Kevin Balloch gives an overview of operations at this Australian based, African-focused, mineral sands producer and developer in Kenya, and how the company has responded to the Covid-19 outbreak. Kevin Balloch shares an update on the dividend program and the five year outlook and general market overview.
Richard Hatch, Mining Equity Research, Berenberg
Richard Hatch joined Berenberg’s Metals & Mining team in May 2018. Richard has ten years’ experience in equity research, and joined Berenberg from RBC Capital Markets, where he covered the global diversified, PGM, diamond, gold/silver and mineral sands sectors. Prior to this, Richard qualified as a chartered accountant with PKF (UK) LLP (now BDO), where he worked in both audit and advisory and management consultancy services. He holds a BSc in accounting with law from the University of East Anglia.
Kevin Balloch, Chief Financial Officer, Base Resources
Mr Balloch has over 25 years’ financial and management experience in a diverse range of industries.
This experience has involved all areas of corporate and treasury management, project financing, capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions, dual listings, feasibility studies and establishment of systems and procedures for new mining operations.
Prior to joining Base, Mr Balloch held senior positions with Equinox Minerals Limited, a dual listed TSX – ASX resources company which developed the major Lumwana Copper mine in Zambia and resulted in Equinox being one of the world’s top 20 copper producers.