Ben Burnand has over 20 years’ experience in building teams to execute change, having worked on four continents and across a broad range of industries and topics. He spent 14 years with An-glo American, first managing various capital mining projects and then developing frameworks to evaluate and develop capital in-vestments. Before leaving Anglo, he spent 3 years in Singapore establishing the commercial office. Ben now heads up Thor Pro-jects which supports Investment Decision Making and establishing ESG management systems in line with global best practices.
Mining companies make significant contributions to local development funds which are in turn used to improve living conditions and to mobilize resources for economic and social development. With support from development partners, the Guinean Ministry of Mines and Geology and mining companies aim to improve transparency of mining revenue flows for community development, using innovative online tools and infomediary engagement. The panel shares how increased transparency unlocks African investment and increases the stability and security of all-important social licenses. Learn how multi-lateral partnerships with IFC, World Bank and others can help countries underpin sustainable value for responsible mining companies.
Monday 06 February 16:00 - 17:30 Westin Stage 1
Country Case Studies