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Turning Talk Into Action

Ministerial Roundtable: 9 January 2024

Conference and Exhibition: 10-11 January 2024

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Turning Talk Into Action

Confirmed Speakers

H.R.H. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud

Minister of Energy

Saudi Arabia

H.E. Yasir Al-Rumayyan

Governor

Public Investment Fund (PIF)

H.E. Yousef bin Abdullah Al-Benyan

Minister of Education

Saudi Arabia

H.E. Saleh Al-Jasser

Minister of Transport and Logistic Services

H.E. Mohammed Al Jadaan

Minister of Finance

Saudi Arabia

H.E. Paul Kabuswe

Minister of Mines and Minerals Development

Zambia

H.E. Dele Alake

Minister of Solid Minerals Development

Nigeria

Hon. Samuel Jinapor

Minister of Lands and Natural Resources

Ghana

Hon. Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu

Minister of Energy and Mineral Development

Uganda

H.E. Antoinette N’Samba Kalambayi

Minister of Mines

Democratic Republic of Congo

H.E. Bandar Alkhorayef

Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources

Saudi Arabia

H.E Faisal Alibrahim

Minister of Economy and Planning

Saudi Arabia

H.E. Nusrat Ghani

Minister of State for Industry and Economy

UK

Eduardo Bartolomeo

Chief Executive Officer

Vale

Stuart Chambers

Chairman

Anglo American

Mark Cutifani

Chairman

Vale Base Metals

Bob Wilt

Chief Executive Officer

Maaden

Jeremy Weir

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Chairman

Trafigura

Mark Bristow

Chief Executive Officer

Barrick Group

Robert Friedland

Founder & Executive Co-Chairman

Ivanhoe Mines

Steele Li

Vice Chairman & Chief Investment Officer

CMOC Group Limited

Vicente Mello

Senior Vice President and Country Manager (Brazil)

AECOM

Princess Mashael Alshalan

Co-Founder

AEON Collective

Princess Noura bint Turki Al-Saud

Co-Founder

AEON Collective

Fuat Tosyali

Chairman

Tosçelik

Driss Berraho

Vice President Business Development Green Hydrogen

ACWA Power

Dr. Alawi Swabury

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Africa Battery Initiative

Mike Brown

Deputy CEO - Mining & Metals

Ajlan & Bros Holdings

William Oplinger

Chief Executive Officer

Alcoa

Themba Mkhwanazi

Regional Director, Africa & Australia

Anglo American

Helena Nonka

Director, Strategy and Sustainability

Anglo American

Amanda van Dyke

Managing Director

ARCH Emerging Markets Partners

Stephen Durkin

Chief Executive Officer

AusIMM

Philip Lindop

Head of Natural Resources (EMEA)

Barclays Investment Bank

David Eades

Journalist / Former BBC News

Chris Maybury

Deputy Chairman

Bermuda Commercial Bank

Dr Kwasi Ampofo

Head of Mining and Metals

BloombergNEF

Rahim Bapoo

Managing Director

BMO Capital Markets

Mikael Staffas

President and Chief Executive Officer

Boliden

Rich Lesser

Global Chair, Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

and Chief Advisor, WEF Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders

Martin Feth

Managing Director and Partner

Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Carole Cable

Partner and Co Head Energy and Resources

Brunswick Group

Martin Horgan

Chief Executive Officer

Centamin

Gracelin Baskaran

Research Director and Senior Fellow, Energy Security and Climate Change Program

Center for Strategic and International Studies

Petar Ostojic

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Center of Innovation and Circular Economy

Eng. Ali Saeed AlQahtani

Chief Operating Officer

Central Mining Holding Co

William Husband

Global Head of Metals and Mining

Citi

Peter Bryant

Board Chair and Managing Director

Clareo

Anna Poberezhna

Managing Founder

Clear Earth Hub

Dr. John Bradford

Professor of Geophysics and Vice President for Global Initiatives

Colorado School of Mines

Juan Carlos Jobet

Visiting Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy

Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)

Julian Treger

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

CoTec Holdings

Pini Althaus

Managing Partner

Cove Capital

Victor Rodriguez

Head of Consulting, EMEA

CRU

Sheila Khama

Non-Executive Director of Listed companies and former Chief Executive Officer

De Beers Botswana

Luisa Moreno

President and Director

Defense Metals Corporation

Florence Drummond

Executive Chairman

Development Partner Institute

Jim Paterson

Principal

Discovery Group

Sheik Abdur Rashid Kader

Executive Vice President Operations

DRA Saudi Arabia

Bernd Schäfer

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

EIT RawMaterials

Andrew Irvine

Legal and Engagement Director

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

Remi Piet

Co-Founder and Senior Partner

Embellie Advisory

Owen Hegarty

Executive Chairman

EMR Capital

Pascal Lacourie

Chief Executive Officer

EPC Asia Pacific

Ibrahim Al-Nassar

Chief Executive Officer

ESNAD

Ameen AlGhamdi

VP of Inspection

ESNAD

Majed AlHumaid

Vice President of Digital Development

ESNAD

Jonathan Cordero

Head of Corporate Development

Eurasian Resources Group (ERG)

Paul Mitchell

Global Mining and Metals Leader

EY

Benedikt Sobotka

Chief Executive Officer

Eurasian Resources Group (ERG)

Hon. Frank Fannon

Managing Director

Fannon Global Advisors and former inaugural U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources

Marco Levi

Chief Executive Officer

Ferroglobe

Frank Giustra

President and Chief Executive Officer

Fiore Group of Companies

Mikko Keto

Group Chief Executive Officer

FLSmidth

Dr. Hyung Hwan Joo

Invited Professor at Seoul National University

Former Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea

Meshary Al-Judaimi

Chairman

Foulath Holding

Peter Arkell

Chairman

Global Mining Association of China (GMAC)

Brian Hosking

Chief Executive Officer

Gold & Mineral Co

Jeff Currie

Partner Alumnus

Goldman Sachs

Aiden Lee

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Graphjet Technology

Dr Kanat Kudaibergen

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

GreyWolf Management

Khaled Abbas

Group Head of Wholesales Banking

Gulf International Bank (GIB)

Christopher Ecclestone

Principal and Mining Strategist

Hallgarten & Company

Joe Lombard

Vice-Chairman

Hatch

Ernst Müller

Senior Associate

Herbert Smith Freehills

Peter Leon

Partner and Africa Chair

Herbert Smith Freehills

Michael Willoughby

Managing Director, Global Head of Metals, Mining and Transition Materials

HSBC

Jun Xu

CTO

Mine Business Unit, Huawei

Hirofumi Katase

Executive Vice Chairman and Director

i-Pulse

Tom Kendall

Managing Director, Global Head of Metals Sales and Origination

ICBC Standard Bank

Sarah Coleman

Chief Executive Officer

IDOBA

Joanne Bate

Chief Operating Officer

Industrial Development Corporation

Oliver Beck

Global Solutions Head

Innomotics

Nils Janssen

Head of Global Projects and Accounts

Innomotics

Roby Stancel

Managing Partner

Innovation Architects

Dr. Patience Mpofu

Founder

Insight Mining Experts

Louise Assem

Head of Global Material Stewardship

International Copper Association

Rohitesh Dhawan

President and Chief Executive Officer

International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM)

Joseph McGonigle

Secretary General

International Energy Forum

Sergio Mujica

Secretary General

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Dr Hany El Shaer

Regional Director

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Taylor Melvin

President and Chief Executive Officer

Ivanhoe Electric

Marna Cloete

President

Ivanhoe Mining

Jean-Raymond Boulle

Chairman

Jean Boulle Group

Dr Saeed Al Shihri

Vice President of Energy and Industry

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)

Andrew Southam

Chief Executive Officer

KAZ Minerals

Igor Hulak

Partner, Global Head of Metals and Mining practice

Kearney

Konstantin Lyakhov

Partner, Metals and Mining practice

Kearney

Roland Getreide

Founder

Livista Energy

Matthew Chamberlain

Chief Executive Officer

London Metal Exchange

Cyrus Hiramanek

Senior Managing Director

M Klein and Company

Duncan Bradford

Executive Vice President, Base Metals & New Minerals Business Unit

Ma’aden

Tarmo Haehnsen

Chief Investment Officer

Manara Minerals

Dr Donald R. Sadoway

Professor Emeritus of Materials Chemistry, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jesse Evans

Chief Operating Officer

Maverick Biometals

Agesan Rajagopaul

Partner

McKinseys & Co

Gavan Collery

Founder

Melbourne Mining Club

Richard Morrow

Chairman

Melbourne Mining Club

Frank Wouters

Chairman

MENA Hydrogen Alliance

Pekka Vauramo

President and Chief Executive Officer

Metso

Mzila Mthenjane

Chief Executive Officer

Minerals Council of South Africa

Dr. Jacqui Coombes

Executive Chair

Mining3

Tumi Makgabo

Broadcaster and Entrepreneur

Africa Worldwide Media

Abdulaziz Al Hamwah

Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Modern Industrial Investment Holding Group

H.E. Khalil Ibrahim Ibn Salamah

Vice Minister for Industry

Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia

Satish Rao

Chief Innovation Officer

Newlab

George Cheveley

Portfolio Manager

Ninety One

Gareth Penny

Independent Non-Executive Director & Chairman

NinetyOne

Yamen Al-Hajjar 

Managing Partner

Olive Tree Capital

James Rilet

Chief Product Officer

Open Mineral

Rajkumar Mathiravedu

Vice President Digital Solutions

Orica

Michael Barton

Managing Partner

Orion Resource Partners

Matt Fifield

Managing Partner

Pacific Road Capital

Marcel De Groot

Co-Founder and President

Pathway Capital

Nick Myers

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder

Phoenix Tailings

Sahibzada Tariq

Chief Executive Officer

Piranha Company

Sean Wade

Chief Executive Officer

Power Metal Resources

Dr Thamraa Al Shahrani

Vice Dean of Graduate Studies for Academic Programs and Development

Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University

Farid Habib

Director of the Industrials and Mining Sector

Public Investment Fund (PIF)

Emilie Bodoin

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Pure Lithium Corporation

Ross Bhappu

Senior Strategic Advisory Partner

Resource Capital Funds

Michelle Michot Foss

Fellow in Energy, Minerals and Materials

Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

Kirill Dmitriev

Chief Executive Officer

Russian Direct Investment Fund

David Awram

Senior Executive Vice President

Sandstorm Gold Royalties

Dr. Bashar Al Malik

Chief Executive Officer

Saudi Arabia Railways (SAR)

Abdulraham Al Mosaeed

Saudi Chemicals Comoany

H.E. Saad Alkhalb

Chief Executive Officer

Saudi Exim Bank

Sheikh Khalid Ahmed Al-Amoudi

Chief Executive Officer

Saudi Red Bricks

Dr Klaus Kleinfeld

former Chief Executive Officer

Siemens

Richard Horrocks-Taylor

Global Head Metals and Mining

Standard Chartered Bank

Mutlaq H. Al-Morished

Board Member & CEO

Tasnee

Bakyt Chirchikbayev

Chief Executive Officer

Tau-Ken Samruk

Scott Taylor

Partner

Taylor David Lawyers

Khalid Nouh

Chief Executive Officer

TAQA

Brian Menell

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

TechMet

Jonathan Price

Chief Executive Officer

Teck (Virtual)

Dr. Orkun Hasekioglu

Vice President

TENMAK

Veronica Bolton Smith

Chief Executive Officer

The Connect Africa Network

Kimmo Tiilikainen

Director General

The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK)

Wendy Tyrrell

Director

The Long View Consulting

Bruce Bodine

President and Chief Executive Officer

The Mosaic Company

Dr Robin N. Armstrong

Mining Sector Leader, Department of Earth Sciences

The Natural History Museum

Alec Sellem

Founder

UNIMETALS

Eng. Mohammad Dakhilallah Almatrafi

Chief Executive Officer

United Cement Industrial Company

Dr Hamid Rashid

Head, Global Economic Monitoring

United Nations

Emily Olson

Chief Sustainability and Corporate Affairs Officer

Vale Base Metals

Jay Hambro

Chief Executive Officer

Verdigris Strategic

Andrew Trahar

Partner and Co-Founder

Vision Blue Resources

Ana Gabriela Juárez

Founder

Women in Mining Central America

Dr. Stacy Hope

Managing Director

Women in Mining UK

Dr. Bruno Oberle

President

World Resources Forum

Greg Pitt

Vice President, Battery Materials - Growth

Worley

Eissa Aqeeli

Chairman of the Board (KSA)

Worley Arabia

Shaoyang Shen

Vice President

Zijin Mining Group

Geng Yi

President & Board Director

Norin Mining

Dr. Tim Coughlin

President and Chief Executive Officer

Royal Road Minerals

John Raymond

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner

The Energy and Minerals Group

Dr. Manal Abdel-Samad

Senior Executive Advisor

PwC

Adam Lundin

Chair

Lundin Mining

Ling Lu

Executive Director

Standard Chartered Bank

Moath Al Rawi

Chief Executive Officer

ARGAS

Rogier de la Rambelje

Head of Mining

EAS Advisors

Charles Hendry

Former Minister of State for Energy

United Kingdom

Rob Wood

Commissioner

Geoscience Data Analytics Center (GDAC)

H.E. Dr Abdirizak Omar

Minister, Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources

Somalia

Eng. Ali Bin Saeed Al-Ghamdi

Chief Executive Officer

National Center for Environmental Compliance

Saleh M Saleh

Vice President, Characterization and Field Development Geosciences

Saudi Aramco

Rana Zumai

Senior Director of Corporate Communications and knowledge

Saudi Geological Survey,  Editor In Chef Arduna (Geology and mining) Journal

Alec Machiels

Board Member

Traxys

Fatma Fahad

Journalist and News Anchor

Al Arabiya

Benjamin Gallezot

Minister-Delegate, Supply of Strategic Minerals and Metals

France

H.E. Salim Mvurya

Cabinet Secretary for Mining, Blue Economy and Maritime Affairs

Government of Kenya

Dr. Roman Stiftner

Chief Executive Officer

Austrian Mining and Steel Association and Austrian Non-Ferrous Metals Association

Hon. Soda Zhemu

Minister of Mines and Mining Development

Zimbabwe

Eithne Treanor

Managing Director

E.Treanor Media

Abdulrahman Al-Belushi

Assistant Deputy Minister of Mining Enablement

Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia

Suliman Al-Othaim

Chairman

Saudi Gold Refinery Company

Eng. Zouhair Samhi

Chief Executive

Al Haytham Mining Company

Abdulrahman Al-Moseed

Vice President of Explosives Sector, Saudi Chemical

Senior Representative, AMAK

Chuck Price

Chief Operating Officer

Allonnia

Aldo Pennini

Director of Strategy, Program and Content

FMF

Ian Lange

Associate Professor, Economics and Business

Payne Institute, Colorado School of Mines

Andrew Starkey

Executive Chairman

Merdeka Group

The Hon. J. Peter Pham

former US Special Envoy

Great Lakes and Sahel Regions of Africa

Richard Rothenberg

Chief Executive Director

Global AI

Elefteria Castis

Chief of Strategy and Business

Prince Mohammed bin Salman Reserve Development Authority

Prof. Dieudonné-Louis Tambwe

Deputy Coordinator, Cellule Technique de Coordination et de Plantification Minière (CTCPM)

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Ministry of Mines

Cyriac Joseph

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Squadrone Infra and Mining Private Limited

Dr. Abdulrasaq Garba

Director General

Nigeria Geological Survey Agency

Kamal A. Al Juhani

Board Member and Managing Director

ALS Arabia

Ahmed Al-Aqeel

General Manager of Mining Investment

Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources

H.E. Eng. Khalid Mohammed Al-Salem

President

Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu

Suliman Al-Mazroua

Chief Executive Officer

National Industrial Development and Logistics Program (NIDLP)

Dan Murphy

Anchor and Correspondent

CNBC

H.E. Adel Al-Jubeir

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Envoy for Climate Affairs

Saudi Arabia

H.E. Eng. Abdullah Alabdulkareim

Governor

Saline Water Conversion Corporation(SWCC)

Kanat Sharlapaev

Minister of Industry and Construction

Kazakhstan

Martin Ayisi

Chief Executive Officer

Minerals Commission of Ghana

H.E. Wille Rydman

Minister of Economic Affairs

Finland

T. Kumaresan

Executive Vice-President and Head – Minerals and Metals

Larsen & Toubro

Muhammad Ali

Minister of Energy

Pakistan

Dr. Paul Monks

Chief Scientific Advisor

UK Department for Energy Security and Net Zero

Peter Clack

Director of Global

University of Exeter

Saleem Haddad

Regional Director, Saudi Arabia and Levant

Invest Northern Ireland

Ruchin Garg

Regional Manager

CDE Group

Jamie Mairs

International Sales Director

EvoQuip

Idir Boudaoud

Chief Executive Officer

Sensoteq

Fergal McPhillips

Global Business Development Manager

Terex Washing System

Julian Fegan

Business Development Manager

Tesab

Mark Ashwin

Principal Vice President and Metals and Mining General Manager for Europe, Africa and the Middle East

Bechtel

Eng. Youngwook Yoo

Senior Expert

Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC)

Dr. Seungwon Ihm

Senior Expert

Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC)

Lamees Mutasim Assidmi

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Maaden

Jacob Mbele

Director-General

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy

Mosa Mabuza

Chief Executive Officer of Council

Geoscience

Abdulrahman Bin Muhaya

Exploration Development Manager, Ministry of Mining and Mineral Resources

Saudi Arabia

Othman Hamdan

Business Development Manager, Ministry of Mining and Mineral Resources

Saudi Arabia

Anthony Benham

Regional Director, UK and Saudi Arabia

MSA Mining Consulting UK

Geoffrey Pyatt

Assistant Secretary for Energy Resources

US Department of State

Masood Nabi

Managing Director

Pakistan Minerals Private Limited

Faheem Haider

Managing Director

Mari Petroleum Company Limited

Rebecca Campbell

Partner

White & Case

Glen Ireland

Senior Advisor

RB&A Partner

Al Workman

Senior Associate Exploration Geologist

Watts, Griffis and McQuat (WGM)

Amos Hochstein

Senior Advisor to the President

United States of America

Reta Jo Lewis

President and Chair of the Board of Directors Export-Import Bank of the United States

Cornelius Pieper

Managing Director and Senior Partner and the Global Leader in Climate and Sustainability for Industrial Goods

Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Fiona Clouder

CCEO, Clouder Vista and Associate, Ambassador Partnership

Ambassador Partnership

Wang Qinghai

Chairman

JCHX Mining Management

George Q. Fang

Board Member and Executive Vice Chairman

Huayou Cobalt

Craig Scherba

CEO

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