Andrew Dinning is a founder, president and chief executive of Sarama Resources. He has over 25 years of experience in the international mining arena having worked in the Democratic Republic of Congo, West Africa, UK, Russia and Australia. Mr Dinning has extensive mine management, operations and capital markets experience and has spent most of his career in the gold sector. He was a director, president and chief operating officer of DRC-based Moto Goldmines from 2005 to 2009 where he oversaw the company’s flagship Moto Gold Project (now Kibali Gold) develop from 4 million ounces of gold to over 22 million ounces of gold, and took the project from exploration to pre-development before Moto Goldmines was purchased by Randgold Resources and AngloGold Ashanti in October 2009. Mr Dinning has an MBA, a First Class Mine Managers Certificate (Western Australia), and a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining.