Roger Vutsoro

Roger Vutsoro

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Country Manager Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)

Roger Vutsoro is the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) country manager at NRGI and is based in Kinshasa. He coordinates and oversees the implementation of ongoing and new activities related to mining and petroleum legal reforms, the implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and increasing transparency and accountability in contracts and state-owned companies.
 
Prior to joining NRGI, Roger was a field manager for USAID’s integrated governance program in the DRC, implemented by DAI, where he worked on promoting transparency, accountability and revenue management in the mining sector. He previously worked as the DRC program manager for the USAID capacity building program Africa Lead, focusing on economic development related to policy reform. He has also worked as development communications officer for IFDC.
 
Roger has experience in capacity development, program management and governance-related programs involving governments at the local, provincial and national levels in the DRC, as well as civil society organizations and local communities.
 
Roger holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations, with a focus on international economics, from the University of Goma. He speaks French, English and Swahili.

Time and date Venue Topic Speakers

Wednesday 11/05/2022

From 11:45 To 12:45

05/11/2022 11:45 05/11/2022 12:45 Panel: Managing ESG Risks in the African Context Embedding rigour, data & transparency for successful resources growth.
 
  • How governments and financial institutions are preparing for the assessment of climate transition and physical risks across their investment and lending activities.
  • The role of climate scenarios in stress testing, as well as, methodological and data gaps.
  • The implications for industry stakeholders when they ignore mining companies’ ESG context during their assessments.
  • Whether a purely data-led approach is enough when trying to understand mining companies’ ESG risks/opportunities.
Westin Hotel Ballroom

Westin Hotel Ballroom

"Panel: Managing ESG Risks in the African Context"

Antony Phillipson Froydis Cameron-Johansson Richard Dion Roger Vutsoro Sven Renner Tawanda Madondo
Time and date

Wednesday 11/05/2022

From 11:45 To 12:45

05/11/2022 11:45 05/11/2022 12:45 Panel: Managing ESG Risks in the African Context Embedding rigour, data & transparency for successful resources growth.
 
  • How governments and financial institutions are preparing for the assessment of climate transition and physical risks across their investment and lending activities.
  • The role of climate scenarios in stress testing, as well as, methodological and data gaps.
  • The implications for industry stakeholders when they ignore mining companies’ ESG context during their assessments.
  • Whether a purely data-led approach is enough when trying to understand mining companies’ ESG risks/opportunities.
Westin Hotel Ballroom
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Westin Hotel Ballroom

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