Aidan joined ICMM in June 2007. As COO, he is responsible for strategy development and implementation, collaboration across ICMM’s programme areas and integrating communications into all ICMM’s work. He leads work-programme planning, the allocation of staff resources and staff development. He also leads ICMM's work on the role of mining and metals in society. Prior to assuming the role of COO in 2015, Aidan led ICMM's work on social and economic development, investor engagement, sustainability reporting and independent assurance.
Aidan has 29 years of cross-sectoral experience on sustainable development issues, working with a range of private, multi-lateral and not-for-profit organisations, including the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation in Washington DC. For almost 20 years, his primary focus has been on social responsibility and accountability issues, with a strong emphasis on the extractive industries.
For the first decade of his career, Aidan primarily worked on environmental issues, in an international consulting company, a multinational manufacturing company and at the World Bank.
Aidan has an Honours BSc in Environmental Sciences and Technology from the National University of Ireland.
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From 14:00 To 16:00
02/03/2020 14:00 02/03/2020 16:00 IGF Sustainability Roundtables - Mining 4.0: How technology and innovation are transforming the mining sector Innovation and new technology in mining is bringing a host of new opportunities and challenges. This session will draw on recent work by IGF and partners to explore two sets of issues in particular: skills and the future of work, and implications for government revenues.
14:00 – 14:10 Welcome and context setting: Aaron Cosbey, Senior Associate, IGF
14:10 – 15:00 Part 1: Building skills for a sustainable future
This session will ask what new mining technologies will mean for the future of work: what types of skills will be needed; and how can mining companies, governments and others ensure that locals have the requisite skills to allow mining to make its full contribution to sustainable development?
Moderator: Aaron Cosbey, Senior Associate, IGF
Aiden Davy, Chief Operating Officer, International Council on Mining and Metals
Jörgen Sandström, Head of mining and Minerals, World Economic Forum
15:05 – 15:55 Part 2: Technology and the future of government revenues
This session will explore potential impacts of technological innovation on mining tax revenues: what new mining tax issues will arise; how will existing fiscal regimes respond; and how can governments and industry work together to achieve a coherent and effective result?
Moderator: Alexandra Readhead, IGF Technical Advisor on BEPS
Bwalya Ng’andu, Minister of Finance, Republic of Zambia (TBC)
Logan Wort, Executive Secretary, African Tax Administration Forum
15:55 – 16:00: Closing
|Aidan Davy Alvin Mosioma Dr. Howard Mann Froydis Cameron-Johannson Howard Mann Jörgen Sandström Kemal Özkan Kingsley Chanda Lee Corrick|
From 14:00 To 16:00