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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.

Susannah Mclaren

SpeakerSusannah Mclaren

Head of Responsible Sourcing and Sustainability

Cobalt Institute

Susannah leads the Responsible Sourcing and Sustainability strategy and programmes at the Cobalt Institute.  She represents the Cobalt Institute on several prominent platforms, including the Global Battery Alliance, ICMM Responsible Sourcing Working Group, PEF Batteries Technical Secretariat, and Eurometaux Sustainability and Trade Committees.    

Susannah is an expert in human rights and sustainability, with over 18 years’ in-house and advisory experience across numerous sectors - including mining & metals, oil & gas, renewables, FMCG, ICT and the built environment. She has held positions with Shift and the LBMA where she acquired an intimate knowledge of the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights and the OECD Due Diligence Guidance on Responsible Supply Chains. Susannah also spent ten years employed with a global engineering contractor, latterly as the Head of Social Sustainability. Susannah has previously held roles on the CRAFT Code Committee, the Advisory Group of the UN Global Compact Network UK, the Board of the United Nations Association of the UK and as Vice-Chair of Building Responsibly, an industry-led initiative to safeguard the rights and welfare of workers. She has a Masters in Environment & Business from the University of Leeds and a degree in Accountancy from the University of Malta. 


Susannah Mclaren