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Platinum Group Metals Ltd. is based in Vancouver, BC, Canada and Johannesburg, South Africa. Our management team has a successful track record with more than 20 years of experience in exploration, mine discovery, mine construction and mine operations. The Company was formed in 2000 and is focused on the operation and development of platinum and palladium mining operations. We hold significant mineral rights in the Bushveld Igneous Complex of South Africa, host to over 70% of the world's platinum production.

Directors and Officers

R. Michael Jones , , B.A.SC., P.Eng , , President, CEO & Director

R. Michael Jones brings over 25 years of experience as a professional geological engineer and has been involved with the raising of over $1 billion for exploration, mining development and production. In addition to co-founding Platinum Group Metals Ltd., Mr. Jones was a founder of Glimmer Resources Inc. and was responsible for the discovery of the Glimmer Gold mine, now Blackfox, in Ontario. During a six-year tenure as President of Cathedral Gold Corp., Mr. Jones ran a producing gold mining company and was involved in the review of a feasibility study and financing for the $1 billion Diavik Mine project during two years as Vice President with Aber Resources.

Mr. Jones was a co-founder and director of West Timmins Mining that was purchased by producing company Lake Shore Gold Corp. in 2009 and was a co-founder and former director until 2012 of MAG Silver Corp. Mr. Jones is a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of West Kirkland Mining Inc. and a director of Nextraction Energy Corp.

Mr. Jones served on the Securities Policy Advisory Committee of the British Columbia Securities Commission for six years and holds a B.A.Sc. in geological engineering from the University of Toronto.

Frank Hallam , , B.B.A., C.A.CFO , , Corporate Secretary & Director

Frank R. Hallam was the original founder of New Millennium Metals Corp, a predecessor company to Platinum Group Metals Ltd. In addition to co-founding Platinum Group Metals Ltd., Mr. Hallam has extensive operating and financial experience at the senior management level with several TSX and NYSE listed resource companies and has over twenty years of experience working in East and South Africa. In his role as CFO and Director with Tan Range Exploration he set up and administered exploration offices in Tanzania, Ethiopia and Eritrea, among others. Mr. Hallam has been involved in raising over $1 billion for exploration, mining development and production and has been involved in negotiating and managing property deals with Anglo Platinum Ltd., Barrick Gold Corporation, Johannesburg Consolidated Investments and Newmont Mining Corporation.

Mr. Hallam was a co-founder and director of West Timmins Mining that was purchased by producing company Lake Shore Gold Corp. in 2009, where he now serves as a director. Mr. Hallam was a co-founder and former director until 2014 of MAG Silver Corp. Mr. Hallam also serves as CFO, Corporate Secretary & Director of West Kirkland Mining Inc. and is a director of Nextraction Energy Corp.

Mr. Hallam previously served as an auditor in the mining practice of Coopers and Lybrand. He is a chartered accountant and has a degree in business administration from Simon Fraser University.

Barry W. Smee , , Ph.D., P.Geo , , FGC Director & Advisory Board Member

Dr. Barry Smee is a renowned geologist and geochemist with more than 40 years of experience in the mining industry. He is a founder of Smee and Associates, an international geology and geochemistry consulting firm. He has been an advocate of the use of geochemistry in exploration programs and has provided guidence in the use of quality control methods for major mining firms and Canadian stock exchanges and regulatory bodies.

Dr. Smee is also a member of the technical Advisory Board for Platinum Group. He holds a B.Sc. in chemistry and geology from the University of Alberta and a Ph.D. in geochemistry from the University of New Brunswick. He has been awarded the CIM J.C. Sproule Memorial Plaque for outstanding contribution to geochemical knowledge in Canada.

Eric Carlson , , , Director

Eric Carlson is a co-founder and CEO of Anthem Works Ltd., a Vancouver based real estate investment, development and management company. Anthem was founded in the early 1990’s and currently pursues retail and residential investment and development opportunities in BC, Alberta and the western US. It’s current portfolio is comprised of approximately 3 million square feet of commercial space, several thousand acres of land, and 1000 condominiums at various stages in the development pipeline.

Through Anthem Works, Carlson is involved as a director, co-founder or significant shareholder in a variety of technology, mining and energy, and consumer products and services businesses. Of public issuers he is a director of Nextraction Energy Corp. and a former director of Mag Silver Corp. He is a Fellow of the BC Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia.

Iain McLean , , B.Sc. Eng. (ARSM), M.B.A., MIMMM. C.Eng. , , Director

Iain McLean has business experience in mine operations and senior management positions in technology companies. Currently, Mr. McLean is Chief Operating Officer of MineSense Technologies, a technology company based in Vancouver.

Past roles include Vice President, North America for Gemcom Software International, based in Vancouver, B.C.; CEO of Municipal Software Corporation and Vice President and General Manager of Total Care Technologies, a subsidiary of Ad Opt Technologies Inc. Mr. McLean holds a degree in mining engineering from the Royal School of Mines, a Diploma in Archaeology from the University of Leicester and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Timothy Marlow , , C. Eng , , Director

Tim Marlow has more than 30 years of mining engineering and mine operating experience in North America, South America, Africa and Asia. He has held roles ranging from project engineer, services and maintenance superintendent, and general manager to Vice President of Operational Excellence for a multi mine group. His mining and project experience spans the world and he has specific African experience in Ghana and Zambia.

Mr. Marlow is a graduate of the Camborne School of Mines and is registered as a C.Eng, Registered Charter Engineer in the UK. He is a member of the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy UK and a Qualified Person as defined by NI-43-101 for mining.

Diana Walters , , , Director

Ms. Walters has twenty-seven years of experience in the Natural Resources sector, both as an investment banker and in operating roles. She is the former President and CEO of Liberty Metals & Mining, LLC and was a Managing Partner of Eland Capital, LLC, a Natural Resources advisory firm. Ms. Walters has extensive investment experience with both debt and equity through leadership roles at Credit Suisse, HSBC and other firms. Ms. Walters graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Plan II Liberal Arts and an MA in Energy and Mineral Resources.

Kris Begic , , , Vice President, Corporate Development

Mr. Begic has served as the Manager of Corporate Development for Platinum Group since 2008 and has been intimately involved in the growth of the company since that time. He has over fifteen years of experience in the mining industry and capital markets and has been involved with the raising of over $400 million for various exploration and development projects globally. His efforts are focused on project generation, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, investor relations and marketing. Mr. Begic graduated from the University of Toronto in 1992 with a B.A. in History and Political Science.

Mlibo Mgudlwa , , B.juris, LLB , , Vice President, Platinum Group Metals (RSA) (pty) Ltd.

Mr. Mgudlwa has experience in corporate governance, contracting, litigation and general business management. He has practiced as a Senior State Advocate for the High Court of Johannesburg and was admitted as an attorney in 2002.

He holds an LLB degree from the University of Durban Westville and a Post-graduate Diploma in Corporate Law from Rand Afrikaans University (now University of Johannesburg). After 12 years in the legal field, Mr. Mgudlwa ventured into business, holding the position of CEO of Africa Wide Investment Holdings and is a Director of Sarong Investment Holdings, a company with interests in agriculture.