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Turning Talk Into Action

Ministerial Roundtable: 14 January 2025

Conference and Exhibition: 15 - 16 January 2025

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Turning Talk Into Action

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ANDREW A. IRVINE is the Legal and Corporate Engagement Director at the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), the global standard for the good governance of oil, gas and mineral resources. Andy leads the EITI International Secretariat’s engagement with and support to the 65+ leading oil and gas and mining companies, commodity traders and financial institutions that support the EITI and have committed to meet the Expectations for EITI supporting companies. He advises the International Secretariat and EITI implementing countries on the development of institutional and legal frameworks to meet the EITI Standard, particularly regarding transparency on beneficial ownership, contracts and licenses, commodity trading, state-owned enterprises, supply chains, environmental reporting, and artisanal and small-scale mining. Andy works with companies on reporting under the EITI and the use of EITI data to demonstrate ESG performance and meet existing and emerging disclosure obligations. Prior to joining the EITI, he was an environmental and natural resources attorney based in Jackson, Wyoming. Andy is currently based in Oslo, Norway.