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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.

Niall Mac Dowell FIChemE FRSC

SpeakerNiall Mac Dowell FIChemE FRSC

Professor of Future Energy Systems

Imperial College London

Niall is a Professor in Energy Systems Engineering at Imperial College London. He is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of both the IChemE and the Royal Society of Chemistry

His research is focused on understanding the transition to a low carbon economy, and has published more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific papers at the molecular, unit operation, integrated process, and system scales in this context.

Niall has more than a decade’s experience as a consultant to the public and private sectors. He has worked with a range of private sector energy companies, and is currently seconded to BEIS where is working as an expert policy advisor on CCUS and GGR. Niall is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of TotalEnergies, the Norwegian CCS Research Centre (NCCS), and Joule. He was a member of the US National Petroleum Council (NPC) CCUS Roadmap Team, as well as the technical working group of the Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP), the Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA), and is a science advisor to the venture capital fund, Carbon Direct.

A multi award winning scientist, Niall was awarded the Qatar Petroleum medal for his research in 2010 and the IChemE’s Nicklin and Junior Moulton medals for his work on low carbon energy in 2015 and 2021, respectively.

Niall Mac Dowell FIChemE FRSC