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.
Mr Barker has 17 years’ experience as a leading mining analyst, including with RBC DS where as Managing Director he headed up their London based Global Gold Mining initiative, focussing on African mining equities.
He was also the Chairman of The Association of UK Mining Analysts. Subsequently, he was Vice President Corporate Development for TSX-listed SouthernEra Resources, which was taken over by Lonmin, and was instrumental in the Guinor Gold sale to Crew Gold. More recently he has been involved in various copper, diamond and platinum initiatives in Southern Africa. During his career, he has been involved in numerous asset sales and equity issues raising over US$600m in Canada, Australia, Europe and RSA.