Rainbow’s Board has an appropriate corporate, African, rare earths and project development expertise:
Adonis Pouroulis, Non-Executive Chairman
Adonis is an entrepreneur whose expertise lies in the discovery, exploration and development of natural resources across Africa. Having worked in the sector for over 25 years he has extensive experience and a wide network of industry relationships across the continent. Adonis is founder and chairman of Petra Diamonds (LSE:PDL), founder and director of Chariot Oil & Gas (AIM:CHAR) and founder and chairman of the Pella Resources Group. Adonis holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Honours).
Alexander Lowrie, Non-Executive Director
Alex is the co-founder of Telemark Capital LLP, a partnership focusing on capital advisory and asset management. Through its consulting subsidiary, Gunnerside Advisors, Alex is also involved in providing governance services as an independent investment committee member to a variety of advisory panels. Prior to this Alex worked for 13 years in investment banking. He was a director at Deutsche Bank and then RBS from 2004 to 2012, having started his banking career in 1998 at ABN AMRO. Through these positions he has gained extensive market experience in primary and secondary equity offerings including bringing companies to market through IPOs (including structuring, marketing and distribution). Alex graduated from Durham University with a BA (hons) in Combined Social Sciences, and he is also in the process of completing an executive MBA from Henley Business School.
Martin Eales, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1997 Martin embarked on a 15 year career in corporate finance, corporate broking and equity capital markets in the City, rising to the position of Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets in London. With long experience of natural resources companies and transactions Martin joined the Pella Resources Group as Business Development Director in early 2014 and was appointed Managing Director of the Company later that year.
Shawn McCormick, Non-Executive Director
Shawn is an International Affairs specialist with more than 20 years’ political and extractive industries sector experience having served in The White House as Director for African Affairs on the National Security Council (Washington), Political Affairs Director of BP (London) and Vice President of TNK-BP (Moscow). He is currently Managing Director of Connaught Strategies Ltd and an adviser to the Pella Resources Group.
Robert Sinclair, Non-Executive Director
Robert is Managing Director of the Guernsey based Artemis Trustees Limited, and a director of a number of investment fund management companies and investment funds associated with Artemis Trustees Limited. He has over 48 years’ experience in finance and accountancy of which 38 years have been spent in the Guernsey financial services industry. Robert is a director of several companies which are quoted on the London Stock Exchange. In the natural resources sector, he is a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of both Chariot Oil & Gas Limited and EF Realisation Company Limited. In the property sector, he is a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of both Picton Property Income Limited and Sirius Real Estate Limited. Robert is also Chairman of Schroder Oriental Income Fund Limited. He a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Robert is a resident of Guernsey.