Cora Gold announces Ed Bowie to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Director

– BVI, Road Town –  Cora Gold Limited (LON: CORA), the West African focused gold exploration company, today announced the appointment of Ed Bowie as an independent Non-Executive Director to the board of the Company.

Jon Forster, CEO of Cora Gold, commented, “I am pleased to welcome Ed Bowie to the Board of Directors. Entrenched in both the mining sector and London’s corporate finance sphere, I am sure that Ed’s experience and a wide network of contacts will be of benefit to the Company as it advances its strategy of becoming a successful gold explorer in West Africa.

“I would like to thank Bert for his valuable contribution to the Board of the Directors since the Company’s IPO in October 2017. I look forward to working closely with him in his new role of Business Development where I am sure that he will do excellent work in raising the profile of the Company and working alongside me as we look to advance both Sanankoro and wider exploration on the ground.”

About Ed Bowie

Mr Bowie has over 23 years’ experience within the wider natural resources industry. Starting his career with SAMAX Gold in Tanzania, he was an exploration geologist on the drill programme that made the Kukuluma-Matandani discovery, part of the Geita Gold Mine operated by AngloGold Ashanti. Subsequently, he has worked in equity research and corporate finance roles prior to serving as a fund manager for Altus Capital Limited’s two mining funds. More recently he served as Head of Business Development at London-listed Amara Mining plc managing the process that led to the company’s acquisition. Mr Bowie holds a Master’s degree in Mineral Deposit Evaluation from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London and a Bachelor’s degree in Earth Sciences from the University of Oxford.

The Company also announces that Robert ‘Bert’ Monro is to step down from his position as Non-Executive Director to fill the newly created position of ‘Business Development’ for Cora Gold. Mr Monro will work closely with the Board of Directors to progress Cora’s strategy of gold exploration in Mali, alongside the advancement of the Sanankoro Gold Project. Mr Monro will perform this role alongside his responsibilities at Hummingbird Resources Plc, a substantial shareholder in the Company. Mr Monro has worked for Hummingbird for over a decade and is currently Head of Business Development. Hummingbird has over 6Moz of gold resources in West Africa and operational gold mine in Mali.

About Cora Gold Limited

Cora Gold is a gold exploration company focused on two world-class gold regions in Mali and Senegal in West Africa. Historical exploration has resulted in the highly prospective Sanankoro Gold Discovery, in addition to multiple, high potential, drill-ready gold targets within its broader portfolio. Cora Gold’s primary focus is on further developing Sanankoro in the Yanfolila Gold Belt, which Cora Gold believes has the potential for standalone mine development. Cora Gold’s highly experienced and successful management team has a proven track record in making multi-million-ounce gold discoveries which have been developed into operating mines.

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