Igor Hulak is a partner based in Dubai predominantly responsible for supporting clients active in the resources and energy value chain, in both private and public sectors across the MEA region and globally. Igor is a member of global leadership of the Energy and Process Industry Practice and is a global leader of the Metals and Mining segment. He also serves as a global ombudsperson.
Before joining Kearney, Igor spent 17 years in CFO and CEO positions at leading industrial and technology groups in Europe. He has experience leading companies with more than 5,000 employees in the metals, aerospace and defense, and technology sectors.
Key projects have included large-scale strategic and business transformation programs and transactions for leading companies in the oil and gas, metals and mining, utilities, infrastructure, technology, and manufacturing sectors in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and APAC regions in both private and public sectors.
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