Professor Nellie Mutemeri, is a Mineral Resources Governance Expert with a PhD in Geology. She is the Mining Practice Director of MutConsult, and Executive Director of Panua, a skills development social enterprise. She is an Associate Professor in the School of Mining Engineering, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, and the Director of the Mineral Resources Governance Research Group. She is a scientific board member at the UNESCO International Geosciences Council Programme.
She has more than 30 years experience in the mining sector in Africa, Latin America and Asia, in mining policy & governance, ASM formalisation, gender equality, responsible supply chains.
In November 2022, the World Bank launched the drafting of an ASM Position Paper to inform, structure and communicate the areas for World Bank engagement mineral-rich countries where ASM is an important activity. The first phase of this multi-phase research was an extensive literature and project review, spanning the period 1990 to the present day.
The World Bank will share preliminary findings from Phase 1 of this research project during the event and seek views of the audience on specific topics.
Expect a highly interactive session with mobile phone polling, group work, and an open mic.
Monday 06 February 14:30 - 16:30 Westin Stage 2