Michael joined the Board on 1 January 2016. He is the Global Co-Head of Mining and Metals at Barclays investment bank where he has worked since 2013 having joined from the boutique investment bank, Liberum Capital, a business he helped found in 2007. After starting his career in the City of London at Flemings in 1991, he joined Cazenove in 1996 before leaving JP Morgan Cazenove in 2007. He has been employed as both a corporate financier and research analyst covering the mining sector and has extensive capital markets experience having worked on the IPOs and follow-on offerings for a number of companies including Anglo American, Billiton, Xstrata, Glencore, Gem Diamonds as well as the Company’s own IPO in 2006. In addition, Mr Rawlinson served as a Non-Executive Director of Talvivaara Mining Company Plc between April 2012 and November 2013.