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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.

Roland Chavasse

SpeakerRoland Chavasse

Secretary General

International Lithium Association

Roland Chavasse is the Secretary General of the International Lithium Association (ILiA), an organisation he co-founded in 2021 with Anand Sheth. ILiA is the representative, global voice for the entire lithium value chain and today it has over 40 members that supply over 85% of total lithium production.


Roland has a wealth of experience of rare and critical elements, including over a decade trading rhenium, tantalum, cobalt and various exotic chemicals. Since 2016 he has specialised in managing international industry associations, mineral traceability programs and developing B2B events worldwide.

Roland holds a BA in Geography from the University of Oxford and an MBA from the Open University. 



Roland Chavasse