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Thursday 12 June, 2003

Peter Hambro Mining

AGM Statement

Peter Hambro Mining PLC
12 June 2003


12 June 2003



                            PETER HAMBRO MINING PLC


                                 RESULTS OF AGM

                     APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR



Results of AGM


Peter Hambro Mining plc is pleased to announce that at the annual general
meeting of the Company held this morning, the resolutions proposed in the notice
of meeting to shareholders dated 20 May 2003 were duly passed.


Appointment of Non-executive Director


Peter Hambro Mining PLC further announces that following today's AGM, Peter
Hill-Wood was appointed by the Board as a non-executive Director of the Company
with effect from today. Mr Hill-Wood, aged 67, is an advisor to Top Technology
Ventures Ltd. in Russia and is Chairman of Arsenal Football Club PLC. He was
formerly a Vice Chairman of Hambros Bank and Chairman of its Investment
Division. Further statutory information relating to Peter Hill-Wood is set out
below.



Peter Hambro, Chairman of Peter Hambro Mining, commented: "It is excellent news
that we have managed to persuade this doyen of the City investment community to
join us."



Enquiries:

Alya Samokhvalova                    Peter Hambro Mining PLC
                                     +44 20 7393 0102

David Simonson/Nicola Davidson       Merlin Financial
                                     +44 20 7606 1244 / +44 7711 70 91 70



The following information is provided in accordance with paragraph 15 and
Schedule 2(f) of the AIM Rules:

Peter Hill-Wood:


(a)        holds and has held within the past five years the following
directorships:


Current directorships:              Arsenal Football Club
                                    Arsenal Holdings PLC
                                    Ludgrove School Trust Ltd.
                                    HATT III General Partner Ltd.
                                    Top Technology Ventures Ltd.

Past directorships:                 AJILON Group Limited
                                    Corney and Barrow Group PLC
                                    Council Member of the Royal National Pension Fund for
                                    Nurses
                                    Quest Securities Ltd.
                                    RNPFN Pensions Management Ltd.
                                    The River Plate & General Investment Trust PC


(b) has no unspent convictions in relation to indictable offences;

(c) has not had any bankruptcy order made against him or entered into any
    individual voluntary arrangement;

(d) has not been a director of a company which has been placed into
    receivership, compulsory liquidation, creditors' voluntary liquidation,
    administration or which has entered into any company voluntary arrangement
    or any composition or arrangement with its creditors generally or any class
    of its creditors, at the time of or within twelve months preceding such
    events;
(e) has not been a partner of any partnership which has been put into compulsory
    liquidation, administration or entered into partnership voluntary
    arrangements, at the time of or within twelve months preceding such events;

(f) has not had a receivership of any asset or of a partnership where he was a
    partner at the time of or within twelve months preceding such event; or

(g) has not been publicly criticised by statutory or regulatory authorities
    (including recognised professional bodies) or ever been disqualified by a
    court from acting as a director of a company or from acting in the
    management or conduct of the affairs of any company.


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