Alfred Baku

Alfred Baku

Executive Vice President Gold Fields

Alfred Baku is the Executive Vice President and Head of Gold Fields West Africa (GFWA). Alfred was appointed to the role in 2014 and oversees the company’s Tarkwa and Damang gold mines in the Western Region of Ghana.

He joined Gold Fields in 2002, and has mostly held senior management positions, including General Manager of both Tarkwa and Damang mines.

Under Alfred’s leadership, GFWA continues to set high standards in operational excellence, safety, environmental stewardship, local enterprise development, as well as national and host community development.

Alfred is a mining engineer with over two decades of experience. He is the First Vice President of the Ghana Chamber of Mines.

Time and date Venue Topic Speakers

Tuesday 02/02/2021

From 15:05 To 16:00

02/02/2021 15:05 02/02/2021 16:00 4IR: How Can African Mining Harness Technology & Automation in a Pandemic to Help Grow Economies? Sponsored by 
  • How should labour and industry work together to ensure Africa’s mining sector does not fall behind, while safeguarding employees?
  • Establishing a way forward post-Covid: What are the next steps for labour and industry?
  • What opportunities has the global pandemic presented for new technology testing and adoption?
  • Updates on The African Union (AU) Agenda 2063 - a blueprint to support the continent’s accelerated growth, tech transformation, and to drive the benefits of a digitised economy.
  • The AU agenda is aligned to South Africa’s own National Development Plan (NDP) 2030 vision of transforming the country into an inclusive and innovative digital society.
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Online

"4IR: How Can African Mining Harness Technology & Automation in a Pandemic to Help Grow Economies?"

Alfred Baku Clive Govender Dr. Nombasa Tsengwa Johan Meyer Nicky Black Sabine Dall'Omo
Time and date

Tuesday 02/02/2021

From 15:05 To 16:00

02/02/2021 15:05 02/02/2021 16:00 4IR: How Can African Mining Harness Technology & Automation in a Pandemic to Help Grow Economies? Sponsored by 
  • How should labour and industry work together to ensure Africa’s mining sector does not fall behind, while safeguarding employees?
  • Establishing a way forward post-Covid: What are the next steps for labour and industry?
  • What opportunities has the global pandemic presented for new technology testing and adoption?
  • Updates on The African Union (AU) Agenda 2063 - a blueprint to support the continent’s accelerated growth, tech transformation, and to drive the benefits of a digitised economy.
  • The AU agenda is aligned to South Africa’s own National Development Plan (NDP) 2030 vision of transforming the country into an inclusive and innovative digital society.
Online
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