West Africa Mining Investment Summit

West Africa Mining Investment Summit, 7-10 April 2014

West Africa is an area of high risk but potentially high reward. If you get a mining investment right, there is a significant amount of money to be made. The challenge is managing political, infrastructural and security risks.

With 5 government delegations set to attend this year, alongside major miners and supported by many of the region’s governments the West Africa Mining Investment Summit will provide the information and contacts you need to stay ahead of the competition.

Senior speaker line up:

  • Hon. Minister Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Republic of Ghana
  • Hon. Minister Alhaji Minkailu Mansaray, Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources, Republic of Sierra Leone
  • Hon. Deputy Minister of Operations, Sam G. Russ, Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy, Republic of Liberia 
  • Hon. Minister Boubou Cisse, Ministry of Mines, Republic of Mali
  • James Chang Yue, Director of Chairman’s Office, China Kingho Energy Group, China
  • Ismael Diakite, Managing Director Rio Tinto Guinea, Rio Tinto, Guinea
  • Alfred Baku, Senior Vice President & Head of West Africa, Goldfields, South Africa 
  • Tom Holl, Fund Manager, Blackrock, United Kingdom
  • Rian Raghavjee, Principal, NuCap, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Peter Ruxton, Principal, Tembo Capital LLP, UK
  • Joseph Mathews, General Manager – West Africa, ArcelorMittal, United Kingdom
  • Fidel Jonah, Founder and Executive Director, Jonah Capital and Cavalla Resources, South Africa
  • Sahr Wonday, Director General, National Minerals Agency, Sierra Leone

 What’s new for 2014?

  • Speeches from the Minister of Mines from Ghana and Mauritania
  • Request and have meetings with key government ministers to discuss investment opportunities
  • Speed networking to make sure you get the right contacts to make your business more successful
  • Round table discussions: key industry experts will be able to be questioned in an informal setting on the sidelines of the conference
  • Even more institutional investors attending and speaking on West African mining opportunities
  • Country focused session – interesting in speaking the session that fits in with your project? Contact Richard Verth on richard.verth@minesandmoney.com

Download the Agenda

*Subject to approval by Resourceful Events and the Minister’s advisors

Event Dates:


Pre-Workshop: 7th April
Main Conference: 8th - 9th April
Post-Workshop: 10th April

Official Support Letter: Ministry of Land and Natural Resources, Republic of Ghana

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