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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.

James Hesketh

SpeakerJames Hesketh

President and CEO

Viva Gold

Mr. Hesketh has over 40 years of experience in mining company positions, including over 18 years in public company CEO roles where he has successfully transitioned exploration companies to mine production including completing engineering, financing, construction and operation of new mining projects. 

Positions have included CEO roles with Viva Gold Corp (TSXV), Atna Resources (TSX) and Canyon Resources Corp (AMEX). Experience has included senior positions with NM Rothschild & Sons (Denver) Inc., Cyprus Amax Minerals Company, Pincock, Allen & Holt, Inc., and Dresser Industries Inc. He holds a B.S. in Mining Engineering and a M.S. in Mineral Economics, both from the Colorado School of Mines.

James Hesketh