Rare Earth Minerals (AIM: REM) has told DirectorsTalk that Andrew Suckling has joined the board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Andrew, aged 43 and based in New York, is the founding principal and portfolio manager for Verulam, a discretionary commodity fund with focus on metals.
Prior to founding Verulam, from 2000 - 2008, Mr. Suckling was a founding partner, research analyst and trader with Ospraie Management, LLC and its predecessor Fund with Tudor Investment Corporation.
Mr. Suckling's 21 years' experience in the commodity industry began in 1994 as a Trader with London Metal Exchange Ring dealing member, Metallgesellschaft (MG).
In that role, Mr. Suckling
established a trading presence in China for MG setting up a representative office in Shanghai in 1997 -1998.
Mr. Suckling is a graduate of Brasenose College, Oxford University earning a BA (Hons) in Modern History in 1993 and an MA in Modern History in 2000.
We have been fortunate to recruit Andrew
, whom has a wealth of experience in this field"