Non-Executive Chairman, Non-Executive Director / Golden Rim Resources
Mr Pouroulis is a mining engineer whose experience and expertise lies in the discovery, exploration and development of natural resources, including diamonds, precious / base metals, coal and oil & gas, and bringing these assets into production. Mr Pouroulis has been instrumental in founding various mineral resource companies and has a wide network of industry relationships across the African continent. In particular, he founded Blue-Diamond Mines, which developed a diamond mining operation in Port Nolloth, South Africa. He also founded international diamond company Petra Diamonds, which in 1997, became the first diamond company to be listed on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market and which also became one of the largest independent diamond producers in Africa. Petra Diamonds has been listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange since 2011. Mr Pouroulis also founded Pella Resources Limited, an African focused natural resource and energy group. During the reporting period, Mr Pouroulis was a director of Chariot Oil & Gas Limited; Rainbow Rare Earths Limited; and Petra Diamonds Limited (until 1 May 2020), which are public companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.