The Sarossa Board

Richard Griffiths, Chairman

Richard Griffiths was appointed chairman of Sarossa on 1 December 2017. He has had a long career founding, running, investing in and advising growth companies. Previously, Richard was founder and executive chairman of the Evolution Group PLC, a diversified financial group, taking it from start up to FTSE 250 membership within 5 years. Richard subsequently went on to become founder and chairman of ORA Capital Partners Plc in 2006 and later distributed the company's profits and assets back to shareholders in 2013, before setting up ORA Limited in Jersey in 2014 and at which he remains chairman. In addition, Richard has been a venture or strategic investor in many successful UK companies including IP Group Plc, Nanoco Group Plc, Tissue Regenix Group Plc, GVC Holdings Plc, Oxford Nanopore Technologies Limited and Plectrum Petroleum Limited (sold to Cairn Energy Plc).

Mike Bretherton, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Bretherton was appointed as a non-executive director of Sarossa's predecessor entity Sarossa Capital plc in March 2011 and took on the role of finance director on admission to AIM in January 2012, before being appointed chairman on 25 October 2012. He subsequently moved from the role of chairman to that of chief executive officer on 1 December 2017. Michael is also non-executive chairman of Adams Plc and is a director of Cronin Group Plc and of ORA Limited. In addition, Mr Bretherton has been a director of six other AIM quoted companies during the last six years, including Nanoco Group Plc, Ceres Power Holdings Plc, Tissue Regenix Group Plc. He has a degree in Economics from Leeds University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. His early career included working as an accountant and manager with PriceWaterhouse for seven years in London and the Middle East.

Ross Hollyman, Non-Executive Director

Ross Hollyman was appointed as a non-executive Director of Sarossa's predecessor entity, Sarossa Capital Plc, on 7 December 2011. He is currently a non-executive director of Sarossa and has been employed in the investment industry in the UK for over 20 years having previously been an investment director at GAM Limited and JP Morgan Fleming Asset Management, and Head of Global Equities at Liontrust Asset Management plc. Ross is currently an Investment Director at Sabre Fund Management Ltd and the investment manager of the Sabre Global Opportunities Fund, an equity Long/Short hedge fund.