Team profiles

Michael Lynch-Bell

Michael Lynch-Bell

Independent Non-Executive Chair  


Michael is an experienced corporate finance executive and consultant. Michael was appointed on 13 November 2018. His early Ernst & Young career was focused on auditing clients within the oil and gas sectors and later added mining to his portfolio. Michael also led Ernst & Young’s UK IPO and Global Natural Resources transaction teams in the Transaction Advisory practice. He has been involved advising companies on fundraising, re-organisations, transactions, corporate governance as well as IPOs.

Michael is a former Chair of the Bureau and current member of UNECE’s Expert Group on Resource Measurement and a non-executive Director of Barloworld Limited (JSE:BAW), Senior Independent Director and Remuneration Committee Chair of Gem Diamonds Limited (LSE:GEMD), Audit Committee Chair of Lenta Limited (LSE:LNTA) (MCX:LNTA) and Deputy Chair and Nomination Committee Chair of Kaz Minerals plc (LSE:KAZ).