Our event combines the resources that facilitate industry with the mineable sources of power that enable it. In a climate of increasing demand and prices we focus on the uranium market as an investment opportunity against more traditional energy sources. We also assess the investment case for the myriad of industrial minerals and metals.



Speaker Bios

Catherine FeoreCatherine FeoreDirector and Vice President of Marketing, Adroit Resources
Catherine Feore has worked in Brussels for over ten years, representing a wide range of organisations, from universities to public authorities, and in many fields, from waste policy to aviation. She has direct experience of working in the European Parliament as an assistant to two Members of the European Parliament and was seconded to the European Commission as a National Expert in Urban Policy. Catherine's last role in Brussels was as Head of Office for Greater Manchester, a partnership of 18 different organisations, including Manchester Airports Group, Manchester Public Transport Authority, Greater Manchester Waste and the Manchester Economic Development Agency.

Alan CruickshankAlan CruickshankCEO, Gensource
Alan Cruickshank has been in the financial services business for more than 20 years as an Investment Advisor, Branch Manager, and senior executive, during his career serving as the President of First Avenue Partners and the founder and CEO of NuCoal Energy Corp., as well as being instrumental in the founding of 49 North Resource Fund. Since 1999, Alan has acted as agent for transactions topping $100 million, completing a number of initial public offerings. He has a number of industry designations and has been active in the industry, not only serving on the Investment Dealers Association district council but as a national director of the Investment Industry Association of Canada.

Humphrey HarrisonHumphrey HarrisonManaging Director, EEE Mediation
Humphrey Harrison (Managing Director) is a South African lawyer and international investment advisor with particular experience of stakeholder engagement, cross-cultural communication and conflict avoidance and resolution strategies.

He has worked extensively in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, advising investors, governments and others on diverse resource and economic development issues. His early career was as Director of Energy Research at several major City financial institutions. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment and a former member of the London and Johannesburg Stock Exhanges.

Ignacio de CalonjeIgnacio de CalonjePrincipal Investment Officer, Natural Resources - IFC
Mr. de Calonje, based in London, is principal investment officer in IFC's Infrastructure and Natural Resources Department with responsibilities over IFC's Western European based clients in the oil, gas and mining sectors. Prior to his posting in London, Mr de Calonje was based in Istanbul and was responsible for IFC's oil, gas and mining business in Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa. Mr. de Calonje has extensive experience in the field of international finance, having worked on numerous equity and debt investments in countries such as Egypt, Yemen, Russia, Ukraine, DRC, India, Tunisia, Brazil or Peru. Before joining IFC in 2004, he worked for Lehman Brothers' investment banking division in London and Madrid advising Spanish and UK corporate clients in mergers, acquisitions and debt capital market transactions. Mr. de Calonje has a Bsc in Business Administration from Universidad San Pablo-CEU (Madrid) and a masters degree from Columbia University (New York).

Peter GanyaPeter GanyaExec Chairman, Thunderbird Mines
Peter Ganya is a native of Zimbabwe, now resident in the UK. Peter previously held senior management positions within the Zimbabwe government including within the Zimbabwe Ministry of Finance. He has also worked as the Under Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture. He holds an MSc degree in finance at the University of Leicester and a Diploma in Accounting and a BA in Business Studies at the University of Derby in the UK.