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Senior Team

Charlie Bendon

Charlie has dedicated his career to institutional equity sales in the mining sector with over 17 years of experience and long standing institutional relationships. After commencing his career in 1999 with Old Mutual Securities Charlie joined the corporate broking department of Williams de Broe (now Investec), before leaving to establish the equity sales franchise of Ambrian Partners in 2004. While at Ambrian Charlie participated in a significant growth of the franchise, built on its strength in the mining sector. In 2010 he left Ambrian Partners upon the sale of the business to RFC and joined Liberum Capital before joining GMP Securities Europe LLP as Head of Equity Sales in 2012. 

Richard Greenfield

Richard qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2003 before commencing an investment banking career in 2005, almost all of which has focused on the mining sector. While at Ambrian Partners Richard worked alongside Charlie Bendon as part of that firm’s Extel #1 ranked mining team, acting as Nominated Adviser to a large portfolio of junior and mid-tier companies and concluding a wide range of IPO, secondary financing and M&A transactions. Richard joined GMP Securities Europe LLP as a partner in 2010 as part of a significant expansion of GMP’s London operations, with a particular focus on dual and overseas listed companies and cross border advisory transactions.

Mitch Limb

Mitch has direct mining industry experience having worked on-site as part of the owners’ team during the construction phase of what is now Teranga Gold Corporation’s Sabodala Gold Mine in Eastern Senegal. Following a subsequent move to London, Mitch commenced his investment banking career with GMP Securities Europe LLP where he worked as part of the mining team, concluding a wide range of equity, debt and M&A transactions across commodity groups and jurisdictions. Mitch holds a BCom from Monash University in Melbourne and a GradDip Economics from SOAS, University of London.

David Butler

David has over 20 years’ investment banking experience, starting in mining research at JP Morgan Cazenove before leading mining research teams at JP Morgan and most recently Barclays Capital. He has been at the forefront of the expansion of the sector on the London Stock Exchange since 1999 leading the IPOs of a large number of companies as an equity research analyst. Before commencing his investment banking career David held positions as a chartered mining and civil  engineer in industry having graduated as a mining engineer from Imperial College, London.

Charles Vaughan

Charles has over 12 years of experience in corporate finance and stockbroking. He started his career as a buy side analyst before moving to City stockbroker Blue Oar Securities where he went on to become Director of Corporate Broking following the firm’s acquisition by Canadian securities dealer NCP Northland. In 2012 he left to establish the London office of New York boutique Casimir Capital, before spending three years with Dundee Securities as Energy and Mining Specialist Sales covering London and Europe. He brings to Tamesis a deep understanding of North American markets from his time at NCP Northland, Casimir and Dundee.

David Baker

David started his career at BMO Capital Markets before joining Kulczyk Investments, the largest family investment company in Poland. Whilst at KI, David was part of the establishment of QKR Corporation Limited, a private company mandated to invest in the mining sector and was seconded to the QKR business development team, including the acquisition of the Navachab gold mine from Anglogold Ashanti in 2014. Following the shutdown of the QKR London office in 2015, David became responsible for the QKR and Navachab head office and spent considerable time on-site with the mine’s finance and technical teams.