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Walkabout Resources Limited is an African focused energy minerals developer, based in Western Australia and listed on the Australia Securities Exchange under stock code WKT. The Company strives to create shareholder growth through the discovery and development of energy products such as graphite and coal.

The Companies’ flagship project is the Lindi Jumbo Graphite Project located in south east Tanzania. Walkabout has completed a Definitive Feasibility Study and is seeking to a strategic development partner in order to fast track development and get into production by 2018.

Walkabout also has the largest thermal coal asset in central south Botswana at the Takatokwane Coal Project with an Inferred Resource of 6.88 billion tonnes.

Building Growth & Investment

Walkabouts’ strategy is to identify, own, develop and mine economically robust energy mineral deposits in Africa. Our aim is to minimise investment risk in order to maximise shareholder returns on the back of our extensive African experience.

Sustainability

Walkabout conducts all of its exploration and mining activities with due regard to worlds best practice industry standards for environmental protection and safeguards.

Safety

Walkabout follows industry best practice to provide a safe and secure working environment for all its staff and contractors. Extra rigour is applied when staff and contractors are involved in mining activities.

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance is the system by which companies are directed and managed. It influences how the objectives of the company are set and achieved, how risk is monitored and assessed and how performance is optimised.

The Board of Directors of Walkabout Resources Ltd sets high standards for the company’s employees, officers and directors.

To fulfil its responsabilities and discharge its duty the Board of Directors follows the procedures and standards that are set forth in the document below. This document is subject to modification from time to time.

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Learn Board of directors

Trevor Benson - Executive Chairman

Mr Benson has over 30 years’ experience within investment banking, stockbroking, large Australian corporates and the resources, oil and gas industry, including directorships of ASX listed companies. Prior to joining Strategic Capital Management as Executive Director and Executive Director of the ARIE FUND, an absolute return International Equity Fund, he held directorships at boutique investment banking organisations PCF Capital and Argonaut Capital, both based in Perth, Western Australia.

He has experience on numerous ASX listed company Boards both as Chairman and Director, and spent 12 years with UBS, including managing a $300m resource fund for overseas investors, and worked within the Treasury operations of Top 10 ASX listed corporations.

Mr Benson has cross border experience on Aim in UK and has listed numerous ASX companies including resources companies with assets in Africa, Europe and SE Asia, resources and oil and gas service companies, and managed and funded his own copper operation in Zambia.  In addition he spent 2 years with a division of The Wood Group; a London based engineering oil services Company. Trevor holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Western Australia.

Allan Mulligan - Executive Director

Allan Mulligan is a mining engineer with 30 years of mine management and production experience.

Allan has specialised in technical assessment and production economics, feasibilities, project design and costing of underground mines and prospects. He has worked extensively in exploration, mine development and operations across Africa and Australia and understands the value of Australian expertise and African opportunity.

Allan was a founding director of Walkabout Resources Pty Ltd. He has previously been on the board of several West Australian explorers.

Andrew Cunningham - Non Executive Director

Andrew Cunningham has a BSc Hons in Geology from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa and is a member of the Australian Institute of Geosciences.

Andrew has extensive cross discipline technical and management experience in the minerals industry predominantly in Africa and Australia and has worked in a range of commodities and geological styles including uranium, iron ore, graphite, diamonds, gold and base metals.

During the last 18 years he has managed all facets of exploration and development projects in Africa from project generation to the completion of feasibility studies. He has held senior geology and exploration positions with major international mining companies as well as various ASX and TSX listed companies. Andrew has been working with Walkabout Resources Ltd since 2013 and brings a wide range of exploration, resource development, mine geology and management experience to the company.

Tom Murrell - Non Executive Director

Tom Murrell is recognised as an authority on investor and financial relations and has been the Managing Director of his own company, 8M Media and Communications for the past 18 years.

He has provided counsel to an elite group of companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange ranging from Top 500 companies through to start-up biotechnology, medical and exploration companies.

He has been a Director of Investor Central, a Singapore-based financial news service since 2002.

A graduate of three Australian Universities, he gained his MBA from the University of Western Australia and is the immediate past President of the Business School’s Graduate Management Association (GMA) representing UWA MBA alumni.