Andrew is a founder and the Executive Chairman and CEO of Sarama Resources Ltd. Andrew is committed to development in Africa and is a board member of the Australia-Africa Minerals & Energy Group (AAMEG), a peak body representing Australian companies engaged in the development of Africa’s resource industry.
Andrew has over 30 years of experience in the international mining arena having worked in the Democratic Republic of Congo, West Africa, UK, Russia, and Australia. He has extensive mine management, operations, and capital markets experience and has spent most of his career in the gold sector. Andrew was a director and President of DRC based Moto Goldmines Ltd from 2005 to 2009. He oversaw the development of the company’s Moto Gold Project (Kibali Gold) from 2 million to +22 million ounces of gold, taking the project from exploration to pre-development prior to the $600 million takeover by Randgold Resources and AngloGold Ashanti in October 2009.
Mr. Dinning has an MBA, a First Class Mine Managers Certificate (Western Australia and South Australia) and a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) degree.