The London Indaba will focus on Africa’s critical role in providing the metals and mineral resources needed for the future. The second edition of this event is set to place on 25 and 26 June 2024 at the InterContinental Park Lane London (and also online).

London Indaba 2024 is fast approaching.

London Indaba 2024 is fast approaching. Pexels | Recalmedia

Is Africa’s future mining? Is mining’s future Africa? Should African miners look East or West or is the South “on its own”? What role should international stakeholders play in partnering with African countries to deliver these minerals and metals in a timely manner? All this and more will be discussed in constructive and frank debate among over 55 speakers including government, CEOs and senior-level representatives from mining companies, investors, academia and advisory firms.

Chaired by Bernard Swanepoel, over a packed two days, attendees will hear from:

  • Baroness Lindsay Northover, member, House of Lords and vice chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Critical Minerals and ESG, on the UK Government’s approach to working with African countries to promote responsible and resilient supply chains for critical minerals.
  • John Thornton, chair, Barrick Gold – in conversation with Bernard Swanepoel.
  • CEOs and senior executives of mining companies leading the way in Africa:
    Mark Cutifani, chair, Vale Base Metals
    Neal Froneman, CEO, Sibanye-Stillwater
    Shaoyang Shen, vice president, Zijin Mining
    Craig Miller, CEO, Anglo American Platinum
    Chris Griffith, CEO, Vedanta Base Metals
    Peter Steenkamp, CEO, Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
    Dr Nombasa Tswengwa, CEO, Exxaro Resources
    Terry Holohan, CEO, Resolute Mining
    Errol Smart, managing director and CEO, Orion Minerals
    Paul Gait, chief economist, Anglo American
    Martin Horgan, CEO, Centamin
    Daniel Major, CEO, GoviEX Uranium
    Deshnee Naidoo, former CEO, Vale Base Metals
    Ryan MacWilliam, CFO, First Quantum Minerals (FQML)
  • Leading figures in the London and European mining investment community:
    Dr Fiona Perrott-Humphrey, senior adviser to Rothschild & Co Mining Team, London,
    Jim Rutherford, non-executive chair, Centamin
    Tom Attenborough, head of International Business Development, Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange
    Adam C.T. Matthews, chief responsible investment officer, the Church of England Pensions Board; chair, Global Investor Commission on Mining 2030
    David Halkyard, partner and head of Credit Strategy, Resource Capital Funds
    Tal Lomnitzer, senior investment manager, Global Sustainable Equities, Janus Henderson Investors
    Tetiana Dzhumurat, principal banker Natural Resources, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
    Christophe Roux, head of EMEA Mining, Metals and Industries Finance, Société Générale
    Louis Maréchal, senior adviser Minerals and Extractives, Responsible Business Conduct, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
    George Cheveley, portfolio manager, Ninety One
    Brian Menell, chair and CEO, TechMet Limited
  • International commentators on energy and critical minerals:
    Tim Gould, chief energy economist, International Energy Agency (IEA)
    Dr Gracelin Baskaran, director, Project on Critical Minerals Security. Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
    Bernd Schäfer, CEO and MD, EIT Raw Materials
  • Prominent mining industry figures, academics, legal and advisory experts:
    Rohitesh Dhawan, president and chief executive officer, ICMM,
    John Reade, market strategist, Europe and Asia, World Gold Council
    Dr Stacy Hope, managing director, Women in Mining UK
    Peter Leon, partner and Africa chair, Herbert Smith Freehills
    Wilma Swarts, director of PGM Research, Metals Focus; chairperson, Women in PGMs
    Amanda van Dyke, managing director, ARCH Emerging Partners
    Alisa Helbitz, managing partner, Marlow Global
    Ludivine Wouters, managing partner, Latitude Five
    Henk de Hoop, CEO, SFA Oxford
    Piotr Ortonowski, project manager, Energy Transition Commodities, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
    Veronica Bolton-Smith, Africa Advisor, Critical Minerals International Alliance
    Stefanie Klein, Initiative lead, WoMen4Metals
    Dr Jonathan Butler, head of Business Development, Mitsubishi Corporation
    Bryan Bille, principal policy and geopolitical analyst, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
    Philip Le Roux, associate director, Industry X, Accenture
    Glen Nwaila, director, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, Wits Mining Institute
    Mosa Mabuza, CEO, Council for Geoscience
    James Smith, CEO, DRA Global
    Vinay Somera, CEO, Isondo Precious Metals Critical discussions affecting the mining industry will include:
  • How international governments are partnering with African governments and the mining industry in pursuit of critical minerals and metals
  • What African mining jurisdictions are doing and still need to do to make mining more attractive on the continent
  • The impact of geopolitics, conflicts and shifting alliances on the global supply and demand of critical minerals and metals
  • The role of technology and skills development in unlocking Africa’s potential
  • Is copper defying gravity or is/was it all just hype?
  • Is there a role for PGMs beyond catalytic converters?
  • The continuing relevance of gold
  • And much more…

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For more information on the speakers, please click here.

Source: Supplied by Resources 4 Africa