Charles Vivian started his communications career at Citigate Dewe Rogerson in 1997 before co-founding Pelham Public Relations in 2004. During that time he created a successful mining practice at the agency as well as growing the business into one of the fastest growing financial and corporate communications businesses in the UK; until 60% of the agency was sold to Bell Pottinger in 2011.
Copper, cobalt and nickel – arguably, three of the most valuable minerals in the sector – needed to drive the planet’s sustainability revolution. While Africa has an abundance of these minerals, can it play a truly meaningful role in meeting the planet’s growing demand while Africa’s political instability and lack of transparency remain major concerns for most global investors and end users? This session will explore just how Africa can emerge as a major mining investment hot spot for new tech minerals project developments.
Monday 06 February 15:20 - 16:10 Main Stage