NQ Minerals Welcomes Mr. Roger Jackson To The Board of Directors

22 August 2016


NQ Minerals PLC
(“NQ Minerals” or the “Company”)

NQ Minerals Welcomes Mr. Roger Jackson To The Board of Directors

August 22, 2016 –  NQ Minerals (the “Company”) (ISDX: NQMI) is pleased to welcome Mr. Roger Jackson to the Board of Directors.

Mr. Roger Jackson is an Australian Geologist and Mine Developer with over 25 years of experience in Mining and Exploration in Australia. He is a long standing member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has extensive, operational and management experience in underground and surface mining in Australia. He has been a founding director of a number of ASX and private Mining and Exploration companies, including Ark Mines Ltd, EDMS Ltd, Augur Resources Ltd, Hillgrove Gold Mines, Hellyer Gold Mines and Red Robin Resources. While an executive with these companies he assisted in the raising of over $100 million in equity capital.

Commenting, Non-Executive Chairman Brian Stockbridge, said:

“Mr. Jackson is a welcome addition to the Board and will strengthen our team as we move into the next exciting phase of the Company’s development.”

Mr. Jackson has options over a total of 4,000,000 ordinary shares of 0.01p each in the Company exercisable at 6p per share, representing 2.77% of the Company’s issued share capital.

About NQ Minerals

NQ is an Australia-based exploration and mining company, focusing on projects where past exploration work has established the presence of mineral occurrences. The Company’s management team has decades of experience in the exploration and production of gold, silver and a variety of base metals. Please visit our website at www.nqminerals.com .

For further investor information, please contact

Mr. Kris Kottmeier,
VP Corporate Development
UK/Euro Tel: +44 (0) 20 3637 6522
North America tel: +1 (604) 506-2502
Email:  invest@nqminerals.com

For further corporate information, please contact:
Mr. Brian Stockbridge
Non-Executive Chairman
NQ Minerals plc
Tel: + 44 (0) 7876 888 011

Corporate Advisor
Mr. Nick Michaels and Mr. Jon Isaacs
Alfred Henry Corporate Finance Limited
Tel: +44 (0) 207 251 3762

Additional Information

In addition to his directorship of the Company, Mr. Jackson (aged 51) holds or has held the following directorships or is or has been a partner in the following partnerships within the five years prior to his appointment:

Current Past
Ark Mines Ltd JKO Hire Pty Ltd
Torpedo Drilling Pty Ltd Bracken Resources Pty Ltd
CGM Pty Ltd Ivy Resources Pty Ltd
JKO Mining Pty Ltd Hillgrove Gold Mines Pty Ltd
RJ Consolidated Pty Ltd Bracken Resources Pty Ltd
RJRA Investments Pty Ltd Keen Pacific
Red Robin Resources Pty Ltd BCM Resources
Every Day Hire Pty Ltd