Mike Armitage

Chairman and Corporate Consultant, SRK Exploration

Mike is a Corporate Consultant with over twenty five years’ experience in the industry. Prior to joining SRK he worked on gold mines in South Africa and Zimbabwe and also completed a PhD assessing alternative methods of reserve estimation at Renco Gold Mine in Zimbabwe. At SRK he is responsible for managing feasibility studies and stock exchange competent persons reports on behalf of mining and exploration companies and also audits and due diligence studies on behalf of investment institutions or in support of mergers and acquisitions. He has written several papers on resource and reserve estimation methodology and spent several years as joint course co-ordinator of an MSc in Mineral Resources at Cardiff University, and then as external examiner for the MSc in Metals and Energy Finance at Imperial College, University of London. In addition to being Chairman of the Global SRK Consulting Group, Mike is also Chairman of SRK Consulting UK and SRK Exploration Services. He is also a council member and Vice President of the Geological Society.