The Mining for Development Conference will feature a number of international and Australian speakers in the mining for development field.

Javier Aguilar

Javier Aguilar

Deputy Program Manager, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Multi-Donor Trust Fund, World Bank  

Full Biography

Peter Aitsi

Peter J Aitsi

Country Manager PNG, Newcrest Mining Limited

Full Biography


Professor Saleem Ali

Director, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, The University of Queensland

Full Biography

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Peter Baxter

Director General, AusAID

Full biography


Alex Benkenstein

Senior Researcher - Governance of Africa's Resources Programme, South African Institute of International Affairs

Full Biography

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HE Dr Esperan├ža Bias

Minister of Mineral Resources, Republic of Mozambique

Full Biography


Professor David Brereton

Deputy Director - Research Integration (SMI), University of Queensland

Full Biography

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Dr Paulo de Sa

Manager, Sustainable Energy Department, Oil, Gas and Mining Unit, World Bank

Full Biography


Professor Carlos Casas Tragodara

Chair, Economics Department, Universidad del Pacifico

Full Biography


Dr Megan Clark

Chief Executive, CSIRO

Full Biography


Professor Paul Collier CBE

Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government; Professorial Fellow of St Antony's College

Full Biography

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Aidan Davy

Deputy President and Senior Program Director, International Council on Mining and Metals

Full Biography


HE Sinkinesh Ejigu

Minister of Mines and Chair of the Bureau of African Union Mining Ministers, Ethiopia

Full Biography


Professor Paul Flatau

Chair in Social Investment and Impact, Director, Centre for Social Impact, UWA Business School

Full Biography


James Gilling

First Assistant Director General, AusAID

Full Biography



Scott Gilmore

Founder and President, Anchor Chain

Full Biography

Gary Grey

The Hon Gary Gray AO MP

Minister for Resources and Energy, Parliament of Australia

Full Biography


Professor Mark Griffin

Winthrop Professor/Future Fellow, School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia

Full Biography


Dr Graeme Hancock

President and Chief Representative, Anglo American Development LLC, Mongolia

Full Biography


Bruce Harvey

Global Practice Leader - Communities and Social Performance, Rio Tinto

Full Biography


Fabrice Ilunga Mujinga

Master Enterprise Facilitator, Kamina Friends Inc

Full Biography

S Vijay Iyer

S Vijay Iyer

Director, Sustainable Energy Department, The World Bank

Full Biography


Associate Professor Jill Howieson

Associate Professor, Law School, The University of Western Australia

Full Biography


Daniel Kaufmann

President, Revenue Watch Institute

Full Biography


Gudrun Kopp

Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development,Cooperation and Development, German  Full Biography


Mark Lowcock

Permanent Secretary, Department for International Development, United Kingdom

Full Biography


Ewen McDonald

Deputy Director General, AusAID

Full Biography

Worley Parsons. Peter Meurs.

Peter Meurs

Director of Developments, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd

Full Biography

Carlos Monge

Carlos Monge

Latin America Regional Coordinator, Revenue Watch Institute

Full Biography


Professor Chris Moran

Director, Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland

Full Biography

M4D Hudson Mtegha

Dr Hudson Mtegha

School of Mining Engineering, University of Witwatersrand

Full Biography


Hon Irene Muloni

Minister for Energy and Mineral Development, Uganda

Petter Nore

Petter Nore

Director and Head of Department, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation

Full Biography


Professor Fabien Nkot

Senior Adviser, Office of the Prime Minister, Republic of Cameroon

Full Biography

Antonio Pedro

Antonio MA Pedro

Director, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa

Full Biography


Professor Michael L Ross

Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and Director of the Center for Southeast AsianStudie  Full Biography

Paul Samson

Dr Paul R Samson

Director General, Multilateral Development Institutions Directorate, Canadian International Development Agency

Full Biography


Jon Samuel

Head of Social Performance, Anglo American

Full Biography

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Ian Satchwell

Director, International Mining for Development Centre

Full Biography


HE Wahidullah Shahrani

Minister of Mines, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Full Biography


Tim Shanahan

Director, Energy and Minerals Institute, UWA

Full Biography

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The Rt Hon Clare Short

Chair, EITI International Board

Full Biography


Dr Ernesto Sirolli

Founder, Sirolli Institute

Full Biography


Erik Solheim

Chair, OECD Development Assistance Committee

Full Biography


Melanie Stutsel

Director - Health, Safety, Environment and Community Policy, Minerals Council of Australia

Full Biography


Dr Helen Szoke

Chief Executive, Oxfam Australia

Full Biography

Elisabeth U

Elisabeth Ungar Bleier

Executive Director, Transparency International Columbia

Full Biography


Meg Taylor DBE

Vice President and CAO, Compliance Advisor Ombudsman, World Bank Group