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YTC Resources Limited

Board and Management Team

Directors
Mr. Anthony Wehby - Chairman (Appointed on 13 December 2011)
Mr. Rimas Kairaitis - Executive Director / CEO
Dr. Wenxiang Gao - Non-executive Director (Appointed on 13 December 2011)
Dr. Guoqing Zhang - Non-Executive Director
Mr. Robin Chambers - Non-Executive Director
Ms. Christine Ng - Non-Executive Director
Dr. Guoqing Zhang - Alternate Director to Dr. Wenxiang Gao (Appointed on 24 November 2011)
Mr. Yong Chen - Alternate Director to Ms. Christine Ng (Appointed on 5 December 2011)
Mr Gary Comb - Independent Non-executive Director (Appointed on 4 July 2012)
Mr Mark Milazzo - Non-Executive Director (Appointed on 6 August 2012)
Mr. Richard Willson - Alternate Director (Appointed on 20 November 2012)

Mr. Stephen Woodham - Non-Executive Director (Resigned on 6 August 2012)
Mr. Richard Hill - Non-Executive Director (Resigned on 11 July 2012)

Senior Management
Mr. Rimas Kairaitis - Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Richard Willson - Chief Financial Officer, Commercial Manager and Company Secretary
Mr. Dean Fredericksen - Chief Operations Officer
Mr. Sean Pearce - General Manager - Hera Project
Mr. Ray Dekker - Project Supervisor
Mr. Stuart Jeffrey - Principal Geologist - Hera & Nymagee Projects


Directors Profiles

Mr. Anthony Wehby
Chairman (Appointed on 13 December 2011)

Anthony Wehby is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia (Coopers & Lybrand) for 19 years until 2000, during which time he specialised in the provision of corporate finance advice to a wide range of clients including those in the mining and exploration sectors.

Since 2001, Mr Wehby has maintained a financial consulting practice, advising corporate clients considering significant changes to their business activities. His current activities include advice in respect of mergers, acquisitions and disposals, initial public offerings and fundraisings, valuation assessments and investment strategy support.

He is also a director of Tellus Resources Limited and was previously a director of Harmony Gold (Australia) Pty Ltd.

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Mr. Rimas Kairaitis
Director and Chief Executive Officer

Rimas Kairaitis is a geologist with over 12 years experience in minerals exploration and resource development in gold, base metals and industrial minerals in Queensland and NSW, working with companies including Shell Minerals, Plutonic Resources, and CRA.

Mr Kairaitis has extensive experience in tenement acquisition, exploration project management and mining feasibility as well as experience in capital raisings and corporate management.
He was a founding Director of the successful mineral exploration company LFB Resources NL (now a subsidiary of Alkane Exploration Ltd). Since 1999 he has worked as a geological consultant. Mr Kairaitis has a strong exploration track record, leading the geological field team to the discovery of the Wyoming Gold deposit in NSW in 2001 and the McPhillamy's Gold Deposit in 2006.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Geology) with first class Honours and University Medal in 1992 from the University of Technology, Sydney. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

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Dr. Wenxiang Gao
Non-executive Director (Appointed on 13 December 2011)

Wenxiang Gao has had over 20 years experience as a senior mining engineer in China. He graduated as a Master of Mining Engineering from the Mining Academy of Kunming and University of Science and Technology. Dr Gao recently completed his doctoral degree at the Mining Academy of South Central University, China.

Dr Gao commenced work with Yunnan Tin Group in 1984, becoming the Assistant to the General Manager of Yunnan Tin Group and later the Vice General Manager from October 1995 to September 2001. He was appointed Executive Deputy General Manager and a Director of Yunnan Tin Group in 2001. In 2009, Dr Gao was appointed General Manager of Yunnan Tin Group. In addition, Dr Gao is Vice-Chairman of Yunnan Tin Co. Ltd which is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. His professional associations include Vice-Chairman of the Nonferrous Geology Association of China and Vice-Chairman of the Geology Education Association of China.

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Dr. Guoqing Zhang
Non-Executive Director

Dr Zhang is a materials scientist who graduated from China Northeast University and completed his PhD in Materials Science from China Central-South University. Dr Zhang is an expert in metals and metal alloys and is the recipient of a number of Chinese national awards.

From 1982 to 2000 Dr Zhang has held the position of Director at the Kunming Institute of Precious Metals. Since 2000, he has been Deputy General Manager of Sino-Platinum Metal Company Ltd, a Shanghai listed subsidiary of the Yunnan Tin Group. In this role, Dr Zhang was in charge of the production & sale of precious metal products as well the investment and development strategies of Sino Platinum.

From February 2008, Dr Zhang has been based in Australia as a non-executive director of YTC Resources Ltd and General Manager of Yunnan Tin TDK Resources Pty Ltd.

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Mr. Robin Chambers
Non-Executive Director

Robin Chambers is a lawyer with over 30 years experience in the resources sector. He is the Senior Partner of Chambers & Company, an international law firm based in Melbourne, and Special Counsel - China for its affiliate, the New York law firm of Chadbourne & Parke, which has its China office in Beijing.

Mr Chambers' practice involves acting as the lead lawyer on international projects, with a particular focus on China.

Mr Chambers has advised a number of major Chinese state owned enterprises on their investments in Australia over more than 22 years, including Sinosteel Corporation, CITIC, Sinotrans, Everbright, Ministry of Geology & Resources (now Ministry of Land and Resources) and many of China's leading steel mills. He has also advised Australian and US corporations on a range of projects in China.

Prior to becoming the Senior Partner at Chambers & Company, he was General Counsel of CRA Limited (now Rio Tinto Limited) for 14 years and before that was an associate with Baker & McKenzie in Chicago and Chadbourne & Parke in New York.

Mr Chambers graduated with an Arts degree and an Honours Law degree from the University of Melbourne and with a Master of Laws degree from Duke University in the United States. He was co-founder of the Australian Mining and Petroleum Lawyers Association (AMPLA) and was previously a board member of the Australia China Council. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Australia China Business Council since 1986 and formerly a Vice President of the Victorian branch. He is also a member of the advisory board of the International Centre of Excellence in Asia-Pacific Studies at the Australian National University. He has been the Chairman or Director of a number of public and private companies in Australia and China, including Chinese holding companies for their investments in Australia.

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Ms. Christine Ng
Non-Executive Director

Ms Christine Ng is an Executive Director of China Yunnan Tin Minerals Group Co. Ltd (Hong Kong Stock Exchange), which is a major shareholder of YTC Resources Limited. Ms. Ng's role with China Yunnan Tin Minerals Group includes liaisons and analysis of proposals and business plans, formulation and implementation of business strategies, feasibility studies, presentations and meetings with investors.

Ms Ng has a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney and is fluent in English and Chinese.

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Mr Gary Comb
Independent Non-executive Director (Appointed on 4 July 2012)

Gary Comb is an engineer with over 26 years' experience in the Australian Mining Industry, both with mining companies and in mining contractor roles. From 2003, Mr Comb was Managing Director of Jabiru Metals Limited, taking the Jaguar Copper/Zinc Project from discovery through feasibility, construction to operations. Jabiru Metals was taken over by Independence Group Limited for A$532 million in 2011.

Prior to joining Jabiru, Mr Comb was the Chief Executive Officer of BGC Contracting Pty Ltd, the mining contracting arm of West Australian construction group BGC Ltd. Mr Comb has also worked in various mining operational management roles including with MacMahon Contractors, St Barbara Mines, Metana Minerals and Central Murchison Gold.

Mr Comb is currently the Chairman of Zenith Minerals Limited, and a Non-executive Director of Ironbark Zinc Limited, he was previously a director of Jabiru Metals and Tanami Gold.

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Mr Mark Milazzo
Non-Executive Director (Appointed on 6 August 2012)

Mr Milazzo is a Mining Engineer with over 30 years experience in the development and management of mines and mineral processing plants across a range of commodities in Australia and overseas. This includes both underground and surface operations, and covers a wide range of mining applications, from small scale selective to mechanised bulk extraction methods. He has been involved in a number of new mine development and mine expansion projects.

Past senior roles include General Manager of the Olympic Dam Mine and Kambalda Nickel Operations with WMC Resources, and General Manager with mining contractor HWE Mining. Mr Milazzo is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

He is currently a Director of Red 5 Limited and Cortona Resources Limited.

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Senior Management

Mr. Rimas Kairaitis
Director and Chief Executive Officer

Rimas Kairaitis is a geologist with over 12 years experience in minerals exploration and resource development in gold, base metals and industrial minerals in Queensland and NSW, working with companies including Shell Minerals, Plutonic Resources, and CRA.

Mr Kairaitis has extensive experience in tenement acquisition, exploration project management and mining feasibility as well as experience in capital raisings and corporate management.
He was a founding Director of the successful mineral exploration company LFB Resources NL (now a subsidiary of Alkane Exploration Ltd). Since 1999 he has worked as a geological consultant. Mr Kairaitis has a strong exploration track record, leading the geological field team to the discovery of the Wyoming Gold deposit in NSW in 2001 and the McPhillamy's Gold Deposit in 2006.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Geology) with first class Honours and University Medal in 1992 from the University of Technology, Sydney. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

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Mr. Richard Willson
Chief Financial Officer, Commercial Manager and Company Secretary
Alternate Director (Appointed on 20 November 2012)

Richard Willson is an accountant with more than 15 years experience.

He has worked in public practice and in various financial management and company secretarial roles within the resources and agricultural sectors for both publically listed and private companies.

Mr Willson has a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of South Australia, is a member of CPA Australia and is a member, and graduate, of the Institute of Company Directors Graduate Diploma Program.

In addition to his role as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary with YTC Mr Willson is a Director and Company Secretary of the not-for-profit Unity Housing Company and is a member of its Finance, Audit & Compliance sub-committee.

He has previously acted as an Alternate Director of ASX listed companies including Flinders Mines Ltd and Maximus Resources Ltd, and as a Director with other private companies.

Mr Willson was previously Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Flinders Mines Ltd, Maximus Resources Ltd and ERO Mines Ltd. He was heavily involved with the listing of Eromanga Uranium Ltd which later became ERO mines Ltd and with many capital raisings including share placements, share purchase plans and rights issues.

As CFO and Company Secretary of the privately owned company Sydac Pty Ltd, he was instrumental in its sale to a large global company based in Germany. Richard has worked in senior financial roles within the BHP Billiton group and was the number one Financial Manager and Company Secretary for the Provimi Australia and Jumbuck Pastoral groups.

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Mr. Dean Fredericksen
Chief Operations Officer

Dean Fredericksen is a mining geologist with over 20 years experience in the base metal and gold mining industry, and joins YTC after working closely with company as a senior consultant for the past 2 years.

Dean's experience includes extensive mining project evaluation from concept through to feasibility studies for open pit operations, underground caving operations and underground bench stoping operations as well as resource evaluation and technical advice for various exploration and acquisition projects. Dean has had responsibility for geotechnical evaluations and has expertise in mineral resource estimation, quality control and quality assurance programs and worked with mining and metallurgical personnel to optimise metal extraction. His experience includes reporting as competent person (JORC and NI43-101) on Mineral Resource estimates for a variety of geological terrains epithermal gold and silver, porphyry Cu-Au deposits, nickel sulphides and mesothermal gold and base metal systems.

Dean has operated as a senior mining consultant to the broader industry since 2007, providing consulting services to companies operating a variety of gold and base metal projects in Australia, New Zealand, China, USA and the Philippines. Prior to his consulting business Dean held a variety of senior management positions including Mine Geology Manager, Tritton Copper Mines, Principal Geologist, Newcrest Mining Ltd, Cadia Valley Operations, Group Mine Geologist for MPI Mines Ltd, Chief Geologist at Stawell Gold Mines.

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Mr. Sean Pearce
General Manager - Hera Project

Sean Pearce is a mining engineer and has over 23 years operational experience in underground metalliferous mines. Sean joins the company from Peak Gold Mines in Cobar, where he was Mining Manager since 2007. Sean will initially be based in the YTC offices in Orange, and work with the YTC team on the completion of the Hera DFS and move to the formation of the operations team and take on site management as the Hera Project moves into mine construction and commissioning.

Sean brings extensive experience in underground metalliferous mining to the company and has held senior management roles in a number of major Australian underground mining Projects including Peak Gold Mines (Cu-Au), Rosebery (Pb-Zn-Cu-Ag-Au) and Mount Isa Mines.

YTC is very fortunate to have secured the appointment of such skilled and experienced mining professionals, and is very pleased to welcome Dean and Sean to the company as the core of its growing operations team.

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Mr. Ray Dekker
Project Supervisor

Ray holds over 40 years experience in underground and open cut mining. He is a ticketed Mine Manager and his extensive experience in the industry has included senior roles at Mt Isa, Bendigo Gold and Renison mines. Rays, consultancy experience ranged from Project Supervision, relieving Mine Manager and professional mentoring.

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Mr. Stuart Jeffrey
Principal Geologist - Hera & Nymagee Projects

Stuart brings 20 years of both exploration and mine geology experience to the Hera and Nymagee Projects, including a close association with the Hera Project extending back to 2004. Stuart has experience with a broad range of Companies including BHP, Triako and CBH Resources

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updated 21st November, 2012


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