Brian Menell is a British/South African industrialist and investor with natural resource and energy interests across both emerging and developed markets.
He is the Chairman and CEO of TechMet Limited, a private investment company with a portfolio of mining, processing and recycling assets that produce the metals critical to the energy transition – Lithium, Nickel, Cobalt, Rare Earth Metals, Tin, Tungsten and Vanadium. TechMet has assets across North and South America, Europe and Africa.
Brian serves as the Chairman of Brazilian Nickel Ltd. a Nickel/Cobalt mine in northern Brazil, he is a Director of Trinity Metals, an integrated Tin and Tungsten producer in Rwanda, US Vanadium, a Vanadium specialty chemicals company in Arkansas, and of TechMet-Mercuria a global critical minerals trading and supply chain services company in Geneva.
He is a former Principal and Executive Director of Anglovaal Mining (AVMIN) with extensive Base Metal, Precious Metal and Ferrous Metal interests across Southern Africa, and a former Director of Anglovaal Ltd, a diversified industrial and mining holding company. Prior to Anglovaal, Brian spent 8 years with the De Beers Group.
- Egypt’s COP27 outcomes and scene setting
- Context on African Union 2063 blueprint
- Examples of demand for EVs, battery storage and hydrogen production
- Supply challenges – who has what, who wants what?
- Critical pathways in unlocking African resources to create economic growth through Just Transition
Tuesday 07 February 10:00 - 11:00 Expo Stage
Green Metals day