Katya Zotova will join the Board as Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 September 2022. Katya brings a wealth of experience in industry, capital markets and governance.

Katya has 25 years’ experience in strategy and business development, investment banking and private equity. Between 2014 and 2020, she was Non-Executive Director for Vedanta Resources plc, a globally diversified natural resources company with revenues of more than $10 billion. She currently acts as an adviser at Antler, a global early-stage venture capital fund. Until recently, Katya was Managing Director at Mizuho International PLC, a major financial services company and previously held positions as Principal at LetterOne Energy LLP, Principal at Pamplona Capital LLP, Head of International Acquisitions and Divestments at Citigroup plc and various Strategy and M&A roles at Shell PLC. Katya holds an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management and completed an Executive program in Disruptive Innovation from Harvard Business School.

In addition to being appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, Katya will chair the Audit Committee.

Katya Zotova holds no Ordinary Shares in the Company.

John Wood, CEO, said:

“I am delighted that Katya will be joining the Board in September. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge across a number of functions – larger listed companies, private equity and banking.

As we move from being a small company to a large company, Katya will be helping us with this transition, and her guidance to navigate ourselves towards a large business as well as strengthening our corporate governance will be invaluable.

I look forward to working closely with Katya and warmly welcome her to the Board.”