News Release

Mining Indaba™ Announces New Head of Investor Relations

LONDON, United Kingdom (12 August 2015) – The organisers of the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba, upcoming 8-11 February 2016 in Cape Town, have appointed Kael O’Sullivan to the role of Head of Investor Relations effective 1 August 2015.

Mr. O’Sullivan assumes the role of this newly developed position within the Mining Indaba management team to foster continuous collaboration with the strong contingency of investors who participate at the annual event in Cape Town. Kael will lead the management and development of the Mining Indaba Investor Programme, offering a high touch one-to-one service for accredited investors to customise their experience while at the annual event. In addition, Kael will work with the management team to identify and recruit investors from new and emerging markets. To learn more about the Mining Indaba Investor Programme, click here.

Upon announcing his appointment, Mining Indaba Managing Director, Jonathan Moore said: “Kael has built a successful career in developing intricate relationships with deal-makers in global investment hubs including Australia, Europe, and Asia. His experience and enthusiasm will be pivotal in expanding Mining Indaba’s Investor Programme to attract new investors from different geographic regions and investment firms.”

Mr. O’Sullivan comes to the Mining Indaba team with a series of professional achievements including opening new doors for Indian investment into the Queensland mining sector while supporting other critical initiatives with the Queensland Government Trade and Investment office. Mr. O’Sullivan will report to Mr. Jonathan Moore and will be based in London.

The annual Investing in African Mining Indaba provides one week of unparalleled week of deal-making and discovery by bringing the world to uncover mining investment opportunities throughout Africa. The Mining Indaba attracts an average of 7,000 professionals – mining executives, corporates, investors, financiers, government dignitaries, analysts and other industry stakeholders – from 100 countries all with a common focus to capitalise Africa’s mining sector. For more information on how to register for the 2016 Mining Indaba, visit www.MiningIndaba.com.

[Note to Editors:] Investing in African Mining Indaba is open to members of the press. All members interested in obtaining accreditation for press access must do so before 29 January 2016. Press registration opens online in September 2015. Please refer press area for required credentials and application.

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About the Mining Indaba™
Investing in African Mining Indaba™, often referred to as “the Mining Indaba™,” is an annual professional conference dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining interests in Africa. It is currently the world's largest mining investment conference and Africa's largest mining event. For two decades, the annual Mining Indaba has served as the pathway for foreign investments into Africa's mining value chain - opportunities ranging from small diamond deposits to mega coal projects. The Mining Indaba™ is part of the legal entity Euromoney Trading Ltd. Visit www.MiningIndaba.com for more details.

For more information, contact:
Phillip LoFaso
e: phillip.lofaso@miningindaba.com