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Senior Management

Dr Gomotsang Tshoso

Chief Executive Officer – Eastport Ventures Botswana (Pty) Ltd

Dr Tshoso completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Botswana in 1997, graduating with a BSc in Geology. She then pursued advanced degrees at the University of Western Brittany, France, in geology and geophysics, eventually completing her PhD in Geophysics in 2003.

Her professional career began in 2004 at the Botswana Geological Survey (BGS) as a Senior Geophysicist, where she eventually achieved the leading position of Chief Economic Geologist in 2014. Following the transformation of the BGS to Botswana Geoscience Institute (BGI), Dr Tshoso was appointed as Manager, Mineral Resources & Hydrocarbons, until joining Eastport Ventures Botswana (EVB) in September 2022 as its CEO with a mandate to advance the Company’s project portfolio beyond exploration.

Edward Nehme

Chief Financial Officer – Eastport Ventures Inc.

Edward (Ed) Nehme has close to 20 years of progressive experience within public accounting firms, private enterprises, and public companies, where positions have included working in a range of industries including Big Four Accounting, Defense Manufacturing (TSX), High Tech, Construction, and a Licenced Producer of Cannabis (TSX/NYSE).

Ed has progressed from being a financial analyst, supporting the full accounting cycle, and ERP implementations, before moving to hold various senior roles as a Controller/Director of Finance, where he has helped companies effectively manage and evaluate their performance by emphasizing business planning, internal controls, and cash management strategies. More recently Ed has played a key role in a go-public transaction and a leading role in the integration of an M&A transaction.

Simon Bate

Director – Eastport Ventures Botswana (Pty) Ltd

Simon Bate is a geophysicist who holds an MSc from the Royal School of Mines, London, and has over 35 years of exploration experience in the international mining industry.

For the past 25 years, Simon has been a resident of Botswana, providing geophysical consulting, project design, and management, as well as environmental evaluations throughout Africa for many international clients. He is also actively engaged with local tertiary education in Botswana.

Simon has been a Director of Eastport’s Botswana subsidiaries since incorporation.