Michelle Manook

Michelle Manook

CEO World Coal Association

Michelle Manook is Chief Executive Officer of the World Coal Association. She has held the role since July 2019. Previously, she was Head of Strategy, Government and Communications for Europe, Asia and Africa for the multinational company, Orica.

Her career spans over 25 years in senior roles in the energy, oil and gas and mining industries in both developed and developing markets. She has also held non-executive director positions in energy and healthcare sectors and early in her career, worked in policy and public affairs for The Government of Western Australia.

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Tuesday 10/05/2022

From 12:15 To 13:05

05/10/2022 12:15 05/10/2022 13:05 Post COP26: mining industry response & the financing and economic drivers of global decarbonisation Special Focus in Partnership with Women In Mining UK
  • How world leaders’ pledge to tackle climate change affects investment into the mining sector, commodity prices and appetite for the critical minerals needed to fuel the green revolution.
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Stage A

"Post COP26: mining industry response & the financing and economic drivers of global decarbonisation"

Dolika Banda Dr. Nombasa Tsengwa Marie-Chantal Kaninda Michelle Manook Mpumi Zikalala Susana Moreira

Wednesday 11/05/2022

From 14:00 To 15:00

05/11/2022 14:00 05/11/2022 15:00 The Just Transition & The Future of Coal in Africa
  • Examining Southern African governments’ policies on coal production and their current view of the Just Transition in an economic context
  • How does the mining sector deliver a fair and equitable coal sustainability plan?
  • The 2021/22 energy crunch and the energy transition – the economics of sustainability.
  • Can Africa’s coal jurisdictions avoid the devastation wrought on the UK coal mining industry in the 1980s? What lessons can be learned on reskilling for a Just Transition? 
Stage A

Stage A

"The Just Transition & The Future of Coal in Africa"

Dr. Nombasa Tsengwa Michelle Manook Mosa Mabuza Nikisi Lesufi
Time and date

Tuesday 10/05/2022

From 12:15 To 13:05

05/10/2022 12:15 05/10/2022 13:05 Post COP26: mining industry response & the financing and economic drivers of global decarbonisation Special Focus in Partnership with Women In Mining UK
  • How world leaders’ pledge to tackle climate change affects investment into the mining sector, commodity prices and appetite for the critical minerals needed to fuel the green revolution.
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Time and date

Wednesday 11/05/2022

From 14:00 To 15:00

05/11/2022 14:00 05/11/2022 15:00 The Just Transition & The Future of Coal in Africa
  • Examining Southern African governments’ policies on coal production and their current view of the Just Transition in an economic context
  • How does the mining sector deliver a fair and equitable coal sustainability plan?
  • The 2021/22 energy crunch and the energy transition – the economics of sustainability.
  • Can Africa’s coal jurisdictions avoid the devastation wrought on the UK coal mining industry in the 1980s? What lessons can be learned on reskilling for a Just Transition? 
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