21st Annual Investing in African Mining Indaba
 

2015 Speakers

More than 50 industry experts, investors, ministers and mining VIPs addressed the global delegation at the 2015 Mining Indaba.
Aly Abou-Sabaa
Vice President, Sector Operations
African Development Bank
Ibukun Adebayo
Co-Head of Emerging Markets, Primary Markets
London Stock Exchange
Mr. Linus Adie
Chairman
Solid Minerals Development Fund of Nigeria
Dr. Ayo Ajayi
Africa Director
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Hon. Christophe Akagha Mba
Minister of Mines, Industry and Tourism
Gabon
Tom Albanese
Chief Executive Officer
Vedanta
John C. Anyanwu
Lead Research Economist Office of the Chief Economist
AfDB
Tom Attenborough
Head of Large Caps
London Stock Exchange
Tony Aubynn
Chief Executive Officer
Ghana Minerals Commission
Hon. Boubakar Ba
Minister of Mines and Energy
Burkina Faso
Claude Baissac
Managing Director
Eunomix Business & Economics Ltd
Somdeb Banerjee
Executive-in-Charge
Tata Steel Limited, Southern Africa
Sudeshna Banerjee
Senior Economist
World Bank Group
Rob Barker
Group General Manager, Market Development and Africa
Macmahon Holdings
Will Barker
Managing Director
Sunbird Energy
Jennifer Bell
Partner
Herbert Smith Freehills
Jonathan Berman
Fellow, Milken Institute; Chief Executive Officer, J.E. Berman Associates
Chris Bishop
Founding Editor
Forbes Africa
Tony Blair
Former Prime Minister
Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1997-2007)
Damon Bland
Associate Director
The Boston Consulting Group
Stephen Boyce
Chief Mining Engineer
Orica
Dean Braunsteiner
Canadian IPO Leader
PWC, Toronto
David Bridgman
Practice Manager, Trade & Competitiveness
World Bank Group
Graham Briggs
Chief Executive Officer
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
Mark Bristow
Chief Executive Officer
Randgold Resources
Hon. Dr. Jean Claude Brou
Minister of Industry and Mines
Côte d'Ivoire
Neil Brown
Director of Policy & Research
KKR Global Institute
Jason Burkitt
Head of Metals and Mining
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Kojo Busia
Interim Director
African Mineral Development Centre
John Capel
Managing Director
Bench Marks Foundation
Tony Carroll
Ministerial Relations Director, Mining Indaba; Vice President, Manchester Trade Ltd.
The Most Revd. Albert Chama
Bishop; Archbishop
Zambia; Central Africa
Cyprian Chitundu
Managing Director
Zesco
Jeffrey Christian
Managing Director
CPM Group
Dirk A. Claessens
Vice President Industrial Sector
IBM
Tonye Cole
Chief Executive Officer; Independent Non-Executive Director
Sahara Group; Atlas Mara
Colin Coleman
Partner, Managing Director, and Head of the Investment Banking Division of Sub-Saharan Africa
Goldman Sachs International
Robert Court
Global Head of External Affairs
Rio Tinto
Lance Crist
Global Head of Extractives Industry
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Graham Dallas
Head of Business Development EMEA
TMX London
Wu Daohong
Chief Executive Officer
Beijing Shenwu Environment & Energy Technology Corp.
Raju Daswani
Managing Director, Global Publisher and President
Metal Bulletin - Metals, Minerals & Mining Division
Grant Davey
Managing Director
Cradle Resources Limited
Vanessa Davidson
Group Manager
CRU Group
Alan Davies
Chief Executive, Diamonds and Minerals
Rio Tinto
Dr. Albert Frederic de Frey
Director
iNHEMACO S.A.
Walter de Wet
Head of Commodities Research
Standard Bank
Oleg Deripaska
President
UC RUSAL
Neil Dhar
Co-Head Hard Commodities
Noble Group Limited
Ismael Diakité
Managing Director, Guinea
Rio Tinto
Taran Diallo
President
Publish What You Pay
Stewart Dickson
Head of Metals and Mining
Cantor Fitzgerald
Caroline Donally
Director
Denham Capital
Tod Donhauser
Managing Director
Edelman South Africa
John Dorward
Chief Executive Officer
RoxGold
Josef El-Raghy
Chairman
Centamin plc
Tom Eldridge
Partner
Dentons
Roger Emslie
Principal - Metals & Mining Consulting
Wood Mackenzie
Dr. Masuma Farooki
Senior Industry Analyst, Mining Studies
SNL Metals & Mining
Johan Ferreira
Regional Senior Vice President – Africa Operations
Newmont Mining Corporation
Robert Fig
Senior Business Development Executive
London Metal Exchange
Stephen Forrest
Principal Consulting Analyst & Engineer, Director & Chairman
SFA Oxford Limited
Robert Friedland
Executive Chairman and Founder
Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.
Justin Froneman
Director, Head of Mining South Africa
Credit Suisse
Ping Gao
Deputy Director of International Cooperation
Ministry of Land and Resources, China
Dr. Janina Gawler
Global Practice Leader, Communities & Social Performance
Rio Tinto
Kenneth Gaynor
Director – Power Solutions
Cummins Africa
Anita Marangoly George
Senior Director, Global Practice on Energy & Extractive Industries
World Bank Group
Bradley George
Head of Commodities & Resources
Investec Asset Management
Brad Gordon
Chief Executive Officer
Acacia Mining plc
Brian Gordon
Partner; President
Holman Fenwick Willan; Singapore Mining Club
Chris Griffith
Chief Executive Officer
Anglo American Platinum Limited
Roger Gunson
Executive Manager - Regulatory Operations
Mineral Resources Authority, Papua New Guinea
Colin Hamilton
Head of Global Commodities Research
Macquarie Group Limited
Andrew Harris
Owner, Chief Executive Officer
Cowan International
Krista Hendry
Senior Specialist; former Executive Director
Monkey Forest Consulting; Fund for Peace
Mark Henstridge
Chief Economist
Oxford Policy Management
May Hermanus
Executive Director
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa
Robert Hersov
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Invest Africa
Terry Heymann
Managing Director, Gold for Development
World Gold Council
Dr. Chris Hinde
Director, Reports
SNL Metals & Mining
Dr. Anthony Hodge
President
International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM)
Frank Holmes
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
U.S. Global Investors Inc.
Raya Hubbell
Chief Operating Officer
Invest Africa
Hon. Evode Imena
Minister of State for Mining
Rwanda
Clive Johnson
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
B2Gold Corp.
R. Michael Jones
President and Chief Executive Officer
Platinum Group Metals Ltd.
Hon. Martin Kabwelulu
Minister of Mines and Geology
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ahmet Kante
General Manager
SOGUIPAMI
Stephen Karangizi
Director
African Legal Support Facility
Hon. Isak Katali
Minister of Mines and Energy
Namibia
Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa
Acting Chief Economist and Vice President
African Development Bank
Danny Keating
Chief Executive Officer
Alufer
Sheila Khama
Director, Africa Natural Resources Center
African Development Bank
Mzi Khumalo
Chief Executive Officer
Metallon
Alem Kibreab
Director General, Ministry of Energy and Mines
Eritrea
Dr. Donna Kirkwood
Director General
Geological Survey of Canada
Hon. Charles M. Kitwanga
Deputy Minister of Energy and Minerals
Tanzania
Bert Koth
Managing Director
Denham Capital
Shri Narendra C. Kothari
Chairman-cum-Managing Director
NMDC Limited
Sulemanu Kroney
Chief Executive Officer
Ghana Chamber of Mines
Khanyisile Kweyama
Chief Executive Officer
Business Unity South Africa, South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Hon. Joéli Valérien Lalaharisaina
Minister of Mines
Madagascar
Imraan Lambat
Application Engineer
Autodesk
Eric Lecocq
General Manager: Sales
SES
Lord Ian Livingston
Minister of State for Trade and Investment
UK Trade & Investment
Hon. Peter Lokeris
State Minister for Mineral Development
Uganda
David Ludlow
International Business Development Director
UK Export Finance
Judith Macgregor
British High Commissioner to South Africa
UK Government
H.E. Graça Machel
President
Foundation for Community Development (FDC)
Fidelis Madavo
General Manager: Listed Equities
Public Investment Corporation, South Africa
Ben Magara
Chief Executive Officer
Lonmin Plc
Peter Major
Head of Mining
Cadiz Corporate Solutions
Patricia Malikail
Director General, Pan-Africa Bureau
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
Ernest McCrary
Editor & Publisher - Custom Media
Institutional Investor Magazine, New York
Nichole McCulloch
Managing Partner
The Ashton Partnership
Claire McMaster
Former Chair, Group HR Manager
Women In Mining South Africa, MSA Group
Tim Millikan
Deputy High Commissioner
Australia to Ghana
Bradford Mills
Executive Chairman
West African Minerals Corporation
Hon. Nii Osah Mills
Minister of Land and Natural Resources
Ghana
Themba Mkhwanazi
Chief Executive Officer Coal Business - South Africa
Anglo American
Dr. Kieren Moffat
Senior Research Scientist
Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Andrew Monk
Chief Executive Officer
VSA Capital Limited
Jonathan Moore
Managing Director
Mining Indaba™
Richard Morgan
Head of Government Relations
Anglo American Plc
Mpho Mothoa
Managing Director, Richards Bay Minerals
Rio Tinto
Hon. Aaron Motsoaledi
Minister of Health
National Department of Health, South Africa
Dr. Dambisa Moyo
Global Economist
Bruce Munro
Managing Director
Thiess
Hon. Margaret Mwanakatwe
Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry
Zambia
Trisha Naidoo
Manager, Metallurgy
Ivanhoe Mines
H.E. Matthew Neuhaus
Ambassador of Australia to Zimbabwe and DRC
Australia
Neil Nicholson
Partner
Dentons
David Noko
Executive Vice President of Sustainable Development
AngloGold Ashanti
Alex Ndubisi Nwegbu
Director General
Nigerian Geological Survey Agency
Jim O'Neill
Visiting Research Fellow
BRUEGEL
Kael O'Sullivan
Director of Investor Relations
Mining Indaba™
Hon. Godfrey Oliphant
Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources
South Africa
Hon. Patrick Omutia
Deputy Minister of Mining
Kenya
Mr. Takashi Ooka
General Manager
Botswana Geologic Remote Sensing Center, JOGMEC
Rev. Dr. Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong
General Secretary
Christian Council of Ghana
Patrick Lumumba Osewe
Program Leader
World Bank Group
Senator Philip Ozouf
Assistant Chief Minister
Government of Jersey
Ivan Pearce
Senior Partner & Counsel
Fulcrum Chambers Ltd
Dr. Ven Pillay
Vice President, Sustainability: Community
AngloGold Ashanti
Sue Posnik
Lead Partner for Mining
ERM
His Majesty Ethunabobrim Prah Agyensaim VI
Chairman
Perseus Mining (Ghana) Limited
Anthony Pursey
Director
Partners in Performance
Hon. Francisco Queiróz
Minister of Geology and Mining
Angola
H.E. Minister Ngoako Ramathlodi
Minister of Mineral Resources
Republic of South Africa
Dave Rehse
Mining Director - Africa
Cummins Africa
Dr. Russell Mark Rieck
Founding Partner
Somerville & Partners
Emmanuel Rigaux
‎Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Lafarge Zambia
Gilberto Rodrigues
Chief Executive Officer
Mota-Engil Africa
Hon. Minister Sam Russ
Deputy Minister of Land Mines and Energy
Liberia
Lisa Sachs
Director, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Columbia University
Jon Samuel
Group Head of Government and Social Affairs
Anglo American
Robin Saunders
Managing Partner
Clearbrook Capital Partners
Paolo Scaroni
Deputy Chairman
Rothschild
Mike Schmidt
Chief Executive Officer
African Rainbow Minerals (ARM)
Adam Schulman
Chief Executive Officer
Fusion Alternatives
Berte Simons
Director of Mining and Heavy Industry
Royal HaskoningDHV
John Simpson
Executive Chairman
Peninsula Energy Limited
Hon. Narendra Singh Tomar
Union Minister of Mines and Steel
Goverment of India
John Sisay
Chief Executive Officer
Sierra Rutile Limited
Gregg Smith
Chief Executive Officer
Frontier Services Group
Lara Smith
Managing Director
Core Consultants
Dr. Sylvie St-Jean
Sustainability Manager
Ambatovy
Dr. Peter Stegmaier
Chief Marketing Officer
Hexagon Mining
Carlos Sumbula
Chief Executive Officer
ENDIAMA-E.P.
Hon. Osheak Mohamed Tahir
Minister of Minerals
Sudan
Matthias Tauber
Partner and Managing Director, Global Head of Metals and Mining
The Boston Consulting Group
Hon. Omar Tchiana
Minister for Mining and Industrial Development
Niger
Ashish J. Thakkar
Founder
Mara Group & Mara Foundation
David Thomas
Managing Director
Resource Capital Funds
Paul Thomson
Chief Executive Officer
A-Cap Resources
Takafumi Tsujimoto
Metals Strategy & Exploration Unit, Executive Director
Japn Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC)
Mark Tyler
Senior Investment Banker: Resources
Nedbank Capital
Martine Valcin
Director, Listed Issuer Services
Toronto Stock Exchange
JP van der Merwe
Senior Consultant
Eunomix Business & Economics Ltd
Kobus Van Der Wath
Founder and Group Managing Director
The Beijing Axis
Amanda Van Dyke
Chairman
Women in Mining
Jessica Van Onselen
Senior Advisor
Eunomix Business & Economics Ltd
Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan
Chief Executive Officer
AngloGold Ashanti
Koen Verbruggen
President
EuroGeoSurveys
Konrad von Szczepanski
Partner and Managing Director
The Boston Consulting Group
Michael Widmer
Head of Metals Research
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
John Wilkin
Partner
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
David Huw Williams QC
Senior Partner & Counsel
Fulcrum Chambers Ltd
Neil Woodyer
Chief Executive Officer
Endeavour Mining Corporation
Dr. Daishiro Yamagiwa
State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
Japan
Hon. H.E. Kerfalla Yansané
Minister of Mines and Geology
Guinea
Abdo Yazbeck
Lead Economist and Acting Practice Manager, Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice
World Bank Group
Nikolai Zelenski
Chief Executive Officer
Nordgold