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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.

David Baker, Baker Steel Capital Managers

SpeakerDavid Baker, Baker Steel Capital Managers

Managing Partner


David is a Managing Partner at Baker Steel and is based in the company's Sydney office.

Prior to founding Baker Steel in 2001, David was part of the award-winning Merrill Lynch Investment Management natural resources team, successfully managing the Mercury Gold Metal Open Fund, the largest precious metals fund in Japan, from its launch in 1995 until his departure in 2001.

Prior to joining MLIM in 1992, David was a gold and mining analyst for James Capel Stockbrokers in London from 1988 and held a similar role at Capel Court Powell in Sydney from 1986 to 1988.

David started his career in 1981 as a metallurgist at CRA Broken Hill, Australia.

He holds a degree in Mineral Processing and a Masters in Mineral Production Management from Imperial College, London.

Baker Steel is Europe’s leading independent resource specialist fund manager with a proven track record and assets under management of around US$1.5b (March 2022).

David Baker, Baker Steel Capital Managers