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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.

Christian Spano

SpeakerChristian Spano

Director of Innovation


Christian started his career in Peru and Latin America in the forestry and energy sectors, before moving first to renewables and power and then, for the last ten years, to the mining and metals industry.  


While working for ICMM member Anglo American, Christian gained experience of working on innovation in a socio-economic development context. This was followed by roles at World Economic Forum and Systemic where Christian focus on business models, regulation and finance. He has also been exposed to impact investing where he has had the chance to support disruptive technologies entering the mining and metals space.
Christian is an economist with a MsC degree in International Development from the London School of Economics and a postgraduate diploma in Strategy and Innovation from the University of Oxford. Christian loves cycling and cooking and spending time with his family.

Christian Spano