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.
Jakob joined Rio Tinto in September 2018 as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer. He became Chief Executive in January 2021.
Prior to joining Rio Tinto, Jakob was the Chief Strategy, Finance and Transformation Officer for the Maersk Group, with oversight of the Group’s strategy, digitisation, IT, legal as well as the transformation and shared services functions. He also served as Group CFO of the global facility service provider ISS. Prior to this, Jakob worked for 19 years for Shell across Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pacific, including as Vice President, Finance for Asia-Pacific, and earlier, as chief internal auditor.
From 2009-16, Jakob served as a non-executive director of Statoil (now Equinor), including the last six years of his tenure as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Between 2006-08, Jakob was also a non-executive director of Woodside Petroleum.