Youssuff Sylla is Director General and Director of Human Capital of Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) after serving as the com-pany’s Commercial Director since 2019. He has over 20 years of experience across Africa, Europe, and North America, which in-cludes 13 years in the mining sector and five years with a finan-cial institution in Canada. He has worked for Rio Tinto before joining Glencore in the Republic of Congo, where he served as financial director. Mr. Sylla holds a master’s degree in economics and international management from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in Montreal, Canada, and a bache-lor’s degree in economics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Belgium.
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
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