Board of Directors

Deborah Gudgeon

  • Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee

Ms Gudgeon qualified as an ACA at PwC (Coopers & Lybrand) before spending eight years as Finance Executive with the Africa-focused mining and trading group Lonrho plc. Ms Gudgeon subsequently held positions with Deloitte, BDO, Gazelle Corporate Finance and Penfida Limited. Ms Gudgeon has significant experience in acting as an independent non-executive director having held that position at Petra Diamonds Limited, Evraz plc, Highland Gold Mining Limited and Acacia Mining plc. As well as being an independent non-executive director, Ms Gudgeon was also chair of the audit committee for each of these entities.