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As Europe's largest mining investment forum, you will hear from some of the greatest leaders in mining, investment, and finance with more than 250 speakers providing the latest market commentary, project updates and insights in tackling the big challenges facing the industry.

Throughout the three-day conference programme, you’ll also hear project updates from more than 100 mining companies, enabling investors to understand management’s vision for the business, the level of financing required, the upsides as well as the risks involved with the project, along with some of the most compelling reasons to invest.

Alison Allen

SpeakerAlison Allen

Deputy MD and ESG Team Lead

Wardell Armstrong


Alison is Deputy Managing Director at Wardell Armstrong International and technical lead for the ESG and sustainability management team and a Chartered Environmental Specialist with a master’s in environmental management from Camborne School of Mines. With over twenty years in the industry, Alison was made a Fellow of the Institute of Material’s, Minerals and Mining in 2015 in recognition of her services in environmental and social impacts of mining. Alison has extensive experience of managing technical commissions involving environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA), Environmental Risk Management and Assessment, Due Diligence and ESG Reporting.  

Alison regularly works with multidisciplinary teams and operates as a Competent Qualified Person for CPR Reports, mergers & acquisitions and financial transactions for a variety of drivers including EBRD Operational Policies, IFC Performance Standards, Equator Principles and International Financial institution requirements. She is fully conversant with host country and international guidelines, procedures, regulations and standards for mining and ESIAs. During her career Alison has undertaken a variety of contracts focused on provision of environmental and social advisory, appraisal and ESG consulting services specifically in the energy and extractives sector. She specialises in the Environmental and Social risks associated with the development of metalliferous deposits.  Alison is currently Project Director for ESIA’s Simandou Fe ore project in Guinea and Tara Resources in the Balkans.  

Alison Allen