Ora Banda Mining Limited announced the appointment of Ms. Jo-Anne Dudley as an independent Non-executive Director of the Company effective immediately. Ms. Dudley is an accomplished and safety-focused mining engineer with over 25 years of experience in the global mining industry. Her expertise includes merger and acquisition analysis, technical studies, major project experience and assurance, and managing annual reporting of Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves.

Ms. Dudley has a Bachelor of Engineering Mining (Hons) (University of NSW), a Graduate Certificate in Technology Management (Deakin University), is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM). Ms. Dudley's prior experience as the Chief Operating Officer of TSX and NYSE listed Turquoise Hill Resources adds a valuable dimension to her already impressive portfolio which also includes the role of Senior Manager Strategic Mine and Resources Planning at Rio Tinto Ltd.'s Oyu Tolgoi Mine in Brisbane, Queensland and Mining Engineer and Senior Mining Engineer at North Ltd.'s Northparkes Mines. The date of appointment is October 3, 2023.