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Lucara Diamond Corp (LUC.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lukas Lundin

62 2010 Chairman of the Board

Eira Thomas

51 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director

Catherine McLeod Seltzer

60 2018 Co-Founder, Director

Zara Boldt

2018 Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary

Naseem Lahri

2018 Managing Director of Boteti Mining (Pty) Ltd

John Armstrong

2013 Vice President - Mineral Resources

Ayesha Hira

2018 Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy

Peter OCallaghan

61 Director

Paul Conibear

62 2011 Independent Director

David Dicaire

61 Independent Director

Marie Inkster

48 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lukas Lundin

Mr. Lukas H. Lundin serves as Chairman of the Board of Lucara Diamond Corp. Mr. Lundin graduated from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (engineering) in 1981. In 1982, Mr. Lundin headed International Petroleum Corporation’s oil and gas operations and was based in Dubai, U.A.E. for 6 years. From 1990 to 1995, he was President of International Musto Exploration Limited and was responsible for Musto’s acquisition of the Bajo de la Alumbrera deposit. His uninhibited pursuit of highly prospective properties around the world has resulted in numerous resource discoveries, including the multi-million ounce Veladero gold discovery. Mr. Lundin has also led several companies through highly profitable business acquisitions and mergers such as Lundin Mining Corporation's $3.3 billion merger with EuroZinc Mining, the $2 billion sale of Tanganyika Oil Company Ltd. and, in 2010, the $9.2 billion sale of Red Back Mining Inc. He currently sits on the Board of several publicly traded companies.

Eira Thomas

Ms. Eira M. Thomas serves as Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director of the Company. since February 25, 2018. Ms. Thomas is a Canadian geologist with over twenty-five years of experience in the Canadian mining industry, including her previous roles as Vice President, Aber Resources, now Dominion Diamond Corp., CEO of Stornoway Diamond Corp., and CEO of Kaminak Gold Corporation. In 2007, Ms. Thomas founded Lucara Diamond Corporation, with partners Lukas Lundin and Catherine McLeod-Seltzer; since February 2018, Ms. Thomas has served as President and CEO of Lucara. In 2008, Ms. Thomas was one of only four Canadians that year to be named to the “Young Global Leaders”, by the World Economic Forum, and in 2007 she was selected as one of Canada’s ‘Top 100 Most Powerful Women’. Ms. Thomas is currently a director of Suncor Energy Inc. where she chairs the Governance Committee.

Catherine McLeod Seltzer

Ms. Catherine McLeod Seltzer has served as Co-Founder, Director of Lucara Diamond Corp. since February 25, 2018. Ms. McLeod-Seltzer has been directly involved in more than $4 billion in corporate transactions in the past 25 years and has been instrumental in helping build a number of successful mineral companies, including, Arequipa Resources, Francisco Gold, Miramar Mining, Bear Creek Mining, Stornoway Diamond Corp. and Peru Copper Inc. Ms. McLeod-Seltzer was appointed Independent Chair of Kinross Gold Corporation in January 2019 and is currently co-Chair of Bear Creek Mining Corp

Zara Boldt

Ms. Zara E. Boldt has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary at Lucara Diamond Corp. effective as of April 1, 2018. Ms. Boldt is a professional accountant (CPA, CGA) who has spent the majority of her career in progressively senior financial leadership roles within public companies in the mineral exploration and development industry. Most recently, Ms. Boldt served as the CFO & Corporate Secretary for Strongbow Exploration Inc. In addition, she served as the CFO and Corporate Secretary of Kaminak Gold Corporation, where she was responsible for corporate due diligence and the negotiation, documentation and execution of a Plan of Arrangement for an acquisition transaction valued at C$520 million. Prior to Kaminak, Ms. Boldt served for 8 years as the Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Stornoway Diamond Corporation, where she was a member of the senior management team responsible for arranging financing in excess of $900 million for the development of the Renard Diamond Mine in Quebec. Ms. Boldt is a director and Chair of the Audit Committee for Bluestone Resources Inc. and Gold Standard Ventures Corp.

Naseem Lahri

Ms. Naseem Banu Lahri has served as Managing Director of Boteti Mining (Pty) Ltd within Lucara Diamond Corp. since May 1, 2018. BCOM, FCCA. Boteti Mining (Pty) Ltd is Lucara’s 100% owned subsidiary in Botswana. Naseem Banu Lahri is an accomplished Professional Accountant with a Masters in Strategic Management (BCOM, FCCA), with more than 17 years’ experience in the mining industry, including 10 years within Corporate Finance at Debswana at the senior management level. She has also served as a board member in the Debswana Pension Fund, Botswana Accountancy College and Pula Medical Aid. Naseem has served as Boteti’s CFO and Director since March 2013, responsible for Finance, Administration and Security.

John Armstrong

Dr. John Patrick Armstrong serves as Vice President - Mineral Resources of Lucara Diamond Corp. Dr. Armstrong has over 25 years of combined experience in mineral exploration, mining and government. Dr. Armstrong has been involved in the planning and execution of successful diamond exploration and sampling programs ranging from generative to delineation and valuation. Dr. Armstrong has strong capabilities in the assessment and analysis of diamond size distributions, content modeling, and value distributions.

Ayesha Hira

Ms. Ayesha Hira serves as Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy of the Company. since June 13, 2018. She is an experienced executive who began her career as a Canadian geologist. Working initially in diamond, base metals and gold exploration, she transitioned to capital markets working with mining companies listed in North America, Australia, South Africa, UK and Europe, and dealing with a global buy side client base.

Peter OCallaghan

Mr. Peter OCallaghan serves as Director of the Company. Mr. O’Callaghan has practiced securities law for over 35 years, for the last 25 years he has practiced law at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, with a particular focus on M&A and corporate finance, including public company acquisition and sale transactions and public and private financings. He has acted as independent counsel to investment dealers and boards of directors and independent committees of boards. He also has extensive experience negotiating and drafting shareholders' and joint venture agreements. Mr. O’Callaghan's clients are exclusively in or connected to the mining sector. He has acted for issuers and underwriters in respect of many mining transactions in Canada, the United States, South America, Africa, China and Australia.

Paul Conibear

Mr. Paul Kenneth Conibear serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Conibear has over 35 years of experience in the mining industry in Africa, North and South America and Europe. His background includes 21 years of project and construction management across a diverse range of minerals projects encompassing base and precious metal, coal, uranium and potash investments. For the last 20 years he has held public company executive management and director's positions, last serving as President and CEO of Lundin Mining Corp. from 2010 until his retirement in 2018. Mr. Conibear also served for several years as President & CEO of Tenke Mining Corp., where he was instrumental in progressing the world class Tenke Fungurume copper/cobalt project towards its current position as a major mining operation in central Africa.

David Dicaire

Mr. David Dicaire serves as Independent Director of the Company. Biography Mr. Dicaire has over 40 years of experience in the mining, engineering and construction industry on a variety of global projects leading both Owner and EPCM teams. Prior to joining Lundin Gold in 2016, Mr. Dicaire was employed by Freeport-McMoRan Inc. from 2013 to 2016 as the Project Director for the highly successful US$4.6 billion Cerro Verde Expansion Project in Peru. Prior to moving to Freeport, Mr. Dicaire was the General Manager, Project Development for South America for Xstrata Copper (now Glencore plc) based in Santiago, Chile. Mr. Dicaire's experience covers all facets of company and project management for all types of mining projects from studies, project execution and operations. Mr. Dicaire specializes in leading complex, large scale projects.

Marie Inkster

Mrs. Marie Inkster serves as Independent Director of Lucara Diamond Corp. Ms. Inkster has 20 years of experience in public company financial management, public and private equity and debt fundraising, corporate transactions and public company reporting. Presently, Ms. Inkster serves as President, CEO & as a Director of Lundin Mining. Prior to this appointment in October 2018, Ms. Inkster served as Lundin Mining’s Chief Financial Officer (from May 2009) after joining the company in September 2008 as Vice President, Finance. Under Ms. Inkster’s stewardship as CFO, Lundin Mining underwent a significant transformation with the successful acquisitions of Eagle and Candelaria mines, and notable growth initiatives through exploration and brownfields expansion at the company’s operations. During her career, Ms. Inkster has held senior positions in a number of publicly traded companies, including five years with LionOre Mining International Ltd where she served as Vice President, Controller at the time of its acquisition by Norilsk Nickel in July of 2007. Ms. Inkster is the Chair of Lucara’s Audit Committee.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Lukas Lundin

146,570

Eira Thomas

1,908,000

Catherine McLeod Seltzer

140,030

Zara Boldt

1,025,000

Naseem Lahri

820,000

John Armstrong

751,000

Ayesha Hira

676,000

Peter OCallaghan

--

Paul Conibear

183,910

David Dicaire

--

Marie Inkster

146,570
As Of  31 Dec 2019