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Lord Daresbury

Chairman

Auriant Mining AB

Malpas, UK

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Lord Daresbury’s Biography

Peter Daresbury is Chairman of Auriant Mining, a listed gold producer.

Peter is a businessman who, throughout his career, has held Board positions in a range of listed and unlisted companies. In addition to his position at Auriant Mining he is a Director of Pesto Restaurants, Far East Antimony Ltd, a mining company in Russia, and Chairman of the Investment Advisory Committee of PHD Equity Partners LLP, an equity fund based in the north west of England. He is also Chairman of Jockey Club Catering and Sen - Space TV.

Previous Board roles include: Chairman at Nasstar plc, a leading cloud service provider, Chairman of Stellar Diamonds plc, Director of Bespoke Hotels, Chairman of Mallett, Senior Advisor at Fleming Family & Partners and Chairman of The North West Business Fund. He was Founder and Chairman of Highland Gold Mining, which he guided through an AIM listing. As Chief Executive of The Greenalls Group plc, he led the company into the FTSE 100. He played key roles in the listings of Evraz and Kazakhgold. He also led the revival of the famous Aintree Racecourse, where he was Chairman for twenty five years and he was, until recently, a Steward of the Jockey Club. He also served as Chairman of Haydock Park Racecourse from May 2015 until January 2020.

Lord Daresbury is an accomplished sportsman, has ridden in the Grand National and rode over 270 winners as an amateur jockey. He was Champion National Hunt Amateur Jockey twice and whilst at Cambridge University achieved a double blue, in Fives and Real Tennis.

Lord Daresbury’s Background

Auriant Mining AB
Chairman
2012 - Present
Stockholm, SE
Auriant Mining AB is a Swedish junior mining company, focussed on gold exploration and production in Russia. The company is listed on the Swedish NASDAQ OMX First North Premier stock exchange and is currently Russia’s largest, publicly traded, junior gold producer.
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Far East Antimony Ltd
Director
Far East Antimony is a UK company with interests in an Antimony mine in the Chita region of Russia, close to the Chinese border. The mine is very high grade with the capability of becoming one of the most significant producers of Antimony in the world. Antimony is a rare metal with important uses in a growing number of industries.
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Other Business Interests

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The Cheshire Lieutenancy
Deputy Lieutenant
1994 - 1994
The High Sheriffs' Association of England and Wales
High Sheriff of Cheshire
1992 - 1992
Malpas, UK
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Current Board Positions

Sen Corporation
Non-Executive Chairman
Apr 2019 - Present
London, UK
Sen's vision is to democratise space by streamlining real-time videos of our ever-changing planet, to billions of people. Its aims to help people, governments and industry to understand and respond better to the planet.

Previous Board Positions

Timico
Non-Executive Chairman, Deputy Chairman
2014 - 2017
Newark-on-Trent, UK
Timico is an independant service provider specialising in managed networks, managed hosting and unified communications solutions for mid-size businesses. Lord Daresbury held the role of Non-Executive Chairman from 2014-2016 and was Deputy Chairman until February 2017.
Stonehage Fleming Family & Partners Group
Senior Advisor
2005 - 2013
London, UK
Lord Daresbury worked closely with Stonehage Fleming (then Fleming Family & Partners) as a Senior Advisor. During this period he also sat on the Investment Committee of Stonehage Fleming Private Equity which offers clients of the main family office the opportunity to invest into high growth smaller UK companies through their dedicated fund programme.
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Philanthropy

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The Countryside Foundation for Education
Chairman
1990 - 2000
Hebden Bridge, UK
The Countryside Foundation for Education, now Countryside Learning, is a charitable institution that aims to educate, inform and inspire children, parents and teachers so they can enjoy and appreciate the countryside and have a greater understanding of the wide range of issues surrounding it.

Lord Daresbury’s Education

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