years of experience working in key commodity sectors such as gold,Platinum, Diamonds and base metals ( Anglo Platinum, Sub Nigel, Gold One, Debeers/ HUF JV). Mr Mtshisi was co-founder and Chairman of Pan African oil(TSXv - PAO), Auryx Gold (TSX- AYX) and BSC Resources LTD. Mr Mtshisi is currently CEO of AlchiGold Corp. AlchemiGold is a company involved in the greenfields gold exploration and development in Ethiopia. Mr Mtshisi is Also an executive chairman of Busara Venture Capital. Busara is an investment company which invests in Tech, Retail and Gold exploration projects in South Africa. Mr Mtshisi has a National Diploma in Metalliferous Mining and a National Certificate in Project Management from the Technikon Witwatersrand in South Africa.

Robin Weisman

Ms. Robin Weisman serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Weisman joins B2Gold as a continuation of her respected career deeply-rooted in resource sector finance, where she was most recently the principal investment officer at the International Finance Corporation ("IFC") in Washington, D.C. While at IFC, her distinguished career included working with projects up to USD$9 billion through managing a portfolio of natural resource and chemical projects and advising clients on risk mitigation strategies. Her most recent position involved leading teams to invest debt and equity in private sector high-growth mining projects in developing countries. During her 22-year career at IFC, she developed a renowned sub-specialty in managing risks through effective corporate social responsibility, and most recently focused her energies on advancing the role of women across the resource development sector. Prior to joining IFC, she worked in increasingly senior roles including the position of vice president at Standard Chartered Bank, concentrating on structured trade financing. In her executive role at Citibank, she specialized in the currencies of emerging markets. Prior to these positions, Ms. Weisman provided financial forecasting and competitive analysis for CBS Television Network. Ms. Weisman holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago, Illinois. She also studied at La Sorbonne in Paris, France, and is a fluent French speaker.