Board & management

Our Board of Directors is responsible for Lucapa’s overall performance and compliance, providing strategic direction, effective governance and leadership.


Stuart Brown

Mr Brown was appointed as the Chairman of Lucapa in April 2024. He brings over 30 years of diamond knowledge and Africa experience as the former Interim CEO and CFO of major diamond producer De Beers with which he had a 20-year career. Stuart is a former CEO of both Firestone Diamonds and Mountain Province Diamonds.

Stuart brings significant board-level experience. He is currently a non-executive director of London-listed Ukrainian iron-ore miner Ferrexpo Plc and also a member of the audit and remuneration committees. Stuart is also a non-executive director and chair of the audit committee of Digby Wells Environmental Holdings Limited, a provider of ESG consulting services to the mining industry.

Stuart holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science degree from the University of South Africa. He currently runs a consulting business focused on the mining and luxury goods sectors. Stuart lives in Herefordshire, England.


Ronnie Beevor

Mr Beevor joined the Lucapa board in April 2024 and brings more than 40 years of collective experience that spans investment banking and mining. Ronnie is a former head of investment banking of Rothschild Australia and has served on the boards of many mining companies in Australia and internationally.

Ronnie is currently a director of Canadian iron-ore miner Champion Iron Limited, a director of Canadian explorer Mont Royal Resources and serves as chairman of Felix Gold, a gold explorer with assets in the United States.

Ronnie qualified as a chartered accountant in England and Wales, holding an honours degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University. Ronnie resides in Sydney, Australia.

Non executive director

Miles Kennedy

Mr Kennedy has held directorships of Australian listed resource companies for the past 30 years. Mr Kennedy was formerly the Chairman of Kimberley Diamond Company, which developed the Ellendale diamond mine in Western Australia before it was acquired by Gem Diamonds for $320 million in 2007.


Nick Selby

Mr Selby was appointed as the CEO and MD of Lucapa Diamonds in October 2023. Nick is an extraction metallurgist with 40 years’ experience in the mining industry. He began his career with De Beers, where he spent 19 years in a range of technical roles. Mr Selby joined Gem Diamonds in 2005, where he was responsible for establishing diamond projects in countries including Angola, Australia and DRC, the Central African Republic, Indonesia, Lesotho and Botswana. Mr Selby joined Lucapa in 2014 and became Executive Director of Operations in 2017. He also sits on the boards of Mothae and Brooking. Mr Selby holds a higher National Diploma – Extraction Metallurgy from the University of Johannesburg.

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