Mr. Heppenstall is the Lead Director of the Board of Directors of Lundin Gold Inc., a position he has held since 2015. He previously served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and Finance Director of Lundin Petroleum AB, an oil and gas exploration and production company with core assets in Norway and South East Asia, from 2002-2015. Early in his career, Mr. Heppenstall worked in the banking sector where he was involved in project financing of oil and resource sector businesses. In 1990, Mr. Heppenstall was a founding director and shareholder of Sceptre Management Limited. Since 1993, Mr. Heppenstall has worked with public companies associated with the Lundin group of companies. In 1998 he was appointed Finance Director of Lundin Oil AB. Following the acquisition of Lundin Oil by Talisman Energy in 2001, Lundin Petroleum was formed and Mr. Heppenstall was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2002 until his retirement in 2015. Mr. Heppenstall obtained a degree in Mathematics from Durham University. He is also a director of Africa Energy Corp., Etrion Corp. and ShaMaran Petroleum Corp.