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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.

Leo Hathaway

SpeakerLeo Hathaway

Executive Chair & Co-Founder

Golden Shields Resources


Leo is a geologist and senior executive in the mining and exploration industry with 25 years of experience. He currently serves as Senior VP of Lumina Gold Corp., Senior VP Exploration of Luminex Resources Corp. and VP Exploration for Strategic Resources Corp. and is a Director of Bluestone Resources Inc.

His previous roles include Chief Geological Officer for Lumina Copper Corp., VP Exploration for Northern Peru Copper Corp., Regalito Copper Corp., and Lumina Resources Corp. All of these companies were acquired by large mining companies and were derived from the original Lumina Copper Corp, for which Leo was VP Exploration. Prior to 2004 he worked for Inmet Mining in Europe, Central and South America and also Australia.

Leo holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Applied Geology from the University of Plymouth, a M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration from the University of London, and has a P.Geo designation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of BC.

Leo Hathaway