Emily is a geologist specializing in building and leading multi-disciplinary teams to achieve clients’ high-priority objectives in the extractives industries of emerging and frontier markets, with experience in Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Afghanistan, Mexico, and Iraq.
Prior to founding Global Venture, Emily led national mineral exploration and investment promotion programs in Afghanistan and Iraq for the United States Department of Defense, in partnership with local mining authorities. She also managed significant global financial networks and supply chain management programs throughout the Middle East and Africa with IBM’s Global Business Services.
Global Venture works with national ministries and community stakeholders to build and implement responsible, effective natural resource development plans with the goal of supporting investment by top-tier companies. Global Venture assists companies with entering new markets, building local teams, and executing exploration and development activities.