Riccardo Puliti

Riccardo Puliti

Global Director - Energy and Extractive Industries World Bank

Riccardo Puliti joined the World Bank Group as Senior Director, Head of the Energy and Extractives Global Practice in November 2016. In his role, Riccardo leads a team of about 400 professionals in their work developing policies and financing in the global energy and extractive industries. The Energy and Extractives practice has a portfolio of approximately USD 40 billion. On July 1, 2019, in addition to his role as Global Director, Riccardo assumed the position of Regional Director for Infrastructure in Africa.

Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Riccardo was the Managing Director in charge of Energy and Extractive Industries at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, leading a group of 100 professionals with a portfolio of approximately EUR 11 billion.

Riccardo started his career at Istituto Mobiliare Italiano in 1987 before moving to Banque Indosuez and NM Rothschild where he worked in equity capital markets, always in the energy and infrastructure sectors. During his career, Riccardo has been a nominee or independent member of the board of several energy and extractive companies, including OMV Petrom (where he chaired its Risk and Audit Committee), Interrao OJSC, Irkutsk Oil and Iberdrola Poland. He holds an MBA from Instituto Superior de Estudios de la Empresa (IESE) and postgraduate studies at the Kennedy School of Government (Harvard University) and Imperial College. Riccardo is fluent in five European languages.


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Monday 03/02/2020

From 15:00 To 16:00

02/03/2020 15:00 02/03/2020 16:00 Increasing Battery Metals Production to Boost Africa's Stake in The Vital Global Battery Market In May 2019, Sarah Maryssael, Tesla’s global supply manager for battery metals, told a closed-door Washington gathering of miners, regulators and lawmakers that the automaker sees a shortage of key EV minerals coming in the near future, including copper.
  • DRC: Kamoa-Kakula project - 1.2 million MT in 2018 – Ivanhoe Mines & Zijin Mining Group + CITIC Metal Africa Investments
  • Zambia: 870,000 MT in 2018 - Barrick Gold’s Lumwana, First Quantum Minerals’ Kansanshi, Mopani Copper Mines (majority owned by Glencore) and Konkola Copper Mines, (subsidiary of Vedanta Resources) – 4 mines represent 80% of the country’s yearly copper production
  • World Bank – smart mining
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"Increasing Battery Metals Production to Boost Africa's Stake in The Vital Global Battery Market"

Fortune Mojapelo George Gilchrist John Startin Riccardo Puliti Willem Jacobs
Time and date

Monday 03/02/2020

From 15:00 To 16:00

02/03/2020 15:00 02/03/2020 16:00 Increasing Battery Metals Production to Boost Africa's Stake in The Vital Global Battery Market In May 2019, Sarah Maryssael, Tesla’s global supply manager for battery metals, told a closed-door Washington gathering of miners, regulators and lawmakers that the automaker sees a shortage of key EV minerals coming in the near future, including copper.
  • DRC: Kamoa-Kakula project - 1.2 million MT in 2018 – Ivanhoe Mines & Zijin Mining Group + CITIC Metal Africa Investments
  • Zambia: 870,000 MT in 2018 - Barrick Gold’s Lumwana, First Quantum Minerals’ Kansanshi, Mopani Copper Mines (majority owned by Glencore) and Konkola Copper Mines, (subsidiary of Vedanta Resources) – 4 mines represent 80% of the country’s yearly copper production
  • World Bank – smart mining
CTICC
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