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.
George Bee has been at the forefront of operating and advancing world-class gold mining projects in eight countries on three continents for both major and junior mining companies, including Anglo American, Rio Tinto, Barrick Gold and Kinross Gold.
More recently, in 2018, he concluded a third term with Barrick Gold as Senior VP Frontera District in Chile and Argentina to advance Pascua Lama feasibility as an underground mine. This capped a 16-year history with Barrick Gold with positions that included Mine Manager at the Goldstrike Mine in Nevada during early development and operations, Operations Manager at the Pierina Mine from construction to operations, and General Manager of the Veladero Mine from advanced exploration through permitting, feasibility and into production.
As a mining executive, George Bee has held senior leadership and board positions at select companies including: in 2007, as Chief Operating Officer of Aurelian Resources where he spearheaded early development concepts for Fruta del Norte, the first large-scale gold mine in Ecuador, until Aurelian was acquired by Kinross Gold [having previously worked for Kinross from 1996 to 1998 advancing projects in El Salvador and Nevada] - in 2009, as Chief Executive Officer of Andina Minerals, its 6 million-ounce Volcan Gold Project in Chile acquired by Hochschild four years later – and in 2014, as Chief Executive Officer of Jaguar Mining, operating mines in Brazil.
He has served on the boards of such companies as Peregrine Metals, Stillwater Mining and Jaguar Mining.