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Tuesday 22 January, 2008

Peter Hambro Mining

Non-Executive Director Appt

Peter Hambro Mining PLC
22 January 2008


22nd January 2008

                            PETER HAMBRO MINING PLC

                     APPOINTMENT OF NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


Peter Hambro Mining plc is pleased to announce that General the Lord Guthrie of
Craigiebank GCB LVO OBE DL, has been appointed to the Board as a Director of 
the Company with effect from 22nd of January 2008.

Lord Guthrie is also a Director of NM Rothschild & Sons Limited, Colt Defence
LLC (USA), Sciens International Fund of Hedge Funds and an independent member of
the House of Lords.

He served in the British Army from 1959 to 2001 including 10 years as Colonel
Commandant of the Intelligence Corps, three years as Chief of the General Staff
and four years as Chief of Defence Staff. He is currently Colonel of the Life
Guards and Colonel Commandant of the SAS. In addition he is Visiting Professor
and Honorary Fellow of King's College London University; Chairman of the
Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives; Governor of the
Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish studies; President of the Army Benevolent
Fund; Action Medical Research and the Federation of Youth Clubs; Governor of 
the Charterhouse, Clerkenwell and a Board member of the Moscow School of Policy
Studies.

Peter Hambro, Chairman of Peter Hambro Mining plc, commented:

"Lord Guthrie is a superb addition to the Board of Peter Hambro Mining. His
senior and wide ranging experience has been at the highest level of
international affairs and his strategic thinking, as well as familiarity with
Russia, will be invaluable to the further development of the Group."

Further statutory information relating to Charles Guthrie is set out below.


Enquiries:

Alya Samokhvalova/Rachel Tuft                     Peter Hambro Mining plc
+44 (0) 20 7201 8900

David Simonson/ Tom Randell                       Merlin PR
+44 (0) 20 7653 6620



The following information is provided in accordance with paragraph 17 and
Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules:

General the Lord Charles Ronald Llewelyn Guthrie of Craigiebank GCB LVO OBE DL,
aged 69:

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


  Current directorships:

  NM Rothschild & Sons Limited                         Non-Executive Director
  Advanced Interactive Systems Inc                     Director
  Ashley Gardens Block 2 Limited                       Director
  Basmon Foundation Limited                            Director
  BICE Chileconsult                                    Director
  Colt Defense LLC                                     Director
  Hospitaller Limited                                  Director
  Household Cavalry Museum Trust Limited               Director
  Institute of International Strategic Studies         Director
  Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies          Director
  N M Rothschild & Sons (Brazil) Limitada              Director
  N M Rothschild Mexico                                Director
  Rothschilds Continuation Holdings AG                 Director
  Sciens Global Opportunity Fund                       Director
  Sciens International Fund of Hedge Funds             Director
  Sciens International Investment & Holdings           Director
  Siboney Plc                                          Director

  Past directorships:

  British Forces Foundation                            Director
  Favermead                                            Director
  Wellington Museum Trust                              Director



  (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 agreement;

  (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 placed into
      compulsory liquidation, administration or has been the subject of any
      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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